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Orlando Business Lawyer

Experienced Business Law Support in Orlando, Florida

Operating a business is a day-to-day challenge on its own. When a complex legal issue arises, it can take your focus off the business, potentially causing harmful results. When you and your business have legal needs, the help of an experienced business attorney can be invaluable.

Orlando business lawyer B.F. “Biff” Godfrey has more than 30 years of experience addressing a wide variety of business concerns. His experience allows him to develop strategies tailored to a business’s individual needs. He works diligently to provide efficient and cost-effective resolutions for business clients, handling the legal details so owners can focus on running their companies.

Experienced Guidance for Countless Business Law Concerns

Orlando is known for its vibrant business landscape, which presents a myriad of opportunities and challenges in the realm of business and corporate law. With the knowledge and expertise gained from more than three decades of practice, attorney Godfrey is able to offer representation for multiple types of corporate and business law issues, from getting a startup off the ground to franchising, business mergers, intellectual property, real estate, and easements and zoning.

Asset & Stock Purchases: In the intricate world of asset and stock purchases, understanding the legal implications is crucial. Godfrey Legal provides thorough due diligence, ensuring clients make informed decisions. They assist in structuring deals, negotiating terms, and drafting agreements that protect clients’ interests while complying with relevant laws.

Business Contracts: The backbone of any business operation, contracts require careful drafting and review to avoid future disputes. Godfrey Legal’s expertise in crafting clear, enforceable contracts tailored to specific business needs is invaluable. They handle various contracts, including employment agreements, supplier contracts, and service agreements.

Business Leasing: Navigating commercial leases demands a keen understanding of real estate law. Godfrey Legal offers guidance on lease negotiations, terms interpretation, and dispute resolution, ensuring clients secure favorable terms and understand their rights and obligations.

Business Purchase & Sale: Whether buying or selling a business, legal intricacies abound. Godfrey Legal aids in every step, from valuation and negotiation to due diligence and closing. They ensure transactions comply with regulatory requirements and that their clients’ interests are safeguarded.

Business Start-Up: Starting a new business is exciting but fraught with legal challenges. Godfrey Legal provides counsel on choosing the right business structure, registering the business, compliance with local regulations, and protecting intellectual property, setting a strong foundation for success.

Franchising: For both franchisors and franchisees, franchising presents unique legal considerations. Godfrey Legal offers expertise in franchise law, helping clients with franchise agreements, disclosure documents, and compliance with franchising regulations.

Letter of Intent: Often the first step in major business transactions, a Letter of Intent needs to be carefully crafted. Godfrey Legal assists in drafting Letters of Intent that outline the key terms of a deal, ensuring clarity and laying a groundwork for formal agreements.

Mergers & Acquisitions: M&A transactions are complex and high-stakes. Godfrey Legal provides seasoned counsel on structuring deals, due diligence, regulatory compliance, and effective negotiation strategies, ensuring seamless transactions.

Non-Compete Agreements: Protecting business interests often requires non-compete agreements. Godfrey Legal helps draft and enforce non-compete clauses that are reasonable in scope and duration, balancing protection of business interests with legal enforceability.

Non-Disclosure & Confidentiality Agreements: To safeguard sensitive business information, these agreements are essential. Godfrey Legal assists in drafting robust agreements that clearly define confidential information and set out obligations for all parties involved.

Godfrey Legal stands as a beacon of legal expertise in Orlando’s dynamic business landscape. Our commitment to providing tailored, comprehensive legal solutions empowers businesses to navigate the complexities of corporate law with confidence and strategic insight.

Committed to Community Service

Believing in the value of community service and civic involvement, attorney Godfrey currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Downtown Orlando YMCA and is a member of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Orlando Business Network. He serves as a mentor for the Blackstone LaunchPad at the University of Central Florida, which is a student-serving organization providing one-on-one coaching, just-in-time resources, and access to a mentor network and subject matter experts. Previously, he has served the Orlando Shakespeare Theater as Guild President and member of the Board of Directors, and Board Member of the British American Chamber of Commerce.

Contact an Orlando Business Law Attorney for Dedicated Assistance

With a philosophy of providing hands-on representation, attorney Godfrey takes great care to make himself readily available to every client. He prides himself on learning the intricacies of each client’s situation and offering specific, knowledgeable advice to help clients make the most informed decisions possible. To learn more about how attorney Biff Godfrey can help you and your business, call 407-890-0023 or toll-free 866-243-9048. You can also contact attorney Godfrey online.

What Our Clients Are Saying
“Biff handled all of our paperwork with care and lots of attention to details. I highly recommend his practice for all business legal matters” Read More
— Mehrdad H.
“Biff is the finest business transactional attorney in Central Florida. If you are establishing or reorganizing your business, contact Biff ASAP.” Read More
— Andrew L.
“I have used Mr. Godfrey on two different occasions having to do with different types of complex contracts. He is very responsive, professional and a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend Godfrey Legal for your business needs.” Read More
— Roscoe L.
“Biff Godfrey is a strategic consultant on business law, corporate structures and limiting liability. His experience is highly valuable in structuring corporations, and maximizing your legal protections. Highly recommended for articles of incorporation, partnership agreements, and contract law.” Read More
— Bob G.
“As a business developer, I believe that having a good attorney is one of the most important part of a business transaction. I've opened, made profitable, and sold many different types of businesses. And for the last 15 years, Mr.…” Read More
— Evan D.
“Mr. Godfrey is very knowledgeable and very patient. He puts contracts in terms even I can understand. I have recommended him on multiple occasions and will continue to do so.” Read More
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B.F. “Biff” Godfrey

Dedicated to providing efficient representation in business law matters, Attorney B.F. “Biff” Godfrey attended the University of Notre Dame for his undergraduate degree before earning his law degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law. Admitted to both the Texas and Florida bars, he has served numerous major national corporations as corporate counsel and in private practice, handling matters such as commercial and retail leasing, real estate, domestic and international franchising, licensing, trademarks and purchasing. His expanded practice includes liquor licensing, living wills, and health surrogate designation. Mr. Godfrey additionally lectures throughout Florida on the law of easements and real estate development.

  • American Bar Association - Member of The Forum on Franchising
  • British-American Chamber of Commerce - Former Board Member
  • Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF - Former Board Member Former President of Associate Board
  • The YMCA - Board of Downtown Orlando YMCA
  • Lead Counsel Rated
  • Lorman Education Services - Distinguished Faculty