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I Got You Covered: Ensuring Your Business Has Insurance When You Need It

Jack Garson | Posted 08.29.2014 | Business
Jack Garson

When you buy insurance, you shouldn't be simply checking a box. You are investing in a life raft. When you hit an iceberg, you don't want to find out the boat leaks or isn't big enough for all the passengers.

6 Tips for Becoming a Startup Company Lawyer

Betterment.com | Posted 08.07.2014 | Business
Betterment.com

If you're a lawyer at a firm and you're thinking about transitioning in-house at a startup or younger company, one thing is clear: You're in good company.

Handcuffs or Rocket-Booster? Crafting Joint Venture Agreements that Launch Your Business Forward

Jack Garson | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Jack Garson

Businesses team up to pursue work all the time. These joint ventures take many forms and names, from teaming agreements, to partnership agreements, to...

Sub or Scrub: Why to Keep a Close Eye On Your Subcontractors

Jack Garson | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Jack Garson

Even if you start with a good sub, bad stuff can happen. You need protection. This can take a variety of forms, but the most important include the following.

Accidental Crook: A Guide to Handling Almost Any Legal Snafu

Jack Garson | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Jack Garson

Everybody makes mistakes. Smart executives avoid them when they can and swiftly fix them when they can't.

What the Future Looks Like for Lawyers

Alexandre Montagu | Posted 07.23.2012 | Business
Alexandre Montagu

The demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf only a few years after the merger of Dewey Balantine and LeBoeuf Lamb is a shot across the bow of the legal establishment, for the failure of the firm is not the result of an isolated incident of mismanagement.

The Case for Consulting With an Attorney

Don McNay | Posted 10.28.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Love them or hate them, if you plan to make money, and keep it in the family after you die (or if you want to make sure your favorite charities get some cash), you need to develop a relationship with an attorney.

Key Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Startup Attorney

Doug Bend | Posted 09.04.2011 | Business
Doug Bend

One of the biggest challenges entrepreneurs face is how to meet the legal requirements of their business, while balancing the need to preserve time and capital. Here are a few questions to consider when looking for a qualified, trusted business attorney.

SBA's New Web Site Is a Clunker

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

The U.S. Small Business Administration has a cadre of talented staff whose goal is to help small-business owners succeed. Yet, if there was ever a way to tell someone to not go into business, their newly redesigned website is it.

Forming An LLC: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Charlotte Jensen | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

Chances are, you decided to start a business because you're passionate about your product or service -- not because you love the intricacies of busine...