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SaaS Agreement Checklist: Data Provisions

SaaS Agreement Checklist: Data Provisions

By Drew Stevens

Regardless of whether you’re the service provider or the customer, one of the key issues to be aware of with software as a service (SaaS) is data. Multiple facets of data, from ownership and licenses, to data backup and access, to loss of data should be considered by both parties. SaaS Attorney Ohio Clarity in […]
Business Litigation Attorney Can Help Your Firm in Ohio

How a Business Litigation Attorney Can Help Your Firm in Ohio

By Andrew Randol

Many businesses don’t consider establishing a relationship with a business litigation law firm until they’ve either been sued or need to file suit. However, most businesses benefit from having a knowledgeable business litigation attorney on retainer to guide them through legal disputes and attempt to quell any issues before the need for litigation becomes necessary. […]
M&A Letter of Intent Basics

M&A Letter of Intent (LOI) Basics: Purchase Price

By Drew Stevens

After months of market research and review, you’ve found a business you want to buy. If you’ve been reading up on mergers and acquisitions, you may feel the need to rush straight to an asset purchase agreement or a stock purchase agreement, without first talking to a Columbus mergers and acquisitions law firm. While there’s […]
Reasons Why Labor Law is Necessary for Businesses and Employees

Reasons Why Labor Law is Necessary for Businesses and Employees

By Andrew Randol

Labor and employment is one of the most heavily regulated sectors of the U.S. economy. Labor and employment law collectively refer to the thousands of federal and state laws and regulations governing everything from minimum wages, overtime, collective bargaining, workplace safety, and anti-discrimination laws. Anti-discrimination law itself encompasses numerous categories and classes of persons including […]
SaaS Agreement Checklist

SaaS Agreement Checklist: Term, Termination, Limitation of Liability, Damages, Insurance

By Drew Stevens

If you’re not a software licensing attorney, choosing what to include in a software as a service (SaaS) agreement can certainly make your head spin. Here, we’ll cover a number of key areas in drafting a SaaS agreement, including contract term, termination, limitations of liability, damages, and insurance provisions. Term Two of the more popular […]
Cases Do Business Litigation Lawyers

What Kinds of Cases Do Business Litigation Lawyers Handle in Ohio?

By Andrew Randol

If you’ve never had the pleasure of being in litigation before (lucky you), some of the terminology and scope of business litigation can be confusing. You often hear the terms “commercial litigation,” “civil litigation,” and “business litigation.” As applied to Ohio business litigation cases, these terms, practically speaking, can mean the same thing. Here, we’ll […]
Find a Business Law Attorney in Ohio

Steps to Find a Business Law Attorney in Ohio

By Drew Stevens

Whether you’ve never worked with a business law attorney before or you find yourself needing new or different counsel, shopping for a new business law firm can be intimidating and time consuming. Here, we offer 5 quick pointers when searching for business attorneys. Determine, at a high level, what kind of business lawyer you primarily […]
What the Heck is an Independent Contractor

What the Heck is an Independent Contractor? Part I: It Depends on Who’s Asking

By Andrew D. Randol

The term independent contractor gets thrown around a lot, often without a lot of thought behind the term. It is often misused, misunderstood, and can mean something completely different depending on the context in which it is used. In this multi-part Latest Thinking post, our Columbus employment lawyer will attempt to clarify exactly what an […]
Venture Capital Due Diligence Checklist - Part II

Venture Capital Due Diligence Checklist – Part II

By Drew Stevens

In our last post, we started to dive into what startups can expect once they’ve signed a term sheet with a venture capital firm. Venture capital firms take due diligence seriously, and it can be intimidating to work with a Columbus venture capital law firm. Startup founders and officers who take due diligence equally if […]
Venture Capital Due Diligence

Venture Capital Due Diligence Checklist – Part I

By Drew Stevens

If you’re a startup and you’ve just successfully negotiated your term sheet with a venture capital firm, congrats. You’ve spent months pitching to angels, VC firms, and just about anybody who will listen, and now you’ve finally locked down a commitment for funding. Now that you have a signed term sheet, the next step is […]

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