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Splitting Up: How to Deal with Bad Business Partners

By Francine Friedman Griesing | Founder & Managing Member | Griesing Law, LLC

Business owners are responsible for protecting themselves against the risks that can negatively jeopardize their business and ownership interests. One of the most common issues that arises with entrepreneurs is having a relationship with a business partner or partners go sour. In my career, I have represented several business owners who have been pushed out of businesses they founded or have seen a significant decline in what their business is worth due to poor relationships with their business partners. I have also served as a neutral arbitrator or mediator in far too many cases where a successful business imploded when the partnership relationship when awry. By the time they seek help, the damage may be so great that it can’t be undone. So how do business owners get to this point and what can you do to avoid it?

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Doing Business Without Borders

By Andrea Ewart |  CEO and Founder | DevelopTradeLaw, LLC

In today’s digital economy, it is possible to participate in international trade without ever leaving our desks. This reality is particularly true for attorneys and clients who frequently do business internationally, and  presents several opportunities and challenges. Attorneys need to be prepared to support clients as well as to address their own needs in this era of doing business without borders.

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Fran Griesing, Advisory Board Chair for WOL, was featured in Huffington Post’s list of “99 Limit Breaking Female Founders”

Fran Griesing, Advisory Board Chair for WOL, was featured in Huffington Post’s list of “99 Limit Breaking Female Founders” where she shared the most important lessons learned from her experience as the founder and Managing Member of Griesing Law, a full service woman-owned firm in Philadelphia.  Read more

WOL Founding Partner Member, Fran Griesing on How to be an Effective Leader in a Boutique Firm.

  

Francine Griesing, Manager Member at Griesing Law, LLC recently published, “Don’t Take it Personally: Creating Boundaries in a Boutique Firm” in Law Practice Today on being an effective leader in a boutique law firm.  

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Women Owned Law Board Member and Membership Committee Chair, Manuela Morais is featured in South Jersey Magazine

“The organization not only supports women who may be thinking about going out on their own, but also promotes and unifies women who already
have established law firms.” says Manuela Morais, Women Owned Law Board Member and Membership chair in South Jersey Magazines October 2017 Business Spotlight.  In just three years, the Law Offices of Manuela Morais has grown to a 10 person immigration law practice.   Read more.

Members of Women Owned Law: Why They Left Big Law to Start Their Own Firms

In this Bloomberg Article, Founding Sponsors and Women Owned Law Members Nancy Mertzel, Nicole GalliSusanne T. Jones, Virginia McMichael, Peggy McCausland, Stephanie Scharf,  and Laura Solomon provide their accounts of why they left Big Law and started their own firms.   Read more at https://bol.bna.com/10-accounts-of-women-who-left-big-law-to-run-their-own-firms/.