- General Counsel
Your attorney becomes intensely familiar with your business operations, and is available on an as-needed basis to discuss, advise, negotiate, and create work product as questions and issues arise. Available on an hourly basis or via discounted monthly “subscription.”
- New Business Organization
Tailored discussion regarding liability, risk analysis, basic tax issues, intellectual property issues, employment issues, and business entity structure relevant to your business and industry. Preparation and filing of organizational documents and creation of governing documents, contracts, etc., for various types of business entities including: LLCs, Corporations, B-Corporations/B-Companies, Partnerships, Cooperatives, Professional Corporations, etc.
Negotiation, drafting, and review of business governing documents including operating agreements, bylaws, shareholder agreements, member agreements, corporate resolutions and minutes, etc.
Assistance with nonprofit entity incorporation, creating of governance documents, identifying and appointing a Board of Directors, board governance, and preparing and filing applications for 501(c)(3) status and tax-exempt recognition in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Drafting, reviewing, and editing various types of agreements relevant to your business, including independent contractor agreements, non-compete/non-disclosure agreements, vendor agreements, employment agreements, commercial leases, real estate purchase and sale agreements, etc.
Review and advise on insurance policy documents; representation during insurance disputes.
Drafting indemnity agreements, representation throughout indemnity disputes.
- Employee Handbooks
Draft, or review and edit, employee handbooks for most types of organizations.
- Medical Marijuana
Advise regarding the current status of medical marijuana law in Pennsylvania for companies considering seeking licensure as a grower/processor or dispensary, or for potential medical marijuana patients. Advise business owners, employers, property owners, and landlords regarding quickly-evolving law as it relates to their respective businesses.
- Intellectual Property: Trademark & Copyright
Intellectual property analysis; Preparation and filing of most trademark and copyright applications.
- Life Cycle / Succession Planning
Advice regarding legal issues and strategies to treat your business as an investment for your future and incorporate your business succession plan with your personal estate plan.
- Buying and Selling a Business
Representation throughout the planning, negotiation, and execution phases of buying or selling a business.
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
Representation in mediation, arbitration and collaborative dispute resolution settings as an alternative to going to court.
Representation in court to pursue or defend your business’s rights.
If you have a question, or would like to meet to discuss how we can help, please call (412) 501-3155, or click here to write a message on our contact form.