The Gillis Firm, PLLC

Your Business is Simply Our Passion.

Welcome to The Gillis Firm--A Boutique Law Firm Offering Practical Legal Solutions for Your Unique Business

                                                                                                   Call Us: (571) 209-5203

           We provide no-nonsense legal solutions. Thorough. Effective. Simple

Whether hired to tackle a complex business acquisition deal or to provide fresh perspective on a partnership agreement that has been long avoided, our clients hire us because they want the burden of legal uncertainty lifted off their shoulders and handed to a trusted, experienced advocate.

We strive to find feasible and uncomplicated solutions. From the moment that you engage us, our goal is to untangle your legal issues and deliver simple yet effective results with minimal stress on you so that you can focus on growing your business. 

After all, isn't that what you should expect from your law firm?

We provide a range of services to fit your needs, covering the entire lifecycle of a small business.  From educating start-ups on business basics to navigating  complex transactions for mid-cycle businesses, you can trust that we will handle your case carefully and passionately.

Here is a small sampling of services we provide.  For more information, please visit our Small Business page:


  • Consultation on choosing a business entity (LLC, Corporation, professional entity, etc.)
  • Filing Charter documents
  • Drafting internal governance agreements (such as operating agreements, buy-sell agreements, bylaws and shareholder agreements, etc.)
  • Registered agent services
  • On-going legal support through telephone or email, etc.
  • Serving as corporate counsel

Growth, Establishment and Expansion:

  • Commercial lease negotiations 
  • Changes/additions in partnership/membership/investors
  • Joint venture opportunities
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Client contracts
  • Vendor agreements, etc.
  • Mergers and acquisitions


  • Preparing the business and partners/members for exit
  • Transferring business pursuant to business succession plan or buy-sell agreement 
  • Sale

We ensure that we are accessible and responsive to your needs.  We forge long-lasting relationships and are proud to watch our client-businesses thrive.

Practice Areas

The Gillis Firm has a diverse portfolio of services:

* We work have affiliated firms licensed in VA, MD, DC and DE to provide the listed services.

Call for a free 15 minute case evaluation. Call: (571) 209-5203