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Many of the attorneys in the Law Firm Alliance author articles and thought leadership pieces on important topics and trends covering a wide variety of practices.  

While these articles are correct on matters of law when they are produced, verdicts, rulings, legislation and other actions may affect the applicability of some of the information. Please consult your legal advisor before making decisions on the information you read here.

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So You've Been Watching (and Cringing at) HBO's "Succession?"

October 18, 2019
Jennifer Boyer and Richard Crow, Business Attorneys, Ward and Smith, P.A.

A little early planning – and some basic knowledge about some other exit strategies available to you – can go a long way in ensuring a smooth succession and transition to the next phase of your life.


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How Companies Must Tackle the 4 M’s to Grow Through ‘No-Man’s Land’

October 4, 2019
Zac Lamb, Business Succession and Trusts and Estates Attorney, Ward and Smith, P.A.

Businesses trying to grow through the stage where they're too big to be small businesses, but not large enough to be big businesses, must focus on four key factors to be successful.


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Race-Conscious Admissions and the Race to the Supreme Court


Higher Education
Monica C. Barrett and Sarah A. Luke, Bond, Schoeneck & King
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So You've Been Watching (and Cringing at) HBO's "Succession?"

October 2, 2019
Richard Crow and Jenny Boyer, Business Attorneys, Ward and Smith, P.A.

Planning for the future of your business, family, employees, and yourself requires thoughtful deliberation and consideration of your goals and the opportunities available.


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How to Write an Effective SBA Litigation Plan

October 2, 2019
Lance Martin, Creditors' Rights Attorney, Ward and Smith, P.A.

Lenders should prepare the Litigation Plan with their attorneys' assistance because, when properly-prepared, the SBA will approve the Litigation Plan as "cost-effective, necessary, reasonable, and customary."


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NY SHIELD Act - Are You Ready To Comply?


Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
Jessica L. Copeland and Curtis A. Johnson, Bond, Schoeneck & King
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Best Practices When Liquidating Real Estate-Secured SBA Loans

September 27, 2019
Lance Martin, Creditors' Rights Attorney, Ward and Smith, P.A.

When an SBA loan goes into default and workout is impossible, the lender must liquidate all collateral that has "Recoverable Value."  This article looks at some issues a lender must consider when liquidating real property collateral. 


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