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Super Lawyers Business/Corporate Articles

What Is Business & Corporate Law?

A deep and complex area of law to suit the many needs of today's business world

Do You Need a Lawyer to Transfer/Restructure Business Ownership?

The legal implications for such arrangements in Oklahoma

The Quicker, Easier, Cheaper Way to Solve a Business Dispute

Mediation allows all sides to have their say outside the court system

What Can Be Done About Ransomware Attacks?

Legal advice from New York data security attorneys

When to Consider Mediation in a Business Dispute

Getting the skinny from alternative dispute resolution specialists

The Care and Feeding of Nonprofits

How to start and nurture one in Northern California

How to Solve an Impasse in a Business Dispute

Michigan mediators share the tips of their trade

What Does a Small Business Lawyer Cost and Do I Need One?

And how to go about finding one in Washington state

Does My Small Business Need a Lawyer on Retainer?

Why Washington entrepreneurs might want to consider counsel

Starting a Nonprofit Isn't as Simple As It May Seem

Getting into the legal details of a nonprofit startup in Illinois

A Few Taxing Questions on Starting a Nonprofit

What you need to know on a legal front in Georgia

Bring All of the Relevant Documents

And other tips for your first meeting with a business attorney in Illinois

What Does It Take to Start a Tax-Exempt Org?

A guide to nonprofit creation in New York

The Best Way to Start a Nonprofit

Massachusetts business advisors give their tips

The Dos and Don'ts of Starting a Nonprofit

It begins with the size, the board, the name and the mission

What Is an Operating Agreement?

And other questions a lawyer can answer when setting up an LLC in Wisconsin  

Can Businesses Plan for the Next Pandemic?

M. Heath Gilbert Jr. says yes—to a degree

The Legal Drawbacks and Liabilities for Restaurants Under COVID-19

Tips from a South Carolina retail attorney on the harsh realities this pandemic presents

Does a Nonprofit Need a Lawyer for IRS 990 Forms?

What’s tricky or dangerous for the tax-exempt organizations that are required to submit them

Does My Business Need Cyber Insurance?

And what does cyber insurance cover?

How Much Cybersecurity Does My Business Need?

Protecting data is an ongoing process for businesses

Capitalizing on Offshore Wind

How New York can become the Saudi Arabia of renewable energy

Why You Need a Lawyer to Help Comply with the CCPA

You can navigate it on your own, but a data privacy professional is a safer bet

Will the California Consumer Privacy Act Affect My Business?

Even Ohio businesses need to double check

DIY Legal Documents on the Internet May Lead to Trouble

A few reasons Los Angeles startups might want to consult an attorney instead

What Laws Govern Charitable Solicitation in Massachusetts?

The state and federal regulations a nonprofit must follow when seeking funds

Brave New Workplace

The legal advantages and disadvantages of managing a remote workforce

What New Legal Issues Are Media Companies Facing?

Telecommunications attorney Peter Schildkraut on how the industry is changing

How Should Technology Platforms Be Categorized?

Telecommunications attorney Peter Schildkraut on the recent legal question

Why Would You Need an Agriculture Attorney?

They may save farmers money, time and worries

How to Form a Super PAC

In Maryland, registration is simple but compliance is complex

Filing the IRS Form 1023-EZ?

It’s less work for California nonprofits, but does not assure tax-exempt compliance

Is Your Nonprofit Eligible for Tax-Exempt Status?

California nonprofits must determine problematic issues before filing

Steps to Take Before a Nonprofit Applies for Tax-Exempt Status

California nonprofits have major decisions to make before filing the application

Looking to Start a Business? Call a Lawyer

They can help with structure options, contracts, and more in Illinois

Shareholder Rights in a Private Corporation

If a corporation doesn’t protect them, Oregon law will

Does My Business Need Bylaws?

Drafting rules that make Colorado corporations run smoothly 

How Do I Form a PAC?

In Massachusetts, the process is simple

How Do I Maintain Tax-Exempt Status?

For Georgia’s nonprofits, compliance is simple, but penalties are significant

Can Nonprofits Endorse Politicians in California?

501(c)(3) organizations can’t, but there is room for election involvement

When is a Nonprofit Lobbying?

In California, excessive lobbying could lead to loss of tax-exempt status

Why Choose to Form Your Business as an LLC?

It’s the best choice for some New Jersey businesses, but owners must compare all options

How Much Can Nonprofit Founders Pay Themselves?

Donors serve as the ultimate check on Pennsylvania nonprofits

Determining Reasonable Compensation for a Nonprofit Job

The IRS guidelines for organizations in Pennsylvania

How is Compensation Enforced for Nonprofits?

The scrutiny that Pennsylvania nonprofits face from the IRS

Legal Tips If Your Business is in a Buyout

Some things New Jersey entrepreneurs need to know

Should I Choose an S or C Corporation for My Small Business?

It’s a critical decision for New Jersey startup owners

How to Start Your Own Sports Betting Facility

Wait for the states to pass legislation, then call a lawyer

Can a Georgia Nonprofit Increase its Lobbying?

Taking the 501(h) election typically gives nonprofits more opportunity to lobby

Should My Small Business Incorporate?

In Ohio, this will depend on a few factors

Is There an Alternative to Applying for Tax-Exempt Status?

Smaller New York nonprofits should consider finding a fiscal sponsor

Should My Nonprofit Startup Incorporate?

It’s an easy process to start but involves some complicated decisions for Floridians

5 Ways to Ensure Your Business Contest is Legal

Challenge your marketing department’s sweepstakes ideas to be above board in Rhode Island

The Legal Benefits and Pitfalls of a Joint Venture

Advice for establishing a business agreement in Massachusetts

Starting a Small Business in Minnesota

The legal pitfalls to avoid

Designing a Legal Plan for Your Business

One size doesn’t fit all startups

Planning the Future of the Family Business in New Jersey

Are your kids really the best choice to take over the company?

Tips for a Family Business Succession Plan

How to get your baby on board in Ohio


The legal implications of different business structures in Washington

How Are Debts Paid When a Business Closes?

Corporate dissolution tips in Oregon

Privacy and Terms of Use Policies Need Regular Updating

Check your website terms or risk legal headaches later

6 Tips for Opening Your Doors on the Web

Protect yourself when you launch an e-commerce business

Choosing a Legal Entity for Your Business

Your options and how they’re viewed in Oregon

Data Breaches Happen

It’s not always someone’s fault when private information goes rogue

How to Crowdfund Equity for a Business

Tips from the lawyer who wrote Illinois’ bill on it

How Do I Set Up a Nonprofit in Texas?

Rules and laws for forming up a 501(c)(3) business

What is a Public Benefit Corporation?

Maryland allows social enterprises to pursue legal designation

An Overview on Business Organizations Law

Common types of business structures and what each option offers

An Overview on Subchapter S Corporations Law

Pros and cons of choosing this legal structure for your business

An Overview on Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Things to consider when beginning your merger or acquisition

An Overview on Closely Held Business Law

Understand the benefits and drawbacks of this business structure

10 Tips to Avoid Legal Pitfalls in Business

Super Lawyers selectees weigh in on practical legal considerations for businesses

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