As a Fort Worth / Dallas corporate attorney, Mr. Lee assists clients with the selection and creation of business entities with an emphasis on limiting personal liability, protecting the assets of the entity, and accomplishing clients’ goals for the purpose of the entity. Mr. Lee has experience forming, advising, and assisting with the documentation of corporate formalities of Limited Liability Companies, Corporations, Limited Partnerships, General Partnerships, Professional Limited Liability Companies, Professional Corporations and Professional Associations. Once a client’s business entity is formed, Mr. Lee provides advice and planning assistance relating to control and management issues, corporate financing and corporate governance. Mr. Lee also drafts organizational documents, annual meeting and reporting documents, operating agreements, company agreements, shareholder agreements and assists clients in holding annual meetings. Additionally, Mr. Lee assists clients when they wish to expand by forming additional related businesses, subsidiaries, etc. Mr. Lee also assists entities with winding up, dissolutions and mergers.
Mr. Lee assists clients in many types of commercial transactions, including, but not limited to, purchase and/or sale of businesses, negotiating and/or drafting asset purchase and sale agreements, pledge agreements, service agreements, real estate sales contracts, franchise agreements, distribution agreements, maintenance contracts, notes, deeds, deeds of trust, mortgages, security agreements, notices, real estate and equipment leases, and financing.
Mr. Lee assists clients in dispute resolution and taking actions to minimize chances of litigation. When litigation is the only option, Mr. Lee provides strategic advice, effective litigation plans, and aggressive representation. Mr. Lee has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of commercial litigation matters, including but not limited to breach of contract, fraud, business torts, interference with contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent transfer, lien foreclosures, trespass, and deceptive trade practices. The firm’s goal is to produce either favorable settlements before trial or favorable results at trial.
Mr. Lee provides collections assistance including making demands, suing, post-judgment work and receiverships. Mr. Lee has acted as counsel for receivers in an extensive number of receivership matters in Texas District, County and Justice courts. Mr. Lee is experienced in collecting debts and judgments, filing suit to recover fraudulent transfers, domesticating foreign judgments, filing abstracts, writs, garnishments and collections suits.
Mr. Lee assists small businesses and entrepreneurs in numerous types of matters. He has assisted clients in resolving disputes and has devised creative solutions to solve problems. Often times, disputes and litigation are unavoidable. In such cases, Mr. Lee has represented small businesses in prosecuting and defending claims in litigation and has regularly dealt with claims such as breach of contract, sworn account, fraud, deceptive trade practices, and breach of warranty. He has also advised clients in the structuring, forming and protecting businesses and their assets. Additionally, he assists businesses in transactions such as the financing, purchase and sale of real property or other assets.
Mr. Lee has assisted clients in the resolution of partnership / shareholder disputes and minority shareholder oppression matters and matters wherein members of a company were either deadlocked or failed to meet their obligations under an agreement for the purchase and sale of their interest in a business. Mr. Lee has experience in both attempting to amicably settle such matters as well as litigating them.
Mr. Lee has represented consumers in asserting their rights against sellers of defective and damaged products as well as against sellers who make false, deceptive and misleading statements to deceive consumers into purchasing their products. He has represented consumers in a wide range of claims based on acts of fraud, misrepresentation, breach of warranty, false advertising/false claims, and other unconscionable practices.
Mr. Lee has extensive experience in representing creditors in collecting commercial debts, including in cases where the debtors fraudulently transferred property to insiders or related entities to attempt to conceal assets from creditors. He has also effectively and efficiently represented receivers in numerous judgment collection matters.