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Business

Bankruptcy

Robinson & McElwee has represented a wide variety of clients in bankruptcy actions. We have extensive experience in helping creditors, representing many types of businesses, recover as much as possible from bankrupt entities.

Natural Resources

Robinson & McElwee’s Business & Corporate attorneys regularly advise clients in the oil, gas, coal and timber industries. They routinely handle natural resource matters relating to title certifications, taxes, land acquisitions and leases, contracts, and matters involving commercial and corporate transactions, including stock and asset purchase and sale agreements and mergers and acquisitions.

Estate Planning and Administration

Robinson & McElwee provides its clients with the security that comes from responsible wealth strategies. Asset planning and protection ensures your assets will be passed to your beneficiaries responsibly as you intended. Depending upon your needs and wishes, your estate planning may include wills, powers of attorney, living wills, medical powers of attorney, living trusts and documents relating to guardianship.

Local, State and Federal Tax Matters

Robinson & McElwee represents both individuals and businesses before the West Virginia Tax Department. In the area of federal taxation, our attorneys handle petitions before the United States Tax Court, as well as refund suits in federal district court. Members of the Business & Corporate Practice Group have argued numerous cases concerning West Virginia tax matters before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. The Business & Corporate lawyers also regularly represent business clients with regard to property tax assessments and appeals.

Real Estate Development and Planning

Our Business & Corporate lawyers have extensive experience with complex real estate transactions involving retail, industrial, resort and other commercial real estate development projects.

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Commercial Transactions

All businesses, whether sole proprietorships or Fortune 500 companies, are involved in commercial transactions and the firm’s Business & Corporate lawyers help our clients navigate these often complex waters that are important to them. Whether it is negotiating the terms of a financing transaction or preparing contracts for the marketing and sale of goods domestically or abroad, our attorneys are available to provide the advice and guidance our clients need. 

Business Organizations

From the birth of a business, through the everyday formalities, to termination and dissolution, Robinson & McElwee’s attorneys guide and counsel clients on all phases in the life of a business.

Business and Corporate Practice Area

The increasingly complex nature of today’s business law arena requires a steady hand on the tiller and knowledgeable counsel.

Robinson & McElwee is dedicated to providing our clients with excellent advice and representation pertaining to all areas of business law. We are proud to represent individuals, small businesses, and multi-national companies throughout West Virginia.