Corporate/Business Law

McGillen Keay Cooper has been providing counsel to their corporate clients and ensuring compliance with the complex laws that govern businesses locally. Whether you are a sole-proprietorship, a not-for-profit or are a big company with many employees; whatever your business arrangements, McGillen Keay Cooper can assist your business whether you conduct business locally, nationally or internationally.

If you are buying a business or selling a business, you will want to consult with the lawyers at McGillen Keay Cooper. With our assistance, your business or your business-transaction can be completed timely and cost-effectively.


  • For-profit as well as not-for-profit
  • NUANS name searches
  • Drawing Shareholder Agreements and Partnership Agreements
  • Drawing corporate by-laws
  • Maintaining & updating the corporate minute book
  • Counsel for the business owner/partner
  • Advise family-owned businesses

Asset/Share Purchases

  • Drawing and reviewing Share Purchase Agreements & Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Advising & assisting purchaser with due diligence
  • Employee issues
  • Assisting with contractual & regulatory compliance

Commercial Transactions

  • Business reorganizations and consolidations
  • Personal Property Security Act ("PPSA") searches and registrations
  • Business Name searches and registrations
  • Drawing commercial leases
  • Assist buyers and sellers with the Purchase and Sale of commercial real estate


  • Secured financing: mortgages, general security agreements, PPSA registrations, assignment of rent
  • Unsecured financing: promissory notes, loan agreements, guarantees, assignments of life insurance benefits, etc. 
  • Advice and guidance regarding loan commitments

Commercial Disputes

No matter what the size or complexity, McGillen Keay Cooper can help you and your business achieve success.

Contact McGillen Keay Cooper or phone 705-748-2241


Land Use Planning

The lawyers at McGillen Keay Cooper are familiar with the process, the application forms and the costs associated with:

  • Re-zoning applications
  • Severance applications, including the creation of building lots, rights-of-way or lot additions
  • Minor variance applications
  • Site Plan Agreements

The lawyers at McGillen Keay Cooper will work closely with the Planning Department staff at your local municipality (Township or City/County) to not only determine the likelihood of success of your application, but to assess the likely costs involved as well.

Contact McGillen Keay Cooper or phone 705-748-2241


Contract/Agreement Drafting

  • Trust agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Lease agreements
  • Co-habitation agreements
  • License Agreement; Franchise Agreements

Contact McGillen Keay Cooper or phone 705-748-2241