Business and Corporate Law

Effective Business Lawyers in Hawaii

Your business is not just a business – it’s a livelihood.  If you’re looking for an effective business lawyer in Hawaii, Luminate Law is a fresh alternative to large corporate law firms.  Having worked at large law firms, our attorneys use their experience to service established companies and small businesses alike.  We are sophisticated deal makers who strive to achieve your legal goals by employing effective strategy and implementing innovative legal solutions.  We will help you navigate the laws of your industry and counsel you on how to protect your business, so you can do what you do best – running it.

We provide certain Business and Corporate services on a flat fee basis.  Our Corporate and Business Services include:

  • Choice of entity, formation, and organization
  • Documentation of commercial transactions, including sales, distribution, leasing, advertising, and marketing
  • Information technology transactions, software development and licensing agreements
  • Employment and independent contractor agreements, non-compete and confidentiality agreements
  • Sale of business
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • General corporate governance
  • Corporate finance, including secured loan facilities, mezzanine financing, equipment leasing, and other forms of debt
  • Intellectual property licensing
  • Anti-trust matters
  • Regulatory approvals for change of control, debt offering, and other matters
  • Executive employment agreements
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Non-profit formation and obtaining 501(c)(3) status
  • Annual reporting requirements for non-profit corporations

Representative Experience

  • Represented a global learning solutions company in a $10 million asset sale to a competitor
  • Represented a private equity fund in an asset purchase of an online, health and wellness retailer
  • Represented a small business owner in the acquisition of a regional bubble tea shop and its licenses
  • Assisted a national physician organization on annual charitable solicitation compliance in all 50 states
  • Represented a U.S. heavy machinery company in a $5 million asset sale to a German acquiror
  • Represented a U.S. beverage bottling company in a $1.5 million debt-funded purchase of the assets of a competitor
  • Represented a Chinese luggage manufacturer in the $16 million stock purchase of a luggage distributor
  • Represented a home/patio product manufacturer in a debt-financed, multi-million dollar asset acquisition of a competitor
  • Represented a privately-held cleaning company in a $1 million stock sale to an individual
  • Represented nationally-known corporate services company in the stock acquisition of a regional competitor
  • Represented a national U.S. company in a quota purchase of a majority interest in a privately-held Brazilian company
  • Represented a publicly-traded multinational company headquartered in Korea in a global tax-free reorganization

Flat Fee Services

  • Articles of Incorporation
  • LLC operating agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Company bylaws
  • Employment agreements
  • Independent contract agreements
  • Noncompete agreements
  • Nondisclosure agreements
  • 501(c)(3) applications
  • 50-state charitable solicitation compliance