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As a full-service business law firm, we emphasize teamwork and technology in order to meet clients’ needs. The following practice teams are comprised of transactional attorneys and litigators.

Business Breakups

Shareholder, LLC member, and partner disputes and workouts; company and partnership break-ups; buyouts of equity holders; fiduciary duty advice; dissolutions; mediation, arbitration, and litigation of such disputes. Learn More

Business Litigation

Resolving disputes between businesses, such as breach of contract actions, enforcing license agreements, and commercial real estate disputes. Learn More

Business Transactions

Contract and business relationship analysis, negotiation, and drafting; mergers & acquisitions, buying and selling businesses; financing, security, pledge, and guaranty agreements; nondisclosure agreements; consulting, distribution, broker, agent, and leasing agreements; joint ventures; teaming agreements. Learn More

Commercial Lending

We serve as a trusted business advisor seeing a loan through from commitment to closing, including loan documentation, borrower and collateral due diligence, and perfection of security interests. We collaborate with international, national, regional and community banks, large financial institutions, private and other non-traditional loan providers covering the full lifecycle of the lending process. Learn more.


From forming a new business to preparing to sell it, we can help business entities at every stage of their growth by providing strategic guidance and practical business-oriented solutions to clients’ corporate and transactional issues. Learn More

Employment Law

Negotiating and drafting employment agreements enforcing and defending against non-competition agreements drafting employee handbooks wage and hours matters and defending employers in employment discrimination matters. Learn More

Government Contracts

Protorae Law has lawyers experienced in both the contract formation and contract administration stages of the government contracts lifecycle. Learn More

Real Estate

Our attorneys recognize that the heart and soul of the real estate industry in Northern Virginia is the investment and ownership of commercial real estate. More importantly, our attorneys recognize that no two commercial transactions are alike and that most anything is possible if not negotiable in a commercial setting. Learn More

Unfair Business Practices

This area includes business conspiracies; corporate raiding of employees, trade secrets and other intellectual property; breaches of fiduciary duties; partnership and internal corporate disputes; tortious interference with contracts and business expectancies; and fraud. Learn More