Minority Shareholder Rights

A minority shareholder is someone that owns less than 50 percent of a corporation’s stock. A minority shareholder does not exercise control over the corporation, but has interests that are subject to legal protection. The laws governing minority shareholders vary depending on the state, but aim to protect their legal rights and business interests. Majority… Read More »

Wells Fargo Shareholder Suit Settled

Wells Fargo has reached a settlement agreement with investors who claim they were misled about a scandal involving fake accounts. The $480 million settlement was approved by a federal judge in mid-December after a lengthy lawsuit. Wells Fargo did not admit to any guilt in the suit, but executives say they are looking to put… Read More »

Advantages of Outside General Counsel

Small and mid-sized businesses are working hard to meet legal requirements and make a profit. Legal expertise is needed on a variety of fronts, from day-to-day operations to addressing issues such as defending against lawsuits or reorganizing the corporate structure. Most small to mid-sized companies are not able to hire full time in-house counsel. Yet… Read More »

Real Client Satisfaction

Loyalty is built on several factors, not the least of which is client satisfaction. In the absence of a complaint, an attorney may mistakenly assume their client is happy.  Regular check-ins with our clients are an integral part of our service model. As an attorney, you need to put yourself in the shoes of your… Read More »

Why Attorneys Need a Great Referral Network

Referring cases or matters to another firm shouldn’t mean putting your client relationship at risk. Getting a client is tough enough, and trusting another firm to handle a matter adds a layer of complexity that can be a challenge to manage. Common fears shared by many attorneys regarding referrals include: The matter may be mishandled;… Read More »

Client Communication in the Digital Age

Client communication at our firm is one of the most important aspects of the delivery of our service. While we love the use of technology in our practice, we don’t rely solely on email or messaging (and, we don’t use it at all if requested by a client). Our philosophy is that, with a few… Read More »