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Jeremy Waitzman

About Jeremy Waitzman

Jeremy chairs the Corporate Group at the Sugar Law Firm (Sugar Felsenthal), a national boutique serving the affluent and the companies they own or otherwise control. He advises his clients on significant transactions and operational issues in their businesses. Described by clients as "an essential business advisor" and "a partner in the success of my business," Jeremy has substantial experience representing businesses of all types and sizes from inception, guiding them through significant growth, and often through ownership's exit. His clients include privately-held middle market and emerging growth companies, family offices/funds, investors, C-level executives, boards of directors, family-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. Jeremy counsels clients in the areas of corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, private placements, and general contract law. He represents individuals, closely held businesses, start-up companies and serves as outside counsel to several large corporations. His work with companies often includes strategies for the creation of enterprise value.

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Family Business Board of Directors

Psychology of a Private Company Board Part 2: Family-Owned Businesses

The board of directors for a family-owned business has a duty to the company’s owners, but family dynamics often complicate its direction.

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Aligning Company and Fund Goals

Psychology of a Private Company Board in Fund-Owned Businesses

The board of directors has a fiduciary duty to the interests of the company and owners, so how does it handle fund-owned businesses?

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Role of the Board of Directors

The Basics of the Board of Directors – Roles, Structures and Duties

The role of the board of directors is to represent shareholders. Learn about board of director functions, from small to mature companies.

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SBA Grants Safe Harbor for PPP Loans Under $2M

The SBA extended its safe harbor for PPP loans from May 7 to May 18, claiming all borrowers receiving $2 million or less now meet good-faith certification.

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two businesswomen in headscarves are starting an LLC and learning about LLC management

Crash Course on LLC Management and Structure

Starting an LLC has certain advantages for business owners, including flexible organization. Learn about LLC management, structure and taxation.

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A company board sits around a table, symbolizing Corporation Management

What is a Corporation? Formation, Management and Taxation in 2020

Corporations were once a more prevalent business structure. What are the advantages of corporation formation, management and taxation in 2020?

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a small business owner cuts cloth and working hours in semi-retirement

Small Business Transitions: Semi Retirement for Entrepreneurs

Before small business owner Jan can improve her life and work balance and enter semi retirement, she must prepare her business to run independently.

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a blurred image of a boss in a blue business suit, representing hiring a lawyer in light of COVID 19

Avoid Hiring a Lawyer in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis, Unless…

If you’re seeking disaster relief during the coronavirus crisis, a corporate lawyer is unnecessary. Here are 4 examples of when to hire a lawyer.

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A man's hand holds a compass, symbolizing director duties – or the director role –leading the way through the COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 & the Corporate Director: Key Duties & Actions

C-Suite executives run the day-to-day affairs of a company. The board of directors is responsible for long-term strategy and extraordinary decisions. COVID-19 has created a landscape in which extraordinary decisions need to be made every day.

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A restaurant like the one pictured may be requesting the landlord make rent concessions in response to coronavirus/COVID-19

Requesting Rent Concessions in Response to Coronavirus

Business owners may need to seek rent concessions during the COVID-19 crisis. What’s the best way to request rent help or rent abatement from your landlord?

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