Business Law in Washington, D.C.
We help businesses start, manage, and protect their operations. By offering a wide range of business law and consulting services in Washington, D.C., we are capable of assisting with everything from entity formation and contract drafting/review to regulatory compliance and litigation risk management. If you have a specific business concern that requires legal attention, contact us to learn how we can be of assistance.
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Business Law Practice Areas
There are several considerations that go into starting a new business. One of the first is choosing an entity structure (e.g., LLC, S corporation, C corporation, etc.), which will determine your tax requirements and liability exposure. Even those businesses with no formal entity structure—sole proprietorships and general partnerships—need to have a solid understanding of their tax responsibilities and liability exposure. Other startup considerations include market research, budget preparation, operating rules and policies, registration and licensing requirements, website design, trademark and copyright registration, and branding and marketing. If you're considering starting a new business, you should consult with a knowledgeable attorney who can advise you on key startup considerations. Contact us to discuss your business goals, needs, and expectations, and let us help set your business up for success in Washington, D.C.
One of the most difficult aspects of managing and operating a successful business is ensuring that the business stays in compliance with all the different local, state, and federal regulations. A good business attorney can help ensure your business stays in compliance with regulatory obligations to avoid running afoul of laws that could result in costly litigation. Having a trusted legal advisor just a phone call (or virtual meeting) away provides piece of mind when it comes to compliance concerns. Contact us to speak with a knowledgeable attorney about your compliance issues or concerns.
Policies & Agreements
Internal business policies and service contracts should be drafted with extreme care. One wrong word or term could lead to serious legal implications for a business. An experienced business attorney can help structure policies and contracts in a way that limits the liability and litigation risk for a business. Whether simple or complex, we can help ensure policies, contracts, and any other agreements are drafted favorably for your business. Contact us to discuss your specific legal needs or concerns in Washington, D.C.
Commercial law overlaps a great deal with business law, but focuses more on the sale and distribution of products and services to consumers. Commercial laws are primarily regulated by the federal government under the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), which has been adopted in some fashion by every state. We can help you understand how the UCC applies to your business, and assist with UCC compliance efforts. Contact us to discuss your specific situation and legal needs.