The Baer Firm specializes in counseling small and medium-sized businesses, non-profit corporations, and political campaigns in their day-to-day legal matters.First and foremost, we get to know our clients and their business operations so that we can offer the best possible service.  Only then can we provide the advice, counsel, and products our clients need.  Our expertise includes the following:

  • Commercial Law and Uniform Commercial Code
    • Creating customized purchase order contract templates, terms and conditions
    • Training sales, procurement, shipping and receiving departments on compliance with the UCC
    • Contract negotiations and drafting of:
      • Telecommunications/IT Service Level Agreements
      • Motor Carrier Agreements
      • Freight Broker Agreements
      • Sales Contracts
      • Equipment Leases
      • Consulting Agreements
      • Independent Contractor Agreements
      • Employment Agreements
      • Restrictive Covenants such as Non-Compete, Non-Solicitation, and Confidentiality Agreements
  • Compliance with Federal and State anti-trust laws, Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices (“UDAP”) statutes, and other consumer protection laws and regulations.
  • Corporate Governance
    • Formation of corporate entities
    • Preparing governance documents such as buy-sell agreements, bylaws, board resolutions, and operating agreements
    • Capitalization and asset acquisitions
    • Non-profit corporate governance and transactions
  • Transportation and Warehousing
    • Assisting freight brokers’ and motor carriers’ compliance with Federal and State regulations
    • Corresponding with government agencies on behalf of transportation service companies
    • Minimizing risk by ensuring compliance with warehouse and transportation agreements
  • Campaigns and Elections
    • Advising political campaigns on compliance with both Federal and State campaign finance and disclosure laws
    • Counseling Federal, State, and Local campaigns on general legal and political issues