Business Law Firm

Business Law Firm with a Business Point of View

Greenville Business Law Attorneys

Owning a successful business is an amazing accomplishment and while the hours are often long, the result is usually well worth it. At the De Bruin Law Firm we strive to help our business law client’s succeed. As both business law attorneys and small business owner’s ourselves, our business lawyers bring a unique perspective to the table. Whether your starting a business and wanting to make sure your business starts with the right foundation, or you’ve already begun building your business and need help taking it to the next level, we are here to help.

Our Attorney’s provide both legal services and legal counsel regarding business law in industries like:

  1. Retail
  2. Manufacturing
  3. Technology and Software Development
  4. Real Estate Investing, Development, and Construction
  5. Freelance service providers
  6. Professional service providers
  7. Sales and Marketing

As Greenville, South Carolina and the surrounding Upstate continues to grow so will the need for quality business law attorneys to help guide businesses and their owners. Our business minded lawyers will strive to help you move your business forward, overcoming the challenges limiting your growth, and accomplish your goals. If you need legal services regarding your business, our business law attorneys are here to help.

Business Law Services

Starting a Business

A successful business requires a strong foundation. Structuring your business entity with your goals in mind can help prevent many of the unfortunate pitfalls business owner’s face throughout their businesses life-cycle. Let our attorneys help you get started with the appropriate entity formation for you.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions can involve companies large and small. Our business law team has the experience necessary to guide your business through the purchasing or selling of a business. If its an acquisition, sale, company restructuring, or top to bottom merger, our attorneys can help.

Business Development

We understand that not everyone has a legal or business background. Often times our clients have found they are successful at doing something they enjoy and want to make a living doing it. Our business development attorneys can help you prepare a business plan to map out your companies goals. Whether your a sole proprietor, a newly formed startup, or a large corporation, we are here to provide the legal counsel necessary to help grow your business.

Small Business Counsel

Not all businesses can afford a dedicated team of in house lawyers. Our Small Business Counsel plan is aimed at helping business owners budget their necessary legal fees through a manageable monthly service plan.


Protecting your companies marks and brand is a crucial aspect of a successful business enterprise. Let our attorneys help guide you through the appropriate trademark registration to most effectively protect your businesses interests.

Contract Law

Legal agreements can have significant variations depending on the parties involved, the industry, and the objectives of the parties involved. Our business minded lawyers draft, review, and counsel clients on the necessary contract law to help create lasting business relationships.

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What Our Clients Say

  • Bryan set up my LLC for me. The process was smooth and was all done with no hassle.

    Chuck N. Avatar Chuck N.
  • Excellent customer service! Our paralegal, Katie, was wonderful with communication and executing all documents for home buying and selling. We will definitely recommend De Bruin Law and use them again. Thanks Katie and kudos to your super staff!

    Eric and Elizabeth

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  • DeBruin law firm was my home closing attorney, there are great. They competed everything in a timely manner and kept me up to date on the process. They were also very willing to explain the closing documents with me which I really appreciated as a first time homebuyer.

    courtney m. Avatar courtney m.
  • I chose the De Bruin Law Firm to represent me after I was arrested for DUI. Aaron, my attorney, worked hard on my case and I was pleased with the outcome. His professionalism and punctuality in response to my questions and concerns was a true testament that he was dedicated to representing me and my case. These stressful times were definitely a relief with Aaron on my side. I would recommend these guys to anyone needing legal advice and professional representation.

    Zach S. Avatar Zach S.
  • Great team and always easy to work with.

    Derek H. Avatar Derek H.
  • Awesome Service, Very helpful people at the DeBruin Lawfirm

    Mitchell B. Avatar Mitchell B.
  • We are very grateful For Bryan, Gary and Chelsey. They were very patient, worked very hard on our case and we got an amazing outcome. They answered all our questions and concerns in a timely matter and helped us through a tough time and it was always a friendly environment My husband and I would definelty recommend using this firm.

