The Grady Firm Joins the Roster for LA Innovation Week as Presenter on Startup Legal Issues & Solutions #LAIW2015

Los Angeles Innovation Week 2015 Launches With More Than 100 Events, Exhibiting LA’s Global Leadership in Innovation

LAIW#The Grady Firm, PC has been selected as a presenter at Los Angeles Innovation Week, a countywide celebration of the breadth of innovation and creativity within Los Angeles sponsored by LA Metro, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), and the Los Angeles Times. From clean tech, to gaming, to aerospace, digital media, and beyond, Los Angeles is a leading global center for innovation and entrepreneurship rooted in boundless creativity and diversity.  Other hosts of Innovation Week events include Cross Campus, Microsoft, WeWork, Apple, ExpertDojo, and YouTube Space LA.

On Tuesday, October 20, Jennifer Grady will be addressing entrepreneurs with ways to protect their innovative small businesses thorough The Top 10 Tools Business Owners Need to Know From a Business and Employment Law Attorney.”  The presentation will take place from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at The Grady Firm headquarters in the Miracle Mile district of Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles office located at 5900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

The Los Angeles office located at 5900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

At this seminar, participants will learn the top 10 most important questions every entrepreneur needs to answer before growing or starting an innovative small business.  Ms. Grady will discuss business entity formation (Sole Proprietor v. LLC v. Corporation), employment law pitfalls to avoid, which contracts every business owner needs, and things to consider when working with partners.

During the seminar, answers, examples, and recommendations will be provided. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A and networking session. Interested participants will be able to schedule a complimentary 15-minute consultation with the Ms. Grady after the presentation between 1:00- 2:00 pm. Click here to RSVP online, or email jgrady@gradyfirm.com to RSVP and book a consultation after the presentation.

About Innovation Week

ventuer capitalRivaling the magnitude of South by Southwest, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) will launch the second annual Los Angeles Innovation Week with a series of events from October 1 through October 22, 2015. Tens of thousands of participants are expected to attend an array of more than 100 dynamic events focusing on the use of education, culture, and both high and low technology to drive urban growth and support innovation-intensive industries.

Los Angeles provides a unique convergence of innovation, from the arts to aerospace, traditional and digital entertainment to transportation and trade. Over the course of three weeks, a variety of events hosted by businesses and organizations across Los Angeles will celebrate and highlight the talent and ingenuity found across Los Angeles County. Events encompass the breadth of innovation and include panels, showcases, demonstrations, workshops and mixers covering myriad topics.

“LAIW celebrates the extraordinary things happening in Los Angeles such as the connections between cultural, industry and geographic diversity that define Los Angeles, and the creative collisions and collaboration at overlapping fringes of industries, unleashing new ideas, industries and businesses. This is the novel kind of innovation defining our region,” said David Flaks, Chief Operating Officer of the LAEDC.

About the Speaker

Founding Attorney, Jennifer A. Grady, Esq.

Founding Attorney, Jennifer A. Grady, Esq.

As a third-generation entrepreneur, Ms. Grady has unique insight into helping her clients overcome their obstacles and reach their goals by helping local and foreign entrepreneurs grow their businesses in California.  Ms. Grady uses her litigation experience, along with her background as an attorney, mediator, and business owner, to bring a unique perspective to each client’s matter. As the “pre-nup attorney for businesses,” Ms. Grady helps her clients reduce their liability for potential lawsuits through education, employee counseling, and document drafting. When disputes arise, she resolves issues for clients through negotiation, mediation, and, when necessary, litigation.

Ms. Grady earned her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School, a  Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the #1 ranked Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego. She is a certified mediator, and is fluent in Spanish. Ms. Grady founded the Los Angeles Young Lawyers Association (LAYLA) and the Women Entrepreneurs Club of Los Angeles as ways to provide support to the legal and startup communities.

The Grady Firm’s offices are located in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego, California.

To schedule a complimentary 15-minute consultation with Ms. Grady or The Grady Firm’s business, employment, and immigration attorneys, call +1 (323) 450-9010, or fill out a Contact Request Form. 

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About gradyfirm

The Grady Firm attorneys specialize in helping businesses grow and succeed through employment, business, immigration, and intellectual property law advising for clients in California. In addition, we help foreign entrepreneurs establish a US presence and obtain the appropriate visas for their owners and employees. WE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING BUSINESS SOLUTIONS: BUSINESS ADVISING: Business formation, contract drafting, coaching/advising, succession planning, lease review, and contract negotiation. EMPLOYMENT LAW: We teach employers how to become compliant with California employment law, draft Employee Handbooks, and providing sexual harassment training. We also help resolve disputes between employers and employees regarding wage and hour, discrimination, and harassment issues. IMMIGRATION: We help build business work forces and reunite families by preparing visa, Green Card, and citizenship applications based on family relations, employment, and investment. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: trademarks, copyright The Grady Firm has offices in Beverly Hills and San Diego, California; and serves clients remotely from across the globe. Our attorneys are licensed to practice immigration law in all 50 states. Learn more about us at www.gradyfirm.com.

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