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Forming Corporations and Other Entities

Online Class material is 100% online, accessible by all standard web browsers. Use your desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone--your progress will by synced across all devices.
On-Demand The class is fully asynchronous. Do the work at your own pace, turn in your assignment when you're ready, and get instant feedback via model answers and video review sessions.
Interactive Learn with dynamic, interactive modules that keep you engaged in active learning using a variety of learning modes.
Experiential Includes practical assessments throughout the class, plus a capstone assignment where you apply your skills in the context of a real-world matter.

Class Content


Whether you have startups, large corporations, or High Net Worth individuals as clients, you need to know the essentials of entity formation. You'll learn the differences between entity forms, advantages and disadvantages, formation processes/procedures, and best practices. Then you'll practice by drafting formation docs for a new entity.

This class starts by introducing participants to the various entity forms, their characteristics, relative advantages and disadvantages, and method of formation. Next, the class dives deeper into the actual steps and documentation needed to form each of these entity types, with a particular emphasis on Delaware. The class then examines the particular nuances, best practices, and practice tips for forming a corporation, limited liability company, and a limited partnership in Delaware.

Level: Basic-Foundational

This class is suitable for attorneys who have a general interest in, or some exposure to, corporate transactions but have not had extensive practical experience in forming corporations and other entities.


Upon completion of this Master Class, participants are able to:

  • Recognize the different types of entity structures and basic differences among them

  • Determine the appropriate structure for a given client/situation

  • Form a simple Delaware corporation

  • Draft the relevant corporate documents

Simulation Exercise

Participants will be asked to complete the formation documents for a new entity, using precedent and checklists provided in the additional materials.

CLE Credit

2 CLE Credits is available for each course.


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Step 1: Learn

Learn at your own pace, absorbing lessons in short, easily digested segments led by experienced practitioners.

Step 2: Do

Apply what you've learned to solve real-world client scenarios, using transaction documents derived from actual deals.

Step 3: Review

Deepen your learning in virtual review sessions with an experienced practitioner. Review model answers and ask questions.

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