Vincent CostaVincent Costa will speak at the “If You Have a Dream to Start a Business” Workshop Day at the Stony Brook Small Business Development Center on August 25.  Costa’s presentation will focus on the benefits of hiring legal counsel rather than using an online legal service when forming a business, choosing an entity type, drafting a shareholder or operating agreement, and handling related matters facing entrepreneurs.  Other workshops will include tips for drafting business plans and accounting advice for startups.

Costa focuses on corporate and transactional work at CMM.  He has successfully negotiated and closed a variety of complex corporate matters including business divorces, asset purchases, and financings, specifically in the healthcare, retail, and technology sectors.  He also has experience drafting and negotiating contracts for various business-related matters including non-competition, supply, distribution, licensing, and employment agreements.  Learn more.