Four Reasons Your Illinois Business Needs General Counsel Services

Illinois business owners know the importance of retaining a lawyer for formation and start-up, as well as drafting and reviewing contracts. Not as many realize how critical it is to have access to general counsel on a regular basis. Some stakeholders may only reach out to an attorney after an issue has emerged, at which […]

Naperville Business Law Attorney Discusses Business Plan Mistakes That Can Hinder Your Growth

You may already know the sobering statistics about the number of new businesses that fail. Studies show that within ten years of their inception, a shocking 96 percent of businesses have closed their doors. There are a great number of business owners and entrepreneurs who have brilliant ideas for products and services, but simply cannot […]

A Common Regret for Business Owners

Are you a visionary with impeccable organizational skills and a sharp business acumen? If so, you may be well-qualified to get a commercial new enterprise off the ground. A qualified business planning attorney can assist you in taking the necessary steps toward building a successful new company. Specifically, I can tell you that there are […]

New Bill Requires Employers to Set Up Mandatory IRAs for Employees

A new bill has been passed by the Illinois State Senate that requires employers to set up retirement accounts for all of their employees. This bill passed earlier this week imposes significant requirements on business owners throughout the state. It is unclear yet what effects this employer managed retirement account law will have on employer […]

Same-Sex Marriage Raises Questions for Illinois Businesses

Illinois businesses involved in the wedding industry may find themselves facing a dilemma as same-sex couples begin to legally marry in 2014. The legislation, which was signed into law in 2013, may require some business owners to violate their personal beliefs in order to stay within the law. According to the Quad-City Times court battles […]

Illinois Policies Make it Difficult for Small Business Owners to Thrive

Illinois is undoubtedly home to some of the nation’s most well-known corporations. Home to Boeing, Exelon, Johnson & Johnson, and Sara Lee, Illinois has many companies operating within its borders. These large corporations are subject to some of the country’s highest corporate tax rates. Lucky for them, large corporations can pay their way out of […]