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Small Biz Advisor - Forming the Business

The Very Basics – Forming the Business

So, you are an entrepreneur and want to start your own business (or you are an attorney, accountant, or other professional advisor working with one). One of the first decisions required is to choose a legal structure for the business. What factors should be taken into consideration prior to selecting a legal structure? Does a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company or corporation (C- or S-corp) make the most sense? This webinar focuses on business formation and the pros and cons to the different legal structures, and includes tips on how to keep one’s personal assets safe from the claims of future creditors of the business.

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Webinar Faculty


Christopher Cahill
Christopher Cahill

Mr. Cahill is partner at Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP, in Chicago, Illinois. He guides secured lenders, creditors, debtors, creditors’ committees, potential purchasers and others through bankruptcy cases, out-of-court workouts,… Read More


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Kurt Oreshack

Kurt is a corporate and securities associate in our San Diego office. Kurt specializes in the representation of emerging growth companies throughout their lifecycles. He has significant experience in corporate… Read More

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Leslee Cohen

Leslee Cohen, Principal at Hershman Cohen, concentrates her transactional practice in securities law, corporate finance and general corporate law. She counsels a variety of entities, from small entrepreneurs and start-up… Read More

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Nick Petit

Nick is an experienced entrepreneur and proven leader that couples business strategy and disciplined execution with enabling and emerging technologies.  As CMO of VAMONDE, Nick inspires a multi-talented team leading… Read More

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