Closely Held Business Services


Walter | Haverfield's Closely Held Business Services group provides sophisticated and strategic legal counsel to public and private companies with no in-house legal staff.

We integrate all the firm’s practice groups and offer across-the-board advice in real estate, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, tax matters for taxable and tax-exempt entities, environmental law, antitrust law, corporate governance, health law, intellectual property protection, labor and employment matters, governmental relations and other areas.

The service is provided with a controlled cost arrangement through a retainer agreement or alternative fee management, and features the following:

  • A former general counsel with 26 years of experience in the health care/hospital industry.
  • Senior attorneys with a combined 60+ years of experience.
    Multi-industry experience.
  • Tailored to the needs and size of your business.
  • Recognition of costs versus benefits of legal services.


The Closely Held Business Services group’s
experience and services include the following:

  • Focuses on day-to-day business operations, negotiating and drafting sales and supplier contracts, owner relationships, governance and planning for all types of businesses, borrower side financing, capital raising, acquisitions, sales and divestitures of businesses, and exit planning and retirement.

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