1160-A Pittsford-Victor Road
Pittsford, NY 14534

(585) 785-4514

Legal Solutions
Business Advice
Strategic Management
Risk Management


Michael S. Smith, PLLC has created the Startups and Emerging Business Counsel Program™ to assist clients in establishing their new ventures on a solid legal footing.  For an affordable one-time payment, I will advise you with respect to the most appropriate entity for your business, whether it be a corporation, limited liability company (LLC) or partnership.  I will then incorporate or organize your new venture and provide comprehensive corporate legal services under my Inside/Outside Counsel Program™ for 30 days.  Entrepreneurs will get the right start in structuring their entity and be able to consult with a small business attorney on an unlimited basis without having to worry about billable hours.

Services Offered Under the Startups and Emerging Business Counsel Program™

  • Choice of Entity Analysis
  • Name Availability Search
  • Corporation/LLC/Partnership formation and organization
  • Not-for-Profit Corporation matters, including formation, organization, 501(c)(3) applications, etc.
  • Initial Corporate Documentation
  • Federal Empoyer ID No.
  • Income Tax Elections
  • Contract formation and review, including drafting, advising and negotiating agreements such as:
    • Operating Agreements
    • Partnership Agreements
    • Shareholder Agreements
    • Construction Contracts
    • Technology License Agreements
    • Vendor contracts
    • Customer contracts
    • Sales and service agreements
    • Distributor and reseller agreements
    • Consulting Agreements
    • Employment Agreements
    • NDAs
    • Teaming Agreements
    • Subcontract Agreements
    • Prime Contracts
    • Lease Agreements
    • Banking and other financing agreements
    • Statements of Work and Work Orders
  • Trademark Matters
  • Employee Stock Option Plans
  • Corporate governance
    • Board of Directors and Shareholder meetings
    • Minutes and resolutions
  • Company policy and procedure review
  • Legal and business support to executive management and Board of Directors
  • Attendance at initial board and shareholder meeting and preparation of minutes

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