Business And Corporate Law

Sussex County's Largest, Most Experienced Business Law Firm

From offices in Newton, the established law firm of Morris, Downing & Sherred represents new business startups, entrepreneurial ventures, partnerships, professional practices and established corporations throughout northern New Jersey.

As a multidisciplinary practice, we apply broad-based experience and diverse legal knowledge to the task of protecting our clients' legal rights and advocating for their commercial interests. From business formation to the resolution of complex, high-stakes disputes, the attorneys of Morris, Downing & Sherred display a firm commitment to professional excellence and obtaining results in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Experience. Dedication. Results.
Contact Morris, Downing & Sherred

To discuss your immediate legal needs and long-term goals with an experienced attorney, please contact us today to schedule an initial consultation. Flexible meeting schedules are available for your convenience. After-hours messages and emails are answered promptly.

Guidance For New Businesses

From initial entity selection and formation to the negotiation of high-value contracts and transactions, our aim is to help place your business venture on solid legal and financial footing. We combine attention to detail and a long-term view in strategic matters in order to help our clients avoid unnecessary expense and legal complication while laying the groundwork for future growth.

Counsel For Your Growing Company

We offer a full range of legal services for established businesses in northern New Jersey. Our attorneys can assist you in the drafting of executive employment contracts, including restrictive covenants such as noncompete and confidentiality agreements, as well as in other aspects of employment law.

We also assist our clients in the areas of corporate governance and shareholder relations. Our lawyers have a particular familiarity with real estate matters that may affect your business. As your company grows, Morris, Downing & Sherred uses broad-based experience and versatility to grow our services to meet your needs such as:

  • Business mergers and acquisitions
  • Asset sales and purchases or other commercial transactions
  • Business transition and succession planning
  • Representation in business and commercial disputes

When legal challenges arise, the attorneys of Morris, Downing & Sherred take an aggressive approach to defending our clients' rights and promoting their business interests in contract disputes, intellectual property matters, partnership or shareholder disputes, and commercial litigation.

We will help you identify the source of your legal issue, research that issue thoroughly and provide you with creative, lasting solutions. Our attorneys maintain a high degree of availability, open communication and individual accountability to our business and corporate clients. Our law offices in Newton can be reached by calling 973-383-2700. You may also send us an email to schedule an informative initial consultation with an experienced New Jersey business lawyer.