Starting A Business

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Starting a Business in Reston, VA

Serving Northern VA, DC, and MD

The decision to start a business raises a number of legal, tax and financial issues that must be carefully examined before incorporating or starting a business. At Zell Law, we work closely with our clients to explain the tax ramifications, liability and indemnification concerns and financial reporting obligations associated with different business entities.

Are You Starting a Business? Zell Law Can Help.

For corporations, our attorneys draft articles of incorporation, bylaws, organizational minutes, and shareholder agreements to put in place desired processes relating to corporate governance, stock transfer restrictions, reporting mechanisms, dispute resolution provisions and other matters that ensure achievement of the specific goals of the owners and managers of the business.

Our attorneys offer legal guidance in all the following matters:

Coordinating Business Planning with Estate Planning

We also review our clients’ existing estate plans to ensure that the provisions contained in the company’s articles of incorporation and bylaws agree with any provisions contained in a trust or business succession plan.


To discuss your goals and concerns, please fill out our online form or dial (571) 410-3500


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  • Businesses Started 850+