Workshop with Eric Sarver
Common Contract Law Issues Faced By Small Business Owners

Tuesday Sep 13th from 05:45pm to 07:30pm

The Hamilton

How do you draft, review, and negotiate clear contracts? Attorney Eric Sarver will be answering this question, as it relates to the most common contracts that startups, small business owners, freelancers and solo workers rely on. He will provide a basic overview of what language to look for, what terms to include, and what terms and language to avoid, in the following types of contracts:

  • Restrictive Covenants / Non-Compete Agreements / Non-Solicitation Agreements;
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements and Confidentiality Agreements;
  • Independent Contractor Agreements (whether you are the independent contractor / freelancer, or the small business that hires independent contractors);
  • Contracts for services (what clauses should you be wary of? What should you include in a contract for your company’s goods or services?) And, last but not least,

He will cover the basic criteria for proper employee classification. Who is an independent contractor? Who is an employee? What are the criteria your company must meet, for correctly classifying these two types of workers? In this workshop, he will address these issues, along with the types of contracts / agreements that your company needs to have in place, to ensure proper employee / worker classification.

About Eric Sarver :

Eric Sarver is an attorney admitted to practice law in the New York State Courts and Federal Courts. For over seventeen years, he has litigated and resolved disputes for his clients, and has handled countless business transactions as well.

An entrepreneur at heart, he founded his law practice, The Law Offices of Eric M. Sarver, in April of 2001. For 15 years, his law firm has focused on labor and employment law, business law, and contracts. He provides legal counsel, clarity, and guidance for small and mid-sized business owners, entrepreneurs, and startups — including tech companies in various growth stages. Some of his services include: business formation, drafting and revising investor agreements, LLC operating agreements, restricted stock purchase agreements, amending partnership agreements, and helping businesses w/proper employee classification, transfer of I.P. rights, and contract disputes.

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