Throughout Spilman Thomas & Battle’s history, approximately half of our attorneys have practiced some form of corporate, commercial or business law. Our corporate and business lawyers represent clients throughout the nation from offices in West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania and North Carolina.

The firm’s corporate attorneys are skilled in virtually all areas of commercial business practice and are prepared to meet the needs of multimillion-dollar public corporations as well as closely held private entities. We are proficient in all aspects of corporate governance, including formation, board and shareholder issues, and liquidation and dissolution. The firm also performs work for partnerships, limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships.

Our corporate attorneys prepare contracts and provide business counsel in the full range of areas of corporate and business law, including:
  • Acquisitions and mergers
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business expansion and relocation, including state economic incentives
  • Commercial loans
  • Consumer debt regulation
  • Contracts
  • Corporate formation and governance
  • Debtor/credit relations and business "work-outs"
  • Employment agreements
  • Finance
  • Health care
  • Joint ventures
  • LLC and LLP formation and governance
  • Leases
  • Municipal law
  • Partnership formation and governance
  • Real estate
  • Securities
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Taxation - federal, state and local
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Zoning
The corporate attorneys at Spilman understand that no two contracts, transactions or commercial matters are alike. Each situation requires creative thinking and planning. The firm’s corporate and business attorneys are experienced in handling complex matters, and we work as a team when the situation requires the experience of attorneys working in different areas of business law. We also have at our disposal the experience of other attorneys who practice in related disciplines such as labor, environmental law or government relations.


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Michael J. Basile / Responsible Attorney