Naperville Business Lawyer on Starting a Family Business

As a business law attorney and a business owner, I understand that opportunistic entrepreneurs always have their eyes open for the next “big thing.” They come across a business idea, invest a great deal of money and time into building the idea into a business, then sell the new venture to a larger company for […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Millennials Becoming Next Wave of Successful Entrepreneurs

Over the last decade or so, much has been said and written about the various ways that so-called “Millennials” are different from the generations that preceded them. Unfortunately, most of what is being said is not entirely complimentary, as Millennials have been called lazy and unmotivated, and they have been blamed for the decline of […]

Pastry Chef Offers Marijuana-Infused Products in Revolutionary New Venture

As a business law attorney and small business owner, I realize that one of the hardest parts of being a small business owner is finding new niche markets through which to expand your business. One such emerging market in Illinois has been created by the legalization of medical cannabis. Once considered a dangerous gateway drug, […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Ways Your Small Business Can Make Additional Money

If you are an entrepreneur or small business owner, you know how important the bottom line is. Small businesses must constantly find new ways to cut unnecessary costs and increase profits. As a business law attorney and small business owner myself, I am constantly aware of how each decision can affect the profitability sustainability of […]

How Social Media Can Benefit Your Small Business, Part Two: Making It Work for You

In a recent post on this blog, I talked about how social media marketing has exploded in popularity recently. As business law attorney and small business owner, I realize that many people have come to expect businesses to have a social media presence. Although the universe of social networking can be daunting, there are many […]

Artificial Intelligence Bests Business Lawyers in Contract Review Contest

For many businesses, automation is one of the keys to increased efficiency and productivity. A machine that can accomplish the same task as a human worker is will usually be more cost-effective—at least in the long term. Most of us can easily imagine ways in which automation might be used in industries that involve manufacturing […]

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 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 […]

Update: Papa John’s Issues Apology Regarding Anthem Protest Controversy

As a business law attorney and a small business owner, I understand how easily statements by a company official can be twisted, skewed, or taken out of context to the detriment of the company. Sometimes, however, a business owner may make a comment or statement that in and of itself creates division among the company’s […]