Peter M. Potente, founder of POTENTE, A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION, currently... more
Peter M. Potente, founder of POTENTE, A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION, currently serves as its CEO and Managing Partner. Mr. Potente’s legal areas of focus include entity selection and formation, corporate governance issues, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate development. His clients range from start-ups to mature companies with an international presence. Mr. Potente also assists his clie... view profile
Bruce D. Varner is the Founding Partner at Varner & Brandt LLP practicing in the... more
Bruce D. Varner is the Founding Partner at Varner & Brandt LLP practicing in the areas of general business, corporate, real estate, banking and transactional law. Bruce received his B.A. degree in political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara on a football scholarship and his Juris Doctorate with honors (Order of the Coif, Thurston Honor Society) from University of Californ... view profile
A corporation is a formal way to organize your business to gain rights and privileges, and to limit your personal liability. There may be tax and financial advantages to incorporation, but it can also increase your business licensing fees and decrease the amount of personal control you have in running your business. There are many legal consequences to incorporation, so it's a good idea to consult an attorney specializing in corporate law. A corporate attorney also represents shareholders unhappy with the actions of a corporation.