Top 10 Legal Mistakes That Can Destroy a Business
Legal issues are often put on the back burner. Failing to do some basic legal planning can result in:
- Costly mistakes
- Impaired growth
- Even the untimely collapse of the company
- Protecting corporate shield and personal assets
- Managing key employee issues
- How to raise capital legally
- Reducing the risk of litigation, and much more
Brian J. Burt
Chair of Snell & Wilmer’s Emerging Business Group.
Brian Burt advises entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies in all stages of development, from formation to liquidity. He also represents banks, financial services companies, private investors, and venture capital funds.
He has extensive experience in corporate organization, reorganization, and governance; private equity and debt financing; shareholder/owner relations, buyouts and disputes; employment and consulting agreements; employee incentive programs; general contract negotiation; supplier/manufacturing agreements; securities regulation; technology transfer and licensing; joint ventures and strategic alliances; fund formation; cloud computing; corporate asset protection and succession planning; and mergers and acquisitions.
Brian represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including banking and financial services, biotechnology, capital investment, consumer products and services, education, entertainment/media, healthcare, high tech, Internet, manufacturing, marketing/public relations, medical device, nutraceuticals, outdoor, professional services, real estate development, renewable energy, and software and information technology.
Having previously founded, raised capital for, and run his own company, Brian brings a unique “real-world” perspective to his business practice.