We are business lawyers who get deals done.
Illinois Business Lawyer Practice Areas
Work with a business lawyer who is familiar with the legal complexities associated with acquisitions to ensure a smooth business transaction. We offer legal expertise related to:
- Letter of Intent to Purchase (LOI)
- Term Sheets
- Purchase Agreements
- Due Diligence
- Getting You to Closing
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Have your franchise agreement reviewed by a lawyer who will advise you of your rights and obligations as a franchisee, or become a franchisor. We can assist with:
- Franchise Formation
- Franchise Agreement Reviews
- Legal Counsel Related to Franchise Matters
- Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDDs)
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Make sure you’re entering a fair deal by working with an attorney who can write, review, and negotiate your company’s contracts. We can help with:
- Strategy for B2B and B2C Contracts
- Contract Creation
- Contract Reviews
- Contract Negotiation
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Start-Ups & Business Law
Get the expert legal help you need to choose the right business entity and protect your assets. We can help you with:
- Operating Agreements
- Shareholder Agreements & Bylaws
- Choosing the Right Business Entity
- Strategic Business Structure
- Consulting on Start Up & Business Formation Matters
- Corporate Transparency Act/Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) reports
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We Make It Easy For You
Make Informed DecisionsWe help you understand your legal alternatives so you can make strategic decisions that align with both your business and personal goals.
Protect Your BusinessWe help you prevent legal issues and disputes that may adversely affect your business, saving you from wasted time and lost revenue.
Understand Your Legal OptionsLegal matters can be complicated and overwhelming. Our goal is to ensure that you clearly understand your position, alternatives, advantages, disadvantages, and implications of every transaction. We make the law accessible.
What Our Clients Say
Danya is goal focused, which I appreciate, she doesn’t expect you to know the law, but she wants to know what your business means to you. At the end of the day, your business is worth being protected and respected in the field you are in.
Danya was a pleasure to work with. She was very professional, courteous, and had the expertise and knowledge to review our lease and franchise agreements. She gave great insight and recommendations on how we can protect ourselves and our business and to ensure the agreements were fair for both parties.
After hiring our Firm to handle your legal matter, our team will begin working and deliver the service according to a specified timeline. We will make sure you fully understand what has been delivered, any next steps, and remain accessible until we get to your goal.
Meet Business Lawyer Shakfeh
Danya Shakfeh is a business lawyer who has practicing business law for over a decade. She is well-versed in strategic business structuring, contracts, business strategy, franchises, and negotiation. Attorney Shakfeh is an award-winning lawyer who has also been published in multiple journals. She believes the law should be accessible and easy to understand, is a fierce advocate to her clients, and aims to guide every client toward solutions that protect their businesses long-term.
Danya has received the Rising Star badge from Super Lawyers for multiple, consecutive years due to her excellent service and client care.
Over A Decade of Experience
Danya has helped dozens of entrepreneurs protect their companies by using her in-depth knowledge of Florida and Illinois business law and years of expertise.
Professional, organized, responsive and caring are all words we hear from our clients when they describe the Motiva Business Law team. Every person on our team is client-focused and committed to ensuring clients receive the best service possible. From the time you schedule your initial consultation, to after your legal matter is resolved, you will feel taken care of and know you are in good hands.
What Makes Our Business Law Firm Different
If you are a business owner and you are dealing with a business legal matter, you will want an attorney on your side who fully understands Illinois business law. This is the best way to ensure that your business remains protected. Not having a business law attorney on your side can result in unnecessary disputes, lost time and money, and maybe even the death of your business. Taking the right legal steps while operating your business is the best way to protect it long-term.
When we do consultations, we are taking away time from paying clients. In order to for all involved to have skin in the game, we need to ensure that potential clients are serious about improving their businesses and their lives, via our legal services.
We’re committed to being different. What does this mean for you? Quick responses to your questions, the ability to clearly understand your legal options, expedient delivery of services, and having a legal advocate on your side who is committed to making sure both you and your business remain protected.