One of the most common, and potentially disastrous, mistakes made by entrepreneurs and even seasoned business owners is failing to invest in legal advice and guidance on the front end of a deal or venture. Instead, they wait until something goes wrong to consult with an attorney. As discussed
As a member of a Limited Liability Company (LLC), you may find yourself in a position in which you believe legal action must be taken to prevent or remedy wrongdoing. If so, you may be entitled to file a direct claim or a derivative claim. If you file a derivative claim, you must first make a formal
Jeffrey P. Lieser, Esq., a founding partner at the Tampa Bay area law firm of Lieser Skaff Alexander, has been chosen to serve a three-year term on a Florida Bar Grievance Committee. Attorney Lieser focuses his practice of law on complex business and real estate litigation. Jeffrey was named a Ri
What is the status of Executive Order 14036? On July 9, 2021, President Joe Biden issued an Executive Order (EO 14036) titled “Promoting Competition in the American Economy.” The Order includes 72 initiatives to tackle what Biden perceives to be the most pressing competition issues across the
Everyone has been impacted by COVID-19, and renters and landlords are feeling especially vulnerable. Various state and federal safety nets have been created to help tenants remain in their rental homes or apartments if they’re having problems coming up with rent due to job losses, health costs
We are delighted to announce that once again, our namesakes have been recognized as Super Lawyers and/or Legal Elite by a panel of peers and experts. Super Lawyers The Super Lawyer designation is awarded to a select few attorneys who excel in their chosen fields. Fewer than 3% of attorneys are
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken all of us into uncharted waters. After an unprecedented near nationwide shutdown, many states are going through the process of reopening. For business owners, the ability to re-open is often crucial to the very survival of the business. At the same time, a business ma
If you are a Florida tenant or landlord, executing a long-term lease is now much less complicated. Florida House Bill 469 (HB 469), which took effect on July 1, 2020, allows both residential and commercial long-term leases to be executed without witnesses, expediting the process for all involved.