Business & Corporate
Is The COVID-19 Pandemic a Force Majeure Event?
Force Majeure (literally a “superior force”) is a contract clause that excuses a party from performing its contract obligations because of unforeseen “Acts of God.” It is commonly found in commercial leases, business loan agreements, construction contracts and other commercial contexts. The basic idea is that, if something unforeseen should happen outside the parties’ reasonable … Read More
SBA Offers Economic Disaster Relief Program to Small Business
On March 19, 2020, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey issued an executive order aimed at restraining the spread of COVID-19 which limits many business operations in Arizona. Impacted small businesses are wondering how are they going to manage – and keep their business viable -with these operational restrictions.
The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) is offering an economic disaster relief program. … Read More
Jaburg Wilk Partners Named as 2020 Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona
PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 6, 2020), Lauren Garner and Neal Bookspan, partners at the Phoenix law firm of Jaburg Wilk, were again listed in the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona 2020 by AZ Big Media.
Lauren Garner was named a top lawyer in probate and trust litigation as well as mediation. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, an Adjunct Professor at the ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College … Read More
Attention all Arizona Limited Liability Companies- The New LLC Law Applies to You!
The New Arizona Limited Liability Company Act (the "New LLC Act") will impact all Arizona limited liability companies this year. The Arizona Limited Liability Company Act was recently amended. For any Arizona LLC formed on or after September 1, 2019, the New LLC Act is already effective. And, beginning on September 1, 2020, all existing Arizona LLCs will be subject to the New LLC Act. That means action must be … Read More
Jaburg Wilk Names Three New Partners
PHOENIX, Ariz. (01/10/2020) – Jaburg Wilk named three attorneys – Nichole Wilk, Natalya Ter-Grigoryan and Michelle Ronan - as partners of the firm effective January 1, 2020.
Nichole Wilk is business transactional law, probate, and commercial litigation attorney. She graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane and has been a practicing attorney since 2009. Nichole has been named a … Read More
Time Flies. Goals and Planning are Important
When I was younger, clichés such as “The days are long, but the years are short” kind of bugged me. As I aged, I learned that clichés are clichés because they generally are true for most people. I am reminded of how quickly time goes by each week when Shutterfly sends me an email with a few pictures and a subject line such as “Your memories from this week ten years ago.” … Read More
Remedies for a Breach of Contract
Most people understand that for a binding contract to exist there must be a meeting of the minds between two or more contracting parties whereby the parties agree to provide something of value to each other. What many people do not fully understand however, is what their available legal remedies are in the event a contract to which they are a party to is breached by another party.
While there are various legal … Read More
What Will Happen at My Mediation?
A mediation is an opportunity for you to try to resolve your dispute by discussion, negotiation, and not having a decision forced down your throat. Usually a mediator will split you up at some point in the process. Sometimes we'll start all together, us and the other side in the same room. Sometimes it's important to hear a little bit about what they have to say. A lot of times at mediation, it's a … Read More
Arizona Businesses Can Be Sued in Other States
Your Arizona business has been sued. Normally these lawsuits are handled in Arizona, where the business is located. However, what happens if the company is sued in another state? What if it is in a state that your company does not even do business in?
You own a company in Arizona that was just sued in California. The first thing to do is consult with an … Read More
Jaburg Wilk Attorney, Lawrence Wilk, Named to America’s Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement
PHOENIX, Ariz. (August 23, 2018), Lawrence Wilk, business bankruptcy, financial fraud and real estate attorney and partner at the Phoenix law firm of Jaburg Wilk was selected to America’s Top 100® Lifetime Achievement for 2018. Selection is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional attorneys whose accomplishment and impact on the legal … Read More