Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Proposed Law Regarding Sexual Harassment Training in Restaurants

As a business law attorney, I am acutely aware of how important is for business owners to prevent, identify, and combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment is a form of employment discrimination that could leave a business financially responsible for a wide range of financial damages. In recent years, sexual harassment and other […]

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 Raises Questions About the Enforceability of Non-Compete Agreements

When you own and operate your own business, you want to protect your investment to the fullest extent possible. You purchase insurance policies to guard against physical damages as well as certain potential lawsuits. You develop workplace safety protocols to prevent on-the-job injuries to your employees. Finally, you may look to protect your company’s interests […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Talks About Medical Marijuana and Your Drug-Free Workplace

Since November 9, 2015, marijuana has been legally available for purchase by thousands of Illinois residents who have been diagnosed with certain medical conditions. Of course, to remain in compliance with law, such patients must register with the state and present their government-issued program card before they can make purchases at any of nearly three […]

Naperville Business Attorney Discusses Lawsuit Filed by DraftKings Against Attorney General

In many small businesses and corporate offices—including a large number of my business clients—this week marks the beginning of a month-long, friendly competition linked to the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament. Diehard fans and casual spectators alike tend to participate in the so-called “March Madness” festivities by filling out a bracket—predicting winners in all of […]

Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Crowdfunding Investment Bill

Owners of smaller businesses who are looking for working capital will have more options beginning in 2016, thanks to a bipartisan measure that flew through the Illinois legislature earlier this year. In a rare display of total cross-party agreement, the House and Senate both unanimously approved a bill approving the practice known as equity crowdfunding […]