Over forty years’ experience as senior partner in a law firm. Familiar with business startup and the problems faced by small businesses as they progress. I am familiar with the legal, financial and emotional issues involved. Strong background in employment issues, policies and procedures. Well versed in the issues of employment manuals and various rules and regulations involved in anti-discriminatory practices; Americans with Disabilities Act ramifications and other employment issues. Able to assist in licensing, interaction of business with governmental entities and similar topics. Have assisted in presentation of businesses to banks and industry groups. I am anxious to lend support to others in forming and pursuing their entrepreneurial goals. Education: Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from UCLA; Law Degree from USC.