New York Office535 Fifth Avenue, 4th floor
New York, NY 10017
Office: (212) 427-2049
Fax: (212) 202-6077
Skype: Cari.Rincker
Illinois Offices301 N. Neil Street, Suite 400
Champaign, IL 61820
Office: (217) 531-2179
Fax: (217) 531-2211
229 E Main Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565
Office: (217) 774-1373

Business & Commercial Law

As an entrepreneur herself, Cari understands business. Rincker Law, PLLC is available to assist businesses through different stages.

Business Formation

Rincker Law, PLLC can help businesses decide the best choice of entity, including:

  • Sole proprietorship
  • Partnerships (both limited and general partnerships)
  • Limited liability companies
  • Corporations (including S-corps, C-corps, B-corps)
  • Not-for-profit corporations

Rincker Law, PLLC assists clients with the complete formation process, including compliance with any publication requirements or drafting/negotiating any required operating agreement, bylaws, partnership agreement or other formation documents.

Overtime, it may be best for the shape of the business to change. Let Rincker Law, PLLC be part of the growth of the business. Rincker Law, PLLC can assist businesses when ownership changes.

Business/Corporate Formalities

Once a business entity is formed, Rincker Law, PLLC can assist businesses to properly adhere to any corporate formality requirements. For example, Rincker Law, PLLC can host annual member or shareholder meetings and assist with drafting the minutes. Additionally, Rincker Law, PLLC offers corporate formality reviews for companies to help them better comply with the laws in that state.


Rincker Law, PLLC is available to draft, review and negotiate several types of contracts including but not limited to:

  • Commercial leases
  • Purchase agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements
  • General releases
  • Privacy Terms and Terms of Service for websites

Succession Planning

business-law-2Rincker Law, PLLC can help businesses plan for the future and develop a “game-plan.” Cari grew up on a family farm and understands the unique complexities of family-owned businesses and passing the ownership and management responsibility to the next generation. No matter the ownership shape of your business, Rincker Law, PLLC can help with that transition.

Protecting the Brand

Rincker Law, PLLC is equipped to help businesses with its intellectual property needs such as filing copyrights with the U.S. Copyright Office or registering trademarks at the state level or with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”). Rincker Law, PLLC is also available for enforcement of registered marks for business owners.

Employment Law

Rincker Law, PLLC can counsel entrepreneurs on employment law and has experience drafting and reviewing the following types of agreements:

  • business-law-3Employment handbooks
  • Employment contracts
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Nonsolitication and Noncompetition agreements

Rincker Law, PLLC can counsel clients on hiring and firing employees. Additionally, Rincker Law, PLLC offers guidance on internships, apprenticeships and other types of volunteer labor.

Sale or Dissolution

Rincker Law, PLLC can help clients through the sale or dissolution of the business. Cari can also draft buy-sell agreements.


Cari and her team can help entrepreneurs with eCommerce issues such as Amazon suspensions.

Commercial Mediation

Cari Rincker is a trained mediator for commercial disputes and is available to mediate several kinds of business disputes including:

  • Employment or labor law disputes
  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Disputes between vendors