Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Famous Author’s Dollar Babies

Over the last few years, there has been an impressive resurgence of interest in television and film adaptations of the works of Stephen King. To call King simply a horror writer does not do the man justice, as his books and short stories are just as often examinations of the human experience rather than scary […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on the Valuable Lesson Offered by McDonald’s Protests Regarding Sexual Harassment

One of the most important parts of owning a business is ensuring that your employees have a safe and productive work environment. Part of this responsibility includes preventing sexual harassment and effectively handling any complaints about sexual harassment or harassing behavior. The issue of how men and women interact in the workforce has never been […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses FAA Reauthorization Bill

The air travel industry is an important part of the American economy at large. While digital technology has made it easier for companies to conduct business with one another over large distances, there is still a great need for in-person interactions. “Traveling for business” will continue to be a necessity long into the foreseeable future. […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses the SEC Lawsuit Against Tesla and Elon Musk

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is a government agency that is tasked with protecting investors, maintaining “fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitating the formation of capital. According the SEC itself, it “strivers to promote a market environment that is worthy of the public’s trust.” As a business law attorney, I make […]

Naperville Business Owner Talks About Negative Online Reviews

It is important to be clear on one point right away: it is virtually impossible to completely satisfy every client that walks through your door. That is simply a fact. Of course, you and your team will certainly try and, maybe, by your own standards, you will succeed nearly 100 percent of the time. Your […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on the Importance of an Employee Code of Conduct

Every business that has an image or reputation to uphold—which should be all businesses—stands to benefit from an employee code of conduct. Separate from your company code of ethics, an employee code of conduct is meant to clearly communicate your expectations of employees regarding how they should behave in the workplace or while representing the company. It […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses LLCs and Corporations

If you are thinking about starting your own business, one of the first steps you must take is figuring out which type of company your business will be. Both LLCs and corporations are viable options, and both have benefits and drawbacks. In my practice as a business law attorney, I have helped many business owners […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Talks About Overly Broad Non-Compete Agreements

Many employers require their workers to sign non-compete agreements (NCAs), especially when the employees have unique talents or abilities. Employers are within their rights to try and limit any damage that may be caused to their brand by an employee’s departure, but if they overstep legal bounds, the non-compete agreement may be declared invalid. As a […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses America’s Second Trillion-Dollar Company

Determining the true market value of a given company is among the most complex calculations in all of the business world. There are many different ways to value a company, but they all boil down to a simple premise: bigger is better—at least in terms of stability and productivity. As a business law attorney, I […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Oregon Lawsuit Over Mandatory Bible Study

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitutions promises that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” This sentence is the foundation of the freedom of religion that so many of our ancestors sought when they first came to America. While the First Amendment applies to Congress […]