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Entrepreneur/startup- Let us work behind the scenes so you can focus on building and growing your business! Hiring a knowledgeable attorney is essential when setting out on your own as an entrepreneur or starting a small business.

Entrepreneur/startup- Let us work behind the scenes so you can focus on building and growing your business! Hiring a knowledgeable attorney is essential when setting out on your own as an entrepreneur or starting a small business. A competent attorney will help you navigate the many legal documents that come along with building a business, offering you assurance and peace of mind that your documents are being handled properly. Businesses are so varied that there is no one-size-fits all when it comes to getting them off the ground and laying the groundwork for success. Our talented team of attorneys has experience in helping small business owners navigate employment issues, draw up partnership agreements, secure financing, handle incorporation, and ensure compliance with SEC regulations.  Our lawyers can help you develop a business strategy that helps you avoid adverse legal consequences, while focusing on your goals.

Types of Matters we Handle:

  • Formation/bylaws/operating agreements/partnership agreements/succession planning
  • Board of directors/trustees agreements
  • Conflicts of interest and self-dealing
  • Board succession planning
  • Strategic advisor agreements
  • Employee handbook and EEO compliance
  • Special purpose entities
  • Joint ventures
  • Subsidiaries and holding companies
  • Protecting Intellectual property
  • Securing IP rights in foreign countries
  • Securing the American IP rights of foreign-domiciled entities (esp. Trademarks)
  • Licensing IP rights in the US or globally
  • Sale of IP rights, company divisions, or entire company (exit)
  • Secured and unsecured loans
  • Convertible debt
  • Crowdfunding
  • Reg D exempt investment vehicles
  • Angel investors
  • Venture capital (pre-seed, seed, and Series A funding)
  • Revenue-stream financing
  • Employee and advisor incentive compensation (stocks, stock options, bonuses)
  • Tax-exempt status, for example 501(c)(3)
  • Supplier/vendor contracts
  • Government procurement contracts
  • Non-compete/non-disclosure agreements with independent contractors, subcontractors, employees, vendors, suppliers, distributors
  • Contract enforcement and litigation

 

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