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Whether you have just started your business or have been in operation for many years, working with a lawyer to draft and review your contracts is critical. When a well-trained and experienced lawyer handles your contract needs, they ensure that you and your business are protected. While their fees may feel like just another expense, their work will ultimately save you money and headaches down the road. Here are just a few of the ways they can help you.

Contract Lawyers Draft Contracts That Protect You

What contracts does your business need? Chances are you can come up with a few, even a handful, off the top of your head. Yet the truth is that there are many more you need to make sure you are covered. Contract lawyers both understand which contracts your company needs and how to draft them so that any potential loopholes are closed. While there are plenty of templates online, only a contract lawyer near you will be able to tailor the language to make agreements iron-clad.

Contract Lawyers Ensure Your Contracts Are on the Right Side of the Law

Here is another issue with drafting on your own or using a template: legal language is tricky, and laws are constantly changing. While you can spend hours Googling the laws that apply to a specific type of contract in your state, deciphering legalese takes years of training. Not to mention that the laws you are reading about could have changed. A contract lawyer near you will ensure that your contracts are perfectly aligned with federal, state, and local laws, protecting you should a dispute arise.

Contract Lawyers Assist With Disputes and Enforcement

Speaking of disputes, if you work with a contract lawyer, they can help you navigate this, as well as legal enforcement of your contracts. Even when your agreements are iron-clad, there is the chance that the other party will either attempt to take legal action or put you in a position where you need to in order to enforce the contract. The lawyer who drafts your agreement can assess you with both of these, making the process less stressful and much more likely to come out in your favor.

When Having a Contract Lawyer Is a Must

In truth, if you own a business, working with a contract lawyer near you is always a must. At the same time, it can be hard to admit that to yourself, knowing that paying for a lawyer will cut into your bottom line, even if it saves it in the end. Understand that every time you sign a business contract or give one to someone else, it must be reviewed by an attorney beforehand.

This does not mean you need to have a lawyer on staff or retain one to work for you, especially if your business is small and contracts are few and far between. It is perfectly acceptable to work with a contract attorney near you on an as-needed basis.

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I am a licensed and active NY Contracts Attorney, with over 20 years of diverse legal and business experience. I specialize in reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements. My practice focuses on working with small business clients as well as clients from international brokerage firms on acquisitions, especially in the Ecommerce space; drafting, negotiating, reviewing and advising on business agreements; ; breach of contract issues, contract disputes and arbitration. I am licensed to practice in New York and Connecticut, and am a FINRA and NCDS Arbitrator. My experience includes serving as General Counsel to small businesses. This entails reviewing, updating and drafting contracts such as employments agreements, asset purchase agreements, master services agreements, operating agreements and a variety of business and commercial contracts. Additionally, I assist clients with business strategies, contract disputes and arbitration. My diverse experience allows me to give my clients a well-rounded approach to the issues they face. I have been at top AML law firms; a Vice President at an Investment Bank, a Civil Court Arbitrator presiding over cases in contract law, commercial law, a Hearing Officer, presiding over cases and rendering written decisions, and a Judicial Clerk to a Civil Court Judge. It would be a privilege to assist you and your business with my services.

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I am a business attorney with years of experience advising individual entrepreneurs and small businesses on issues ranging from entity selection/formation to employment law compliance, to intellectual property protection and exploitation. I often act as General Counsel for my clients fulfilling the legal function as part of a team of managers. I look forward to learning more about your business and how I may be of assistance.

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