The Derbes Law Firm advises persons and entities regarding their businesses across a wide spectrum of industries, including oil field service companies (the “oil patch”), industrial companies, construction companies (including subs such as electrical and refrigeration), medical practices, real estate companies, human resource companies, and attorneys in their law practices, to name a few. Contracts prepared or reviewed include (a) security agreements & other secured transaction documents, (b) settlement agreements, (c) master service agreements, and (d) the agreements associated with buying or selling a business.
We also regularly represent clients in the following related fields.
General Business Counsel
Drafting and reviewing of all types of contracts.
The firm advises both employers and employees. This gives our firm a balanced, reasoned approach to employment issues, which can be very emotional for parties as Americans spend so much of their time working. We review and draft employment contracts and non-compete agreements. We also advise regarding statutory pay issues, including the Fair Labor Standards Act; employment discrimination; sexual harassment; and human resource practices.
The Derbes Law Firm handles both commercial and residential real estate closings. We negotiate purchase agreements, mortgages, promissory notes and sale documents. We also do curative title work. When disputes arise regarding real estate, we negotiate resolutions.