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Business Law, Commercial Law, and Real Estate Law

I understand what it takes to own and operate a business.  My career includes years of business management and in-house legal experience, in addition to my years in private legal practice.  I am dedicated to providing personalized legal solutions that allow my clients to reduce risk and take advantage of opportunities so that their businesses may thrive. Here’s a snapshot of what I do for my business clients:

General business, corporate, and commercial law advice

  • Starting a Business – Incorporation, business formation, and business structure
  • Outsourced Legal Service Plans for fixed-fee services
  • Business contracts and transactions – drafting, review and negotiation
  • Limited liability company operating agreements
  • Service agreements and terms of use
  • Business asset protection strategies
  • Ongoing business planning

Mergers, Acquisitions, Purchase and Sales of Businesses

  • Asset purchase agreements
  • Stock purchase agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Buy-sell agreements

Real Estate

  • Real estate purchase and sale contracts
  • Commercial lease creation, negotiation, and review
  • Easement disputes, rights-of-way, and adverse possession
  • Property line disputes

Business disputes and commercial litigation

  • Employment disputes
  • Payment disputes
  • Claims against the government
  • Claims among government contractors and subcontractors
  • Real estate contract disputes
  • Mechanic’s liens
  • Construction claims
  • Copyright and trademark litigation
  • Miller Act and Little Miller Act

Employment Law

  • Employment agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Employee handbooks
  • Employment policies
  • Non-competition agreements
  • Severance agreements
  • Consulting agreements
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Social media policies

Intellectual Property

  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Trade secrets
  • Marketing review, clearances and disclaimers
  • Website legal review and consultation
  • Privacy policies
  • Terms and conditions

I help businesses grow by providing legal advice across the wide range of issues that companies deal with every day whether by assisting new businesses in forming an appropriate business entity, providing support for the negotiation and drafting of contracts, or guiding companies through the negotiation of employment agreements, non-competition agreements, teaming agreements, or independent contractor agreements.

I also help businesses protect their intellectual property, and I regularly represent individuals and companies in arbitration and litigation before the state and federal courts located in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

When you’re ready to work with a small-business lawyer who understands your needs, call on Steven Lewicky. Whether you need legal advice on employment law, discrimination claims, construction litigation, copyright law, franchise law, or government contracting, I am here to assist you. I will work as an advocate for your small business with the personal touch of an in-house lawyer and the expertise of a large firm. I practice in Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Montgomery County, Ellicott City, Columbia, Fort Meade, Catonsville, Clarksville, and throughout Maryland and the District of Columbia. Contact me today for the legal support you need.