Why Large Companies Have a Legal Department

Now small to mid-sized Companies can afford their own Legal Department It’s fair to say that if you’re Coca Cola, American Airlines, Microsoft, and legions of other Fortune 500 companies, legal counsel or a legal department are presumed to be part of their operation and critical to their function, growth, and long-term viability.  There are generally no qualms about all the legal issues that companies with 50 or Read More

Small and Mid-Sized Businesses Need Legal Counsel

Legal counsel is needed now more than ever! Why is legal counsel so important for small to mid-sized businesses? If you own and operate a small or mid-sized company in today’s ever complicated business world, and you’re actually looking to earn a profit, you need to navigate the structural, organizational and human elements of your business.  Failing to do so, entrepreneurs and business owners typically find Read More

New year – now what? Company Meetings, Minutes & Compliance!

Happy New Year!  The beginning of 2015 serves as a reminder that like time, organizations and law firms do not stand still - they evolve and grow - and so has the Reyes Law Group! We have expanded our focus to assist small and mid-sized companies meet the routine and not so routine legal challenges they face year-in and year-out.  This year our legal work will focus on assisting companies handle legal Read More

Overtime Wage Violations Can Be Severe

Overtime Wage Violations Equal Big Financial Consequences Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (29 U.S.C. sec. 201-216)(“FLSA”), an employee eligible for overtime pay can sue an employer in Federal Court for the employer’s failure to pay overtime and minimum wages for work performed in excess of 40 hours weekly. This failure would fall under overtime wage violations and the financial consequence can be severe! Under Read More

Outside Counsel Program for Employment Law Challenges

Employment Law Awareness is Crucial for a Successful Business Today, employment law issues garner a larger share of each and every business owner’s time and concerns.  Employers need to appreciate the punitive nature of the federal employment laws to avoid paying a hefty price in damages.  Reyes Law Group can act as your “in-house” counsel via our RLG Outside Counsel Program.  The Reyes Law Group turns Read More

Reyes Law Group Moves to New Offices

The Reyes Law Group moves to accommodate growth in demand for our legal services. The “Great Recession” brought many challenges to our local, state and national community.  It was in that climate that the Reyes Law Group was born 5 years ago.  Through this turbulent economic time we have built a firm by focusing on one thing:  OUR CLIENTS.  Despite the legal quagmire that was the foreclosure Read More

Entrepreneurs and the “Quarterback” Attorney

RLG’s Off-Site In-House Counsel Program Entrepreneurs are alive and well.  Despite all the generational misdirection on capitalism today, “business entrepreneurs” are the key to what has made this country strong and stable over the years.  For you in the trenches, you have not only survived, or created your business during these last few difficult years, but now you’re thriving.  Hard work, commitment, Read More

Introducing The Reyes Law Group YouTube Channel

The Reyes Law Group YouTube Channel Will Answer Many Legal Questions You May Have We are pleased to announce a new platform we have been working on to expand the scope and coverage of our areas of practice. The Reyes Law Group YouTube Channel. This channel is intended to provide information to firm clients, friends and potential clients about various legal related topics. Here is the first video we have Read More

Commercial Litigation

Defending Commercial Litigation Claims Starts with Knowing the Rules & Procedure! Twenty-seven years in the legal field teaches you a thing or two about people, claims, strategy and tactics.  When it comes to commercial litigation, the more high-brow the players, the circumstances, and/or implications, the greater the sense of magnitude and importance in the representation and outcome.  This can lead to Read More