Unemployment Benefits Attorney for Small Businesses

For business owners who have elected to terminate an employee, and that employee files for unemployment, there is often some concern about the impact on their business if unemployment benefits are charged to the company account with the Division of Employment Security (formerly the Employment Security Commission).  If you have received an appeal from the […]

Raleigh Non-Compete, Non-Solicitation, Trade Secret Business Litigation

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Business clients often come to the firm seeking to enforce non-compete provisions or non-solicitation provisions located in employment contracts or employee handbooks.  However, many of our small business clients are unaware of the implications associated with an ex-employee bringing proprietary trade secrets to a competitor after leaving the company. Businesses who have hired an employee […]

Raleigh Hotel and Restaurant Hospitality Attorney

As is the case in most industries, the more a hotel or restaurant grows, the more likely its owners are to need an attorney.  For many businesses, including hotels and restaurants, it makes sense to have an attorney assist with the start-up of the new company.  This allows your attorney to know your business from […]

Requests For Admissions Under the North Carolina Civil Procedure

Pursuant to Rule 36 of the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure, any party to a lawsuit may serve written “Requests for Admissions” on any other party. Many Plaintiffs’ attorneys will serve Requests for Admissions with the Complaint and Summons. This happens frequently in debt defense, breach of contract, and other business law disputes.  If […]

Raleigh Business Litigation Attorneys

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Whether you are the sole member of a small limited liability company or the president of an international corporation, the chances are that you will eventually need the assistance of a seasoned business litigation attorney. The Raleigh business litigation law firm of Maginnis Howard represents dozens of local, national, and international business, including companies involved […]