The Business Society Podcast

Essential Legal Protection For Your Small Business

January 17, 2022 Melissa Houston / Jay Razzouk Episode 84
The Business Society Podcast
Essential Legal Protection For Your Small Business
Show Notes

“The average business has about 25% chance of surviving the first four years… but if you’re involved in litigation, your odds of surviving go down to 17%.”

—  Jay Razzouk


Many entrepreneurs don’t know how to protect themselves and their businesses when it comes to the law — and this goes far beyond the question of whether to choose incorporation or LLC!


Attorney Jay Razzouk spent over a decade helping Fortune 500 companies avoid and fix billion-dollar mistakes. Now, through his ProSCALE Legal Coaching, he helps online entrepreneurs protect their assets, deal with the legalities of owning their businesses... and securely scale beyond 7 figures!


“Executives know the risk and make informed decisions, but entrepreneurs are people who are gung-ho and go for it not really knowing what they might face,” Jay explains. “When it comes to the legal space, there’s so much out there in terms of misinformation.”


From tax structures to contract law to trademarks, this episode is packed with legal information entrepreneurs NEED to know.


In‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode,‌ ‌you’ll discover:‌ ‌

  • Small problems that scale alongside your business
  • Legal complexities of hiring and selling outside your region
  • The #1 lawsuit brought against businesses


About Jay Razzouk: Jay Razzouk is a California business attorney with over 10 years experience litigating across 20 states in matters involving legal compliance at Fortune 500s. He is the founder of ProSCALE Legal Coaching. Employing his SecureSCALE method, Jay helps small business owners employ legal strategies to protect their businesses as they scale beyond seven and eight figures.

  

Highlights:‌ ‌

01:03  Intro

01:32  Meet Jay Razzouk

02:22  Entrepreneurs & legal protection

03:19  Business entities & tax structures

05:16  Legal issues that grow

06:59  Operating outside your region

09:02  Jay’s services

12:32  #1 type of lawsuit

13:22  Contracts, trademarks & IP

21:37  Takeaway

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Links:‌ ‌

Jay Razzouk

https://www.proscalelegal.com 

https://www.facebook.com/jay.razzouk 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayrazzouk

  

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