The CSA&D Business & Real Estate Practice Group is headed by James E. Autry, a Martindale-Hubble® AV® peer review rated attorney. This Practice Group represents family and small business enterprises, their owners, directors, and managers.  Clients using this group include first time business owners, multi-million dollar regional commercial and retail companies, family owned businesses, mortgage brokers, and government defense contractors. These clients transact business in Virginia and throughout the country. Each attorney in this Practice Group uses their unique insight and personal background to advise clients on restructuring, managing, starting-up, and capitalizing businesses, as well as contract issues, negotiations, commercial lease transactions, and potential liabilities. Our services include formation of corporate, limited liability, and partnership ventures. Our attorneys have experience representing clients in all phases of business activity including formation, financing, governance, reorganization, bankruptcy, and dissolution.

Services provided by our Business & Real Estate Practice Group include advice, negotiation, and litigation in the following legal activity:

  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Business Restructuring
  • Recapitalization and Refinancing
  • Cash Flow Loans
  • Asset Based Loans
  • Acquisition and/or Sale of Businesses
  • Commercial Office Lease Agreements
  • Retail Lease Agreements
  • Commercial Real Estate Acquisition and/or Sale
  • Commercial and Residential Title and Boundary Line Litigation

Having participated in a wide variety of retail, commercial, and residential transactions, including the construction, leasing, and sale of shopping centers, office buildings, warehouse facilities, condemnation litigation, and residential land use matters, this team offers solutions based on experience and expertise.