Counseling a start-up company offers unique challenges and opportunities. Clients look to their attorneys to clear the legal hurdles that arise throughout the process. Thus, it is crucial for attorneys to understand the issues affecting business start-ups, the operation of small businesses, and the consequences of business failures. Lawyers must provide complex financial, legal and business advice. Learn how to guide your clients through the myriad issues involved in launching a start-up.
Summary of ContentsIn the Beginning: Establishing the Attorney-Client Relationship
Choice of Entity, Formation and Structure
Financing the Start-Up: Sources of Financing and “Staging” the Start Up for Investors