Cecilia R. Jones & Associates helps start-up business owners and seasoned entrepreneurs form, re-structure, and capitalize their companies. The firm has a special niche in the Defense and IT contracting sectors, and serves clients in Sports & Entertainment Contracts, Publishing, Real Estate and other industries. Cecilia R. Jones & Associates uses its decades of experience to help companies and owners select the ideal form of operation, including limited liability company, partnership, S or C corporation, joint venture, or franchise. The firm crafts corporate by-laws, operating agreements, partnership, shareholder and buy-sell agreements, letters of intent and memorandums of understanding.
CRJ & Associates offers a comprehensive corporate maintenance program. Business owners sign up, and leave the rest to the firm. The firm maintains corporate books and records, ensures compliance with State and Federal laws, conducts a complementary annual review, and provides legal advice for day-to-day operations. The firm gives business executives and corporate clients a leg up on protecting their individual, corporate and commercial assets through a multi-disciplinary approach utilizing lawyers, bankers, accountants, insurance and other professionals. We handle corporate transactions of every type from the inception of contract negotiations and drafting, to equity and non-equity based incentive compensation plans, personnel policies and manuals, employment matters, shareholder matters and, finally, corporate dissolution matters.
If you’re doing business with the government, you need a lawyer that understands government contracts and their unique issues. Cecilia R. Jones & Associates has decades of experience in the government contracting sector. We help businesses prepare and submit applications for 8(a) certification, and other government contracting programs; negotiate contracts and contract adjustments, and; craft insightful teaming and mentor-protégé agreements. We also represent our clients in contract and FOIA disputes, bid protests, and compliance matters.