What is an owner-managed business?
Do you find that owner-managed businesses have different legal services needs than companies where executive management is less directly connected to the majority owners?
Do the characteristics and goals of the owners affect the legal service needs of the owners’ businesses?
Are there additional issues if an owner-managed business is also a family-owned business?
What is your best advice to a new owner-managed business?
What do you think is different about your firm’s approach to meeting the needs of owner-managed businesses?
Where do you think your client “sweet spot” is?
How do you try to get owner-managed business clients to look at the use of legal services?
What do you do to try to line up your interests as a service provider with the interests of companies who have to pay for those services?
How important is it to be able to offer resources that can meet almost every legal need?
How important is it to be able to help clients address issues that aren’t fully legal?
How can a law firm help a business create value?
Can you give examples of how lawyers help clients build foundations for success?
What is an intangible asset?
What kinds of things can businesses do to build and protect their key intangible assets?
How do you approach development of clients’ strategic relationships?
In what ways does your owner-managed business practice help clients with risk avoidance and risk management issues?
What is your experience working with owner-managed businesses?
How did you get into this practice area?
What do you enjoy about practicing law?
How does Lindquist & Vennum advise owner managed businesses with a cross-disciplinary approach?