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...
I have been advising serial entrepreneurs, banks and large corporations on a wide range of business issues for close to a decade. What I have learned in my law practice is that taking a proactive legal approach to your business is the secret sauce to success because it gives your business legal l...
A closely held corporation is often a family owned corporation, where all the shareholders are related in some way. Over generations, closely held corporations can amass vast amounts of wealth but can leave a family at odds with one another fighting over money and power of the corporation. If you...
The Opportunity Zones program offers three tax benefits for investing in Opportunity Zone: 1. Deferral of past capital gains, 2. Reduction in tax liabilities, and 3. Elimination of future capital gains How does it work? To meet the requirements for the preferential tax treatment, the inve...