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

S-Corps - S-Corporations are a popular form of business “entity”, but what does it really mean and are there special rules you should know about? In this post, we discuss the basics of S-Corps, and, in two weeks, we explore what an “S election” means for your business in the long run.  S-Corp basics: First things first, ... Read more
Stand for Something…or Fall for My Perfume - Speaking at the Deutsche Bank Global Consumer Conference, Unilever’s CEO Alan Jope said: “We believe the evidence is clear and compelling that brands with purpose grow. In fact, we believe this so strongly that we are prepared to commit that in the future, every Unilever brand will be a brand with purpose.”  That seems to ... Read more
Breakfast Reading Time - FDA labels for food require a lot of information.  There are two main panels of requirements with lots of sub-requirements: Principal Display Panel Information Panel For the principal display panel (PDP), you need: The statement of identity, or name of the food, and The net quantity statement, or amount of product. In addition to that ... Read more
The ADA and Your Website - The Americans with Disabilities Act probably applies to your company’s website, not just the front door and size of the bathroom. So, while the ADA may not be the first thing you think about when rebuilding your website….maybe it should be? Read on for more information. Does the ADA really apply to my business? Under ... Read more
When Disaster Strikes - My friend Scott said something simple, but profound to me this weekend, “Two is one, and one is none.” We weren’t talking about business or the law; he was remarking on the fact that my audible altimeter had died on the way to altitude – and thank God, I had another one on my wrist. ... Read more
Lola To The Rescue - I was supposed to write the blog post for last week. You may be thinking, “Last week? What was last week’s post?” Or you may be thinking, “We were missing photos of Lola!” Because, yeah, my post last week was a photo of my dog sniffing a can with an OGS can coozie on it. ... Read more
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