L.A.H. Law is a reputable business law and commercial litigation firm that offers comprehensive legal services for various business-related matters. Our expertise covers a wide range of areas crucial for commercial enterprises, ensuring they are well-equipped to address the unique legal challenges businesses face today.
This includes contract drafting, prosecuting and defending lawsuits, trademark acquisition, and forming new entities. We understand the complexities of running a business and offer a breadth of legal counsel and representation both in your business operations and transactions and the courtroom. We keep our clients informed about any changes in the law or their situation.
L. Allen Heneveld stands out as an exceptional business law attorney, uniquely blending legal knowledge, wisdom with profound business insight. Armed with a JD, an MBA, and credentials as a former CPA, C-Suite Executive and Business Growth Curve Consultant spanning over a several decades, Mr. Heneveld delivers representation enriched by more than 30 years of legal prowess coupled with a deep understanding of business operations.
Having studied at prestigious institutions like George Washington University and Duke University, he possesses an academic foundation that’s second to none. His real-world experience as CEO, COO, CFO, and In-House Counsel in multiple enterprises further equips him with invaluable practical insights for business law matters. However, what truly sets him apart is his deep commitment to his clients’s success.
As a former CEO and COO of several businesses, he knows what it takes to run a successful business. With Allen as your business attorney and counselor, your chances of achieving a successful result are greatly increased, whether it’s establishing your business entity, expanding your business operations, or filing a trademark to protect your intellectual property.
Choosing LAH Law for your business’s legal needs is a decision backed by a wealth of experience and a genuine passion for your success.
Dedication to Small Businesses: The firm’s founder has a long-standing love for working with entrepreneurs and small businesses (under 500 employees), stemming from early career experiences. This passion translates into a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities faced by your small business.
Expertise in Business Entities: From forming different types of entities for profit and non-profit corporations, LLCs and partnerships, L.A.H Law provides tailored guidance in choosing and maintaining the right business entity to meet your specific goals.
Comprehensive Start-Up Assistance: The firm offers extensive support for start-ups, including help with registrations, employee contracts, sales and production agreements, facility leases, and insurance needs, ensuring a strong legal foundation for new businesses.
Business Expansion Expertise: As a former business executive, the firm’s lead attorney brings practical insights into raising capital, managing leases, navigating acquisitions, and addressing operational needs during business growth phases.
Business Sale and Succession Planning: L.A.H Law assists with the legal aspects of selling or transferring your business, including stock sales, asset transfers, and succession planning, helping to realize the value of your hard work.
Effective Dispute Resolution: With experience in maintaining co-owner relations and resolving external disputes, the firm offers strategies to negotiate settlements and provides litigation support when necessary, aiming for win-win solutions.
Board Member Experience: The unique combination of legal, financial, and executive experience makes L.A.H. Law an invaluable addition to any board of directors, providing multifaceted insights and effective leadership.
L.A.H. Law’s commitment to small businesses, combined with its broad legal expertise and practical business experience, makes it a comprehensive legal partner for businesses in Michigan. This approach ensures that you receive tailored, effective legal support that aligns with your business’s objectives and values.
Business law is a comprehensive field that addresses the legal aspects of starting, managing, and growing a business. It includes guiding businesses through the process of choosing the right legal structure, such as a corporation or a limited liability company, and ensuring these entities comply with relevant laws and regulations. Additionally, business law involves drafting and negotiating contracts, handling employment law matters, protecting intellectual property, and advising on tax implications.
It also encompasses assisting businesses in their expansion efforts, whether through raising capital, managing mergers and acquisitions, or navigating complex legal disputes. Essentially, business law serves as the foundation for a business’s legal and regulatory framework, providing a structure that supports and facilitates a business’s operations, growth, and success.
L.A.H Law offers a comprehensive range of legal services tailored to the diverse needs of businesses. Their offerings encompass the following key areas:
Contract Formation: Expertise in drafting and reviewing various business contracts to ensure they are legally sound and align with the client’s interests.
Lawsuit Defense: Providing legal representation to defend businesses in various types of lawsuits.
Copyright Infringement: Addressing issues related to copyright infringement, helping businesses protect their intellectual property.
LLC Formation: Assisting in the formation of Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), including single-member, multiple-member, and professional LLCs.
Corporation Formation: Guidance in setting up for-profit corporations such as S corporations, C corporations, and professional corporations.
Non-Profit Corporation Formation: Assistance in creating non-profit corporations and obtaining IRS tax-exempt recognition.
Partnership Formation: Advising on the establishment of general partnerships, limited partnerships, and limited liability partnerships.
Business Start-Up Services: Including assistance with registrations, licenses, and permits; drafting employee contracts and manuals; and providing counsel on sales, production/service agreements, facility leases, and insurance needs.
Business Expansion Support: Guidance in raising capital, managing lease agreements, navigating business acquisitions, and handling other operational aspects.
Business Sale and Transfer: Advising on the sale of businesses, including stock or asset sales, and succession planning.
Business Dispute Resolution: Offering services to resolve disputes among co-owners, customers, vendors, etc., and providing litigation support when necessary.
Board Member Services: Serving as a board member, chairman of the board, and assisting in putting together a board of directors, leveraging legal, financial, and executive expertise.
L.A.H Law’s commitment to small businesses, combined with its broad legal expertise and practical business experience, makes it a comprehensive legal partner for businesses in Michigan. This approach ensures that you receive tailored, effective legal support that aligns with your business’s objectives and values.