Starting and running a small business can be an exciting journey, but it also comes with its fair share of legal challenges. From navigating complex contracts to addressing business disputes to ensuring your business structure is legally sound, having the right legal guidance is crucial.
Luckily, the Scottsdale small business lawyers at Shields Petitti & Zoldan, PLC understand that running a small business can pose complex questions and involve multiple challenges. As lawyers for small businesses, we are ready to assist you through every legal hurdle you and your small business encounter. Our goal is to deliver top-notch, personalized legal services that yield the best client outcomes. With collective legal experience spanning more than five decades, we have successfully obtained almost $25 million in settlements and verdicts for our patrons. We are equally committed to ensuring your business operates seamlessly.
How Can the Scottsdale Small Business Lawyers at Shields Petitti & Zoldan PLC Help Me?
As an Arizona small business owner, you know that your enterprise represents your livelihood, dreams, and aspirations. When you seek legal assistance, you want someone with the expertise to address your legal concerns and understand the emotional and personal investment you have poured into succeeding. At Shields Petitti & Zoldan, PLC, our attorneys for small businesses recognize this unique perspective and tailor their approach to be professional and hard-hitting yet empathetic. We offer multiple services particular to small business success, including the following.
Choosing the proper legal structure for your business—whether you are considering a sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC, or corporation—can have profound implications for your company’s future. We are well-versed in Arizona’s business laws. We understand each business structure has different legal implications, and we take the time to guide you toward the legal structure that aligns with your vision.
Contracts and Agreements
Whether you are entering into agreements with suppliers, clients, employees, or partners, we can ensure that your contracts are comprehensive, fair, and legally sound. We will scrutinize the fine print, negotiate on your behalf, and provide you with the peace of mind that comes from knowing your business is well-protected.
Our advocates are adept at resolving conflicts efficiently and effectively. Whether you are facing a disagreement with a supplier, customer, employee, or partner, we understand the importance of finding amicable solutions. But we are also prepared to fight for your rights in court if that should become necessary. As your dedicated advocates, we will work tirelessly to resolve your dispute promptly, efficiently, and effectively.
Employment laws can be complex, and compliance is crucial to avoid legal pitfalls. We can help you navigate employment matters such as hiring, firing, workplace policies, and wage and hour issues. We can also ensure that your business adheres to all relevant labor laws and help you create a safe and fair work environment for your employees.
Whether you deal in trademarks, copyrights, patents, or trade secrets, we can assist you in safeguarding your creative and innovative assets. Our Scottsdale small business lawyers can help you with the registration process, enforce your intellectual property rights, and take legal action against infringements.
Real Estate and Leasing
If your business involves physical space, we can assist you in navigating real estate transactions and leasing agreements. Our advocates will ensure you understand transactional and leasing terms, negotiate on your behalf, and help you secure a location that meets your business needs.
The Scottsdale Small Business Attorneys at Shields Petitti & Zoldan, PLC Are on Your Side
Owning a small business is a complex affair. Aspects such as business formation, zoning compliance, copyright and trademark considerations, and employment laws can all play a significant role in your business’s daily functioning. While your company’s smaller size might suggest simpler operations, associated legalities can be equally, if not more complicated, than with larger corporations.
At Shields Petitti & Zoldan, PLC, we understand these unique challenges and approach them with the professionalism, kindness, and compassion needed to navigate tricky legal situations. The fact is that businesses need a lawyer to guide them through the labyrinth of laws that apply to companies in Arizona. We know the Scottsdale small business landscape inside and out and will go the extra mile to ensure you do, too.
Our team of skilled small business lawyers is top-notch, as evidenced by our regular spots on the “Best Lawyers in America” list since 2005, frequent awards like “Lawyer of the Year” in Phoenix for Labor and Employment Litigation, and Martindale-Hubbell’s prestigious AV-Preeminent rating. We recognize that no two businesses nor their legal requirements are the same, so we take the time to understand your company’s unique needs, offering solutions tailored to your requirements. Let Shields Petitti & Zoldan help ensure that every legal aspect of your business is taken care of. Contact us today to discuss our comprehensive legal services.