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Business Law

business lawIn business and business law there is no substitute for experience, professionalism, and integrity. These are among the core values that our business law attorneys at Puff & Cockerill hold true for every client and business. Starting a business, whether it is a sole proprietorship or a multi-employee corporation, involves a great degree of risk. Our experienced attorneys can help to mitigate that risk and put you on the path to your future goals.

Each and every small business owner and entrepreneur has their future goals in mind, but does not always anticipate and plan for the legal stumbling blocks that accompany owning and running a business. From our extensive experience handling small- and mid-sized businesses, it is best to have legal counsel that understands you and your business from the beginning. Our attorneys have helped small- and mid-sized business owners and entrepreneur’s avoid legal hassles from the get-go. Regardless of whether you are thinking about starting a small-business or have been in business for years, our attorneys and firm can help provide counsel and advice on all aspects of business creation and operation.

Our understanding of the complexities in starting and operating a business, as well as business, employment, and contract law, ensures our clients that their business will receive expert legal advice and services.

We Provide the Following Business Law Services

Business Formation

  • Business Model and Structure
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
  • Sole Proprietorship
  • Corporation
  • Licenses
  • Permits
  • Business Naming
  • Business Registration
  • Operating Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Licensing, Zoning, and Real Estate Issues
  • Trademarks

Business Operations

  • Contract Preparation
  • Contracts for Real Estate
  • Contracts with Customers
  • Contracts with Vendors
  • Contract Disputes
  • Financial Considerations
  • Insurance Considerations
  • Employee Practices
  • Employee hiring and contracts
  • Employee policies

To schedule a consultation with one of our business law attorneys, please call (856) 845 – 0011 or email our office at

Message to Our Clients Amid Coronavirus OutbreakWe are open for business

Given the current circumstances associated with the coronavirus outbreak, we are providing an update of our operations. We are open for business.  To ensure the safety of our employees and clients, we have a skeleton crew of essential staff at our Woodbury Office, with the remaining attorneys and staff available for remote operations.

We remain available by phone and email as normal.  Our attorneys and staff working remotely have full access to our computer systems.  While we cannot, at this time, field personal meetings, we are available to discuss by phone and email.  Fortunately, Puff & Cockerill has a full access system to allow our attorneys and staff to work remotely to continue to assist our clients.

We stand ready to assist all of our clients and welcome any new clients to contact our office at 856-845-0011 or at  Our staff will field your call and direct you accordingly.

We will continue to address any changes to our state and local mandates amid the coronavirus outbreak.  Our thoughts are with everyone impacted and wish everyone health and safety.