Starting and Growing Your Business

Whether you’re changing the world or carving out your niche, starting a new business is a major undertaking. Our lawyers have the legal and business acumen to guide your decisions about starting, expanding, selling and running your business. We can identify and explain the laws and regulations that directly affect your objectives and offer representation and legal support through every stage of your business.

The lawyers of Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli will work with you and your business advisors to provide a custom approach for your specific legal needs. The resources and combined talents of the entire firm enable us to provide solutions across a variety of industries and markets.

Our Approach to Growing Your Business

By bringing our diverse training and experience to every situation, we can help you start and grow your business with the best outcome possible. We provide guidance on many aspects of your business, including:

Business organizations: Guidance in selecting and setting up an entity format for both new start-ups and longstanding businesses needing to modify their organizational structure.

General contract matters: Assistance in negotiation, preparation and review of business contracts, including purchase and sale agreements, equipment leases, licensing, vendor contracts, customer contracts, employment contracts and collections.

Business growth: Experienced counsel for all issues involved in day-to-day and strategic growth of your business, including stock sales, shareholder and joint venture agreements, insurance, accounting and financing.

Real estate: Dedicated counsel for your business’s real estate needs, including purchase and rental agreements, leases, construction contracts, tax-deferred exchanges, zoning issues, pipeline easements, farm leases and real estate litigation.

There with you from start to finish. 

Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, P.C. has expertise in every area of business and commercial law, from the early stages of your business to navigating your next steps. For example, succession planning is all about setting objectives and creating a plan. In the event of retirement, death or disability, it’s important to identify your business goals and plan to achieve them.

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Contact Us to Discuss Your Business Needs

We assist businesses throughout St. Louis and the Metro East area in both Illinois and Missouri, and advise clients nationwide. We are ready to discuss your legal needs and help grow your business.

“Your knowledge, patience, and comfortable approach made this experience much easier for me.”


“Your firm is so professional. They make me feel like family more than anything else. Everyone is very kind and courteous. They go to no limits to get the job done.”


“I get answers to all my questions the day I call, that alone is wonderful. I am very happy to have Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli representing me.”


Notable Settlements & Verdicts

Represented seller in negotiation and sale of railroad business for eight figures that involved private equity and F Reorganization under the Internal Revenue Code.

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