Business Contracts for Startups

I have spent the past 20 (15 years in the legal industry) years drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts in and for a variety of industries from entertainment, food and hospitality, fashion, construction, telecommunications, medical, amongst others.

Negotiating businesses contracts for business of all sizes is quite frankly my passion. I have read many books on negotiating contracts, have represented hundreds of clients on contract matters (including contract disputes) and have had the great pleasure of teaching classes about the ins and outs of contracts.

The fact is, businesses are governed by relationships: relationships between the owners/partners, relationship between the business and its customers, and the relationship between the business and its employees/contractors.

The point of a contract is to memorialize and manage people expectations in those relationships, limit liability, create mechanisms for resolving disputes, and establishing a fair and reasonable dynamic under the specific circumstances. One size rarely if every fits all. Every business is different and every relationship is unique to a degree. I take these philosophies into account whenever drafting any of the following contracts for my clients:

  • Employment Contracts
  • Website Terms and Conditions
  • Website Privacy Policy
  • Service Contracts
  • Consulting Agreement
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Non Disclosure AgreementsLoan Agreements
  • Construction ContractsBroker Agreements
  • Stock and Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • LLC Operating Agreements
  • Partnership Contracts
  • Shareholder Contracts
  • Promissory Notes
  • Corporate Agreements
  • Sub-contractor Agreements
  • Real Estate Contracts and Leases
  • I have spent the better part of my career bringing to the table my experience as a seasoned litigator in order to protect and further my client’s interests but also to provide sound and reasonable advice in order to further the potential business relationship. The last thing anyone wants in a lawyer is an overzealous deal killer.

    Contact me for a free consultation.