Legal Pointers for Small Businesses

12/2/2021 • 3:00PM - 3:45PM EST • Workshop Room 1

David and Andrew will provide useful and practical information that every small business owner needs to hear. Why to incorporate, the importance of written contracts and how to include specific beneficial contractual terms and, finally, how to make sure you collect for the services or products that you provide.

Presented by:

David Merbaum Founder, MERBAUM & BECKER, P.C.

David J. Merbaum has been practicing law in Atlanta for over 30 years. He is the founding member of Merbaum & Becker, P.C. with two offices in the Atlanta area. David graduated from Queens College in NY with a degree in history and obtained his Juris Doctorate from Emory University in Atlanta. Merbaum & Becker PC represents a variety of clients in a number of practice areas including construction law, real estate disputes, collections, contract drafting and analysis, landlord/tenant, and business disputes, among others. The firm’s clientele is diverse from individuals to large international corporations. The firm assists clients with contract drafting, negotiations, counseling, med
David J. Merbaum has been practicing law in Atlanta for over 30 years. He is the founding member of Merbaum & Becker, P.C. with two offices in the Atlanta area. David graduated from Queens College in NY with a degree in history and obtained his Juris Doctorate from Emory University in Atlanta. Merbaum & Becker PC represents a variety of clients in a number of practice areas including construction law, real estate disputes, collections, contract drafting and analysis, landlord/tenant, and business disputes, among others. The firm’s clientele is diverse from individuals to large international corporations. The firm assists clients with contract drafting, negotiations, counseling, mediation, arbitration and litigation. While licensed in Georgia, the firm is able to assist clients in matters throughout the country through the use of carefully selected local counsel. David is admitted to practice law in all courts in all state Courts in Georgia, all Federal Courts in Georgia as well as the United States Supreme Court. David has presented seminars to trade groups on a variety of topics including liens and bond claims and collections. David has been quoted several times as a source in US News and World Report and has appeared on television and radio programs providing expert advice on landlord/tenant matters. David is the author of Protecting your Money When Purchasing or Remodeling a House which is available on Amazon. David has been married to his wife Michele since 1986 and has two adult children, Laurel and Ethan. David enjoys playing sports, traveling and exercising. He lives in Milton, Georgia with his wife, three dogs and four chickens.   Andrew J. Becker is a partner at Merbaum & Becker, P.C. specializing in construction law, commercial collections, and mergers and acquisitions. Andrew has reviewed and drafted countless contracts, ranging from small residential additions to large manufacturing facilities with acres of floor space. When reviewing and drafting contracts, Andrew focuses on protecting his clients from the crippling monetary losses that occur when an owner or general contractor defaults. Andrew holds his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University in Massachusetts and his law degree from Emory University. He is admitted to all State and Federal Courts in Georgia, including the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Andrew lives in Atlanta with his wife, Rebecca, and their two children. In his free time, Andrew is a Mason and a barbeque judge.

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