Business and Real Estate

Lynn Jackson’s real estate, business, and financial services team has counseled some of the region’s largest banks, successful businesses, and innovative entrepreneurs. With law offices in Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Belle Fourche, we have the experience and expertise to assist large financial institutions and corporations, and also the heart and desire to help our local and regional non-profit organizations, farmers, ranchers, and individuals with all their real estate, business, and financial needs.


Agricultural Law

The attorneys at Lynn Jackson assist farmers and ranchers in all aspects of agricultural law. Whether it’s organizing various agricultural enterprises, transitioning a farming enterprise to the next generation, or setting up land companies and other entities to help separate and protect important assets. Our lawyers work with our clients in assisting with the preparation, negotiation, and enforcement of sale and lease agreements.

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Business Organizations

Lynn Jackson’s attorneys serve businesses, corporations and entrepreneurs in the formation of all business types. We provide business clients with on-going service by providing assistance with corporate formalities, including articles of incorporation, articles of organization, partnership agreements, operating agreements, bylaws, shareholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, and other contracts and agreements. Our lawyers work with companies on mergers, acquisitions, stock sales, asset sales, restructuring, and reorganizations, with a keen eye for spotting potential issues and protecting the client.

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Construction Law

Attorneys at Lynn Jackson work with owners, contractors, managers, engineers, architects, material suppliers, and subcontractors in drafting, reviewing, revising, and providing advice on construction contracts of all sizes, both residential and commercial. We assist in all phases of commercial and residential construction including contracts, insurance, governmental requirements, liens, and bonds.

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Energy & Utility

Our attorneys at Lynn Jackson represent many kinds of energy developers, including oil, natural gas, solar, and wind. We assist them in all stages of development, including regulatory matters, financing, contract negotiations, and land and easement acquisition. In addition, we often provide advice to the board of directors of a number of energy cooperatives.

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Financial Services and Creditors’ Rights

Our attorneys assist banking and other financial institutions, as well as borrowers, in negotiating loan terms and in drafting, preparing, and reviewing loan documents. We also represent a variety of creditors in all types of actions seeking to assert claims and recover collateral from debtors. We assist creditors in negotiating workouts, initiating foreclosures and receiverships, and representing financial institutions and other creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.

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Intellectual Property

Lynn Jackson’s intellectual property attorneys provide assistance to individuals and businesses with registering trademarks and tradenames with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the South Dakota Secretary of State, and with registering copyrights with Copyright Office. The firm also assists with licensing, assigning, and acquiring other intellectual property interests, and with asserting claims for others’ use of our client’s intellectual property.

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Real Estate

Our real estate attorneys assist individuals and businesses of all types with all aspects of real estate transactions, including contracts for deed, commercial lease agreements, and purchase agreements. Our lawyers represent brokers, developers, buyers, sellers, and lending institutions, and work with regulatory authorities and provide advice regarding financing, zoning, and permitting.

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