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Office Hours with The Law Offices of Eric M. Sarver

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 from 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Location: At Joynture in The Alden


Schedule time to meet with Attorney Eric Sarver. Here are some key questions — relevant to businesses, tech companies and startups — that members may want to consult with him about:

Business Law Questions: Bring your questions about any difficulties or challenges you face, in terms of:

  • Choosing the right business formation: S-Corp? C-Corp? LLC? Partnership? What structure makes sense for your startup?
  • Operating Agreements, Shareholder Agreements, and Non-Disclosure Agreements: Why do I need these? How do I go about getting them?
  • Contracts for Client Services, Contracts for goods, Terms & Services and Privacy Policies: What Should I include? How does my version look?
  • Selling or Buying A Business: What are the steps I need to take?

Employment Law Questions: Bring your questions related to hiring, firing, and employing your workers:

  • We have a sticky situation regarding [fill-in: over-time wages, Workers Compensation Penalty, Dept of Labor Audit or Letter]:  What should our first steps be? What can we expect as a company?
  • How to distinguish independent contractors from employees? Do I need a Consultant Agreement in writing? Can I use a non-compete agreement? If so, when?
  • Paid Time Off Policies:  NYC Paid Sick Leave Act & NYS laws regarding vacation pay: what should our company do, to comply with the law?
  • Unpaid Interns:  What are the legal requirements, to avoid problems w/the NYS or U.S. Dept. of Labor? How can I structure these? What do I need to have in place? 
  • Employment Contracts And Employee Handbooks: Non-Solicitation Agreements, Non-Competes — when does our company need these?

Eric can also help with any questions related to business law, contracts or employment law that are on people’s minds.