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Get Business Advice, Legal Information, and More at Offit Kurman’s New YouTube Channel

Whether you are about to embark on a new business venture, are considering your finance options, or simply need the facts about a specific legal topic, Offit Kurman has you covered. We are pleased to announce our recently revamped YouTube channel. In addition to our daily blog and regular email updates, Offit Kurman’s YouTube channel offers free, no-nonsense counsel for business owners, entrepreneurs, and anyone looking to improve their understanding of the law. Watch concise guides written and delivered directly by our team, and get an inside look at attorneys’ recent panel appearances and seminars. These information-packed videos—and their corresponding legal advice—cannot be found anywhere else. Check out a sampling of some the latest videos by our attorneys: If you’re an entrepreneur, no day compares to the day you start your own business. Failure to obtain the necessary entitlements, however, could derail an otherwise momentous accomplishment. Furthermore, license mistakes could result in fines, penalties, or even disqualification from doing business. In this video, Offit Kurman estates and business planning attorney Robert J. Kressleinoffers advice on the first steps of getting your business licensed and operational. Topics covered include types of entities, licenses, and tax accounts. What happens when a company that owes you money goes bankrupt? And how should you respond when that company claims the reverse, and threatens you with a lawsuit if you refuse to return whatever payment they have made? In this video, Offit Kurman business and bankruptcy and restructuring attorney Glenn D. Solomon explains how and why some bankrupt entities turn the tables on their creditors, as well as the alternatives available to you if you receive the dreaded bankruptcy preference demand. The proliferation of social media has transformed how the public perceives and disseminates information about proposed land use and zoning developments. Coupled with an increased public sensitivity to environmental issues, these changes have dramatically altered the commercial development process. In this video, Offit Kurman business and real estate attorney David A. Severn explains the impact social media has had on the industry, as well as the implications for individuals, political groups, and businesses involved in land use cases. Franchising is a critical moment in a business’s lifecycle. For many business owners, the decision to start a franchise is fraught with financial and legal risk. When your dreams of expansion come within reach, how can you make sure you’re prepared for the challenges ahead? Offit Kurman franchising attorney Brian Loffredo is here to help. In this video, Mr. Loffredo explores methods to secure franchise expansion. Talking points include: area development agreements, the right of first refusal, and alternative franchise options.   Learn about local CEOs from the citybizlist & Offit Kurman CEO interviews.


Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. With over 100 attorneys in seven offices serving Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Wilmington and Northern Virginia, the firm is well positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. At Offit Kurman, we are our clients’ most trusted legal advisors, the professionals who help them to maximize and protect their business value and individual wealth. In every interaction, we consistently maintain our clients’ trust and confidence by remaining focused on their objectives to help them achieve their goals.

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