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Corporate Law

Gilbert, Harrell, Sumerford & Martin, P.C. has a long tradition of providing trusted legal advice to businesses of all sizes throughout Southeast Georgia. Having incorporated and counseled some of the region's oldest and largest corporations, our firm has significant experience in the business law community.

The attorneys in our Corporate Practice Group assist business owners, managers, directors, and corporate officers with legal issues that arise in the course of doing business. We counsel clients on everything from entity formation to governance and employment law matters. Our attorneys assist with the drafting of Shareholder Agreements and Board of Director minutes and resolutions, preparing employment agreements, reviewing contracts, crafting stock options, and handling acquisitions.

We have helped organize numerous local entities, always taking into account our clients' tax and liability goals and the potential consequences of any business structure. In addition, our attorneys regularly serve as counsel to corporations involved in tax-free spin-offs and other corporate structure matters.

Lawyers from our firm frequently serve as local counsel to national corporations with a presence in southeast Georgia providing local involvement and expertise. Our involvement as local counsel provides assistance with litigation, but also with government relations and general corporate governance.

Our Clients' Industries Include:

  • Resorts
  • Paper Products
  • Land Development
  • Medical
  • Seafood