Practice Areas

General Business

My business practice caters to startups and small businesses in various industries , including tech, food & beverage, real estate, professionals (lawyers, doctors, dentists, architects, engineers), trades (plumbers, roofers, contractors) distributors, and health & fitness.

Corporate

Advising and guiding officers and directors on governance and compliance issues; shareholder agreements; incorporations in any state; securities exemption filings; option plans. Corporate forms include Corporations, S-Corporations, B Corporations, Benefit Corporations, Flexible Purpose Corporations, and Non-Profit Corporations

Tax

Tax advice for individual tax planning and business structures; representation of individuals and businesses before the IRS and other agencies; short sales and foreclosures; offers in compromise

Real Estate

Real Estate transactions – purchase and sales, commercial leases Real estate Filings – grant deeds, quitclaims, deeds of trust and reconveyance, assignments, powers of attorney

Intellectual Property

Guidance on what’s protectable and what’s not; how to create something protectable; registering trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office; copyrights

Internet

Terms of Use; Privacy Policies; Sales and Use Tax; Trademarks

Transactions and Agreements

Agreements tailored to your deal. Examples: Asset Purchase, Stock Purchase, Shareholder (Buy-Sell), Partnership, Operating (LLC), Licensing, Security and Pledge, Employment, Independent Contractor, Distribution, Settlement and Separation

Startups

I provide what you need to get your startup moving: Corporate formation, funding, shareholder agreements, placement offerings, trademarks, executive compensation, tax structures, option plans, website terms of use (yes, it’s a contract like any other – no more, but no less). Typical entity types are Corporations, S-Corporations, LLCs, Partnerships, Joint Ventures, B Corporations, Benefit Corporations, Flexible Purpose Corporations, and Non-Profit Corporations