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Small Business Is the Lifeblood of Ardmore, PA

Small businesses play a major role in the U.S. economy. In Philadelphia, small and midsize businesses employed 4 in 10 workers and paid an astounding 50% of all business taxes. According to a Pew Research Center study, Philadelphia is a relative underperformer when compared to other major cities in terms of the number of per capita business establishments. Despite that fact, small business is still an essential component of the region’s economic activity.

You may ask what this means for you as a Philadelphia small business owner. Consider the following points:

  • Fewer per capita businesses means fewer employment opportunities for competitors’ employees;
  • Relatively sparse ecosystem of businesses for residents to patronize means less business competition;
  • Lower level of business revenue causes challenges for raising taxes;
These facts are neither good nor bad; they comprise the overall business landscape of Philadelphia and may present opportunities for businesses in sectors which have little competition; in some areas in may actually be an advantage

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How We Help Small Businesses in Ardmore, PA

As a small business owner, we understand you’re a busy professional who wants to minimize time doing unnecessary tasks because you’re focused on success. We get it. For that reason, we partner with small businesses to take away from the minutiae of their managerial burdens and focus on providing quality legal support which helps them navigate an uncertain world and inspires confidence in their businesess’s future. We’er business attorneys who get results. 

Here are a few examples of things we do for small businesses:

  • Manage inter-office disputes & mediation
  • Identify and resolve tax issues
  • Resolve and mitigate corporate governance issues
  • Write restrictive covenants and IP assignments
  • Complete compliance and government licensing
  • Draft franchise agreements and operating manuals
  • Write independent contractor agreements
  • Draft employee handbooks
  • Write employee equity incentive plans
  • Manage employee termination
  • Write employment agreements
  • Draft non-compete agreements, confidentiality, & NDAs
  • Review real estate contracts & leases
  • Litigate business matters
  • Identify investors and raise capital
  • Obtain financing
  • Write affiliate agreements
  • Write commercial loan agreements
  • Enforce intellectual property laws
  • Write master services agreements and SOWs
  • Write SaaS agreements
  • Review and draft vendor agreements

What We Do

A Few Examples of Our Work

We’ve worked with small businesses in many sectors at ESQx. While each representation is different, we pride ourselves on helping them achieve positive outcomes regardless of industry type. Here are a few examples of our work as business lawyers:

Helped an aviation consultant procure government contracts
Established a franchise model for a local moving company
Negotiated a settlement for a food and beverage promotions company
Filed entity and wrote operating agreement for yoga studio
Reviewed business contracts and wrote Covid waiver for a gym
Helped window washing company obtain financing for expansion

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There’s so much more we want to tell you about helping your small business if you’ll give us the chance! If you’re ready to receive experienced business law advice, don’t hesitate to reach out today. We can’t wait to meet you. Did we mention every consultation is free?

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