Areas of Practice

Small Business and Commercial Law

Small Business and Commercial Law

If you are going to succeed in business it is essential that you utilize the services of an experienced attorney early and often. An attorney can help you set up and operate your business in a way that maximizes your chances of success and minimizes your risk. This would include choosing the best legal form for your business, raising funds from investors, borrowing money, purchasing and leasing property, entering into contracts with suppliers and purchasers, complying with government regulations, dealing with consumers, protecting yourself and your business from liability - the list is endless.

Thomas J. Sullivan provided business attorney services to local businesses in Wilsonville and the surrounding Portland Metro area for over 30 years. From small business startups to large corporate contracts, transactions and decision making, Tom Sullivan's knowledge and experience in Oregon business law helped him guide clients of all sizes smoothly through the complex steps of business formation, development and ownership. Mr. Sullivan's additional areas of practice included Real Estate Law, Non-Profit Organization Law and Wills, Probates & Trusts.

Small Business and Commercial Law Areas of Expertise

  • Business Creation, Organization and Setup
  • Purchasing a Business
  • Selling a Business
  • Contract Creation and Review
  • Business Dispute Resolution
  • On-going Legal Consultation and Advice


  • Limited Liability Corporations (LLCs)
  • Partnerships
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Security Interests
  • Leases


  • Drafting
  • Reviewing
  • Negotiating
  • Advising

General Business Advice

  • Commercial Laws
  • Consumer Laws
  • Employment Law
  • Independent Contractors