Perhaps you’ve finally reached the point where you’re ready to turn your dreams of running your own business into a reality. Maybe your business is already up and running, and you want to ensure that the contracts or transactions you’re currently engaged in are adhering to the letter of the law and protect your hard-earned assets. Regardless of where your business currently stands in its lifespan, the Law Offices of Brian A. Newman can help with all of your California business law needs and questions.
We can assist you with business formation, business transactions, and business litigation or legal disputes. We offer dedicated legal services for new entrepreneurs and small business owners in Torrance and the greater South Bay Area and beyond, and have been helping clients create their own success for more than 35 years.
It takes a lot to run a business: hard work, capital, sweat, and a seemingly endless parade of contracts. Contracts form the legal backbone of just about every aspect of a business, from formation, employment, and ownership to sales and independent contractor relationships. And in the world of contracts, it’s all about the details. Attorney Brian A. Newman has the expertise to draft clear contracts for your business to help you accomplish your goals and minimize your chance of future disputes.
Business negotiations are tricky—just look at the countless books written on the subject. Underneath the appearance of polite agreeableness, you can never quite be sure of the other party’s intentions. If you find yourself wondering whether certain terms or amounts are really “industry standard,” or if you just want to make sure that you’re negotiating as effectively as possible, it’s probably a good idea to talk to a business lawyer. The Law Offices of Brian A. Newman provide third-party negotiation services to help you ensure that you’re getting a fair deal and that your negotiations are always handled professionally.
No matter how carefully you run your business or how diligently you draft your contracts, you may still find yourself involved in a business dispute. Whenever a legal dispute arises, it is important to act decisively to prevent costs from spiraling out of control. Whether your dispute involves a contractor, customer, employee, or competitor, the Law Offices of Brian A. Newman will diligently protect your interests in and out of court.
If you’re just getting started as a new small business owner, the Law Offices of Brian A. Newman can assist you in choosing a business structure that meets your needs when it comes to important issues such as taxation and liability. There are many different types of business entities in California, and each has their own specific purposes and regulations. Are you looking to create a general partnership? Or would a limited partnership or limited liability partnership be better for you? Business law attorney Brian A. Newman will be happy to sit down with you and discuss the various types of businesses recognized in California and which one will best suit your needs.