Areas of Practice


Alcohol Licensing

Warrick & Boyn, LLP has experience that few other firms possess obtaining, selling, transferring, and protecting alcohol licenses. Working through State and Federal laws can be complicated, but we can help. We cover all the bases from helping small business owners achieve their dreams of owning a restaurant or microbrewery, to representing multi-state companies acquire and protect permits.

Business and Commercial Law

We are experienced in organizing businesses, the merger, acquisition and sale of businesses, business contracts and warranties, shareholder and redemption agreements.

Business Planning

We consult with businesses about business strategy, expansion, restructuring, marketing, exporting, risk management, customer relations and other operational issues.

Creditors’ and Bankruptcy Rights

We advise companies in securing and enforcing their commercial transactions; and represent creditors, debtors and committees in bankruptcy proceedings, such as Chapter 11 reorganizations and Chapter 7 liquidations. We have an extensive bankruptcy litigation practice.

Environmental

We advise businesses on environmental compliance and environmental aspects of acquiring real estate and corporate assets, represent Potentially Responsible Parties in CERCLA remedial actions, and practice before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state and local environmental agencies.

Estate Planning

We assist clients in valuing and analyzing assets, and in planning for gift, estate and income taxes. We counsel clients who wish to maintain continuity of ownership and preserve assets in closely held businesses, draft wills and trusts, and probate estates.

Government Entities

We are experienced municipal and school corporate counsel and represent various governmental agencies. We represent clients before planning and zoning boards, in eminent domain matters and before regulatory agencies.

Labor and Employment Relations

We advise and represent unionized and non-unionized employers in all aspects of personnel, employee relations and labor law, including discrimination claims, unfair labor practices, arbitrations, union-organizing campaigns, strikes, negotiations, wage and hour matters, immigration issues, workers’ compensation, employee terminations, personnel manuals and policies, drug testing, and health and safety concerns.

Litigation

We represent clients before state and federal trial and appellate courts and administrative agencies, including bankruptcy and tax courts, EEOC, NLRB and other labor agencies.

Patent, Trademark, and Copyright

In the interest of providing prompt and complete service to our clients in this important area of law, Warrick & Boyn, LLP, has developed close working relationships with well-established intellectual property law firms. They can be available for consultation in the offices of Warrick & Boyn, LLP, on a scheduled basis to serve the needs of our clients.

Pension, Profit-Sharing, and Employee Benefits

We counsel employers in all phases of designing, administering and terminating employee benefit and retirement plans, including pension and profit-sharing plans, 401(k) plans, cafeteria plans, self-funded medical benefits programs, non-qualified deferred compensation and employer stock arrangements, and other tax shelters and fringe-benefit programs.

School Law

For nearly a quarter of century, Warrick & Boyn, LLP, your school law solution, has provided quality legal advice to school systems in northern Indiana. During that time, we have gained experience in areas of concern to every school, including board governance, personnel, student discipline and employee benefits. More than a decade ago, we pioneered the use of tax anticipation warrants and more recently have helped schools deal with legal challenges from students, parents and outside organizations.

Securities

We assist in generating capital, regulatory compliance and reporting, public and private securities offerings and tender offers, proxy solicitation, mergers, securities-related litigation and other assistance in generating capital.

Taxation

We advise clients regarding the tax consequences of business transactions, such as the purchase and sale of assets, redemption of stock, and mergers and reorganizations; we represent clients in federal, state and local tax controversies, whether for income, sale, use, gift or death tax matters.

Trade Regulations and Anti-Trust Laws

We advise clients on pricing policies, dealer agreements and termination, business combinations and territory restrictions.