Small Business Planning

Starting a business is exciting. It is the culmination of much thought and effort. However, it is also often complicated. My goal is to help you understand the legal issues that affect your efforts, so that you can focus on growing your business. Some of the services I provide are below.

Business Entity Advising and Formation
– Sole Proprietorship
– Partnerships (General, Limited, and Limited Liability)
– Limited Liability Companies (LLCs and Professional LLCs)
– Corporations (C Corps, S Corps, Professional Corps)

– Comprehensive Pre-Filing Trademark Search (Federal, State, and Common Law)
– Trademark Application Preparation and Filing
– Correspondence with the USPTO

Drafting and Negotiating Business Agreements and Contracts
– Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreements
– Consulting Service Agreements
– Joint Venture Agreements
– Partnership Agreements
– By-Laws
– Operating Agreements
– Shareholder Agreements
– Buy-Sell Agreements (Purchase and Sale Agreements)
– Lease Agreements

General Counsel Services
– Employment and Employment-Related Agreements (including Employee Handbooks)
– Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements
– Employee Hiring and Termination Advising
– Independent Contractor Hiring and Advising
– Independent Contractor and Subcontractor Agreements
– Privacy Policies, Terms of Use, Terms of Services, Disclosures, and Disclaimers
– Succession Planning
– Dissolution

If you would like to learn more about how I can help you start, grow, or run your business, please contact me today.