Cumberland & Erly, LLC

Calvert County Business & Commercial Law Attorneys serving Southern Maryland

The business lawyers at Cumberland & Erly, LLC have more than 100 years of combined experience handling commercial transactions and litigation on behalf of entrepreneurs and businesses in southern Maryland. We also assist in the areas of startup, formation, and structuring with the goal of helping clients establish a strong legal foundation from which to build their businesses.

Expertise across a Range of Business Concerns

At Cumberland & Erly, LLC, our Prince Frederick attorneys are dedicated to serving the legal needs of businesses with personal representation and practical advice. We handle legal issues that arise in the ordinary course of business, such as contract interpretation and regulatory compliance, as well as unusual and complex matters that may result in business litigation. Our experience encompasses:

  • Business formation and organization of closely held businesses, limited liability companies (LLCs), partnerships, and corporations
  • Obtaining financing and funding for business operations
  • Contract drafting, interpretation, and negotiation
  • Contract disputes
  • Directors' and officers' liability
  • Franchising
  • Reorganization
  • Purchases and sales of business assets
  • Business dissolutions
  • Trade association membership and activity
  • Joint ventures
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Divestitures
  • Business successions
  • Shareholders' rights
  • Stock transfers
  • Employment and labor relations

Our broad experience enables us to effectively assist business owners in almost any legal matter they may encounter over the course of a lifetime, from getting a business idea off the ground to planning for the transfer of ownership and control to their heirs or successors. In fact, many of our clients are repeat customers, and we are very proud to have helped numerous people in the Prince Frederick community maintain and grow their businesses throughout the years.

Other areas of our practice compliment our business and commercial law practice, as we are able to assist business clients with real estate purchases and leases and land use issues, which many businesses encounter as they develop. We also have experience in personal injury and workers' compensation matters, which may arise when businesses hire employees or contract workers.

Seek Legal Advice & Representation from Experienced Local Business Lawyers

If you or your organization has a legal concern related to business formation, organization, transactions, or litigation, please contact Cumberland & Erly, LLC for a free initial consultation. By serving your legal needs, we can help you achieve your business goals.