Business

Every business needs legal services. Whether it is establishing a corporate structure, filing the appropriate paperwork and formalizing the relationships between the people in your company, or whether someone copied your software, Ogden Glazer + Schaefer can help. For years, the attorneys of Ogden Glazer + Schaefer have been helping businesses with all of their legal needs. From establishing your family business and ensuring succession plans are in place, to developing and negotiating your contracts, processing alcohol licensing, leases and licenses, to collecting on those past due bills.

Entrepreneurship and Emerging Companies

Ogden Glazer + Schaefer is an entrepreneurial firm. We are entrepreneurs; our attorneys have started, run, and exited their own companies. We are deeply committed to and actively involved in the Madison and Wisconsin entrepreneurial communities. If you need help with formation, angel or venture investment, other financing, IP audits, IP protection, or just a consultation to get you set in the right direction, we can leverage our own background and expertise or make connections with others throughout the community. We have numerous flat-rate fee packages targeted at growing companies.

Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions

The attorneys of Ogden Glazer + Schaefer have led and negotiated multi-million dollar mergers and acquisitions. From a simple asset purchase to complex reverse triangular mergers, Ogden Glazer + Schaefer can make sure the work is done right and that the deal gets done.

Sometimes all you need is to get your corporate books in order and we’re here for that too. Corporate minutes, resolutions, bylaws, Articles of Incorporation/Organization, cap tables, and all the other stuff that you find boring and tedious is right up our alley!

Municipal Law

Dealing with the city, county or state can be a headache. Paperwork, obscure regulations, and frustrating run-arounds can leave you frustrated for the better part of a day. Rejections, denials, or referrals can set your business plans back months. Our experience in working with the city, our knowledge of state, county and city codes, and our tireless fight before government boards, panels and committees, can help your business get what it needs.

Non-Profits

Organizing non-profits is often a difficult and thankless task. As a board member of numerous non-profits, the attorneys at Ogden Glazer + Schaefer have experience with advising on a wide variety of topics and helping your non-profit achieve its goals. From picking an organizational structure right for your non-profit to obtaining exempt status as a 501(c)(3) to setting up bylaws.

Recent Blog Posts About Business

I’ll Grant You That: DATCP’s Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grant- The Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grants is a competitive grant program put on by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (“DATCP”) that funds local food efforts to increase the sale of Wisconsin-grown or produced food products.  The grants help farms and businesses more efficiently produce, process, market and distribute food in local ... Read more
The 2018 Farm Bill and National Hemp Cultivation- I promise! We do other stuff here at OG + S too, but we really want you to know – we can help with hemp! Also, the law is changing in this area almost everyday, so there is a lot for the amateur law firm blogger to…blog about. I posted an article a few weeks ... Read more
Cheers to the New Year!!- We are excited to hear about your new adventures and help you reach your goals in 2019!  Need help setting those goals? See our past posts about strategic planning here: http://www.ogdenglazer.com/tag/strategic-planning/
You’re Probably not the CTO, and Neither is Your First Tech Hire- I originally posted this article on LinkedIn in January 2018.  As we stand on the precipice of a new year, I thought revisiting this subject might be useful if anyone plans on making big moves at their company in 2019! Everyone wants a cool title and that’s totally understandable. Heck, I want a cool title ... Read more
Getting Ready to Jump- We count ourselves very lucky.  We help people buy and sell businesses.  It makes for busy year-ends, but it is really fun to assist a seller see the pay-off of their hard work and a buyer start a new adventure.  It is truly awesome to see people take the leap. The first question that needs ... Read more
Cut that slice in half: Dilution and Pizza- Building on the totally tubular authorized, issued, and outstanding shares (pizza slices) post from two weeks ago, this post discusses a simple dilution example to help highlight the basics.  Leonardo’s Pizza Parlor has 5,000,000 Authorized Shares; it has 1,000,000 shares outstanding.  Let’s assume you own 100,000 shares of  the Company – or 10% of the ... Read more
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