Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
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SCORE NYC Headquarters 
26 Federal Plaza, 6th Fl. Conf. Center
Enter on Worth between Lafayette and Broadway
Bring photo ID. Allow time to pass thru security.
New York, NY 10278

You may bring water.
Other beverages and food are not allowed.

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SCORE NYC Workshop Committee 

Small Business Legal Basics - 11/21/2019 - C1000 

Who should attend?
Those running a small business, or who are interested in starting one.


Instead of watching a video, learn directly and in person from the experts about insurance, legal entities, and protecting your business online! These legal pros will be available to answer your specific questions about your own unique situation.

This event will describe the legal requirements for setting up or growing a new business. Learn exactly what you need to set up and run your business on a sound legal footing.


  • The Right Legal Entity for Your Business: Larry Drath
  • Contracts/Partnerships: Larry Drath
  • Online Business Legal Basics: Brendan J. Cohen, Alexandra K. Theobold

At the end of this workshop you will have the knowledge to:

  • Identify the legal structure appropriate to your business
  • Discuss ways to use the law in protecting your online business
  • Outline the main requirements for contracts and partnerships


Lawrence Drath, Esq.   

Larry Drath is an experienced real estate attorney and expert in business entities structuring, partnerships, and joint venture agreements. Areas of expertise include arbitration of commercial agreement disputes. He is a graduate of NYU Law School and is a SCORENYC certified mentor.

Brendan J. Cohen

Brendan Cohen is an associate at Cleary Gottlieb. His practice focuses on intellectual property and corporate transactions. In addition, he has published articles in the field of international space law. Brendan joined the firm in 2013. He earned a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A. from Yale University.

Alexandra K. Theobald

Alexandra Theobald is an associate at Cleary Gottlieb. She has experience in a wide range of commercial litigation and arbitration as well as corporate transactional matters, with a focus on Intellectual Property and Cybersecurity. Alexandra joined the firm in 2015. She earned a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a B.S.F.S., cum laude, from Georgetown University.

Workshop Fees:  Online registration $59, walk-ins $69
There is a $10 discount on all Student and SEAP registrations (valid ID must be presented at the door; bring your SEAP forms to the workshop).

There will be no refunds for this workshop unless SCORE NYC cancels it.

Please remember:

(1) Monitor your emails for any updates to the date/location/time.

(2) Our events are PAPERLESS, so you’ll receive an email the day before the workshop linking you to presentation handouts. You should print them out or load them onto a laptop or tablet for viewing.

(3) Bring your cell phone as you will receive an email with a link to your workshop evaluation form. It will be sent to you toward the end of the Summit so you can complete it effortlessly online before you leave.

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