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Business Law

From Solano County and the North Bay to Sacramento and the surrounding areas, the attorneys at Hillman & Lucas, PC, provide capable and effective representation in the field of business law.  Firm partner M. Kendall Hillman has an undergraduate degree in Economics and has served on the Board of Directors of the Fairfield-Suisun City Chamber of Commerce, including serving as Chairman of the Board in 1999-2000.  Together with partner Matthew R. Lucas, Mr. Hillman directs the firm’s business law activities, which cover a wide range of entity formation, transactional law, and business litigation matters.

Entity Formation

Choosing the right framework within which to operate a business can have significant implications on how the business and the business owners are taxed, the exposure to personal liability of the business owners, and the degree to which co-owners may exercise management and control over the organization.  The firm’s attorneys advise clients on the different corporate forms available and assist in the formation of corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies under California’s Corporations Code.


The firm’s business lawyers are experienced in the full range of business transactions, including business sales and acquisitions, buy-sell agreements, trademark law, and general commercial transactions.  Conducting transactions properly from the start is the best defense against problems arising in the future.  From advice and consultation to negotiating deals and preparing and reviewing documents, our attorneys are dedicated to safeguarding the best interests of our clients, helping them achieve their goals while ensuring that their legal rights are fully protected.


Our experienced trial lawyers represent clients engaged in all types of general business litigation matters, from contract disputes to business dissolutions.  Sometimes, disputes simply cannot be avoided; at that point, effective representation is key to obtaining a resolution that protects the legal rights and business interests of the client.  Whether the dispute is best resolved through mediation or arbitration or a courtroom trial, our attorneys possess the background, skill, and training to achieve a favorable outcome for the client.

For sound professional advice in entity formation, superior negotiating and drafting skills in business transactions, or strong, results-oriented representation in litigation, contact Hillman & Lucas, PC.

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  • Fairfield Office
    2420 Martin Road
    Suite 300
    Fairfield, California 94534
    Phone: 707-427-7377
    Fax: 707-427-7370