CORPORATE FORMATION & GOVERNANCE
Support emerging companies through the formation stage, from choosing the best corporate structure to creating and filing the formation documents. Advise new and established companies on corporate governance including maintaining corporate formalities.
Draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements including SaaS and other software agreements, licensing agreements, hardware agreements, master agreements and statements of work, purchase and supply agreements, consignment agreements, swap agreements, service agreements, employment agreements, retention agreements, consulting agreements, nondisclosure agreements, construction and maintenance agreements, warehouse agreements, real estate leases and settlement agreements.
LABOR & EMPLOYMENT - COMPLIANCE, TRAINING & INVESTIGATIONS
Handle all facets of the employment relationship and compliance with labor and employment law including creating and updating company policies and employment-related agreements, advising on employee relations issues (i.e., performance management, disability accommodation, and leaves of absence), protecting company confidential information, managing difficult employee terminations, performing investigations and conducting prevention of harassment training in compliance with California and New York legal requirements.
PART-TIME GENERAL COUNSEL
A Part-Time General Counsel allows your company to have an on-demand business and legal advisor without the high cost of hiring an executive level general counsel or relying exclusively on outside law firms. Part-Time General Counsel services include: (1) developing a legal strategy for your company through obtaining a deep understanding of your priorities and operations, (2) conducting a holistic assessment of legal compliance and risk areas, and (3) planning and executing legal initiatives in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
NONPROFIT LEGAL AND ADVISORY SERVICES
Provide legal and organizational expertise tailored to the unique challenges of operating as a nonprofit. Manage formation, registration and filings, obtain and maintain tax-exempt status, develop internal policies, review fiscal sponsorship, funding and other agreements and manage labor and employment challenges.
PRE-LITIGATION MANAGEMENT & DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Develop strategies to avoid disputes and resolve early-stage disputes.
Manage domestic and international crises including government investigations, protests, environmental issues, labor disputes, employee fatalities, and public opposition to projects. Design crisis management systems and crisis management handbooks.
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