San Diego Business Lawyer
A San Diego business lawyer, at McCarthy Law, can provide smart, efficient, affordable, legal solutions to entrepreneurs, startups, business owners, shareholders, business buyers and those investing in business in San Diego, CA.
McCarthy Law offers first-rate legal services and reasonable fees. For new businesses or sole proprietors going “legit”, a business lawyer from McCarthy Law can help you choose the best entity that protects BOTH your personal and business assets — often with the bonus of significant tax advantages.
A business lawyer from McCarthy Law helps clients set up sound business methods, review, or draft, day-to-day business contracts, purchase a business, invest in a business, sell a business, or properly dissolve a business.
Entity Formation — Incorporations by Phone
Incorporate your entity over the phone. If you are in San Diego or anywhere in California, a McCarthy Law business lawyer can form a Corporation or LLC over the phone for expediency. If you are local, we can also meet in our San Diego office or at your business location: it’s all about client service.
Whether you come to our office – or call in by phone – we will discuss the pros and cons of each entity type to make certain that you choose the best legal entity to suit your unique situation and potential tax savings needs. We will collect your information, review your options and then prepare, file and form your new C-Corp., S-Corp., or LLC. In approximately two weeks (or faster if you need a RUSH filing) you will receive your completed Corporation or LLC documentation.
Employer Lawyer — For Businesses in San Diego, CA
Founder and owner of McCarthy Law, John F. McCarthy, is also a respected employment attorney. McCarthy Law offers our business clients the law firm’s extensive employment law expertise that will keep new and established employers out of the minefield of strict federal and California “employee-centric” employee protection laws.
Hundreds of California businesses flee California’s anti-business political climate each year. That said, San Diego and Southern California is “paradise” and therefore we do what we must to survive as business owners.
The most reputable San Diego employers find themselves astonished when they receive their first employee lawsuit. There are simply too many laws and regulations coupled with irresistible financial jackpots luring employees to make big-money claims for the slightest employer oversight.
Because founding attorney McCarthy has had years of successful experience representing employee’s in the workplace collect sizeable financial settlements, McCarthy Law now brings that knowledge and experience to our employer clients! Our approach to employer-side employment law is “preventative” by counseling businesses to take simple, pro-active steps that put an emphasis on risk management helping his clients avoid messy, costly disputes.
Unnecessary employee claims can be avoided! Take a minute to think through the unfortunate consequences of having Federal and California government agencies insisting on investigating you and inspecting your bank records! Investigators with the POWER of the government insisting on a deep audit into your companies’ private business, accounting records, tax returns, and interviewing past and current employees. Frightening, isn’t it? Avoiding employee claims and lawsuits is possible by understanding common pitfalls. This is just one area where a business lawyer from McCarthy Law will become invaluable.
Employer-Side Employment Legal & Compliance Advice
McCarthy Law has business lawyers and employment attorneys in San Diego, California that advocate “employer preparation and litigation prevention”. We routinely address our clients’ management and staff on litigation prevention topics such as discrimination, sexual harassment, hiring and firing practices, proper downsizing & layoff procedures, and proper disciplinary methods.
Our San Diego employer rights’ lawyers will counsel companies to pro-actively prevent disputes or, when necessary, resolve employment law disputes by offering a range of legal services including:
- Ensuring wage and hour compliance
- Ensuring the proper classification of employees
- Drafting of employment agreements
- Drafting of employment manuals
- Representing employers in administrative proceedings brought by agencies such as the labor commissioner
- Alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration
McCarthy Law represents employers in employment law counseling and transactions such as employee claims prevention and management training.
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A Super Lawyer at McCarthy Law guides clients clear of the legal challenges facing California businesses and offers “al la carte” and affordable “bundled flat-fee legal services” for entity selection & business formation, intellectual property registration, business & employee contract drafting, and corporate compliance counseling to help San Diego employers avoid the minefield of California employment laws.
We’re craftspeople, entrepreneurs and business owners ourselves. We know the right questions to ask our clients to help protect their personal and business assets, avoid costly and unnecessary lawsuits, far-too-common employee labor claims, business-crushing state audits seeking back taxes for employee/contractor misclassification and other legal pitfalls awaiting most every California business.
Top Drawer Legal Services — Reasonable Fees
McCarthy Law’s founder, San Diego business attorney John F. McCarthy insists that his law firm offer top drawer legal services coupled with reasonable fees. For new businesses or sole proprietors stepping up to a legal entity, McCarthy Law can help you choose the best entity that protects BOTH your personal and business assets — often with the bonus of significant tax advantages.
A skilled business lawyer from McCarthy Law can help you set up sound business methods, review or draft day-to-day business contracts, purchase a business, invest in a business, sell your business, or properly dissolve your business.
McCarthy Law is the go-to law firm of choice for new, small and medium businesses for entity selection, legal formation (LLC, S-Corp or C-Corp), startup services, transactional services, business & employment contracts, and counseling business owners and managers (employers) in California — a state with extremely employee-centered laws — to avoid business-killing employee claims and government labor law violations.
Legal Services YOUR Way
As a business person, you have questions. As business lawyers, we have answers. Whether in person, by phone, Skype, or by videoconference, at our office, or yours, we’ll discuss your legal issues and help you make the right decisions for your unique business situation.
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