Business and Corporate Law
California businesses are confronted with multiple issues spanning the federal, state, and local legal landscape. The demands involved with protecting your interests can be overwhelming unless you have a Sacramento business law attorney to offer solid advice and counsel. At the Law Office of Kristina M. Reed, our team delivers custom-tailored business law services to entities in all industries, helping them identify their goals and mapping out strategies to achieve them.Comprehensive Business Law Services
Clients rely on Kristina Reed to provide reliable advocacy in such areas as:Business Formation
Starting your company off on the right foot sets the foundation for later success. Many new businesses opt for various forms of limited liability entity, enabling them to insulate their personal interests from the debts and obligations of the company. The California Secretary of State’s Office handles business formation for such entities as:
- Limited liability companies;
- General and limited partnerships; and,
- Limited liability partnerships.
Kristina Reed also advises companies on other aspects of business formation, including tax matters, business licensing, employment, and specialized documents required for your industry.Business Contracts and Agreements
Contracts are a central part of doing business, so you need to ensure proper protection of your interests. It is important to have an attorney’s assistance in drafting the agreements that will drive business success, including those with vendors, independent contractors, partners, investors, and other essential relationships. You will also need to rely on a knowledgeable lawyer for contract review when you are presented with a contract by external third-party.
There are multiple internal business agreements that many companies must address as well. Employment contracts with key employees, shareholders agreements, and restrictive covenants are just a few contracts that are common in many industries.Counseling and Advice
Kristina Reed provides legal support to small and medium sized organizations at all stages of the business lifecycle, from initial formation to sustainable expansion to winding down. Your business goals are the key consideration, and she strives to advise you on practical solutions to achieve them. Ms. Reed can guide you through a wide range of legal issues that your business will face, including protection of intellectual property, insurance matters, records retention, employee relationships, corporate compliance, risk reduction, and others.
As a California business owner, you must also strictly comply with the various federal, state, and local regulations that affect your company. Kristina Reed can help you navigate such compliance issues as:
- Federal rules established by the Federal Trade Commission, US Department of Labor, Internal Revenue Service, US Securities and Exchange Commission, US Environmental Protection Agency, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other US governmental agencies;
- Regulations of such state agencies as the California Department of Employment and Housing, the Tax and Fee Administration, the Department of Business Oversight, and many others; and,
- Local rules administered by Sacramento County agencies and the City of Sacramento.
To learn more about how a business law advocate can be one of your company’s most valuable resources, please call 916-492-6033 to reach the Law Office of Kristina M. Reed in Sacramento, CA. We can schedule a consultation to review your legal needs and business objectives.