Hostak, Henzl & Bichler
840 Lake Avenue, Suite 300Racine, WI 53403
Phone: 262-632-7541

Business Law

The business law attorneys at HHB work with organizations of all sizes on a wide range of legal issues. In our work with publicly-traded corporations and single-member LLC’s alike, we pride ourselves on combining the expertise of a large firm with the value and timely service that can only be found in a smaller firm. Whether your responsibility is to thousands of shareholders or just the face in the mirror, call HHB and see how we can help your business achieve its goals.

Entity Formation and Governance

We not only help you achieve limited liability, we help you keep it. HHB attorneys guide for-profit and non-profit business entities from creation to dissolution, and advise owners, directors and managers on all aspects of organizational governance.

  • Corporations
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
  • LLC Operating Agreements
  • By-laws
  •  Board Representation

Business Agreements/Contracts

The business law attorneys at HHB view contracts as the best way to help our clients make order out of chaos. We provide practical advice and solutions on both routine contract matters and unique business opportunities.

Review & Drafting of:

• Employment Agreements
• Severance Agreements
• Non-Compete Agreements
• Licensing Agreements
• Operating Agreements
• Distribution Agreements
• Confidentiality Agreements
• FTC Compliance (Franchise Agreements)
• Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA)
• Letters of Intent
• Supply Agreements

Supervision of Due Diligence

Contract Negotiation

Secured Transactions, including UCC Article 9


Purchases and Transfers

Our attorneys have significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, guiding hundreds of clients through the acquisition or sale process. HHB attorneys have been involved in transactions ranging from $10,000 to $100 million, so we know that no two deals are alike. Let us show you how we can add value to your transaction team.

• Mergers & Acquisitions
• Asset Purchase Agreements
• Stock Purchase Agreements


A smooth transition is essential to the continued success of a business, and this can only be accomplished through proper planning. Through our succession planning services, we provide individualized structures for organizations that are looking inward to find their next generation of leaders.

• Business Succession
• Ownership Succession
• Management Succession
• Employee Ownership
• Stock Transfer Agreements
• Buy-Sell Agreements


Our attorneys represent both borrowers and lenders in drafting and reviewing commercial loan documentation. When companies desire to expand or strengthen their financial position without looking to the conventional loan market, we work with both private equity investors and companies seeking those capital infusions. When our clients’ customers and borrowers stop paying, we assist in the collection process. And we do all of this with the service and value you expect from a smaller firm.

• Banking
• Financing
• Commercial Lending
• Private Equity Financing
• Business Collections