If you already have a business up and running, but find yourself needing routine legal business services, I’m here to help as your General Counsel. With my previous experience as an in-house attorney, I know the dynamic legal demands modern businesses face, and I know how to quickly and efficiently handle those demands. One call or e-mail and I can go right to work with whatever challenge your business is facing.
Why Do I Need a General Counsel?
Business face legal needs large and small more often than we’d like to think. As General Counsel, I’m only a phone call or e-mail away from being able to get right to work for your business.
If your business just got a lead on long-term new business, you may need a master Service Agreement. That could be a demand of the client, or an internal requirement to best protect your business. And maybe you need to bring a new vendor on board to help meet the needs of the new client. Once again, you need to draft and negotiate another service agreement. As your General Counsel, I can immediately start work on a new service agreement.
Confidentiality Agreements/Non-Disclosure Agreements
Every company has moments where it needs Confidentiality Agreements. Maybe you have sensitive internal data. Or perhaps you handle the sensitive data of clients. So you may want Confidentiality Agreements for your own protection. Or you may be required by clients or vendors to have Confidentiality Agreements in place for your employees. As your General Counsel, I can tailor Confidentiality Agreements to your specific needs. And develop them as those needs evolve.
As your business grows, so do your employment needs. If a short term project needs additional manpower, you may need consultants to meet that demand. These consultants have different contractual needs than employees. So I will be there to draft a Consulting Agreement that lets you bring them on board as soon as you need.
We never want to be sued, but it can happen. Let me be the front line in any lawsuits your company may face. As General Counsel, I can respond immediately to a lawsuit and get to work with the best, most relevant litigators to provide your business with a robust defense. From early settlement to pursuing a case to a final judgment at trial, I’ve seen and dealt with it all.
Policies and Procedures
Your business has its own internal policies and procedures. As those evolve, your General Counsel is there to review them to make sure they’re best filling the needs of your business. For example, you may need to draft or update your employee handbook. Or perhaps you need to review your policies to ensure they’re doing what you want them to do. That’s all part of what I’m there to help with as General Counsel.
Sometimes businesses have those moments where they just need to send a letter to get their point across. A letter from their General Counsel. It could be a cease and desist letter. Or a memo about updated company policies. Perhaps a letter requesting payment. So for those moments where you need a letter with authority, I’m there to send off whatever you may need.
Your interests and assets need protection, and that’s where contracts in. Let me do all of the due diligence in giving your company the tools it needs to operate smoothly and minimize risks of conflict going forward with well-drafted contracts that take your needs into account, and negotiation with third parties that gives you the results your business needs.
- Purchase and sale agreements
- Service agreements
- Consulting agreements
- Confidentiality agreements/non-disclosure agreements
- Operating agreements