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Business Law


The Business Department's attorneys at Curtis, Brinckerhoff & Barrett, P.C., provide counsel to both entrepreneurs and reputable businesses involved in various industries throughout New England. We advise our clients in all areas of business law such as employment law, federal and international taxation, consumer protection, mergers, acquisitions, and sales of businesses. In all cases, our attorneys provide intellective and comprehensive advice in handling all corporate legal affairs. We work with our clients to provide solutions and advice best suited for their individual situations at reasonable prices. Other examples of our services include advising clients on the following:

• organization and structure
• joint ventures
• sale and distribution
• the forming of businesses and business litigation
• establishing and administering employment policies
• employment contracts and agreements
• commercial real estate and leasing
• financing
• employment relationship agreements (offers, employment and severance agreements)
• employment policies
• wrongful discharge
• confidentiality and non-competition agreements

The Business Department is under the direction of J. Paul Johnson, Ward Frank Cleary, and John Wayne Fox.