San Francisco Business Lawyer

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The business environment frequently poses legal issues that may have significant consequences if not properly handled. Businesses can implement strategies to protect themselves against such consequences. By working with a San Francisco business law firm, businesses can protect themselves against various forms of liability.

What does business law include?
A business lawyer can assist with a variety of issues that may arise during the course of business. This includes:

  • Creation and modification of a business
  • Employer/employee disputes
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Dissolution and winding up
  • Compliance issues
  • Intellectual property
  • Partnership agreements, articles of incorporation, operating agreements
  • Termination issues
  • Non-compete and non-disclosure agreements
  • Disputes with other businesses
  • General liability issues

Why should you work with an attorney on business law issues?
When legal questions arise in a business, they may involve complex legal issues. Because each business is unique, it is important to develop solutions and strategies that are specific to your business. This includes taking into consideration your particular industry and business goals.

An attorney will be able to advise you of your options and how the law applies to your situation. By understanding the different options that are available, you will be able to make informed decisions about how to proceed.

An attorney will help ensure that your business complies with the applicable laws, regulations and procedures. This will minimize the likelihood of conflict and litigation arising in the future.

A business lawyer will have your best interest in mind and will act as an advocate on your behalf. You can discuss with a lawyer your concerns with the understanding that such will be kept confidential. The form of business chosen for a business entity potentially affects every aspect of its operations.  Mr. Braden assists his clients in formation and business planning in deciding whether they want to operate as a closely held business, limited liability company, partnership, or corporation.  He advises his clients about business start-up, stock option plans, corporate securities issuance (including IPOs), limited partnership offerings, general SEC compliance, municipal bonds, and related matters.

Mr. Braden also provides a wide variety of transactional services to his business clients, including preparation of agreements, sale and purchase of businesses, obtaining financing and funding for business operations, employee contract negotiation, dissolution planning, and other issues.

Attorney James Braden and his San Francisco business law firm have experience assisting businesses with a diverse array of issues. Contact attorney James Braden to learn more.

Contact a San Francisco Business Lawyer at The Law Office of James M. Braden for legal representation today. Let our experience help you.