The firm represents entrepreneurs in this increasingly important practice area.  There is a strong need for legal advice for start-up companies in the East Tennessee area, particularly technology companies, tourist industry businesses and online companies. Clients seeking representation in this practice area receive legal advice and guidance about business strategies, entity choices, venture capital, seed financing, company structure, regulatory agencies, employer and independent contractor agreements, vendor contracts, intellectual property law, franchising, sales and purchasing, real estate and taxation. All attorneys participate in providing clients the services needed in this area.