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Know the Fine Points of Fine Print

Know the Fine Points of Fine Print

By Nina Kaufman, Esq.

Not knowing what the fine print on your contract says could take a costly bite out of your business. Yes, I know you’re a busy business owner. Yes, contracts can be tedious. And, yes, I know that sometimes the font used on these documents requires an electron microscope to read it properly. But as a business person, the law assumes that you’ve read the contracts you’ve signed and understood their terms–even if you didn’t. That’s why you’ll want to know and understand the “fine print” of an agreement–whether you’ve created the agreement or you’ve received an agreement someone else created (where you may not have the leverage to change it). If your payment terms and deliverables are the “steak and potatoes,” the fine print is the “veg.” Maybe not as hearty or robust as the meat, but it can have a profound effect on the whole plate. Signing a contract without reading the fine print is like coming to the dinner table blindfolded: You could be served your least favorite vegetable, you’ll have no opportunity to…

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Nina Kaufman

Flying solo doesn’t have to mean going it alone.

I’m Nina Kaufman.

I know first-hand that running a knowledge-based service business has unique challenges. It’s so much easier when you have an advocate in your corner. Over the past 25 years, I’ve worked with thousands of New York business professionals who want a legal advisor to guide and support them as they navigate the business world.

With wide-ranging experience as a business attorney, strategist, and media authority, I bring the added power of a business lens to the legal issues my clients are facing.

And because I’ve been a business owner myself, I’ve lived through the soaring highs and devastating lows – like when my first law firm failed. So I understand what’s involved to serve great clients, detect business risks early and build a true legacy.

I can’t get those 12 years back. That’s why I have made it my mission to ensure that business professionals like you can become wise and discerning leaders, build a solid business, and live your best life.