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Business Succession Planning

Mapping the Future.

Husch Blackwell's business succession planning attorneys counsel owners of privately held businesses as they contemplate reducing their involvement in daily operations and creating liquidity. Understanding the issues and emotions that often arise in business succession transitions, we provide holistic guidance that helps clients identify their succession goals and how best to accomplish them.

Our experienced team of business succession planning attorneys includes authorities in organizational structure, gift and estate planning, taxes, compensation strategies, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), and mergers and acquisitions. Our personalized approach to business succession planning helps clients make smart succession decisions that benefit the owner, the family, the company and valued employees.

Articles | September 17, 2018
St. Louis Business Journal: Get on board with basic estate planning

Jared Dodd draws on the example of Aretha Franklin in an article on the importance of proper estate planning.

News Releases | August 29, 2018
Ashjian Joins Husch Blackwell's Private Wealth and Business Succession Practices

Nick Ashjian joins Husch Blackwell's Private Wealth and Business Succession Planning practices.

Media Mentions | July 06, 2018
Biz417: How to Begin Succession Planning

Mike Cosby walks through the key issues in developing a succession plan and how to avoid pitfalls.

Testimonial Client Feedback, Chambers USA

“They know our company well, they provide us with well-matched resources and they are very responsive."

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Client Results

Ownership of engineering firm transfers over time to younger co-owners.

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