Business Formation & Product Advice Practice

Business Formation and Maintenance

My practice includes:

  • Formation and maintenance of California corporations and California limited liability companies (LLCs)
  • LLC operating agreements
  • Board of Directors meetings and minutes
  • Shareholder meetings and minutes
  • Employment agreements and independent contractor agreements
  • Reservation of corporate or LLC name
  • Assumed name (or “Doing Business As” or DBA) filings
  • “Qualification to do business” under state corporate law
  • Other “corporate housekeeping”

Product Advice

My practice includes:

  • Product launch reviews of software and web services and other technology products and services.  Legal support of product managers and product management teams.
  • Integration of legal forms and requirements into business processes, and structuring of high-volume contract programs.  For example, I have extensive experience in creating and implementing standardized legal terms and conditions that may be customized for use in multiple channels such as web forms and online stores.
  • Application of quality improvement methodologies (such as Six Sigma) to legal processes and activities.
  • Audits of use of third-party intellectual property and software, including open source and free software.
  • Legal compliance reviews of marketing, direct mail, advertising and public relations (PR) materials
  • Privacy and security advice, including drafting of privacy and security policies