Category : Business

Contract Disputes and Social Media

Social media has become a part of many American’s daily lives. Whether it is posting pictures, catching up with friends, or simply fighting boredom, we all tend to be attached to our devices. There are numerous platforms that allow you to vent your frustrations about what is going on in your life and in our […]

Types of Contract Breaches

All business owners are aware that contracts are an important part of being successful. Contracts are necessary to procure and render services or goods from vendors. A company’s written agreements set forth the terms and expectations for the parties involved, allowing you to know what can be expected in your business dealings. Additionally, if a […]

Company Bylaw Violations & Business Litigation

Large corporations are complex entities and a board of directors is typically used to ensure the company runs smoothly. If you are the CEO of a corporation, you understand the enormous number of responsibilities involved in running a company, keeping shareholders happy and ensuring company bylaws are followed. What happens if somebody violates the corporate […]

Renegotiating Your CEO Package

If you have made it as a C-level executive, you have proven yourself as having significant value to your company. As such, it might be time for you to renegotiate your executive employment contract. When you were first hired, the company knew you looked good on paper. Now that time has passed and the company […]

Executive Employment Agreements – Part 2

When you are negotiating an executive employment agreement, there are several categories that should be addressed. In general, they are responsibilities, compensation/benefits, termination and restrictive covenants. Responsibilities It is important to clarify your duties, any performance goals, your authority within the organization, and your budgeting authority in your employment contract. You will need to understand […]

Using a Non-Disclosure Agreement During Mergers and Acquisitions

During the merger and acquisition (M&A) process, the drafting of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) with potential acquirers is extremely important. Most of the agreements used during M&As are for the benefit of the acquiring entity, but the NDA is drafted to protect the selling entity. Thus, it is wise to confer with your legal counsel before […]

Litigation, Settlement and Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on almost aspect of our lives. Many businesses and even the California court system are facing significant backlogs. In fact, even though the courts have reopened, most are operating at a reduced capacity which slows any progress. If you have a pending lawsuit, you are likely very […]

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Business Attorney – Part 2

This is a continuation of our prior blog titled “Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Business Attorney – Part 1.” Before you retain a lawyer, it is important to ask specific questions that will help you determine whether he/she is the right person to represent you. Below are a few more things you should consider […]

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Business Attorney – Part 1

Most people hope they never need to hire an attorney, but it is likely at some point you will need one. Whether it is divorce, criminal charges, personal injury or an employment matter, you will want to hire a lawyer that is right for you. Below are a few tips on how to choose the […]

Coronavirus & Business-Related Issues

The Covid-19 virus has created issues for every industry and all size businesses across our country. It is important for companies to understand how the pandemic has, and will continue to, impact their business. Whether it is delays in production or a reduction in workforce, having an attorney provide you with the necessary legal advice […]