From making sure that your new or established business is built on a proper foundation, to fending off costly and frivolous lawsuits, there are many reasons it is crucial for a business to have a strong partnership with a law firm it can trust.

In Providence, Rhode Island, and the surrounding region, Blish & Cavanagh, LLP is that law firm.

We represent business and real estate entities in a wide range of formation, transaction and litigation matters, and also serve as general corporate counsel. No matter what the legal needs of your business are, we possess the proven personnel and resources necessary to secure an outcome favorable to your business interests.

Business Entity Formation

Our lawyers can assist you with the formation of your business, including choosing an entity that will be advantageous given your anticipated structure. Once an entity is chosen, we can handle all the legal documentation for creating your corporation, limited liability company, partnership or other entity.

General Counsel

Serving as general corporate counsel, we handle a wide range of issues for regional corporations and small businesses in Rhode Island, including general corporate matters and:

  • Land use and zoning
  • Regulatory compliance issues
  • Financing
  • Employment law issues
  • Permitting
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Employment contracts and executive compensation
  • Negotiating commercial property leases
  • Commercial financing
  • Franchise law
  • App development
  • Startup companies

We also serve an important niche in our community, representing golf courses, country clubs, dinner clubs and other organizations.

Business Litigation

Litigation is a fact of life in today's business world, so it is not a question of if you will face the threat of litigation, it is a matter of when. Whenever that is, our skilled litigators are ready to perform. Our firm's foundation was built on litigation, and we continue to build on our proven reputation for success in the courtroom.

Whether you are faced with a shareholder dispute, a breach of contract or even disagreements between a franchisor and franchisee, you can rest assured we have the resources and knowledge necessary to achieve an efficient solution. If a settlement cannot be reached, we will aggressively litigate your case to limit your outlays and maximize your position.

Place Your Business In Good Hands

Turn to our Providence business law attorneys for custom-tailored solutions to the specific needs of your business. Contact us to schedule a consultation.