Interested in working for an international company but worried that it might not be the right fit for you? I recently interviewed an employee of an international company and put together this list of pros and cons for you to consider when you are deciding whether or not to apply to work for an international…

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Have you started your own business and realize you need to start hiring employees but worried about protecting your company? Here are a few options you have in making sure you are looking out for yourself and for the company, while also working to protect your investment in your employees. Non-Compete Agreement A non-compete agreement…

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A common issue that business travelers have is how to focus on staying fit while traveling. Traveling consists of eating lots of quick meals in rushed environments with little time for exercise and general health. While on the road, it can be difficult to make sure you get enough sleep, which can also lead to…

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If you own a business in North Carolina that has been sued, the first step you should take is hiring a local law firm to defend the case and help protect your company moving forward. Many companies, especially those based outside of the US who own businesses in North Carolina, may consider hiring counsel from…

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How to Decide What’s Right (and Legal) for Your NC Business The decisions to be made when starting a new business in North Carolina, or when the time comes to scale up your business, can be daunting. One of the most important decisions for small business owners to make is “Should I Hire an Independent…

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Documents You Need When Starting a Business in NC

Congratulations, you filed your paperwork with the North Carolina Secretary of State and you’ve officially created a business! Now what? We work with many new business owners in North Carolina, and we’re sharing a key group of documents you need when starting a business in NC, including a breakdown by corporate structure. One of the…

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NuVasive, Inc. v. Kormanis

Practice Area: Business Law, Employment Law Our Charlotte-based law firm is equipped to and experienced in handling a variety of business law cases. We are able to represent firms, based here and internationally, who do business in Charlotte, as well as represent individuals going head-to-head with large companies. In this case, our firm was retained…

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Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements are two tools you can use to help protect your business from a former employee’s post-employment actions. But, even when you’ve taken the steps to insulate your company in the right way and had an attorney draft agreements likely to be enforceable in court, what happens when an employee violates an…

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Two Ways to Protect Your Business with a Non-Compete Agreement

Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements are powerful legal tools because they place (reasonable) restrictions on what employees can do when they leave your company, essentially serving to help protect your business with a non-compete Agreement. (The average person will change jobs / companies 12 times over the span of their professional life.) In North Carolina, both…

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Mathew Flatow's International Business Travel Tips

I am fortunate to have a job that allows me to travel to interesting places. While perhaps not the typical road warrior who has to take connecting flights to towns with three stop lights, I am able to travel, on the regular, to places such as Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas and…

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