Lockhart - a Charlotte Law Firm

(704) 516-1654

(704) 516-1654

Business & Corporate Focus

We help business owners determine the type of business entity to form, usually corporations or limited liability companies, and assist with organization and incorporation of entities at the appropriate time. Throughout the life cycle of a company, we consult with owners, management and investors on numerous legal and business issues related to operating a business.

Most business and corporate transactions deal with contracts of one type or another. We draft, negotiate and revise contracts and advise clients on contract issues.

Adequate financing is often the determining factor between success and failure, even for the best planned and best run companies. We assist with loan and investment financing, and we prepare and administer private placements to help clients secure capital in compliance with securites regulations.

Whether companies are bought and sold because of success and opportunity or for more defensive purposes, we handle all phases of mergers, acquisitions, buy-ins, buy-outs, joint ventures and strategic alliances by providing advice, researching specific issues, preparing documentation and administering simple and complex corporate ownership transactions.

Our Strategy

We focus on providing business owners, start-ups, small business and private companies with legal representation in business, corporate, mergers & acquisitions and technology matters, as well as estate planning and personal business services for individuals.

We operate under a streamlined overhead structure and do not have internal billing quotas, which is a dramatic departure from the traditional law firm. As a result, we serve only one master – the client.

We strive to deliver practical and useful services and solutions and apply legal theory to the real world.

In addition to being attorneys, we have worked in banking, financial services, nonprofits and military service. Our expertise and technical aptitude are informed by real life and not limited to fluent lawyer-ese.

Ashe Lockhart – Principal

Ashe Lockhart
Ashe works with:

  • small business
  • startups
  • emerging growth
  • technology and private companies in business, corporate and technology law, including:
    • business contacts
    • private placements
    • mergers & acquisitions
    • internet transactions

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The Mission

Our mission in life is to provide valuable, useful, practical legal services to businesses and individuals; to help our clients find opportunities in whatever they do; and to be engaged, responsible members of our families and communities.

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The Strategy





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