Incorporating a Business in Alabama

Addison Watson, attorney in Balch's Birmingham office and member of the Corporate Practice, spoke to IGNITE! Alabama on April 27, 2021, about how to form a business entity in Alabama, considerations for choosing the correct entity for start-ups and the legal impact of creating a limited liability entity.

IGNITE! Alabama is a nonprofit organization that helps educate and bridge the communication gap between service providers and small-business owners, especially minority and women business owners. Balch & Bingham partners with IGNITE! Alabama through the Balch Business Boost program to support minority- and women-owned businesses and start-ups with a multitude of legal areas from employment issues, real estate and corporate matters to financing, intellectual property, data privacy and others.

Addison represents clients on the purchase and sale of assets, corporate mergers and acquisitions, and other business transactions in heavily regulated industries. Addison also advises clients on day-to-day corporate operations and strategic business development plans.