General Counsel Services

Discover the value of having business counsel on your team

 

Why Choose Equinox?

Hear what our clients are saying about us

 

Physical Abilities Testing: Four Guidelines to Minimize Scrutiny

Physical Abilities Tests (PAT) can be a useful tool for employers that seek ideal workers for physically demanding jobs. However, a biased test could cost your business millions in investigations, charges, and lawsuits. Just earlier this year, the Equal Employment...

Family, the Workplace, and Government Regulation

September has arrived and those with kids are getting back into the school routine.  Your employee’s schedules and mindsets may have shifted to new schedules and priorities.  For many, these shifts are subtle – maybe a day off or a slightly later start time – while...

How Hasbro Almost Blew An Intergalactic Deal

Those of us old enough to remember our very first Star Wars figure, were too young when they first arrived in stores to realize (or, care, really) what it took for them to become and remain a reality for the next 40 years, earning over $14 billion in revenue....

Metrics in Motivation

A lot of emphasis is placed on the need for metrics in business – “What gets measured, gets done” or “What gets measured, gets managed.”  When management starts tracking a behavior, the staff starts paying attention to it.  That’s good, right?  That’s the point!  When...

Why You Should Have a Medical Power of Attorney for Your Adult Children

There is no freedom quite as exhilarating as turning 18, both for children and their parents. Maybe your child is heading off to college or taking a gap-year. Maybe he or she is headed to vocational school or starting a career already. As a newly-minted adult, the...

General Counsel Services

What if you had legal counsel that was an extension of your management team, providing legal perspective in everyday decision making at a predictable monthly cost?

Who we serve

We are committed to serving the business community as a whole. From hospitality to professional services to manufacturing to tech development, we are dedicated to making you and and your staff more efficient.

What if your law firm could…

Be a legal partner, empower you with information, provide less complexity, commit to a predictable cost, provide an alternative to the traditional model?

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Buying and Selling a Business/M&A

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Real Estate

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Contract Negotiation and Maintenance

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Starting a Business

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Intellectual Property

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Succession and Transition Planning

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Some industries we serve.

Manufacturing

Equinox knows the manufacturing industry plays a critical role in Washington State’s economy. While manufacturers are unique and diverse in product and style, we understand the many opportunities and challenges you encounter in your day-to-day business relationships with employees, vendors and regulators. Whether you are at $1M  or a $50M, our experience, unique strategies and operationally focused approach will help your business stay on track.

Hospitality/Retail

The Northwest offers delicious cuisine, local wine, spirits and brew and unique shopping experiences and products. The hospitality and retail industry offers many challenges and high levels of competition. At Equinox we have a knowledgeable support team with personal experience in owning and operating hospitality and retail companies which can help give you the competitive advantage you are looking for.

Professional Services

Being a part of the Northwest professional services community means Equinox has a shared value with businesses that seek to better the lives of those who live and work in our region.  Whether your business offers to spur the creative through design, consulting, health and wellness or is a licensed medical or real estate/property management practice, Equinox understands what it takes to support your team so you can focus on what you are good at… people.

Tech and Software Development

Washington is known as a leader in the fast paced technology and software sector; and this growing industry is at the heart of our community. With all of the show stopping products, it can be difficult to stand out from the rest.  Our holistic, business-focused approach will enable you to pivot in this fast-moving marketplace whether it be with hiring and retaining talent or getting the next version to market.

Testimonials.

Equinox understands my business and personality and asks tough ROI questions.

L. Chissus

Business knowledge is critical; it’s the single most important thing

T. Bailey
Rise Innovations Sports Enterprises

My staff is more efficient because the team can be proactive with Equinox.

S. Crandall
ProMotion Holdings Global

The most valuable aspect of General Counsel Services is it throws out the ‘big pot of worry’.

K. Higman
Bluehawk Consulting

A firm who knows your business is a resource you want available to you.

L. Chissus

We had peace of mind knowing how much we’d be charged.

K. Steckler
Halo Partners

Other firms don’t offer strategy.

S. Crandall
ProMotion Holdings Global

My clients are able to gain strategy and understand business perspectives from Equinox.

D. Shapiro
EXCELL

At Equinox, I feel I am a part of a business owner family versus being in a big law firm.

S. Crevin
BooginHead

Rather than a vendor, we feel we have a partner in Equinox.

G. Gaidos
3R Technology

Equinox attorneys take the time to learn how your company operates and what drives you as a business owner.

S. Isley
West Coast Behavioral Consultants

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