A high-performance engine can only achieve maximum output when each component is functioning efficiently and in sync with the others. For your company to achieve its potential, each department must excel independently while working cohesively with the others. This requires having an experienced leadership team with diverse skill sets, ensuring your business is operating efficiently and protected from unnecessary exposure and risk.

Whether dealing with an urgent matter or seeking long-term counseling and support, Thinc.small has the knowledge and experience to supplement your executive team with the legal, financial, and management expertise it may be missing. Business innovators trust Thinc.small to help with the legal and operational challenges, so they can focus on growing their business and stay ahead of the competition.

How We Help Businesses.

Entity Selection, Formation, and Compliance

At Thinc.small, we understand that every organization has distinct needs and goals and may operate differently from other businesses. We make every effort to understand our client’s business fully, then work with them to determine the entity type that will be most effective and productive while minimizing their exposure to risk.

Services include:

  • Entity Selection, Formation & Maintenance
    • Limited Liability Companies
    • Partnerships
    • Corporations
  • Regulations Compliance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Business Agreements and Transactions

Whether our client’s needs are for business agreement review and negotiation, operating agreement drafting, or a complicated partnership agreement, we are knowledgeable and experienced with most business agreements. We review, draft and negotiate business agreements with our client’s best interest in mind, making every effort to ensure they are protected and unnecessary exposure to liability or loss is eliminated.

Services include:

  • Business Agreements
    • Operating Agreements
    • Non-Compete Agreements
    • Confidentiality Agreements
    • Non-Disclosure Agreements
    • Buy / Sell Agreements
  • Contractor and Subcontractor Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Business Transactions
    • Contract Drafting, Review and Negotiation

Employment Agreements, Relations, and Legal Compliance

Employees are the lifeblood of most businesses. Maintaining a skilled, experienced, and knowledgeable workforce can be challenging. In addition, keeping up and complying with the multitude of employment and labor laws within multiple jurisdictions can be equally daunting. At Thinc.small, we have extensive experience dealing with employment law from both the employer and employee perspectives. We know that the best way to avoid problems is to have comprehensive policies, procedures, and agreements in place to promote an efficient and productive workforce. When employment issues arise, we can help resolve them in a manner that is the least disruptive and most effective.

Services include:

    • Employment Agreements
    • Executive Agreements
    • Employment Counseling and Investigations
    • Contractor and Subcontractor Agreements
    • Employee Policy and Procedure

Investor Relations and Support

One of the biggest challenges facing startups and early-stage companies is securing funds to support growth. Thinc.small works with its clients to determine their needs and the funding options available, whether through traditional or equity financing. We are experienced at identifying funding sources, as well as creating and presenting business plans and financial forecast models to attract and secure investors, banking and business partners.

Services include:

    • Business Plan Preparation and Presentation
    • Proforma Financial Statement Preparation and Presentation
    • Term Sheet and Subscription Agreement Drafting
    • Mergers and Acquisitions

Financial Analysis, Modeling, and Planning

With over 20 years of financial analysis, modeling, and forecasting experience, working with companies in a variety of industries from aerospace to CPG to higher education, we understand operations and how they affect the bottom line. Whether our clients need help with creating a detailed financial forecast model, valuing a potential acquisition, or determining ROI. Thinc.small works with our clients to ensure they have the information needed when making crucial business decisions.

Services include:

    • Financial Modeling and Forecasting
    • Pro Forma Financial Statement Preparation
    • Lease vs Buy Analysis
    • ROI and Risk Analysis
    • Entity Valuation

Intellectual Property Protection

At Thinc.small we realize that Intellectual Property may be one of the most valuable assets a company owns. Protecting IP assets should be a top priory. We have extensive experience working with the United States Patent & Trademark Office protecting client’s IP and have successfully challenged examiner positions on multiple occasions, obtaining the protection our clients deserve.

Services include:

    • Trademark Registration and Maintenance
    • Copyright Registration and Maintenance
    • Trademark, Copyright Enforcement, and Appeals

Buying or Selling a Business

Even the most successful businesses change hands at some point in time. Whether you are considering buying or investing in a business or looking to sell a portion or all your business, at Thinc.small, we have the knowledge and experience to ensure your interest are protected throughout the process. We can help you perform the necessary due diligence to eliminate the unknown risk and determine the value of your business or prospective investment, making sure you have the information needed to make a well-informed decision. We will also prepare the necessary documents and take steps to protect your interest before, during, and following the purchase, investment, or sales transaction.

Services include:

    • Due Diligence on prospective subject
      • Financial Statement Review/Audit
      • Financial Performance Analysis
      • Valuation and ROI
      • Employee Transition Considerations
      • Liens and Judgements Audit
    • Asset vs Equity Sale Evaluation
    • Agreement Drafting, Review, and Negotiation
    • Pre and Post Agreement Requirements
    • Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Terms/Clauses

Litigation Support and Expert Witness

Having extensive experience dealing with business contracts, employment, and other civil disputes, we understand the energy, time, and cost required for litigation. While we believe litigation is rarely a desirable course of action, at Thinc.small we help our clients evaluate their options and choose the course of action that best fits their needs. If litigation is the desired option, we can provide support to our clients and their litigation counsel. Additionally, we offer expert witness services, including damages valuation, report preparation, and testimony, when needed.

Services include:

    • Litigation Support
      • Investigation
      • Witness Interview
      • Depositions
    • Expert Witness Services
      • Financial Damages Report Preparation
      • Deposition and Trial Testimony
      • Entity Valuation

Attorneys, Consultants and Advisors.

Timothy Lee Founder and Managing Member of Thinc.small, began his career as an accountant and financial analyst working at Fortune 100 manufacturing companies in the aerospace, defense, and healthcare products industries. After obtaining his MBA, he held senior management positions in finance, operations, and human resources in the technology manufacturing, software development, and higher education industries. Tim subsequently obtained a legal education with a focus on civil rights, employment, and business law.

As a business attorney and finance executive, Tim works with business owners and executives on a wide variety of issues, from entity formation, business transactions, and employment law, to business plan preparation and investor relations.

Unlike traditional business lawyers and consultants, Tim has hands-on executive-level management experience in a variety of industries. Additionally, having had an ownership interest in multiple businesses, he understands that operating a successful business requires navigating numerous challenges and regularly dealing with multiple parties having diverse interests.

Tim’s extensive knowledge and depth of experience enable him to wear multiple hats, thereby more effectively and efficiently providing executives and business owners the support and representation they need to grow their business and achieve their goals.