Business Law

Whether you are looking to start or grow a business, need help with employee contracts or confidentiality agreements, our business law lawyers offer prompt and knowledgeable legal services.

We design our services to help our clients grow, prosper and avoid litigation. Our firm can guide you through mediation, arbitration or court to resolve the issue. If litigation becomes necessary, we ably represent our clients at hearings, trials and arbitrations in state and federal courts.

We provide advice and support in forming businesses of all types:

  • Partnerships – regular, general, limited, and limited liability
  • Corporations – Chapter C and Subchapter S
  • Limited Liability Companies – (LLC)

Our Business Law lawyers facilitate with:

  • Litigation and collections
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Contract drafting and negotiation / transactional business law
  • Business development and legal maintenance
  • Sale of businesses and assets
  • Employment law and employment disputes
Business & Employment Law
Employment Law

Employment Law

Our Employment Law lawyers prepare and review:

  • Employment contracts
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Non-solicit agreements

Our Employment Law lawyers advise, litigate, and provide day to day advice regarding:

  • Disability Insurance Law
  • Disciplinary Issues/Difficult Employees or Employers
  • Discrimination Claims
  • Employee Handbook and Personnel Policies
  • Employee or Independent Contractor Status
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) matters
  • Family Medical Leave Act, Oregon Family Leave Act, and other required leaves
  • Sexual Harassment and other forms of unlawful harassment
  • Retaliation Claims
  • Wage and Hour
  • Wrongful Discharge and Termination Claims

Attorney John Bridges has practiced business law for over thirty years and has experience with all services described here. Contact John Bridges to discuss your matter.