Business Law

At Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP, we take pride in helping local businesses succeed. From our offices in Newport and Wakefield, Rhode Island, we represent businesses in various industries, including manufacturing, hospitality, yachting and marine industries, real estate development, construction, banking, the arts and more.

We contribute to the success of traditional brick and mortar businesses, as well as internet businesses, year-round businesses and seasonal businesses throughout Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.

Helping Your Business Thrive

With more than 25 years of experience, our attorneys are well-positioned to help emerging businesses, expanding businesses and long-standing businesses. By getting to know our business clients and learning about their long-term goals, we build lasting relationships. We believe that when our business clients succeed, we succeed. We take pride in the fact that our business clients return to us whenever they encounter a challenge or an opportunity.

Our lawyers handle business law matters such as:

  • Business startup and formation
  • Business succession planning
  • Organization of corporations and limited liability companies (LLC)
  • Partnerships and limited partnerships
  • Sole proprietorships
  • Joint ventures
  • Banking and commercial lending
  • Capital financing
  • Business planning and strategy
  • Private placements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Securities and blue sky law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Contracts
  • Intellectual property issues such as trademarks and copyrights
  • Employment law matters
  • Immigration and visas

A Legal Team With Business Experience

We have the knowledge and experience to address all of the elements involved in business law cases. Our business law practice group has decades of experience working with everything from small, family businesses to Fortune 500 companies.

Peter B. Regan

Richard N. Sayer

Chrisopher J. McNally

Adam H. Thayer

Michael E. Monti

Alexander G. Walsh

Business Law Insights

Understanding the Different Types of U.S. Work Visas

Understanding the Different Types of U.S. Work Visas

As immigration attorneys, one of the most common questions we get from clients is about the various work visa options for coming to the United States. With so many different visa categories and requirements, it can certainly be confusing to navigate. In this blog...

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The first step is a single call to our law office. To schedule your free initial consultation, call us today at 401-849-3040 local or 866-378-5836 toll free, or write to us online to discuss your case.

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