Aimee B. Davis Law P.C.

What is a Buy/Sell Agreement and Why Do I Need One?

What is a Buy/Sell Agreement and Why Do I Need One? Last year I was retained by a few clients to either draft new or review and revise their existing buy/sell agreements. In one case, it was the owner/operator of various restaurants who (following 20 years in business without any written agreement among the shareholders),… Continue reading What is a Buy/Sell Agreement and Why Do I Need One?

The Benefits of Getting an Attorney Involved Early in the Deal Process

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The Benefits of Getting an Attorney Involved Early in the Deal Process {3:24 minutes to read} In October’s blog, Is a Letter of Intent Necessary in an M&A Transaction?, we suggested getting an attorney involved early in the deal process, even prior to finalizing a letter of intent. However, in transactions where there is no… Continue reading The Benefits of Getting an Attorney Involved Early in the Deal Process

Practical Tools for Overcoming Momentum and Effectuating Actual Change

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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 tend to get “stuck” from time… Continue reading Practical Tools for Overcoming Momentum and Effectuating Actual Change

What Does Due Diligence Bring to the Table?

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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 transaction (M&A). The due diligence process… Continue reading What Does Due Diligence Bring to the Table?

Have You Made Your 2016 Business Resolutions?

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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 well; Abandon ineffective strategies and replace them with… Continue reading Have You Made Your 2016 Business Resolutions?

A Man Would Ask for More

A Man Would Ask for More {3:42 minutes to read} Recently, a client was negotiating an employment agreement with a large bank. In discussing whether she should demand a higher commission, the client hesitated, wavering on whether she should accept our advice to push for a better rate. Ultimately, the client (who was familiar with… Continue reading A Man Would Ask for More

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

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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 ensure I achieve… Continue reading Is Legalese Making It Hard to Understand Your Options in a Negotiation?

Are You a “Rezooming” Attorney?

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Are You a “Rezooming” Attorney? {3:48 minutes to read} An interview: by Aimee B. Davis, of Debra Vey Voda-Hamilton, Principal of Hamilton Law & Mediation The legal blogging community is gaining momentum. Not only do I blog about my personal experiences as a solo attorney, I’m also an avid reader of other blogs relating to… Continue reading Are You a “Rezooming” Attorney?

Have You or Would You Consider Making an Impact Investment?

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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 that I am able to… Continue reading Have You or Would You Consider Making an Impact Investment?

Are You Leveraging Your Network?

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Are You Leveraging Your Network? {3:54 minutes to read} At a recent networking event, several successful and highly-educated women told me that women habitually fail to effectively capitalize on their professional network.In 2015, the importance of networking has become ingrained in our professional psyches. But, if you diligently attend monthly business development meetings and the… Continue reading Are You Leveraging Your Network?