Business Law in Encinitas, CA
Serving businesses is one of the two sets of clients upon which The Law Office of William R. Fuhrman focuses. We represent local and nation-wide businesses, in their formation through their transactional negotiations, creation of contracts and occasional litigation to defend claims or prosecute rights. In serving corporations, LLCs and partnerships, we negotiate commercial lease terms and write employment agreements and handbooks, joint venture and licensing agreements, and contracts and forms for dealing with customers and vendors. We also draft corporate bylaws, resolutions, and the minutes for annual corporate meetings. And the Law Office of William R. Fuhrman represents employers with litigation needs involving allegations of breach of contract, discrimination, sexual harassment, and violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Formations and Transactions
At the Law Office of William R. Fuhrman, we provide business clients assistance with business organization and formation and representation with transactions tailored to suit the specific goals and needs of their business. Located in San Diego, California, we work with small to medium sized businesses that have a local, national, and international presence.
Our office has represented professionals and companies that do business in a wide range of industries, including food service, construction, hotel / motel ownership, and computer software development. We bring the extensive experience gleaned from this work to your business' advantage. Contact us today to further discuss one of the matters listed below.
The type of formation you choose for your business has implications for every aspect of your business. From how you share ownership to how you make decisions and the tax treatment your business will receive. We can explain your options and the effects that choice will have upon how you operate your business. We are able to appropriately guide you. The majority of businesses are organized under the forms you choose for for your business has implications on how you operate and make decisions, as well as the tax treatment your business will receive. We can explain your options and their effects while appropriately guiding you. You will form and operate your business in one of the following:
- Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
- Limited Liability Company (LLC)
- Joint Venture
- Sole Proprietorship
Examples of the many different transactions that businesses encounter that our firm is experienced at handling include:
- Contract negotiation / drafting / review
- Buy / sell agreements
- Independent contractor agreements
- Vendor contracts
- Service agreements
When necessary, we can work alongside other professionals that may be providing assistance to your business, such as an accountant. We also handle business matters involving dispute resolution and litigation.
Litigation and ADA Violations
Business disputes interrupt your business routine and productivity and threaten your livelihood. Enlisting the assistance of an experienced attorney will make all the difference in the world.
At the Law Office of William R. Fuhrman, we have over more than 30 years of experience handling business disputes. We are committed to helping small to medium sized businesses explore their options to obtain efficient resolution.
All businesses are cost-sensitive, as we understand, being a small business ourselves. For this reason, we work to resolve cases the most efficient way possible, using the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) procedures of mediation or arbitration. Experienced use of these procedures holds down litigation costs and brings about quicker resolution.
Though we do attempt to resolve cases outside of the courtroom, we go to court when justice demands we do so. We aggressively litigate our client case when resolution attempts outside of court will not secure a fair result for our client. Attorney William R. Fuhrman is a trial lawyer by experience who will effectively argue your case before a judge or jury.
We represent businesses in employment-related, customer-related, and vendor-related disputes such as:
- Vendor agreement disputes
- ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) issues
- Employment disputes
- Contract disputes
- Wage and hour disputes (including overtime)
In addition to handling business disputes, our firm confidently represents businesses in business formation and transaction matters.
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