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Tactics of US's Wealthiest Detailed in "Advising Entrepreneurs" by Marc Lane

BNET Business Network
Wednesday, March 20, 2002
by Business Editors

Chicago Attorney and Financial Expert Marc J. Lane Advises Entrepreneurs To Prosper in Times of Uncertainty

Adversity is also a time of opportunity, according to nationally recognized expert on entrepreneurship and wealth increasing strategies, Marc J. Lane. As counsel and financial planner for some of the country's most successful entrepreneurs, Lane has developed a notable track record in managing risk through the formation of a practice unique in the United States.

After nearly 30 years of client successes, Lane has included the most important lessons from his practice in his 30th book, Advising Entrepreneurs: Dynamic Strategies for Financial Growth. Lane clearly guides entrepreneurs or financial advisors through the critical steps that can make or break a venture even in the best of times:

- The easiest, smartest and cheapest way to start a business
- Strategies to deal with venture capitalists and locate other sources of financing
- Opportunities to leverage the enterprise's strengths through strategic alliances
- Techniques to manage risk and shield assets
- Tax-efficient compensation planning for the entrepreneur and his or her employees
- Engineering the right exit strategy

"The successful entrepreneur must confront and overcome legal, financial and business obstacles," said Professor Thomas Morsch, Director of Small Business Opportunity Center at Northwestern University School of Law. "Marc J. Lane has done a wonderful job of addressing all of these in one very readable and sensible book."

Operating nationally from Chicago, Marc J. Lane's law firm and its financial-services affiliates advise a wide range of business owners, investors, high-net-worth individuals, and others who are motivated to increase their personal wealth. Backed by a seasoned team of legal, investment, and insurance professionals, Lane has created the nation's only multidisciplinary law firm, specifically designed to help entrepreneurial clients tackle all legal and financial needs in a comprehensive and convenient manner.

Twice the recipient of the Illinois State Bar Association's prestigious Lincoln Award, he is an Adjunct Professor of Business at the University of Illinois College of Business Administration's Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law. Marc Lane regularly publishes in local business venues and electronic media. He has authored thirty books on corporate organization, management, taxation and personal finance. Media and booking contact: J. Krist Schell (704) 789-9038 or Also, Please visit for media events, speeches, articles, and curriculum vitae.

Advising Entrepreneurs is available at local bookstores, on-line from, or by phone at 1-800-225-5945 (in Canada, 1-800-567-4797). Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN No. 0-471-38947-1. $49.95.

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