BUSINESS LAW ATTORNEY IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
Owning a business can be a thrilling adventure, full of personal and professional victories. It can also be an incredibly difficult and demanding journey. Here in the Lone Star State, businesses compete for their share of the market, while certain duties and rights can be forgotten or ignored. Having worked as counsel inside businesses for the better part of my career, I know well how a legal issue can impact your business for both good and when not addressed, can end poorly. When I started my law firm — Deborah Hubbs, Attorney & Counselor at Law, PLLC — I wanted to use these unique experiences to better advise my clients on their own business journeys to have successful outcomes, whether that be in growing your business, selling a business, or just having successful partnerships with all of your stakeholders. Things can get touch in the world of business, but there’s a reward for those who demonstrate patience and practicality.
I proudly provide guidance to businesses small and large in finding their path and making their mark in Houston, Conroe, and The Woodlands, Texas. I am not just a document preparer, each agreement comes with counsel and advice to help you understand your agreements and what to do to set up your business for success. I offer my services in the following areas:
Single Member LLCs - including certificate of formation, operating agreement and EIN number.
Multi Member LLCs - including certificate of formation, operating agreement and EIN number.
Non-Profit Corporation - certificate of formation, bylaws, EIN number and working with the IRS to obtain 501(c)(3)
Contract Preparation and Review
Nondisclosure/noncompete agreements, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, oil and gas leases, operating agreements, licenses, etc.
Due Diligence Projects
When buying or selling a business its important to hire someone with experience so what you don't know won't hurt you. Having advised companies on buying and selling businesses, a good lawyer can save you money or help you obtain a better price for your company. Having an experienced attorney help you through the process can save you time and money and help you focus on what's important - running your business. Flat fee pricing is available for some projects.
Maybe you don't need a full time attorney and maybe you don't need an attorney on staff, but it still helps to have one on call. I offer subscription plans and flat fee rates to help you have one available to think through your issues and be available when you need.
What is Business Law?
There’s a variety of different types of business law. When you seek out a business attorney to help you with a legal matter, your concern is probably related to one of these areas:
Corporate Law - Anything to do with a for-profit company falls under this category, like contracts or employment law. A good business lawyer can help you navigate and negotiate your contracts and employment contracts so you can do what you do best, focus on making money.
Non-profit Corporations - Nonprofits are formed to carry out a charitable, educational, religious, or scientific purpose. As such, they don’t pay federal or state income taxes on profits made from activities engaged to carry out its objectives. A good business lawyer can guide you through issues related to donations, government regulations, board governance and more.
Business Investments - Acquiring new products or services can be exciting but tedious. The due diligence required to make investments or sell them can be all-consuming, making you focus on details and forgetting about the big picture and your long term goals. A good business lawyer can take care of these details and help you avoid the pitfalls of making bad investments.
Business Law can be an intricate subject that touches on many areas of our lives — both personal and professional — in surprising ways. Don’t wait too long to reach out to my firm, Deborah Hubbs, Attorney & Counselor at Law, PLLC, to discuss any matter related to business or business law in the Houston, Texas area.
What Are Some Common Business Disputes?
In the business world, it’s not about if there will be a dispute, but when. With my clients, I make sure to listen to their stories and understand their issues before diving in so I am fully equipped to stand in their corner when the time comes. Being as proactive as possible can help deter complications that inevitably arise when trying to grow a business. My firm - Deborah Hubbs, Attorney & Counselor at Law, PLLC - might be able to help with the following issues:
Expressed or implied product warranties
Deceptive trade practices
Business formation and dissolution
At the end of the day, it’s not what happens to your business that matters — it’s how your business reacts to it that counts. My experience in the business sector before I attended law school helps me better serve clients every single day in Houston, Conroe, and The Woodlands.
BUSINESS LAW ATTORNEY SERVING HOUSTON, TEXAS
While it’s exciting to start a business, it’s important to start it the right way — by finding the right people. As part of your team, a dedicated Business Lawyer will advise you through the complex legal process and guide you every step of the way. As someone with real business experience herself, I understand the components that go into making and maintaining a business. Don’t just rely on your hunches at any stage of your business venture: rely on skill and experience instead. Contact my firm, Deborah Hubbs, Attorney & Counselor at Law, PLLC, today to schedule an initial consultation.