Tag Archives: Business Lawyer

Can You Minimize Publication Costs by Forming an LLC in Albany?

{3:06 minutes to read} In New York State (NYS) every new limited liability company (LLC) must announce its formation by placing notices in two publications for a period of six weeks, at a cost of up to $2,000. This revenue … Continue reading

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Practical Tools for Overcoming Momentum and Effectuating Actual Change

{3:03 minutes to read} Attention entrepreneurs and service providers: In January’s blog post, I asked whether you’ve set your 2016 business resolutions. This month, I’ve been thinking about practical tools for overcoming momentum and how to effectuate actual change. People … Continue reading

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What Does Due Diligence Bring to the Table?

{3:36 minutes to read} DUE DILIGENCE — words that make nearly every junior corporate associate in “big law” quake! Due diligence is a tedious and time-consuming process. Yet, it is a valuable, important and necessary component in every Merger & Acquisition … Continue reading

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Have You Made Your 2016 Business Resolutions?

{3:42 minutes to read} Happy New Year! January is a good time for businesses to look under the hood and kick the tires. The beginning of the new year provides an excellent opportunity to: Evaluate what marketing practices are working … Continue reading

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Is Legalese Making It Hard to Understand Your Options in a Negotiation?

{3:48 minutes to read} A lawyer’s success depends on the value of the legal services she provides to her clients. As a solo practitioner, I take this statement seriously, and I spend a lot of time thinking about how to … Continue reading

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Are You a “Rezooming” Attorney?

An interview: by Aimee B. Davis, of Debra Vey Voda-Hamilton, Principal of Hamilton Law & Mediation {3:48 minutes to read} The legal blogging community is gaining momentum. Not only do I blog about my personal experiences as a solo attorney, … Continue reading

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Have You or Would You Consider Making an Impact Investment?

{3:48 minutes to read} Last week, a client asked me if I found being a solo practitioner rewarding. Without taking a breath, I honestly replied with a resounding “YES!” No disrespect intended towards my roots in Big Law! I appreciate … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Your Own Attorney, Especially If You Aren’t One

{3:50 minutes to read} From the perspective of a corporate attorney with expertise in international M&A, financing, and private equity transactions and general commercial contracts, and a litigator with commercial, business and securities litigation experience… Since the Plain Writing Act … Continue reading

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Shifting the Risk of an Unanticipated Sales Tax Liability

{3:55 minutes to read}  Since the inception of sales over the Internet, retailers and other online distributors of goods and services have faced the question of whether to collect sales tax on their transactions. Divergent state sales tax laws remain … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Forms

I recently waited a month and a half for comments from opposing counsel to a draft contract. It was finally returned to me in a different form, restating everything that was in the original draft and proposing certain changes to … Continue reading

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