Process Leverage and Fundraising In any negotiation, legal leverage is the pressure you place on the other party to achieve your desired outcome. While leverage isn't the only thing that matters, it is a very powerful, yet underutilized, tool. It is important to understand when and where to us...
Grow Your Business by Hiring an Intern Ready to move forward with hiring extra help but concerned with strapping yourself with another paid employee? Hiring an intern may be the perfect option. This hiring decision does come with a series of decisions and concerns. Managing peo...
STARTING YOUR BUSINESS IN THE LAND OF OPPORTUNITY – How Foreign Citizens can Start a Company in Louisiana
How foreign citizens can start a Louisiana LLC or corporation.
How to choose between and Big Law firm and a smaller Boutique firm for your business needs.
When to seek counsel depending on the life stage of your business.
Negotiating a record contract
My Restaurant or Bar in Orleans Parish is Closed Due to COVID. What do I need to do about renewing my Liquor License?
Louisiana and Orleans Parish restaurant and bars alcohol permit renewals extended, but the State's is now due. Orleans Parish renewal is due May 31, 2020.
Case Study: Louisiana and Federal Best Practices for Conducting an Internal Investigation of an Employment Discrimination Complaint
Sample Legal Memorandum from outside counsel summarizing best practices for conducting an internal audit as a result of discrimination complaints.
Force majeure arguments under Louisiana law, does your contract hold up? Are you excused from contractual performance during a pandemic?
I've been served with a Writ of Fieri Facias - what should I do?
Legal considerations for landlords and tenants during COVID-19 and how to legally modify commercial lease terms.
Applying for an Economic Disaster Assistance Loan might seem overwhelming. Here's a straightforward explanation on completing the initial online form. Much more detailed information will be needed by the SBA, but its important to start with this first step as soon as possible.
Acquiring Blighted Property in Louisiana Under the Blighted Property Statue: Possible Only with Dogged Perseverance
Acquiring Blighted Property Is Not for the Half-Hearted
Does Coronavirus constitute a Force Majeure Event?
Electing your tax classification is an important part of protecting yourself from unexpected tax bills as a single member LLC.
Incomplete contract terms can be costly.
Louisiana Restoration Tax Abatement Summary
Ranking of recorded liens/ encumbrances under Louisiana law. Which privileges will prime your lien?
Reason #1: Your business will get better terms. Leases are landlord-favored but should still be commercially reasonable. Do you know what is commercially reasonable? Attorneys who review hundreds of commercial lease forms know what is reasonable and what is overreaching by the Landlord. An attorn...