By: Andrew Horne, 3L, Journal Staff Member
They may have differing opinions on how things should be done. They may have conflicting notions about who should be doing those things. They may even have contrary ideas about what the future holds. But one thing is certain, startup companies and lawyers go hand-in-hand in the “small market” business world.
As Alison Weinberg and Jamie Heine outline in Counseling the Startup: How Attorneys Can Add Value to Startup Clients’ Businesses, which is set to be published in Volume 15, Issue 1 of the Michigan State University Journal of Business & Securities Law, whether it is for financial concerns, a lack of understanding, or out of pure headstrong spite, entrepreneurs fail to seek the appropriate legal counseling for issues related to their startups before it’s too late.