Jamal Jackson Receives Power 30 Under 30 Award

Our own managing partner Jamal Jackson was honored last week with a Power 30 Under 30 Award by the Apex Society for his extraordinary success in business and dedication to giving back to the community. The award is one of the most prestigious honors given to young professionals under the age of 30.
The Apex Society […]

By |July 26th, 2016|Jackson Counsel|0 Comments

TIPS FOR DEFENDING AGAINST CHICAGO COMMISSION ON HUMAN RELATIONS DISCRIMINATION CASES

Are you an employer who has just received an employment discrimination complaint from the Chicago Commission on Human Relations? Are you wondering what to expect from the process? It is important to first acknowledge the gravity of your situation. Even if these claims are completely unfounded, you need to properly respond to them to avoid […]

By |May 13th, 2015|Employment Law, Jackson Counsel|0 Comments

Workers’ Compensation: What Is It and What Benefits Does It Provide?

You’ve been a faithful employee at a local restaurant and have dedicated 20 years to great customer service and providing fine dining. One day you go to the doctor for a routine check-up and discover that you have lung cancer; you’ve never smoked a day in your life, but the restaurant permits smoking and 20 […]

By |May 5th, 2015|Employment Law, Jackson Counsel|0 Comments

Creating Growth – A Celebratory Post

Jackson Corporate Law Offices (JCLO) is a law firm dedicated to not only providing innovative legal services but to also providing the legal platform that enables our clients to protect their business assets and generate growth.

The success of any business is partly attributable to the team of service professionals that work in the background to […]

By |May 1st, 2015|Business Growth, Jackson Counsel|0 Comments

Selling a Business? Avoid Doing This…!

Ok, so in my recent article we discussed the Top 5 Sell-Side Advantages of M&A. Now assuming that you are a business owner and you have found yourself in a position to sell your business, for whatever reason, how do you go about it? What are some things you need to think about when actually engaging […]

By |April 10th, 2015|Jackson Counsel, Selling Advice|0 Comments

Top 5 Buy-Side Advantages of M&A

On January 5, 2015, Fortune released an article which highlighted that, “global merger and acquisition activity hit $3.5 trillion in 2014, which is up 47% from the year before.” Using Thomas Reuters as a resource, this article is a number of recent publications showing that M&A activity has steadily increased over the past 5 years, with 2014 […]

By |April 1st, 2015|Jackson Counsel, Selling Advice|0 Comments

Asset Sale or Stock Sale: What’s The Best M&A Deal Structure For You?

In my previous two articles I highlighted the Top 5 Sell-Side Advantages of M&A and the Top 5 Buy-Side Advantages of M&A.

Assuming that these advantages are compelling enough to drive you to buy or sell a business, how do you decide what type of deal structure is best for effectuating the transaction?

Well, acquisitions […]

By |March 12th, 2015|Jackson Counsel, Selling Advice|0 Comments

Top 3 Legal Missteps Entrepreneurs Make

For many individuals, owning a business, or becoming the CEO of a previously existing business, is a sought-after dream. Many people put in hard work and dedication to ensure that this dream becomes a reality. In fact, in 2013 alone, approximately 520,000 new businesses were started… but how will these businesses fair in the upcoming […]