Naperville Business Lawyer on Why You Should Take the Time to Tune Up Your Business

As anyone who owns a car, truck, boat, camper, or any other type of vehicle will tell you, regular maintenance is crucial in keeping the vehicle running properly. You need to change the oil, inspect the brakes, replace fuel filters, and complete a variety of other checks every so often. This idea is so well […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Talks About Avoiding Wrongful Termination Lawsuits

For many business owners, there is nothing they dread more than firing an employee. Although television and movies would lead many to believe that employers and bosses, in general, are callous and power-hungry, the vast majority of business owners truly want their employees to be happy and successful. However, when an employee cannot fulfill his […]

Naperville Business Law Attorney Discusses Important Employment Law Changes Taking Effect in 2020

As the old saying goes, “nothing is constant except change.” There are more than 250 Illinois law changes and new laws that will take effect on January 1, 2020. Several of these changes will directly affect business owners and employers so it is important to make sure you are up to speed and ready to […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on Smart Financial Moves for Small Business Owners

For small business owners, making intelligent financial decisions is essential for success. Studies show that an astounding eight out of ten new small business owners fail within the first year and a half of starting their business. Many of these businesses go bankrupt because the owner made major mistakes with how he or she managed […]

Naperville Business Law Attorney on Avoiding Common New Business Owner Financial Mistakes

Choosing to become a business owner can be on the biggest decisions of a person’s life. Successfully running a business takes an incredible amount of dedication and hard work. However, there are also great benefits, both personally and professionally, to being a business owner. If you are thinking about purchasing a business or starting your […]

Former Musical Director Sues Chicago Musicians’ Union Following Termination

A prominent musical conductor has brought a lawsuit against the Chicago Federation of Musicians for violating the Illinois wage payment act, as well as for breach of contract. He claims that the trade union abandoned him in his most critical time of need. It is not yet known if Chicago Federation of Musicians failed to […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on the Importance of Classifying Independent Contractors Correctly

As a business owner, you have many responsibilities, and protecting your business and its best interests are certainly among the most crucial. Ensuring the staff you hire adheres to your policies and standards is critical because the livelihood of your business depends on it, as does your reputation. If you are a business owner who […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses the Customers Who Pitched in to Help at Waffle House

If you own a business, you probably spend long hours and untold amounts of stress to keep your business profitable. While making money is important, however, it might not be your primary motivation. Many—if not most—business owners are driven by their desire to serve their customers and to keep their clients coming back year after […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on Possible Remedies for Breach of Contract Claims

As a business lawyer and a proud business owner, I realize that small and medium-sized businesses represent the backbone of the American economy. Such companies, in turn, rely on various types of business contracts to keep them running properly. Contracts are used to formalize purchase agreements, loans, employer-employee relationships, and a wide variety of other […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on Common Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Business

Making the decision to sell a business is never easy. If you are a business owner, you have probably invested a tremendous amount of time, energy, and effort into running the company. You might be interested in selling the business because you are ready to retire, you want to move on to new business ventures, […]