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The Experts At Taylor English Have Your Back

SBAM and Taylor English are here to help you with legal issues when you need it. Utilize the available services at any time during your Premium and VIP membership and experience the benefit of having top notch legal support for you and your business.

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It’s easy to directly ask a question to a Taylor English attorney through SBAM’s “Ask a Question” web portal. A fact-based answer will be provided to you – completely free of charge.  You must be logged in as a Premium or VIP member to view and submit a question through the portal below.

Discounted Legal Representation

If you are seeking legal representation, Taylor English may be able to help. SBAM members are provided with special discounted rates – per month unlimited support or per service needs. Some legal services include:

  • Business Organization: bylaws, agreements, resolutions, articles
  • Employment: agreements, incentive plans, handbooks, applications and audits
  • Master Contracts: service agreements, manufacturing agreements, technology licensing, joint venture
  • Intellectual Property: trademark filing, privacy and digital copyright
  • Financing: convertible debt, equity financing, term sheet and individual convertible notes
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SBAM chose Taylor English because of their clear understanding of today’s business environment. Our representative, Michael Melfi, is a partner in Taylor English’s corporate department, where he represents emerging companies, innovative companies and entrepreneurial businesses in a wide array of technology, intellectual property, and corporate matters. Mr. Melfi guides growth oriented emerging and established businesses through the legal and financial obstacles that often stand in the way of success. He serves clients in a broad range of industries, including technology, software, big data, healthcare, manufacturing, publishing, automotive, and aerospace, as well as transportation, retail, food and beverage, and construction. Mr. Melfi has extensive experience working with these companies on financing and fundraising, tax planning, and acquisitions and dispositions.

Mr. Melfi serves as a trusted advisor to clients, mentoring, counseling and securing funding for entrepreneurs, inventors, start-ups, and small businesses and their disruptive technology. He advises inventors on how to secure, protect and commercialize their intellectual property. Additionally, he uses his entrepreneurial spirit to collaborate with entrepreneurs from an inventions’ journey to commercialization, guiding clients through assessment, strategic planning, business development, execution and fundraising.