Emerging Businesses

Wyatt is a key player in the Mid-South entrepreneurial community.  Our leadership and innovative approach to legal issues can help any young company grow into the Next Big Thing.

We assist entrepreneurs in forming and growing their companies; guiding them to avoid common pitfalls and providing advice or legal services or legal perspective in raising equity, a key ingredient for all successful companies.  We were there from the beginning with a number of leading and innovative companies, witnessing their growth up close and helping many achieve a very successful sale event for the founders and investors.  Wyatt also advises angel investors, venture capital funds and private equity investors.


  • Business Formation
  • Contract Drafting & Review
  • Intellectual Property
  • Securities Offerings
  • Venture Capital
  • Compensation Agreements
  • Acquisitions & Exits
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Trusts, Estates and Small Business Planning
  • Tax Incentives (Historic Tax Credits, New Market Tax Credits, Low Income Tax Credits)

Network Access

Wyatt is a law firm defined by its clients’ success.  We understand that the level of your success is determined greatly by the quality of your relationships with others.  Because of the firm’s rich history, our clients not only have access to a full complement of legal services, they are able to leverage the relationships and network Wyatt has been building for over 200 years, including:

  • Incubators
  • Venture Funds
  • Angel Investors
  • Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs)
  • Banks
  • Accountants
  • Insurance Companies
  • Financial Advisors
  • University Tech Transfer Offices
  • Crowdfunding Platforms

Wyatt is proud of its track record of excellence, and driven to help new clients and companies become leaders and pioneers within both the local and national community.