business law




Bergstrom Attorneys provide strategic counseling to our business clients and handle business matters including negotiating and drafting commercial contracts, drafting employment agreements and advising clients regarding corporate governance matters. Our firm offers legal services for business entities, such as the formation and organization of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, and non-profit corporations, as well as advice and legal services for officers, directors, partners and members. We work with many "startup" businesses, and assist companies with contractual and documentary issues confronting new companies. We also help out-of-state businesses relocate to Virginia or DC or set up operations locally.  Our attorneys regularly help clients register new LLCs and prepare operating agreements. It's also common for our team to facilitate mergers, acquisitions, and capital formation for small and large business clients.


International Business Services 

Bergstrom Attorneys represent individuals and entrepreneurs, and emerging companies in matters involving international business formation, structuring and governance. We can help you: 

  • Establish a business, corporation, limited liability company, general partnership or other business internationally, including Liberian corporations.
  • Understand the legal and regulatory framework governing the formation and operation of overseas businesses.
  • Create and submit business and corporate formation documents (e.g., articles of incorporation or organization, bylaws, operating agreements, certificates of formation, certificates of good standing and other documents showing legal formation).
  • Draft and file business and corporate governance documents (e.g., meeting minutes, shareholder agreements, directors’ resolutions, shareholder/member resolutions, share registers, stock share/membership certificates, and other documents).
  • Bergstrom Attorneys is a Certified Service Provider of the Liberian Corporate Registry.


Bergstrom Attorneys Blockchain Practice

Our law firm has emerged as a leader in blockchain by serving clients and teaching this emerging area of law to members of the legal profession.  From initial coin offerings to securities regulation, the firm is ready to advise you in navigating the rapidly developing regulations and best business practices.  Recently, Bergstrom Attorneys' Michael Zarlenga and Managing Attorney Matthew Bergstrom presented "Introduction to Blockchain Systems and the Challenges for Advising Clients."


Bergstrom Attorneys' Michael W. Zarlenga (L) and the firm's Managing Attorney, Matthew Bergstrom (R) duringtheir webinar, "Introduction to Blockchain Systems and the Challenges for Advising Client," presented for the Feberal Bar Association in December, 2017. 

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Follow Developments in Blockchain Law & Regulations at our Blog


SEC Issues Statement on Cryptocurrency Funds; SEC Chairman Admonishes Securities Lawyers, January 26, 2018


Introduction to Blockchain: Webinar for Federal Bar Association by Bergstrom Attorneys' Matthew Bergstrom and Michael Zarlenga, January 15, 2018


SEC Issues 3 Important Statements on ICOs and Cryptocurrency Ecosystems, December 13, 2018



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Bergstrom Attorneys Office Locations:


10521 Judicial Drive, Suite 200
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
(Send Mail/Packages to Fairfax)


3033 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, Virginia 22201
(Clarendon Metro)



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