Gordon Law Best Corporate and Business Law Firm in Las Vegas
Gordon Law is one of the few boutique firms to practice business law for small-to-medium sized businesses and their owners in Las Vegas, and one of the only law firms of any size to deliver the right balance of personal attention, aggressive representation and business expertise.
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(9 days ago) Gordon Law will be by your side through the evolution of your business. We can assist you with the negotiation of lease and acquisition agreements; agreements to secure financing (through investors or lenders); purchase and sales agreements; or any other planning for the growth of your business.
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(9 days ago) WELCOME. Gordon Law LLC was established in 2015 under the leadership of Aviva Gordon, Esq. With a results-oriented focus, Gordon Law specializes in handling legal needs for small-to-medium-sized businesses and their owners. Beyond litigation, the support of experienced counsel offers the expert guidance and advocacy needed to navigate the
Marijuana Law Blog Gordon Law Best Business Lawyer
(7 days ago) NG: How is the regulatory/legal environment affecting marijuana law and the business of marijuana? AG: You cannot underestimate the banking/financing difficulties for a legal marijuana business. Further, the ultimate potential liability for a licensed marijuana business in the event of …
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(2 days ago) Gordon Law office Las Vegas is the best insurance for your business! Aviva Gordon’s proactive and honest guidance can help you successfully navigate the sometimes treacherous pathways that often stop business owners in their tracks. She is at the top of the list as a Nevada business lawyer.
Aviva Gordon Gordon Law Las Vegas Business Attorneys
(6 days ago) Aviva Y. Gordon graduated from Boston University in 1990, and with distinction from California Western School of Law in 1993. She is a member of both the Nevada and California Bars. Aviva has successfully argued before the Nevada Supreme Court and has several reported cases.
Manual for your Employee Manual Blog Gordon Law
(6 days ago) Nevada law, for example, allows for the use of medical (and now recreational) marijuana. Have you addressed drugs and alcohol in your employee manual? Federal law, for instance, has recently changed in its protection of transgender employees as well as additional protections against discrimination based upon national origin.
3 Things to Look For in a Nevada Business Lawyer
(2 days ago) Gordon Law prides itself in staying up to date on business law updates and changes, monitoring past and recent court decisions, and understanding what impact these updates and decisions can have on its clients. We have an in-depth understanding for Nevada’s court history. Aviva has also successfully appeared before the Nevada Supreme Court
Discrimination Laws Blog Gordon Law Best Business
(4 days ago) As an employer you need to be continually attentive that you are not running afoul of discrimination laws. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation
Fees from Attorneys
(Just Now) Golden Gate Nat. Bank, four factors in determining if an attorney has provided reasonable value such that his/her fees are deemed appropriate. Those factors are: (1) the qualities of the advocate; (2) the character of the work to be done; (3) the work actually performed by the lawyer and (4) the result. When considering hiring a lawyer or when
Nevada's New Business Regulations for
(1 days ago) The minimum salary for exempt (non-hourly) wage earners is increasing. Currently, the minimum salary that you can pay an employee and not be required to pay overtime is $455 per week or $23,660 per year. As of January 1, 2020, that amount will increase by 50% to $684 per week or $35,568 per year.
Business Law Attorney
(1 days ago) As I have written before, the relationship you have with your lawyer should be a trusted collaboration where you are honest with your business lawyer and your business lawyer is honest with you and directly explains the benefits and detriments of a particular course of action. While honesty can …
Why You Don’t See A Business Attorney On A
(2 days ago) Within litigation, a business lawyer will represent the business in court (or an arbitration) and be involved in protecting and/or advancing the legal rights of the business. I cut my teeth as a commercial litigator and have taken cases to trial with multi-million dollar judgments; taken cases to …
Letters of Intent Blog Gordon Law Best Business
(2 days ago) Gordon Law can help you to create an NDA for your particular transaction. Depending on the type of transaction considered and the ongoing negotiations, you may need language in your LOI stating that the parties are engaged in exclusive negotiation.
What to Consider in an Investment Opportunity
(8 days ago) Gordon Law stands ready to help you. Gordon Law is one of the few boutique firms to practice business law for small-to-medium sized businesses and their owners in Las Vegas and throughout Southern Nevada, and one of the only law firms of any size to deliver the right balance of personal attention, aggressive representation and business expertise.
Process and disciplinary procedures Blog Gordon Law
(2 days ago) Nevada law. Let’s start with the basic tenants of Nevada Law that deserve your attention: Nevada is an “at will” state. This means that in the absence of an employment agreement, you may terminate an employee at any time with or without notice and with or without cause. You cannot withhold wages. An employee who is terminated must be paid
especially your legal fees
(Just Now) Many law firms, mine included, will require a retainer. A retainer is necessary, particularly with a new client, to ensure that the lawyer’s time will be compensated. There is often a great deal of discretion in a retainer. For example, my retainers for litigation matters are significantly higher than for other matters.
Domestic violence law to affect all employers Blog
(1 days ago) A new law affecting all employers, regardless of size, will take effect January 1, 2018. If one of your employees, or his/her family member(s), is the victim of domestic violence, you will be required to allow him/her up to 160 hours (20 full-time days) off from work within a 12-month period.