    Catherine N. Avatar Catherine N.
  • Aaron DeBruin was my husbands defense attorney recently regarding a high profile case in Walhalla, SC. Aaron fought really hard to prove my husbands innocence. If anyone knows anything about the small town of Walhalla, it’s a small town where it’s a battle to prove your innocence especially if you’re of color. Aaron took on a high profile and difficult case. He was very patient and kept me up to date with everything. Despite of the deniles of the bond hearings, Aaron continued to fight. My husbands case wound up going to trail after 10 months of incarceration in Walhalla county. Aaron has plenty of sleepless nights and early morning preparation during trial. I will never forget how hard Aaron fought in the courtroom! Aaron won his first case in Seneca SC! My husband was found not guilty on all charges once Aaron convinced jury of false allegations. I could go on and on but I’m here to tell you if you’re in the upstate of Greenville and need a defense attorney to fight for your innocence give this guy a call! You won’t regret it! I sure don’t! Not only was my husbands lawyer I feel like we both have gained a dear friend for life! Thank you Aaron!

    William C. Avatar William C.
  • Very friendly staff and they assisted me through every step of the closing process!

    Julie G. Avatar Julie G.
  • Very pleased with the work Aaron did for our family! Professional & 5 Star quality work! Would definitely recommend this law firm to anyone needing legal help!

    vannessa c. Avatar vannessa c.

 Recent Articles

We strive to help businesses succeed any way we can. Read some of our latest blog articles to learn more.

Choosing an Entity for Your New Business

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Benefits of an Operating Agreement

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Business Law Attorney

At the De Bruin Law Firm we provide legal counsel regarding business matters to a variety of industries. Our extensive first hand business experience helps set us apart from other firms in that both of our business law attorneys have built successful businesses in addition to their legal practices.

Whether your a tech startup or an international manufacturer looking to establish yourself in the U.S. market, we can help. Our business law services are designed to help our clients structure their businesses for growth with an eye always on the future. To ensure your business has the necessary fountain to scale and grow we start first with a review of your entity’s structure and your current business goals.


The experience of the De Bruin Law Firm’s business law attorney allows clients to receive all-inclusive legal counsel quickly and efficiently. Large corporations often employ their own in-house counsel to advise and direct management on the implementation of corporate strategy; manage the daily legal function of the corporation, and when needed, oversee the work of outside counsel. Most small businesses don’t have a need to have attorneys on staff acting as in-house counsel, nor can they afford to. For small businesses, The De Bruin Law Firm often acts as general counsel, providing the same legal direction to business owners and their management, as well as providing comprehensive strategies dedicated to the growth of the business.

The benefits of having the De Bruin Law Firm act as a business’s general counsel is efficiency and effectiveness. As the global economy continues to expand, so do government regulations. It’s important to have a firm capable of handling both the legal tasks as well as providing a proactive legal approach to the expansion of a business.


Deciding how to structure and incorporate a business is often the first and one of the most important decisions made when starting or re-organizing a business. Typically, shielding individuals from personal liability is the primary purpose for most entity formations. However, other factors, like how a business and its owners/shareholders are taxed, how the business can expand, and recently, employee health insurance issues, also play a part in determining how a business is formed. Before a business begins operating, it’s important to incorporate with the South Carolina Secretary of State. An experienced business law attorney can help navigate the entity formation process and ensure the business’s incorporation aligns with the future goals of the business. The De Bruin Law Firm’s business attorneys handle business formations and reorganizations in South Carolina. Located in Greenville, South Carolina, our business law attorneys will help you determine which business entity structure is appropriate for your goals. The types of South Carolina business entities we help structure and incorporate include:

  • Partnerships
  • Corporations
  • Statutory Close Corporations (South Carolina)
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC’s)
  • Contract Review & Negotiation

Unfortunately, many small business owners, entrepreneurs, and even corporations don’t have an attorney review their business contracts until after an issue occurs. It’s even more unfortunate that many of these issues that face businesses can be avoided with a diligent review and subsequent negotiation of business contracts before entering into them. Having an attorney review, advise, and negotiate the terms of a contract prior to its execution is pivotal to preventing a business from entering into an unfair contract while also preserving business relationships necessary for success. When performing a comprehensive review of business contracts, the focus of our business law attorneys is always to provide effective solutions while efficiently meeting

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