Attorney Levoritz for American Express: Workplace Discrimination

Attorney Levoritz was featured in an article written by Julie Bawden Davis for American Express regarding discrimination in the workplace, providing a description of wrongful termination of employees in protected classes. In the article, he states that private companies must abide by employment laws set by the federal, state, and local governments. If you need legal […]

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Business Law 101: The Basic Elements Necessary for a Valid and Enforceable Business Contract

Every day, people all over New York enter into business contracts. They buy or sell property, sign partnership or vendor agreements, and become employers or employees. Unfortunately, many of these parties simply sign on the dotted line without confirming that the contract has all the provisions required to make it enforceable. Don’t let yourself be […]

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Freelancers Must Be Paid Within 30 Days In NYC No Matter The Quality Of Work

New York City has become the first U.S. city to adopt a law requiring NYC-based freelancers be paid in full for work worth $800 or more within 30 days of completing a project.  NYC-based businesses that don’t pay on time face a possible lawsuit and civil penalties up to $25,000. The Freelance Isn’t Free Act […]

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Financing From the Masses: Crowdfunding Your Business Venture

The crowdfunding phenomenon took flight around 2008, and since then over $35 billion has been invested into creative ideas by people eager to get in on the ground floor of an exciting new product or concept. Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) established provisions for crowdfunding that allowed startup businesses […]

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