Business Planning

Legal Advice For Small Business Owners in Maryland and the Washington, D.C. Area

No business that hopes to thrive should be without an attorney on call to assist with planning. An experienced business lawyer can help ensure that your business is positioned as strongly as can be to grow and proactively avoid unnecessary liability pitfalls in such areas as employment and product safety.

Contact the law offices of Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A. to schedule a consultation with a business planning attorney regarding any of the following aspects or your business:

  • Small business start-up
  • Assumption of new debt
  • Initiation of a home business
  • Any conduct that might violate antitrust laws
  • Commercial lease agreements
  • Mergers or acquisitions
  • Labor and employment
  • Hiring or firing employees
  • Job discrimination claims alleging FMLA violations or discrimination based on race or pregnancy
  • Accommodation of an employee with a disability
  • Risk management
  • Job site safety
  • Sanitation
  • Business operations
  • Intellectual property
  • Trademarks and copyrights
  • Licensing
  • Contracts
  • Franchising
  • Business succession planning
  • Representation of business owners in civil litigation
  • Business reorganization or restructuring
  • Business financing
  • Business tax planning

At Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A. we are in the practice of law to help our clients apply the law to their particular circumstances and make the law work in their favor. Many new laws were passed in the 1980s that were more favorable to entrepreneurs than had been the case in the past. Allow our business law attorneys to guide your small business in the various areas of business practice that touch the law. Use your talents and your time to do what you do best, which is to generate business and make profits. Meanwhile our business lawyers will help ensure that your small business is protected from unnecessary risks and liabilities.

Contact the law offices of Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A. to inquire as to how our law firm can provide your D.C. metro area business with the counsel and representation that you need to protect your valuable investments in today's uncertain financial climate. Legal protections for small business owners have never been more important.