Remembering My Mentors
(6 days ago) I was 25-years-old, fresh out of law school and I knew nothing about how to be a lawyer. I sent an unsolicited resume to a prestigious boutique business law firm. The firm agreed to meet with me and I had an interview with the two partners of the firm. I recall walking out to my car thinking, this is the place where I …
Advocate for Small Businesses Blog Gordon Law
(2 days ago) Gordon, who opened her boutique law firm in 2015, gained an audience with Gov. Brian Sandoval to advocate for raising the threshold on the commerce tax from $125,000 in gross revenue to $4 million. The commerce tax was a pet project of Sandoval’s. The tax revenue is to be devoted to funding education in Nevada.
Marijuana and Work Blog Gordon Law Best Business
(2 days ago) Also, workers’ compensation policies, as well as OSHA regulations, will require drug screening in the event of an accident or injury at work. One of the keys to successful recruiting and retention of employees is a well-crafted and well-implemented employee handbook. Gordon Law can assist you with drafting or …
Increase in Pay Blog Gordon Law Best Business
(9 days ago) Gordon Law has written extensively about the merits of independent contractor agreements and the safest ways to implement them. I encourage you to take a look through our blog archive to review them. I further urge you to closely follow how the federal and state government actions are changing your business’ requirements and reach out to
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(Just Now) The law adopts the “ABC” test. For someone to be an independent contractor, all of the following must be satisfied: A – The person is free from the control and direction of the hiring entity in connection with the performance of the work, both under the contract for the performance of the work and in fact;
Policy for Sick Leave Blog Gordon Law Best Business
(1 days ago) Under the bill, the employer would have to collect and maintain private information from the employee concerning his/her medical condition—a violation of federal law. Just as with the Assembly bill, an employer who did not properly follow the mandate would be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a …
Disaster and how to Prepare Blog Gordon Law Best
(4 days ago) Gordon Law has proudly achieved a 4.9 out of 5.0 to hold an AV Preeminent rating. Clearly, with Legal Zoom or any similar marketing ploy, you have no idea whether the attorney assigned to you has any degree of legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability and/or legal experience.
Employee Drug Tests & Protecting Your Business
(9 days ago) The main thrust of the new law (which goes into effect on January 1, 2020), is that it is unlawful for any employer (regardless of size) to fail or refuse to hire a prospective employee because the prospective employee submitted to a screening test and the results of the screening test indicate the presence of marijuana. The most significant
Entrepreneurs offer tips for starting business
(2 days ago) Some of the most successful business owners have made it because they remained level-headed, said Aviva Gordon of Gordon Law. “Don’t surround yourself with yes-men,” Gordon said. Having a team that agrees with you constantly will only blind you to improvements that have to be made, Gordon said.
Will legal pot throw you into a kettle of litigation
(6 days ago) Since the ADA is governed by federal law, for the time being, a court may be more favorable to the employer in such a claim. A change in federal law may change that favor as well. Finally, and of perhaps the greatest concern, is if an employee who is under the influence of marijuana …
How the Families First Coronavirus
(4 days ago) The law provides that employees shall receive twelve (12) weeks of paid protected leave (after the first ten days, which may be unpaid) if the employee cannot work or telework due to the need to care for a child under 18 if the child’s school or daycare is closed due to a public health emergency related to Coronavirus;
Nevada has given businesses liability
(3 days ago) In the wee hours of August 6, 2020, the Nevada Legislature passed SB4 – a law affording certain protections to businesses from COVID-claims. There are several things you need to know and, more importantly, do to protect your business. Under SB4, most for profit and non-profit businesses (except private healthcare facilities and public schools) are
Family Security Blog Gordon Law Best Business
(Just Now) Through its unique lens as a business law firm, Gordon Law can help you protect your assets and your family through proper estate planning. Should you need to create an estate plan or want to have an existing plan reviewed, please contact us.
Employment Litigation Blog Gordon Law Best Business
(6 days ago) According to the National Employment Law Project, there are now more than 185 million people in the United States (over half the population) who live in a “ban the box” jurisdiction. Once you have identified your new employee, make sure that your hiring decision is predicated on a legitimate, non-discriminatory basis.
Know Anti employment discrimination social
(1 days ago) As 2019 comes to a close, Gordon Law urges you to review all of your employee policies to ensure they are compliant with current laws along with the laws that will take effect on January 1, 2020. Search for: Categories. Attorney/Client Relations (10) Blogs (29) Business Organization (17)
To (M)ask or Not to (M)ask
(Just Now) Gordon Law will continue to monitor emerging updates on this issue and provide updates accordingly. As the premier boutique Southern Nevada business law firm, we’re always available to assist you and can be reached at 702-527-5557 or visit us at GordonLawLV.com
Independent Contractors and Work Blog Gordon Law
(1 days ago) For a business to succeed, it needs to cultivate the best talent in its sector. With the current expansion of the gig economy (think ride-sharing such as Uber or Lyft) where there is the convergence of technology and human labor, along with the needs and demands of millennials who communicate and interact differently from their older peers, how a business recruits, engages and compensates its
California Business vs Nevada Business Gordon Law
(1 days ago) A business that is accused of violating the new California law can expect the following: an order of reinstatement of an employee, awards of backpay, reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses, hiring, transfers, reassignments, grants of tenure, promotions, cease and desist orders, posting of notices, training of personnel, testing, expunging of
Nevada Legislature changed your business Blog Gordon Law
(3 days ago) The changes to Nevada law make it more difficult for the creditor of a corporation to sue the people within the corporation (whether it be an officer, director, stockholder, agent or other person). Unless otherwise stated in the Articles of Organization or in the Operating Agreement, …