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 Law Attorney Talks About Good Hiring Practices for Your Small Business

Large, multinational companies always seem to be hiring. Proof of this can be seen in a typical Walmart where touchscreen application kiosks have replaced resumes and cover letters. Of course, a large company like Walmart may have a constant need for new employees, but it is also better insulated against hiring mistakes. As a small […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on Effective Workplace Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policies

While most businesses have anti-harassment and anti-discrimination policies in place, many still face harassment or discrimination lawsuits because they fail to enforce those policies. More often than not, these are for repeat incidents that have, for one reason or another, gone unresolved. However, a recent report from the Bureau of National Affairs suggests that there […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Plans for Unique Former Headquarters of Multi-Level Marketing Basket Company

In the age of social media, multi-level marketing companies seem to be more prevalent than ever before. For people of a certain age, it is nearly impossible to scroll through Facebook without seeing at least one friend or acquaintance posting about the cosmetics, essential oils, kitchen gadgets, or dietary supplements that changed their life—and they […]

Naperville Business Law Attorney on Maintaining Perspective When Facing a Negative Review

Regardless of the sector in which you operate a business, your company would not exist if you did not have clients or customers. Without someone to buy your services or products, there would be no reason for you to continue offering them. For most business owners, including the clients of my business law practice, serving […]

Naperville Business Law Attorney Discusses the Sale of a Popular Sandwich Chain

In my practice as a business law attorney, I have helped many clients with the complex process of selling their companies. For many, the decision to sell is one of the most difficult choices of their professional lives. For others, building and selling a successful company at a profit was the goal from the very […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses the New Female-Focused Monopoly Game

As a business owner and a business law attorney, I recognize that it is extremely important for successful companies to continue to look for ways in which they can connect with potential customers. I also believe that business owners should have a strong awareness of the current social and economic conditions of the areas where […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Talks About Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Netflix

Depending upon the industry in which your company operates, you might need to be very careful to avoid violating existing trademarks and copyright protections. If you own a printing or publishing business, for example, you cannot sell or distribute any works without having the proper licensing rights in advance. In my practice as a business […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on the Limited Return of New Coke

Whenever anyone talks about major mistakes made in the business world, New Coke is almost always part of the discussion. For those who might not be old enough to remember, the New Coke fiasco was a culturally defining event of the so-called “cola wars” of the 1980s, as Coca-Cola and Pepsi battled for dominance of […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on Discount Store’s Planned Changes

When you tell someone that you are going to the “dollar store” to pick up a few things, you might be referring to one of a few different retail outlets. It not uncommon for people to refer to discount stores like Family Dollar or Dollar General as dollar stores—ostensibly due to the inclusion of the […]