Business

Every business needs legal services. Whether it is establishing a corporate structure, filing the appropriate paperwork and formalizing the relationships between the people in your company, or whether someone copied your software, Ogden Glazer + Schaefer can help. For years, the attorneys of Ogden Glazer + Schaefer have been helping businesses with all of their legal needs. From establishing your family business and ensuring succession plans are in place, to developing and negotiating your contracts, processing alcohol licensing, leases and licenses, to collecting on those past due bills.

Entrepreneurship and Emerging Companies

Ogden Glazer + Schaefer is an entrepreneurial firm. We are entrepreneurs; our attorneys have started, run, and exited their own companies. We are deeply committed to and actively involved in the Madison and Wisconsin entrepreneurial communities. If you need help with formation, angel or venture investment, other financing, IP audits, IP protection, or just a consultation to get you set in the right direction, we can leverage our own background and expertise or make connections with others throughout the community. We have numerous flat-rate fee packages targeted at growing companies.

Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions

The attorneys of Ogden Glazer + Schaefer have led and negotiated multi-million dollar mergers and acquisitions. From a simple asset purchase to complex reverse triangular mergers, Ogden Glazer + Schaefer can make sure the work is done right and that the deal gets done.

Sometimes all you need is to get your corporate books in order and we’re here for that too. Corporate minutes, resolutions, bylaws, Articles of Incorporation/Organization, cap tables, and all the other stuff that you find boring and tedious is right up our alley!

Municipal Law

Dealing with the city, county or state can be a headache. Paperwork, obscure regulations, and frustrating run-arounds can leave you frustrated for the better part of a day. Rejections, denials, or referrals can set your business plans back months. Our experience in working with the city, our knowledge of state, county and city codes, and our tireless fight before government boards, panels and committees, can help your business get what it needs.

Non-Profits

Organizing non-profits is often a difficult and thankless task. As a board member of numerous non-profits, the attorneys at Ogden Glazer + Schaefer have experience with advising on a wide variety of topics and helping your non-profit achieve its goals. From picking an organizational structure right for your non-profit to obtaining exempt status as a 501(c)(3) to setting up bylaws.

 

Recent Blog Posts About Business

Can’t Compete With Confusion - Non-compete agreements have been in the news lately because the FTC “banned” them.  Yeah, it was in the boring section in the news, but I know I’m not the only one who saw it – as we’ve had questions. First, the FTC issued a final rule. That’s an administrative rule, not a law, but lots ... Read more
Minnesota Adult Use Cannabis Law: What about Medical Cannabis and Hemp? - This post is the third part in a multi-part series on Minnesota’s Adult Use Cannabis Law. Feel free to check out Part 1 and Part 2. The last post talked about adult use cannabis businesses and what various licenses will be available. This next post will focus on adjacent products and industries impacted by the ... Read more
Minnesota Adult-Use Cannabis Law: What about Businesses? - This post is the second part in a multi-part series on Minnesota’s Adult Use Cannabis Law. Feel free to check out Part 1. The last post provided an overview of Minnesota law related to possession, use, self-growing, and gifting, which is the extent of adult-use cannabis Minnesota law allows for pre-2025. This blog post discusses ... Read more
Minnesota Adult Use Cannabis Law: Where is it Now? - With a certain holiday going on this past weekend: 04/20, some readers, particularly ones in or near Minnesota, might be wondering where things stand with Minnesota’s recreational cannabis law (the law refers to it as “adult use cannabis”). This post, and the next several that follow it, will address where things currently stand, where things ... Read more
Holding the Bag - Lots of provisions are looked at prior to a contract being signed, some at signing, and others not until afterwards when there is a problem. Representations and warranties are ones that can be important at each of these stages. Each of these are used to properly place risk and expense. They do so by showing ... Read more
I’m juggling more tasks than a circus clown on a unicycle! - I’m a little busy. Most of our clients know my name from receiving invoices, but with 20 years of banking experience, I do a lot of complementary financial activity behind the scenes as well. I document passthrough expenses, reconcile our financial activity internally to make it easier for our accountants, and ensure that the attorney’s ... Read more