ByrdAdatto 2017 Highlights

2017 was another great year with continued growth at ByrdAdatto. We are grateful for the continued support and encouragement from our family, friends, referral sources, and clients. The following are highlights of our past year: 6 people joined the ByrdAdatto team: Kristin Thomasson (Administrative Assistant), Morgan Gire (Chicago Legal Assistant), Raylee Starnes (Law Clerk), Courtney […]

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123’s of Private Equity for DSOs and MSOs

Dental Service Organizations (DSOs) and Management Service Organizations (MSOs) share similar business and legal compliance characteristics. DSOs are management organizations in the business of providing all back-office business management services to dental practices. MSOs, on the other hand, provide similar business services to support medical practices. The common thread between MSOs and DSOs in the […]

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FTC Focuses on Social Media for Truth in Advertising

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has directed its focus to social media influencers. The FTC’s actions highlight a concern as to whether influencers understand that truth-in-advertising standards require disclosures for any endorsements. In fact marketing companies who use paid influencers as well as celebrities and athletes recently received letters from the FTC to raise awareness […]

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Michael Byrd and Alex Thiersch to Speak at AmSpa Boot Camp in San Jose, California

Michael S. Byrd and Alex R. Thiersch will present at the San Jose, California AmSpa Boot Camp on September 18th and 19th, 2017, regarding important legal considerations anyone opening or running a medical spa should understand. The two legal presentations are titled The Law and The Law – OSHA and HIPAA.  The legal topics include […]

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Brad Adatto and Jay Reyero Speak to CPAs at a Taxation and Business Planning Conference

On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, Brad Adatto and Jay Reyero spoke to CPAs as part of a Taxation and Business Planning Conference.  Brad spoke first on Entity Creation & Structure Pitfalls, followed by Jay on Compensation Models for Professional Services Businesses. Brad’s presentation provided an overview of the many considerations that go into selecting the […]

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123’s of The Role of a Business Lawyer in a Divorce

Approximately 15 years ago I found myself accidentally involved as co-counsel in a high stakes divorce. My client, who owned his own business, went through a divorce and requested my help to find divorce counsel. I initially assisted in providing corporate information and playing a minor support role. However, my involvement escalated because our client’s […]

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