Business Attorney in Washington, DC

Ensure your company is set to succeed with business law services from Griffith and Wheat PLLC in Washington, DC. We handle all of the legal needs of your company with the utmost professionalism. How you start can determine whether or not your personal assets are placed at risk by the business you run and how your business is taxed. Signing contracts with vendors and customers before incorporation can work to your disadvantage over time. Agreements you make with your business associates at an early stage can prevent arguments and costly battles when it comes to a parting of the ways.


Some of the counseling services we provide includes:
Man Going to Sign an Employment Contract — Experienced Lawyers in Washington, DC
Contracts are the life-blood of a business. Poorly negotiated contracts or contracts with hidden clauses can create a serious problem for an unsuspecting business. Griffith and Wheat PLLC can help draft standard contracts that your business can use over and over again for a particular need; we can also negotiate and draft those infrequent agreements that will cost or earn your company a lot of money. Trademarks are symbols or names your company uses that help identify the items you manufacture in the minds of your customers. When you work hard to establish the reputation associated with them, you want to make sure your trademarks are protected against misuse by others.
  • advice on real-time employee related issues;
  • drafting and reviewing employee handbooks and personnel policies, employment benefit communication and other plan documents;
  • preparing, negotiating, and enforcing employment contracts, restrictive covenants, independent contractor agreements, separation agreements, severance agreements, vendor contracts and all other documents that have an impact on the employment relationship;
  • compliance with applicable federal and state labor, employee benefits, and other laws

We have successfully represented clients in matters involving:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Defense of Personal Injury claims
  • Wrongful Death
  • Defamation
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Tortious interference
  • Employment termination disputes
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Sexual harassment
  • Race, age and gender discrimination
  • Business Torts