Advising Metropreneurial Legal Insights

Metropreneurial Legal Insights

You and your employees are always on the go, and thank goodness everyone has a smartphone or a tablet now so they can always be reached, right? Well, maybe not. The U.S. Department of Labor is looking into the...
I'm sure you have your "elevator speech" about your business. An elevator speech is your short summary of what your business is about, designed to tell –and sell– your story to people who do not have the time to learn...

Got IP?

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Of course you do. Every business has IP (intellectual property) in one form or another, whether a trademark, a logo, a customer list, a newly-developed device or process, a secret formula or recipe, a product manual, or advertising copy, to...
Small businesses are presented with contracts on a regular basis. Even if a document does not say "contract" or "agreement" across the top, if it is an agreement for an exchange of value, then for all practical purposes it...
The full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic remains unseen, but without a doubt, litigation will increase from the pandemic’s reverberations throughout the economy. Countless lawsuits will involve customers and suppliers, tenants and landlords, employers and employees, and insurance policyholders...
Most businesses don’t think they will face litigation. Hard work, compliance with the law and good business relationships can guard against disputes becoming a lawsuit. However, even despite best efforts or intentions, the truth is that litigation is a...
All across the country, companies are attempting to recover business and property losses resulting from COVID-19 shutdown orders. One of the hardest hit sectors is the food service industry, as many restaurants had to shut down completely for a...
While #MeToo has certainly (and appropriately) heightened our awareness of workplace issues, the most debated question in harassment training has long been: “Is it OK to hug my coworker?” The debate never gets easier, in part because different...