Using Decades Of Experience To Protect Your Interests

Trusted Local Attorneys Providing Business Law Counsel And Services

Nothing builds a strong community quite like a good business. Throughout Iowa, hardworking individuals lay the groundwork for our local economy. At Johnson, Mulholland, Cochrane, Cochrane, Yung & Engler, P.L.C., our attorneys support these individuals by providing experience, effective business law counsel.

We are a premier Iowa law firm with offices in Fort Dodge and Gowrie. For more than 70 years, we have served the needs of Iowa businesses, helping them with a wide range of legal matters. If you are a small to midsize business owner, or are involved in corporate activity in Iowa, we can help you with matters related to:

  • Business startups: Choosing and forming the right entity for your business plan
  • Contracts and legal documents: Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and amending contracts between partners, employees, shareholders, investors, vendors and other stakeholders in business matters
  • Business transactions: Completing business acquisitions, dissolutions, business asset purchases/sales (including real estate deals), partnership agreements and more
  • Employee relations: Drafting and reviewing employment contracts, compliance with employment regulations and resolution of employment law disputes
  • Business succession planning: Creating exit strategies and succession plans, sometimes through personal estate planning mechanisms

Because we offer both transactional services and litigation, our firm is a one-stop shop for all your business law needs.

Avoid Disputes With Detailed Planning

We know that a single legal matter can turn a business on its head, taking your attention away from your daily responsibilities as owner or manager. We do not want your enterprise to suffer because of a poorly drafted contract or hastily formed partnership. That is why we emphasize careful planning for all of our business clients.

We bring strategic business insight to the table for our clients, acting as a go-to legal adviser they can turn to consistently. We get to know each client’s business so they can act quickly to close an important deal without sacrificing the quality of representation they need.

If A Problem Arises, We’ll Be Here – Contact Us Today

Careful planning can prevent many problems and disputes. But if litigation does end up influencing your business, we offer the aggressive and persistent trial experience needed to achieve a favorable result.

To schedule an initial consultation about your legal needs, call our office in Fort Dodge at 515-639-3124 or Gowrie at 515-346-6346. You can also submit an online contact form.