Author of Infamous Google Memo Files Class Action Suit

When you own a business, it is understandable and responsible to ask your employees for feedback from time to time. This is especially true following the implementation of major changes to company policies and practices. In my practice as a business law attorney, I regularly encourage clients to maintain open communication between management and employees. […]

Tide Uses Creative Super Bowl Ads to Draw Attention Away from Dangerous Social Media Stunt

As a small business owner, I know I have to be ready for anything. Sometimes, a business is put in a situation unlike anything they have ever experienced or gets swept up in something which they did not intend to be involved in. In my practice as a business law attorney, I am often tasked […]

Naperville Lawyer on Growing Your Small Business

Being a small business owner is hard work. In my 30 years as a business law attorney and as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), I have learned many lessons. One of these is that an entrepreneur must always be thinking of new and creative ways to find success. If you are a small business owner […]

Naperville Business Attorney Discusses the Dangers of Corporate Arrogance

When you are the owner of a business, you must always be aware of your brand and its reputation. Every business should have a good relationship with its customers, and owners should be always looking for ways to make that relationship stronger. In my practice as a business law attorney, I have seen some egregious […]

Naperville Lawyer Discusses How Social Media Blunders Can Hurt Your Business

Social media has become an all-encompassing communication tool in the last few decades. There was a time that a person’s social media feed was filled almost exclusively with status updates and pictures from their friends and family. Today, social media is much more corporate, and the average person’s social media feeds may include posts from […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Airline Saving Big Through Small Changes

With 30-plus years of experience in business law, I recognize that small changes in a business can sometimes make huge differences. For example, a relatively minor update to your company’s disciplinary guidelines and procedures could dramatically improve employee morale. Similarly, more efficient hardware and work routines could have a substantial impact on the overall productivity […]

Former Apple and Google Executive Speaks out on Digital Addiction

Technology is everywhere. It is heavily relied upon in various businesses and industries, but technology has also reached the individual level. Rarely can one walk down the street and not see people on their phones or other devices checking email or social media, texting friends, or playing a game. For many, their phone or tablet […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Productivity Problems

If you are a small business owner, you know that productivity can mean the difference between a successful business and a failing one. Sometimes a lack of productivity can be the result of employees who are not attentive, while other times, a decline in productivity can be caused by the workplace itself. As a business […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses the Impact of Climate Change

When you own a business, there are many different factors that can affect your company’s profitability and sustainability. Some may be internal, such as employee morale and productivity, while others are external, such as commodity prices and consumer spending patterns. One factor, in particular, is beginning to have an effect on companies of all sizes, […]

Apple Issues Apology for Slowdowns and Offers Reduced Price on New Batteries

In a recent post on this blog, I discussed the lawsuits being brought against tech giant Apple for deliberately slowing down the performance of older iPhones. A growing number of iPhone owners have filed legal action—some seeking class-action certification—for damages that were caused by the alleged breach of contract on the part of Apple. As […]