Business Entities and Transactions

Whether our country is in the middle of an economic downturn or stable, growing economic times, your business faces a complex world with a changing legal environment. Our Business Entities and Transactions team provides its clients with the wide array of legal advice businesses require. From new entrepreneurs and small businesses to long-established, large public companies, we assist a business client from the formation or acquisition of a business through financing and day-to-day operations.

When the time is appropriate for selling to a third-party buyer or transferring the business to the next generation of family ownership, we will be here to smoothly guide the process. Our attorneys can provide advice on strategy and structure as you and your business raise startup, operating and expansion capital, with sophisticated securities advice on private and public offerings and negotiation of bank loan documents. We are also experienced on the other side of the table in financing transactions, representing banks, venture capital funds, investment banking firms and angel investors. And because tax consequences of all these transactions are a constant consideration, one of our tax attorneys is generally a part of the team of lawyers serving a business client. (Read More)

Construction Law

Construction law and litigation have been part of our practice since the firm was founded. The attorneys in this group have represented general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and owners relating to a wide variety of construction issues.

The lawyers practicing in the Construction Law team have extensive experience in advising our clients in the areas listed below, as well as helping our clients resolve disputes through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, trials, and appeals. Working with our colleagues in our Business Entities and Transactions, Estate Planning and Probate, and Real Estate teams, we can also assist you in forming or changing your business entity, in dealing with business succession issues, immigration issues, tax issues, land use, platting, development, zoning issues, and many other areas that are important to our construction clients. (Read More)

Estate Planning and Probate

If you are looking to have an estate plan created to protect your loved ones in the future, you can trust our Estate Planning and Probate team to provide a plan and suggest strategies tailored to your personal needs. The firm maintains long-term relationships with clients, helping them meet changing goals over time. We assist individuals in planning for the distribution of his or her estate with the least impact from estate, gift and income taxes.

The firm’s probate practice is designed to assist the personal representative of the estate, or the trustee of any trust, in the orderly administration and transfer of the estate’s assets, with an effort to limit the adverse effects of income, inheritance, estate and gift taxes. (Read More)

Health Law

Our Health Law team provide a wide array of legal services in the healthcare field. The firm’s clients range from doctors, dentists, hospitals, and durable medical equipment suppliers to large and small employers wrestling with the complexity of compliance with new legislation or health privacy laws.

Bradley & Riley is committed to making the challenge of understanding established or developing healthcare laws easier on clients by providing a wealth of resources and expert advice from the attorneys in the Health Law practice group. By combining their knowledge and experience from across a diverse set of practice areas, the firm is confident with the broad level of expertise this group brings to our clients. (Read more)

Labor and Employment

Our Labor and Employment attorneys have extensive experience representing both private and public sector employers in a full range of labor and employment law matters. Our knowledge from working with a wide variety of industries helps us respond to the needs of the clients in a cost-effective and timely manner.

We represent clients in all levels of judicial and administrative proceedings. (Read More)


Our Litigation Group is home to an elite trial practice with a nationwide record of success in some of our clients’ most sensitive and high-stakes matters. We represent a diverse array of public and private entities and individuals in all manner of complex litigation, including: class actions, securities, insurance coverage, intellectual property, fraud, business torts, antitrust, employment, ERISA, mass tort, construction, product liability, environmental, banking, real estate, construction, and family law. (Read More)

Real Estate

Our extensive Real Estate practice includes representing commercial and residential real estate developers, owners, construction companies, commercial and residential landlords and tenants, real estate brokers, property managers and real estate lenders. Our clients’ needs range from simple preparation of a title opinion or preparation of an agreement to guidance through environmental concerns or commercial development of large parcels of land.

Real estate transactions can be complicated by tax implications, unforeseen conflicts with opposing parties, construction issues and more. Our attorneys provide comprehensive services in cooperation with members of the ConstructionLitigation and Business groups to resolve these complications and ensure that all the needs of a client are met. (Read More)

Intellectual Property

Our Intellectual Property team represents clients on a range of sophisticated intellectual property and related matters. We serve clients with diverse IP needs, managing copyright and trademark portfolios, providing litigation services with expertise over various IP matters, and working with clients to develop strategies to protect and enforce IP rights. Our attorneys provide advice on intellectual property issues with respect to asset purchase agreements, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), assignments, licenses, employment agreements, employee policies and handbooks, and compliance. (Read More)