Category: Contracts & Agreement Attorney

small business legal playbook the catapsrophe

Small Business Legal Playbook|Play #2: “The Catastrophe.”

Picture this: you and your business partner(s) are celebrating another successful year for your company. Things are going wonderfully, but something is nagging you. You feel like you and your partners aren’t in control of your collective destiny, and that you cannot prepare for a catastrophic event, only react to it when it happens. With […]

Uber Taxi Driver Employment Law

The Uber Lawsuit: Why Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors Remains a Pitfall for Companies, Both Big and Small.

In April, Uber settled a class action lawsuit with their drivers over being misclassified as independent contractors rather than as employees for 100 Million Dollars. The Uber drivers in California filed a class action lawsuit, alleging that they were actually employees and entitled to the benefits that come with being an employee, namely that Uber […]

California LLC Attorney

The nitty gritty specifics of how the new(ish) LLC law might affect your business!

Now that I have piqued your attention with my sky-is-falling attitude in my previous entry (link here) let’s get into the specific ways the new(ish) LLC law might affect your existing or new business. Oftentimes, clients come to me with an existing operating agreement that they found on the internet. Here’s a big problem with […]

California LLC Formations Attorney

How the “new” California LLC law may affect your existing LLC

On January 1, 2014, now more than two years ago, the California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (RULLCA) went into effect. It’s codified as new Title 2.6 of the California Corporations Code starting with Section 17701. Many existing businesses have been operating as Limited Liability companies for years, some even for decades, without looking […]