• 02/24/2016

    Hill Wallack LLP Partner Francis J. Sullivan to Speak at NBI Seminar


    Buying and Selling a Business: Start-to-Finish

    Tax-Saving Strategies, Business Valuation, Tactical Negotiations and More

    Jam-packed with business valuation appraisers, CPAs, seasoned business contract attorneys, tax professionals and more, this practical course will equip you with the vital tools you need to successfully (and strategically) handle the sale of a business from beginning to end. Whether you are in the beginning stages of learning how to handle the sale of small to medium-sized businesses, or you're well-versed in the acquisition process, this program will benefit you by providing detailed direction on transactional procedures, potential pitfalls and traps with integrated case studies and sample checklists for real world application. Minimize complications, liability, risk and obstacles by identifying imperative considerations from both the purchaser's and seller's perspective. Register today!

    Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City
    Convention Center
    1301 Race Street Corner of 13th Street
    Philadelphia, PA

    February 24 - 25, 2016
    Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

    Click here for program information and registration.

    About the speaker:

    FRANCIS J. SULLIVAN is a partner in the law firm of Hill Wallack LLP. He is partner-in-charge of the business & commercial and trusts & estates practice groups. Mr. Sullivan concentrates his practice in the representation of corporate entities and partnerships; buying and selling businesses and real estate; tax; and regulatory issues, as well as obtaining and structuring financing to further his clients' business needs, growth, and development. He frequently advises clients on the planning, organizing, restructuring, and governance of new and existing business entities, including the documenting of the relationship between and among the business entity and its owners. Mr. Sullivan also negotiates, structures and drafts operating, partnership and shareholder agreements, agreements for retirement and buy-outs of partners and corporate owners, as well as generational succession planning. He also is involved in commercial litigation on behalf of his business clients. Mr. Sullivan is very active in the legal profession and his community. He is past president of the Bucks County Bar Association and is a current vice president of the Charitable Foundation of the Bucks County Bar Association. Mr. Sullivan is a member of the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, a life time fellow of the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation and is a hearing committee member of the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board. He is a former Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and is a member of the Inns of Court of Bucks County. Mr. Sullivan earned his B.A. degree from La Salle University and his J.D. degree from Villanova University School of Law. He earned a Master of Laws in Taxation from Villanova University School of Law, and in 2004 received a certificate in estate planning from the Graduate Tax Division of Temple University School of Law at Temple Law School. Mr. Sullivan is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and the Bucks County bar associations.