Business Law

Barbara A. Olson is an experienced Twin Cities business lawyer who has assisted in the formation of companies in a wide variety of areas, from high tech start up to traditional business. She is dedicated to handling the legal needs of both business start-ups and established businesses. She focuses on the needs of her client and what works best for them. She has represented a wide variety of businesses, including distribution, software, services, entertainment, development of real estate and common interest communities.

Barbara has dealt with a wide variety of business issues and she works with companies that are start-ups as well as established businesses. She is also an experienced tax attorney, so that she can assist her clients with the tax issues that arise in their businesses.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Formation of companies, corporate and limited liability companies
  • Contract preparation, negotiation and review
    • Buy Sell Agreements (an Agreement between shareholders)
    • Member Control Agreements (an Agreement between members of LLCs)
    • Employment Law and Employee Agreements
      • Non-Disclosure/Confidentiality Agreement
      • Non-Compete Agreements
      • Termination/Severance Agreements
      • Employee Handbooks
      • Employment Agreements
    • Consultant and Independent Contractor Agreements
    • Vendor and Supplier Agreements
    • Distribution/Reseller Agreements
    • Software Development Agreements
    • Software, Hardware and Technology License Agreements
    • Software Hosting Agreements
    • Application Service Provider (ASP) Agreement
    • Software Escrow Agreements
    • Privacy Policies
    • End User License Agreements (EULAs)
    • Colocation Agreements
    • Equipment and real estate leases
    • Sales and Acquisitions
    • Mergers and Dissolutions