Jeramie J. Fortenberry is an attorney based in Austin, Texas, with a practice focused on meeting the legal needs of business owners and real estate owners and investors.
He advises companies and executives on a broad range of issues, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate, securities and commercial law, limited liability companies, and corporate governance. His firm has also prepared thousands of deeds for property transfers.
Startup and Business Law
Jeramie helps small businesses structure their affairs to protect the owners from liability and save money on taxes. He helps his clients choose the correct form of business entity, ranging from family limited partnerships for estate planning purposes to closely-held corporations (both C corporations and S corporations) and LLCs for asset protection. He also helps his small business clients with internal agreements, such as employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, and other business contracts. He has been lead attorney on a number of multi-million dollar business acquisitions in the Southeast.
Real Estate Transfers
Jeramie prepares quitclaim deeds, warranty deeds, life estate deeds, Lady Bird deeds, and otherwise assists in transferring real estate throughout the states of Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. His deed preparation is usually in connection with estate planning, to avoid probate, or to transfer property between family members.