Facebook and Google to End Controversial Forced Arbitration Policies

Two of the biggest names in technology have recently decided to change a long-standing policy called forced arbitration or mandatory arbitration in matters related to sexual harassment. The policy prevented employees from pursuing sexual harassment claims through the court and instead required them to settle the cases through arbitration. After Google and Facebook announced the […]

Naperville Business Attorney on Mistakes to Avoid While Building Your Company’s Online Presence: Part Two

As an experienced business law attorney, I realize that the majority of Americans now use the internet to search for businesses and services. When you are building your company’s website and social media presence, it is important to do so in a way that will entice customers to do business with you. In a previous […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Getting Your Successor Ready for the Job

If you are a business owner, you probably have an idea of what your company will look like in five years. But, what about in 10 years or 20 years? Will you still be in charge of the day-to-day operations or will you have handed the reins over to a successor—possibly even your own child […]

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 Owner Talks About Negative Online Reviews

It is important to be clear on one point right away: it is virtually impossible to completely satisfy every client that walks through your door. That is simply a fact. Of course, you and your team will certainly try and, maybe, by your own standards, you will succeed nearly 100 percent of the time. Your […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Talks About Overly Broad Non-Compete Agreements

Many employers require their workers to sign non-compete agreements (NCAs), especially when the employees have unique talents or abilities. Employers are within their rights to try and limit any damage that may be caused to their brand by an employee’s departure, but if they overstep legal bounds, the non-compete agreement may be declared invalid. As a […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses America’s Second Trillion-Dollar Company

Determining the true market value of a given company is among the most complex calculations in all of the business world. There are many different ways to value a company, but they all boil down to a simple premise: bigger is better—at least in terms of stability and productivity. As a business law attorney, I […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Oregon Lawsuit Over Mandatory Bible Study

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitutions promises that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” This sentence is the foundation of the freedom of religion that so many of our ancestors sought when they first came to America. While the First Amendment applies to Congress […]

Naperville Business Attorney on Chick-fil-A Franchises Operating Mere Feet from Each Other

Nearly two decades ago, comedian Lewis Black recounted an experience in Houston, Texas when he left a comedy club and saw a Starbucks in front of him. “Across the street from that Starbucks,” he said, “there was—a Starbucks. There was a Starbucks across from a Starbucks.” While the incredulous observation was part of Black’s comedy […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Apple’s Response to MacBook Pro Speed Issues

When you own a business, it is your responsibility to ensure that your products are living up to the expectations you have created among your customers. This is true for fledgling companies looking to establish themselves as well as for well-known companies with a loyal customer base. As a business law attorney and business owner […]