Entity Formation
Business Planning
Mergers & Acquisitions


We leverage extensive experience to provide our business clients with comprehensive and cost-effective legal services.

We regularly assist clients in forming new business ventures—advising as to the proper business entity type and drafting the new organic documents (e.g. Articles, Bylaws, Operations Agreement, Organizing Resolutions).

As our clients operate their businesses, we draft, review and negotiate all manner of contracts and regularly advise clients as to issues which arise, including tax, governance, regulatory, and labor and employment matters We serve as general counsel for a wide variety of business/institutional clients, including for-profit and not-for-profit corporations, LLCs, banks, hospitals, educational entities, and governmental entities. In this role, our attorneys serve as the central point for legal issues.

When the time comes to expand or to sell your business, we offer experience and expertise in representing clients—large and small—in buying, selling or merging a business, allowing DeFur Voran LLP to provide excellent legal service for the entire life cycle of your business.

Our attorneys also have experience in successfully navigating shareholder/partner disputes and representing business clients in breach of contract matters, breach of fiduciary duties matters, and cases requiring injunctions and restraining orders.


Jon D. Madison, Chair

James P. Borgmann

David R. Brock

Ashlyn R. Carter

Gregory J. Cagnassola

Robert S. Daniels

Tracey F. Eberhardt

Michael D. Heavilon

Maura J. Hoff

Matthew L. Kelsey

Austin M. McDonald

Chase M. Patterson

Gustave Pippin

Joseph I. Rhetts

David A. Shelton

Michael D. Wilhelm

James R. Williams