Advocate for businesses, minority and majority owners, executives and professionals.
Advocate for businesses,
minority and majority owners, executives and professionals.
I represent private business owners, majority and minority shareholders, partners, LLC Members and professional employees in litigation avoidance, dispute resolution and litigation. I have 20 years experience in all phases of business litigation and employment law. I learn about my clients’ businesses and their needs and concerns and work with each client to jointly come up with the right, cost-effective strategy for them.
BUSINESS LITIGATION AND EMPLOYMENT LAW
I don’t do everything. I don’t handle personal injury claims, criminal matters, divorces, real estate transactions, bankuptcies, etc. (I can refer you to excellent lawyers who do these things). I would rather be great at a few things than okay, or worse, at everything. Employment and business law are very complicated. There are numerous state and federal statutes, regulations, guidelines, and countless court decisions. A lawyer cannot stay on top of it all by dabbling in the fields.
OUTSIDE GENERAL COUNSEL
Join the big leagues and hire a General Counsel for your company or organization. Whether you want to impress your friends or strike fear in your enemies, you can hire me on an as-needed or continual basis to act as your outside general counsel.
SHAREHOLDER / LLC / PARTNERSHIP DISPUTES
I assist business people in their interactions with their business partners, including shareholders in close corporations, LLC members and managers, and partners in partnerships. I review, revise, negotiate and draft shareholder agreements, operating agreements, employment contracts, noncompete agreements and other types of agreements that impact these issues. I assist majority owners to deal with minority owners, including terminations.
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Law Office of Adam P. Whitney265 Franklin Street, Suite 1702
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Business Litigation and Employment Law
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Shareholder / LLC / Partnership Disputes
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