Tag: Durham NC

IS IT TIME TO SELL THE COMPANY?

A Forrest Firm Q+A with Jess Eberdt, TempusDurham The Forrest Firm works with a host of businesses, from startups to mature businesses, providing risk management and legal advisory services to businesses across an array… Read More

THE BULL CITY MEANS BUSINESS

By James Forrest A couple of weeks back, I was very happy to see this article, which outlines the success of the recent third installment of the Bull City Startup Stampede, on the… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: GDS TRANSNATIONAL

By James Forrest Late in 2011, I had the pleasure of meeting Ed Johnson, a North Carolina native with a real pedigree in information technology. A former chief information officer at LGS Bell Laboratories and… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: THE SUMMIT CHURCH

By James Forrest A wonderful privilege of mine in my day to day law firm life is assisting some really great non-profit and charitable groups.  These organizations are critical to our community and extremely valuable… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: AGAPE LAWN COMPANY

By James Forrest Almost nothing energizes me more as a business attorney than seeing a young entrepreneur with a dream and a lot of sweat make his way in the business world. Brent Droege, owner… Read More

JOBS ACT REMOVES SOME BARRIERS TO RAISING FUNDS

By James Forrest Last week, President Barack Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act (H. R. 3606). In his words, it’s a “game-changer.” This legislation is focused on easing complicated (and… Read More

FORREST FIRM SPONSORS DURHAM SMOFFICE

The Forrest Firm is pleased to be a part of the Durham Chamber of Commerce’s entrepreneurial initiative, the Smoffice. Part of a national campaign in support of entrepreneurship, Durham’s Smoffice is the result of… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: BEYU CAFFE

By James Forrest Every once in a while, something special comes along and turns your community upside-down in a very good way.  We seem to have quite a few of those special people and places… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: SYNCSTUDIO

By James Forrest SyncStudio is a company that is part of the emerging vanguard of community-based businesses centered on a mission. Formed by a group of friends who shared a love of stationary cycling, SyncStudio… Read More

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: LUCAS GAMBIT

By James Forrest Lucas Gambit is a Durham, NC-based company serving artists in the music industry. Led by its three partners, Sam Fisher, Rod Shuler, and Charles Newkirk, the company provides… Read More

BUSINESS ESSENTIALS: THE CONTRACTS AUDIT

By James Forrest At the inception of each new client relationship, I believe that it’s ideal to perform what I like to call a  “contract templates audit.” The idea here is that businesses should have… Read More

THERE, BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD, GO I

Reflections on Life and the Law with James Forrest I recently traveled to the heart of Africa, the penultimate trip in a long journey that will culminate in the adoption of our new son.  The… Read More