Contract Drafting & Negotiation

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In addition to providing litigation and trial services, the Law Office of William Hanson provides preventative or holistic services designed to ward off problems down the road. As experience has taught us, the methods by which contracts are attacked and defended are revealed at trial. We use this knowledge so that we can better prepare and articulate provisions in contracts unique to your particular set of circumstances. If you’re not careful, a contract could leave you vulnerable or take your company a step in the wrong direction. We use our experience and the lessons revealed at trial when providing contract drafting and negotiation services designed to keep you from ever having to seek a resolution to a dispute.

Our Approach to Business Contracts

With more than three decades of experience in business law, we know what to look for in contracts, as well as what preventative measures to put in place in order to keep your business protected. When we draft or review a contract on your behalf, we consider long-term impacts, cost-saving strategies, and your unique business needs.

Protective and Preventative Measures & Long-Term Impacts

Before drafting your own contract, or signing someone else’s, allow us to look it over. We’ll put the necessary protective and preventative measures in place, help you to identify and correct terms that are missing or could hurt your position and, if requested, negotiate or help you to negotiate better terms for your business. We can build in safeguards that protect you from legal ramifications now and in the future.

Cost-Effective Strategies

Forward-thinking preventative measures can save you significant time and money in the long run. We’re here to help you, not overcharge. We’ll draft a clear understanding between the parties. This is a cost-saving tactic designed to avoid litigation and disputes later on.

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Your Unique Business Needs

We want to make sure every contract you sign puts you one step closer to your professional goals. That’s why each contract we draft or review for you is customized based on your unique situation.

What If I’m Already in a Contract Dispute?

In a perfect world, you would never run into a contract dispute because everyone would uphold the end of the deal they’ve agreed to. In reality, the occasional contract dispute is not uncommon for most businesses.

We are experienced in representing both plaintiffs and defendants through all kinds of business and civil law disputes. This is not a comprehensive list of contract-related issues we are prepared to handle for you:

  • Partnership disputes
  • Tort claims
  • Insurance disputes
  • Business transactions
  • Failure to protect trade secrets
  • Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Retaliation
  • General breaches of contract

Whether you are a business owner, contractor, or employee, don’t hesitate to give us a call when you find yourself in need of representation through any contract-related legal matter in the greater Chicago area.

Chicago, Illinois Contract Drafting & Negotiation Services

At The Law Office of William G. Hanson, we appreciate the importance of each legal document associated with your career or business. For that reason, we will use our extensive experience and legal insight to ensure you’re well protected before signing new contracts and well represented if you’re already involved in a contract dispute. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.