Startups and Small Business

The firm’s startup lawyer has assisted countless startups and small businesses, advising on both legal and practical operations issues. Anthony Law starts by evaluating a client’s venture and provides guidance on the best vehicle to structure a new company. After formation, Anthony Law assists with all legal aspects of developing and growing a business, including drafting and negotiating contracts, employment issues, protecting intellectual property, and pursuing and defending litigation in both state and federal court.

One of the core practice areas of the firm, Anthony Law focuses and values startups and small businesses. Results matter. Experienced legal representation matters. Our startup lawyer provides professional, responsive, and aggressive representation for sole proprietorships, LLCs, partnerships, and corporations. The firm works to identify and solve a variety of operational, procedural, and legal issues and transactions including:

  • Entity Selection
  • Articles of Organization and Incorporation
  • Single Member LLCs
  • Multiple Member LLCs
  • S Corporations vs. C Corporations vs. Limited Liability Companies
  • Operating Agreements
  • Contracts
  • Customer and Client Contracts
  • Buying and Selling a Business
  • Financing for Small Business and Startups
  • Employment Policies
  • Independent Contractor Relationships
  • Shareholder and Partnership Agreements
  • Trademarks and Branding
  • Name and Brand availability
  • Ohio Secretary of State Information and Filing Forms

Meet our lawyers focusing the startups and small business: Benjamin J. MacDowell, Scott BrownAndrew H. Stevens, and Michael J. Anthony.

Anthony Law represents small to medium size businesses in Columbus, Ohio and surrounding communities, including Dublin, Powell, Westerville, Worthington, New Albany, Gahanna, Grove City, Upper Arlington, Granview, and the Short North.

Contact us today so we can learn more about your business venture.