Jeff Agnor has dedicated his practice to representing emerging and established businesses, entrepreneurs, lenders, investors, and non-profit organizations. He enjoys working with clients in all phases of their business life, from start-up through acquisition, including assisting clients with contract negotiations, commercial transactions, business acquisitions, private stock offerings, employment matters, protection of intellectual property, real estate transactions, and disputes among business owners. Jeff also assists businesses in the government contracting space with contract and compliance matters, including issues concerning subcontracts, teaming agreements, and joint ventures.
Jeff encourages business clients to begin planning exit strategies early on so they are prepared when opportunities arise. Planning includes assisting family-owned businesses address the sensitive and often complex issues associated with business succession.
Jeff works with tax-exempt and charitable organizations to address legal issues that confront them, including corporate governance and compliance.
In addition to representing business and organizational clients, Jeff believes it is important to serve the various communities in which those clients grow and prosper. He contributes his time and expertise in support of various business associations and non-profit organizations, particularly in the areas of business advocacy, economic development, entrepreneurial education, sustainability, and support of the local arts. Among his other volunteer activities, Jeff serves on the Executive Committee, and is the immediate past Chair of the Board of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce.
Jeff enjoys living in the same community where he works with his wife and two children.