Webinar 03/05/20: How Will The California AB-5 Law Affect The Event Planning Industry?

In the the biggest piece of employment news in the last year, on September 18, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law A.B. 5, solidifying a tighter standard of rules for classifying a worker as an independent contractor. The new standard, known as the Dynamex standard, codifies and expands the earlier California Supreme Court decision, Dynamex Operations West, …

The Grady Firm, P.C. Adds Global Expansion and Relocation Advising Department to Support Multi-National Corporations

In response to multi-national corporations' growing need to move personnel across borders, The Grady Firm has emerged as an outsourced Global Mobility Department that provides expansion and relocation services to innovative companies.  The Grady Firm helps companies relocate their employees from abroad to the United States, while assisting companies with their expansion to several countries …

Changes to CA Minimum Wage Will Impact Employers’ Budgets for 2016- Are You Prepared?

by Jennifer Grady, Esq. With just a few weeks until the end of 2015, employers are rapidly approaching the statutory California minimum wage increase set to take place on January 1, 2016.  This increase means that employers must review their monthly and annual expenses to determine how the salary increase will affect their overall budget, …

What Types of Lending Options are Available to help Entrepreneurs Start and Grow Their Businesses?

PERSONAL LOANS, BANK LOANS, AND SBA LOANS by Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. and Tristan Younghaus, Esq. Starting a business can be an exciting, yet costly endeavor. Entrepreneurs need startup capital to cover the cost of living expenses, salaries, overhead, legal fees, filing fees, marketing/advertising, shipping costs, and even production costs. There are numerous funding options …

Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Involving Business Partners- Entrepreneur Podcast Network Interview with Jennifer Grady, Esq.

Jennifer Grady, Founding Attorney and Business Consultant at The Grady Firm, P.C. joins Enterprise Radio working in conjunction with the EPN Legal Corner & eLosAngeles. Jennifer discusses common mistakes made by entrepreneurs when involving business partners. Listen to interview with host Eric Dye & guest Jennifer Grady discuss the following: Tell me about why you founded …

How to Use a Buy-Out Agreement to Protect Your Business From the Death, Disability, Retirement, or Voluntary Exit of a Business Partner

by Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. Failing to create a formal transition plan in the event of the death, disability, retirement, or divorce of the business owner, or the transfer or sale of the business, is a drastic mistake that is frequently made by the owners of closely-held corporations.  This lack of planning can be fatal to …

Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Attorney Instead of Doing the Work Yourself

In the age of the "Do-It-Yourself" (DIY) mentality, entrepreneurs who are resourceful and eager to cut costs may attempt to perform legal work themselves by using the Internet as a resource for sample agreements, forms, and answers to their legal questions.  While the Internet is an amazing tool and the great equalizer, it is no …

Don’t Even Think About Starting Your Next Project Without A Retainer Agreement: Practical Advice on Why You Should Never Start Working Without Retainer Agreement, and the Top 5 Tips You Can’t Do Without

August 5, 2013- As a business attorney representing small business owners and entrepreneurs, I am frequently called upon to send demand letters, and even file lawsuits, in order to collect money on behalf of my clients from their delinquent customers.  In each of these situations, my clients had one thing in common: none of them …