Naperville Business Law Attorney Talks About the Usefulness of Non-Disclosure Agreements

In my practice as a business law attorney, I am often asked about various types of agreements and contracts, including employment contracts, non-compete agreements, and confidentiality agreements. There has always been some measure of confusion in the general public about agreements such as these, but confidentiality agreements can be especially complicated. A confidentiality agreement may […]

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 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, […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Lawsuit Over Taco Bell Ad Disclaimer

As a business owner and a business law attorney, I understand how important it is to be honest and straightforward with my clients. Doing so should be a high priority for any business owner. When you own a franchise, however, things are often a little more complicated. Take, for example, the disclaimer that is read […]

Naperville Business Law Attorney Talks About Hiring Help for the Winter Holiday Season

Now that summer is over and the kids are back to school, most people who celebrate the “typical” holidays are preparing for Halloween. While retailers’ shelves are full of orange and black decorations, spooky costumes, and sweet treats, you might have started to see the first signs of Christmas merchandise as well. For the average […]

Advice from a Naperville Business Law Attorney for Those Buying a Business

Buying a business may be one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. If you are considering buying a business, you may have many questions and uncertainties to contend with. You may even question at times if you are making the right decision at all. Speaking with a knowledgeable business law attorney can be […]

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 Talks About Copyrights and Trademarks

If I were to ask you to think about the security of your business, what would come to mind? For many business owners, the first answer would probably involve things like ID cards, video surveillance systems, and data backups. These types of security measures can absolutely be beneficial, especially if your business is a retail […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Start-Up Debt

As a small business owner and a business law attorney, I understand that starting a new business venture requires money—or capital, as it is often called in the in the corporate world. Some new owners fund their fledgling business through investors or with money they have set aside for just that purpose while others take […]

Former Apple and Google Executive Speaks out on Digital Addiction

Technology is everywhere. It is heavily relied upon in various businesses and industries, but technology has also reached the individual level. Rarely can one walk down the street and not see people on their phones or other devices checking email or social media, texting friends, or playing a game. For many, their phone or tablet […]