On January 29, 2018, our law firm's attorneys will both be presenting at the Kansas Bar Association's 18th Annual Slam Dunk CLE, in Manhattan, Kansas. Susan's presentation will be: Avoiding Tax Traps in Settlements and Awards in 2018. Dave's presentation will be: Startup Business Law Basics: Formation, Contracts and Securities Offerings. For more information, visit the Kansas Bar Association's website at: ksbar.org
Berson Law Group LLP is a boutique law firm with two attorneys who each have over 27 years of legal experience. We can provide you with sophisticated legal advice on the following matters:
Business Law. We can assist businesses and entrepreneurs with mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance issues, business contracts, start-up company formation, professional association formation, and non-profit corporation formation.
Tax Law. We can assist individuals and businesses with IRS tax disputes, Kansas tax disputes, Missouri tax disputes, business taxation issues, bankruptcy taxation issues, merger and acquisition tax structuring, IRS approval of 501(c)(3) non-profit corporations, and tax exempt entity compliance.
Securities Law. We can assist corporations with private securities offerings, stockholders agreements, stock option agreements, the securities ownership restrictions of Subchapter S corporations, and the restrictions on the resale of restricted securities.
Banking Law. We can assist banks and savings associations with cease and desist orders and MOUs, bank mergers, branch acquisitions, loans, vendor contracts, bank change in control approvals, bank regulatory compliance, anti-money laundering compliance, and suspicious activity reporting.
Employment Agreements. We can assist individuals and businesses with employment agreements, consulting agreements, and retention agreements.
Wage & Hour Audits and Payroll Tax Audits. We can assist with wage and hour audits from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Kansas Department of Labor, and the Missouri Department of Labor & Industrial Relations. We can also assist with IRS payroll tax audits.
Business Disputes. We can assist individuals and businesses with stockholders disputes, family business disputes, reverse stock splits, and squeeze-out mergers.
Mediation. Business partners and co-owners can sometimes find themselves at cross purposes. Mediation can serve to help sparring business owners remove what was otherwise an impasse to a financially thriving business. Susan Berson, a certified mediator of 16 years and a FINRA arbitrator, brings her unique business, financial and legal background to help partners and co-owners solve problem disputes and facilitate cost-effective resolutions. Susan can provide mediation services for business disputes, bankruptcy disputes, and disputes among beneficiaries of trusts and estates.
Fintech, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency. We can assist fintech, bitcoin and other cryptocurrency businesses with issues related to business contracts, tax compliance, private securities offerings, federal electronic transfer regulatory compliance, anti-money laundering compliance, suspicious activity reporting, and money transmitter licensing. We have an informational website on U.S. cryptocurrency law at: bitcoinlawhub.com
Dave and Susan Berson each have over 27 years of legal experience. They are both licensed attorneys in Kansas, Missouri and the District of Columbia. Dave is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law (New York, NY). Susan is a graduate of University of Nebraska College of Law (Lincoln, NE), and also received an LLM in Tax from Georgetown University Law Center (District of Columbia).
Since starting this law firm in 2007, Dave and Susan have strived to provide sophisticated and protective legal advice to their business, taxpayer and financial institution clients. Prior to starting this law firm, Dave and Susan were partners at large law firms in Kansas City. Dave and Susan also previously worked as attorneys in the District of Columbia, where Susan was a Senior Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice.
Our law firm’s office is located in Overland Park, Kansas, which is approximately 17 miles south of downtown Kansas City. We use our office location for the receipt of mail and pre-scheduled meetings with clients, attorneys and other professionals. Meetings at our office location are by appointment only. Meetings must be arranged directly with one of our law firm’s attorneys.
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