Corporate & Commercial

Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs corporate and commercial clients range from individual entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 corporations, and the scope of our services is as diverse as our client list. With decades of experience, our attorneys advise clients in every legal matter related to their businesses.

Our Corporate & Commercial practice group assists businesses of all sizes, sole proprietors, financial institutions, insurance companies, nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies and entertainment companies with legal issues ranging from transactional matters to complex litigation. We offer guidance on key decisions that can determine your company’s long-term success, ensuring that the choices you make lead to the best possible outcomes.

Since corporate matters frequently involve aspects of many legal disciplines, our corporate attorneys regularly draw on the resources of Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs other practice areas to deliver seamless service to our clients. In this way, our clients receive full attention from dedicated business attorneys and reap the benefits of a full-service law firm. Learn more about our Intellectual Property/Entertainment, Labor & Employment and Public Entity Representation practice areas.


In business, disputes inevitably arise. While legal matters can often be resolved outside of the courtroom through mediation, arbitration and negotiation, an impasse on how to bring a case to resolution can sometimes require litigation. When that happens, make sure you have an experienced team on your side to protect your interests.

Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs attorneys are skilled negotiators and fierce litigators. Our attorneys have successfully represented businesses in a range of matters, such as:

  • Breach of contract or fiduciary duty
  • Partnership disputes
  • Business torts
  • Privacy and data security
  • Bad faith litigation
  • Private deals and post-closing disputes
  • Restrictive covenant and trade secret litigation
  • Bankruptcy adversary proceedings
  • Insurance disputes
  • Labor and employment claims
  • Marketing disputes
  • Collections.Whether your business is the plaintiff or defendant and regardless of the complexity of the claim, Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs has the experience necessary to provide you with the highest level of service.


Throughout the life of your business, numerous issues related to corporate formation, operations and governance will arise. Let Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs ensure that you’re making sound legal decisions, no matter which direction you decide to take your business.

Our corporate lawyers have significant experience guiding managers, founders and owners through every phase of business, from initial startup and raising capital to acquisitions and mergers, enterprise maintenance and finally, exit strategies. Each of these phases come with distinct legal challenges that require the knowledge of a skilled attorney. Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs understands the intricacies of negotiations of all kinds, including:

  • Operating agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Licensing arrangements
  • Restructuring and confidentiality agreements.