Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Chicago Area Food Deserts

As the third-largest city in the country, Chicago is a city of neighborhoods. With 77 officially designated community areas and some 200 neighborhoods, many Chicagoans identify closely with their geographic roots and often pride themselves based on the neighborhood in which they reside. Unfortunately, however, a disturbingly large number of Chicago neighborhoods have very little […]

Naperville Business Law Attorney on the Class-Action Antitrust Suit Filed Against Poultry Producers

From the moment a student begins learning about the subject of economics, he or she is taught that one of the most basic elements of business is the balance between supply and demand. Supply and demand are driving factors in everything from production, market strength, and, of course, prices. Since prices directly affect a company’s […]

Naperville Business Attorney Discusses Opening Your Own Company

Are you tired of working hard so that someone else can earn a few extra dollars in profit? Would it not be more gratifying if your extra hard work resulted in more money in your own pocket instead? Almost everyone who has ever punched a clock has dreamed of opening his or her own business one day, […]

Growing Your Company: Is Franchising the Next Step?

When you own a successful business, you have a number of options regarding how to keep your company growing. You could create an outlet for internet sales, expand your current physical location or open a second one. If you already have several locations or you believe that the day-to-day operations of multiple sites is not […]

Wells Fargo Fined $185 Million Over Phony Accounts

Banks and financial institutions are frequently at the forefront of controversy, which is a rather concerning reality. Nearly every American relies on some sort of banking entity to manage their personal and business transactions, so when a bank gets into trouble, it is often at the expense of its individual and corporate customers. As an […]

Naperville Business Attorney Discusses the Closure of For-Profit College

Government regulations regarding recruiting and educational standards are being blamed for the second major closing in the for-profit education sector in recent years. ITT Technical Institute—one of the largest for-profit chain of colleges in the country—suddenly closed nearly all of its 130-plus campuses in 38 states, leaving some 40,000 students without a way to continue […]

Naperville Business Attorney Discusses a Developing Wage-Related Class-Action Lawsuit

When you own and operate a business, you assume certain responsibilities to your employees. Some of them are ethical and moral obligations, such as treating each one with dignity and respect, regardless of his or her personal background. Others are legal requirements, such as those that pertain to the payment of wages for hours worked. […]

Naperville Business Law Attorney Discusses the Resurgence of Classic Beer Brands

Over the last few weeks, we have talked about the importance of businesses remaining at the cutting edge of their industry. High-tech fast-food restaurants and self-driving cars have provided just a few examples of how today’s companies are constantly trying to outpace their competition. In many cases, incorporating new technologies and offering innovative products are […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses the Introduction of Self-Driving Uber Cars

For the last several years, the ridesharing company Uber has been at the center of controversy on several fronts. There have been countless questions about how the company classifies its drivers as independent contractors, as well as concerns over the screening processes used to keep riders safe. Uber also made waves more than two years […]

Choosing a Successor for Your Family Business

Maintaining and operating a family-owned business is a dream shared by tens of thousands, if not millions of would-be owners around the country. Many, of course, have already started such businesses as family-owned or family-controlled companies represent about 90 percent of all American businesses and employ 60 percent or more of the labor force. In […]