Business Law

Joseph, Greenwald & Laake’s Business Law attorneys are more than just outside counsel to the business owners they represent. They take pride in being their clients’ trusted advisors and confidants, and are invested in helping clients achieve long-term success. For nearly three decades, businesses large and small in Maryland and Washington, D.C., have turned to JGL for dependable guidance on the full range of legal challenges involved in owning and operating a business.

Many of JGL’s business clients have stayed with the firm for decades. JGL provides thoughtful counsel at every step—from incorporating, to growing the business through acquisitions, to transferring ownership of the business to a new generation. JGL’s attorneys have extensive experience with business entity formation and reorganization, negotiating leases, drafting contracts with customers, vendors and suppliers, developing employee handbooks, structuring complex business transactions, and managing corporate tax liabilities.

As part of their commitment to the Maryland and D.C. communities where they practice law, JGL’s attorneys have assisted numerous businesses with land use and zoning matters that enable cleints to bring new investment and economic growth to the area. The firm also has broad experience in advising family-owned businesses and professional organizations, including medical practices.

Led by principal Jerry Miller, JGL’s Business Law Group is focused on providing responsive, hands-on counsel. JGL’s clients have regular contact with their attorneys, and are always kept informed of the status of their matters. JGL’s clients have peace of mind from knowing that, when they have a question, they can call their attorney and expect a prompt, thoughtful response. JGL is also committed to providing efficient and cost-sensitive service.

JGL’s attorneys are not just skilled lawyers. Many have experience and background in business, economics, accounting, and finance that informs their advice and enables them to provide proactive counsel that helps their clients identify and manage risks before these become legal problems.

If it does become necessary to go to court, JGL’s experienced litigators are up to the challenge. With one of Maryland’s largest and most-respected litigation practices, JGL has assisted clients with business litigation including contract disputes, consumer claims, and employee charges of discrimination or violation of wage and hour laws.

You deserve a lawyer who is as invested in the success of your business as you are. Joseph, Greenwald & Laake is dedicated to providing business clients with the highest level of service and has a proven track record of helping its business clients succeed.

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