Business Services

Our attorneys provide a full range of services for business clients with an emphasis on building productive partnerships.  Ranging from small businesses to large multi-state and multinational corporations, financial institutions and banks of all sizes, as well as other commercial and consumer lenders, we offer clients practical solutions and expert counsel.  As one of our clients recently reflected, “You can grow your business with Jensen Baird.”  We advise clients commencing a business venture on the selection of the appropriate business form (e.g., sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, or limited liability company), and ensure that all organizational requirements are satisfied.  We provide assistance to ongoing businesses in connection with environmental and energy matters, the issuance and transfer of securities, mergers and acquisitions, sales and liquidations, financings, intellectual property, business and tax planning, and a wide variety of day-to-day and long-term business matters. Lawyers in our firm have extensive experience dealing with state agencies (e.g., DEP, PUC, Maine Revenue Services) and federal agencies (e.g., EPA, FERC, Army Corps of Engineers, Internal Revenue Service) in permitting issues and other regulatory and enforcement proceedings.  

Business Service Attorneys in Portland, Maine

For financial institutions, banks, and other lenders, we prepare consumer and commercial loan documentation, advise on compliance with applicable statutes and regulations, and conduct closings. In addition, we represent clients both as creditors and debtors in all types of bankruptcy proceedings, non-bankruptcy debt restructurings, financial work outs, and in proceedings involving debtor and creditor rights.  We strive to offer value to our clients by understanding their needs and goals, and finding the most efficient and effective solutions to their problems.

Our firm also works extensively with Maine nonprofit corporations and entities, assisting with organization, applying for tax exemption, compliance, and general operational matters.