Baird Williams & Greer, LLP offers specialized commercial transaction and real estate services. In today's complex and competitive commercial environment, both large and small companies require attorneys with the experience to spot issues in transactions that may create legal dilemmas, and to draft around them. Common areas of concern for corporate clients include purchase and sale agreements for real estate, leasehold agreements, franchise agreements, choosing whether to incorporate or form a limited liability company, protecting against existing environmental liability during purchases, employment agreements, copyright and intellectual property protections, performance and royalty agreements, stock and asset purchases, and partnership dissolutions and buyouts, just to name a few. Baird Williams & Greer, LLP has touched all phases of both simple and complex commercial transactions, for companies local and national, and of limited means or assets valued at more than a billion dollars.
In particular, there are few attorneys in Arizona with a more practiced eye at drafting agreements in compliance with state and federal laws, than Managing and Co-Founding Partner Ernie Baird. As the former House Majority Leader for the Arizona State Legislature, Ernie understands what statutes mean, and how contracts must be worded to balance effective client advocacy with legal sustainability. As a former U.S. Air Force Captain with the JAGC, Mr. Baird has a presence and manner of negotiation that brings home what the client needs and deserves. Mr. Baird's reputation in both legislative and legal circles precedes him, but his eye remains on protecting his client's business interests and advancing their immediate and longterm survival in all economic climates. Baird Williams & Greer, LLP is excited that Mr. Baird also lends his practiced drafting hand and keen negotiation skills to the Arts & Entertainment Section.