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.
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.
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.
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.