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Contracts

  • Service agreements, (master) supplier agreements. Many businesses provide a service whether it is a professional service like engineering or regular services like cleaning. The contracts with customers is of utmost importance because it stipulates who does what, when, how and sets payment terms. Oftentimes clients think they can write a contract themselves, but it takes legal training to close loopholes to avoid problems like not getting paid or worse, going to litigation.
  • Commercial leases for restaurants, spas, retail stores and other businesses. Having worked at a hospitality REIT for 5 years, Holly has extensive experience negotiating and drafting commercial leases from both the tenant and the landlord side. In addition, prior to law school, Holly worked as a financial analyst for a real estate firm and a consumer goods company. As a business owner, you will likely need to lease office space. As an owner, you may act as a landlord.
  • Employment, independent contractor and subcontractor agreements. Holly has worked with numerous business owners who hire employees, contractors and subcontractors and has drafted and negotiated these agreements, which are of utmost importance to protect the confidential information of the company as well as limit competition upon departure.
  • Outsourcing and licensing agreements. Holly has extensive experience with licensing and outsourcing agreements from her time at a boutique intellectual property law firm and at a Fortune 500 food and beverage company.
  • Franchise and management agreements. From her experience at a hospitality REIT, Holly has negotiated and finalized numerous franchise and management agreements as well as franchise applications. These agreements are lengthy and have numerous provisions that must be reviewed and requires expertise to negotiate.
  • Procurement agreements. Most companies will need to purchase supplies whether they are raw materials or office supplies. Again, a good lawyer will protect the business' interests by reducing risks and maximizing protections.
  • Settlement and termination agreements. In an ideal world, none of our clients will need to settle a dispute or terminate an agreement or an employee. Unfortunately, these events happen and an agreement is necessary to avoid litigation now or in the future.
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