ENTREPRENEURIAL EMPLOYEE WANTED IP PROTECTION FROM EMPLOYER

Industry expert created a platform to integrate rehabilitation of at-risk assets, but the platform had significant overlap with the work he does for his regular employer. Created safeguards to establish that work is wholly separate, and therefore not owned by, systems used by the employer. Client expert now sells his platform nationwide without threats of IP ownership from current employer.

Employee set up to earn additional income from IP with employer’s blessing

MOM & POP BUSINESS WANTED LONG INCOME STREAM

Tradesmen grew his business, and business risk, to the point where a lawsuit would devastate his family and nest egg. Assisted with entity formation, contracts, programs for contractors, client agreements, and other liability shields. Business disputes were essentially eliminated and remaining disputes are readily resolved by shields established.

Entity professionally established and safeguards put in place to protect business and family

NOT FOR PROFIT DESIRED TO PURCHASED HOME IN SOUTH AFRICA

Worked with international and domestic experts to determine best strategy amongst legal options to assist with the acquisition of home.

Home was purchased and is hosting local and domestic groups as well as generating funds that send African girls to college

MARRIED CLIENTS DESIRED TO HAVE ARMS-LENGTH TRANSACTION WHEREIN THEY PURCHASED AN EXISTING BUSINESS FROM AN AGGRESSIVE BROKER.

Negotiated fair deal from broker and completed purchase deal quickly. Also drafted entity agreements that honor their financial and management arrangement in a way that protects their interests and marital relationship.

The purchase went smoothly, and all parties left content

STATE AGENCY RECEIVED COMPLAINTS AGAINST CLIENT LICENSE AND EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.

Worked with client to refute claims through persuasive written and verbal communications.

Complaint was dismissed and client did not receive any negative business repercussions

FEDERAL CONTRACTOR FACED ACCUSATIONS OF FINANCIAL MISDEALING BY ROGUE EMPLOYEE

Large international construction contractor accused of breaching terms of federal contract. Relevant employees no longer employed by firm and several stakeholders disinclined to participate in investigation. LSC was able to interact with former accused employee and other non-employed stakeholders to collect critical information and complete complicated investigation.

Helped client contractor evaluate litigation risk and evaluate internal procedures.

JOB SITE MISDEEDS

Internationally owned and managed blue-collar company working under a government contract is accused of job site misdeeds. Conducted investigation that included former employees and prime contractor interviews.

Client was able to preserve reputation in industry while learning about the actions of its employees and adherence to rules and commitments.

ALLEGED GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE RACE DISCRIMINATION

A government employee with over 30 years of tenure alleged that employment decisions were discriminatory based on race. Investigative efforts revealed history of disrespectful statements, manipulation of previous managers, and poor performance that were not previously documented. Employee began retaliatory behavior during the investigation and steps were taken to preserve integrity of investigation and participants.

Agency was able to fairly evaluate all claims about and by the tenured employee so that they could make defensible and appropriate workplace decisions.

ALLEGED UNFAIR TREATMENT

Litigious law enforcement officer alleged unfair treatment regarding appearance policy and promotional practices. Conducted investigation into differential regard for appearance and fairness of promotional process.

Employer was able to make decisions with regards to the complaining employee and improve policies so that they are more evenly applied.