General Business Law

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General Business Law

Our general business law practice focuses on business clients of all sizes from small/start-ups to larger existing businesses. Consulting a business law attorney is one of best decisions a business owner can make to avoid potential costly legal problems down the road. Every detail of your business matters to us, no matter how big or how small. We are here to provide you with full legal service so you can start running your business successfully without worrying about the legal hassles.

We work with our start-up clients to identify the entity that is most appropriate for your type of business (corporation, limited liability company, partnership, etc), and to draft the documents that will govern your business (Articles of Incorporation, Membership Agreement, etc.). For established businesses, we are here to advise you about everything from complex state and federal regulatory issues to difficult contract negotiation. So when it comes time to grow your company or sell your company, we are there to help you through every detail of a merger, acquisition or any other transaction that your business is involved in.

Our firm also advises on protecting your organization by creating specific employment agreements for your talent to include appropriate non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality provisions to protect your business interests. We will also create documentation to present to your clients and vendors to protect your business. We create standardized contracts for your business to provide to clients and vendors to protect your business. We also review and negotiate third party contracts provided to your business to make sure that the document that your business is signing does not expose your business to unnecessary liability.

Trademarks and copyrights play an essential role in any business and our firm can guide you through the intricacies of this area of the law. A business has to protect its own intellectual property to ensure its competitive edge in the marketplace. Our firm will assist your business in assessing your intellectual property rights and registering your intellectual property rights with state and federal agencies. Our firm will also protect your business from infringing against third party intellectual property rights and defend you against these claims.

Our business law practice focuses on small business clients in the entrepreneur/start-up space and in the creative space.  We work with our clients from the “ground up”​ so they avoid common legal pitfalls most new businesses face and work with our clients as they grow and their needs change become more scalable.  We focus on business formation, contract negotiation, intellectual property and advertising issues.  We also have a niche practice that focuses on media clients in the digital space and broadcast clients with matters before the FCC.

​Entrepreneur/Startup Business Services

Consulting a business law attorney is one of the first things a smart entrepreneur needs to do to avoid potential costly legal problems down the road.  Every detail of your new business matters to us, no matter how big or how small.  From protecting the name of your new company to forming the entity that is most appropriate for your type of business (corporation, limited liability company, partnership, etc.), we are here to provide you with full legal service so you can start running a successful business without worrying about the legal hassles.

Services for Existing Businesses

Our services for your business does not stop once your have your entity formed and we get your business up and running.  As your business grows, we are here to advise you through everything from complex state and federal regulatory issues to difficult contract negotiation.  When it comes time to grow your company or sell your company, we are there to help you through every detail of a merger, acquisition or any other transaction that your business is involved in.  Our firm also advises on protecting your organization by creating specific employment agreements for your talent to include appropriate non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality provisions to protect your business interests.  We will also create documentation to present to your clients and vendors to protect your business.

Contract Drafting/Negotiation

We provide comprehensive contract services for our clients.  We create standardized contracts for your business to provide to clients and vendors to protect your business.  We also review and negotiate third party contracts provided to your business to make sure that the document that your business is signing does not expose your business to unnecessary liability.

Intellectual Property Service

Trademarks and copyrights play an essential role in any business and our firm can guide you through the intricacies of this area of the law.  A business has to protect its own intellectual property to ensure its competitive edge in the marketplace.  Our firm will assist your business in assessing your intellectual property rights and registering your intellectual property rights with state and federal agencies.  Our firm will also protect your business from infringing against third party intellectual property rights and defend you against these claims.

Entertainment/Sports Law Services

Our team consists of legal professionals who have negotiated performance rights and sports rights with major performing talent and professional sports teams, including Maroon Five, Madonna, the Golden State Warriors and the St. Louis Cardinals.  Our team assists clients with all legal aspects of producing a concert or event from negotiating contracts with the venue, artists, lighting, staging and all associated third parties associated with a particular production.  Our firm also guides clients through risk management aspects of producing an event and assisting with safety and insurance issues.

Advertising and Promotions Services

Ward Law Group guides navigates clients through the complicated waters of advertising and promotions laws.  Our services including drafting and reviewing contest and sweepstakes rules, providing legal opinion letters for state and federal law promotions compliance and reviewing advertising copy for FTC and FCC compliance issues.  Our team has advised media clients on the various advertising and promotions  in the broadcast and digital space and even spearheaded a change for federal regulations to improve legal compliance for media companies.

FCC/Communications/Media Law Services

We provide a robust menu of services for clients in the communications and media space.  Our team of professionals handles complex FCC regulatory filings and leads clients through mergers and acquisitions from drafting the initial deal documentation through closing on the deal.  Our team also assists clients through regulatory rulemaking proceedings to insure that their voice is on the record and any rule changes incorporate their input.

Digital/Internet Services

Our team specializes in working with clients in the digital and internet space.  We help clients formulate terms and conditions and privacy policies tailored to their particular online business.  We also walk clients through ensuring compliance with all applicable local, state and federal regulations impacting their businesses.  We also draft and review non-competition agreements, non-solicitation agreements, confidentiality agreements, employment agreements and third party vendor agreements to protect the proprietary nature of our clients’ businesses.

About Our Firm

Ward Law Group represents clients nationally and we are able to work with clients “virtually” via our internet-based meeting facility. We are physically located in the greater Philadelphia area with offices in Center City Philadelphia and New Jersey.
We are licensed to practice law in the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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