Practice Areas

Business Design and Organization

We provide general corporate organization and management planning from the initial selection of the business structure through the entire incorporation process, including negotiation and development of the capital structure, financing placement, shareholder agreements, and securities law compliance.  On a continuing basis, we work with you to maximize your business structure's utility and legal compliance through the initiation, negotiation and drafting of the employment agreements, leases, fringe benefit programs, and mergers and acquisitions.  As general counsel, we provide continuing initiative in all areas of legal decision-making.

Marc Lane is the author of Legal Handbook for Small Business, Revised Edition, American Management Association, Corporations: Pre-Organization Planning, Bureau of National Affairs, Taxation for Small Business, second edition, John Wiley and Sons, Purchase and Sale of Small Businesses, Second Edition, Wiley Law Publications, and Advising Entrepreneurs: Dynamic Strategies for Financial Growth, John Wiley and Sons. He has also taught finance and entrepreneurship courses at Northwestern University School of Law and in the MBA program at the University of Illinois.

Announcing Marc J. Lane's 35th Book:

The Mission-Driven Venture: Business Solutions to the World's Most Vexing Social Problems

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