Providing legal excellence for over 60 years in Kentucky

Experienced Business And Commercial Law Attorneys

Landrum & Shouse LLP, a Lexington and Louisville law firm, offers a complete range of services to the business owner. Our lawyers have experience in a wide variety of legal areas needed for the organization and operation of a successful business. The decisions, agreements and documentation established at the outset of any business enterprise are crucial to its success. The time and resources devoted to making the right decisions at the outset are often directly proportional to the success of the results achieved in the long run.

The attorneys at Landrum & Shouse LLP have experience and skills in all of the following important areas:

  • Business formation, including all types of business entities: corporations (both C corporations and S corporations); limited liability companies (LLCs); limited liability partnerships (LLPs) and other limited liability entities; general partnerships; and sole proprietorships
  • Business acquisitions, including stock and asset purchases
  • Contract negotiation and drafting
  • Buy-sell agreements, shareholder agreements and LLC operating agreements
  • Secured transactions
  • Employment agreements, covenants not to compete, nonsolicitation and nondisclosure agreements
  • Breach of contracts and other agreements
  • Real estate leasing, sale contracts, deeds and titles
  • Family businesses and succession planning

Specific Business Areas

In addition to a wide range of skills and experience in all areas dealing with business organization, acquisition and operation, our attorneys have experience in various specific business areas, including:

  • Coal mining, oil and gas, and other minerals
  • Physicians’ groups and physician employment and recruitment agreements
  • Automobile dealerships
  • Equine law
  • Liquor licenses
  • Software licensing

For advice or consultation in any area of business law, contact R. Kent Westberry or Bennett E. Bayer. You may call us in Lexington at 859-554-4038 or in Louisville at 502-589-7616 for an appointment or further information.

Our Mission, to which we are dedicated, is to provide professional legal representation and service to our clients to the very best of our capabilities, individually and in unity with one another.