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Perkins Named a Business Law “Legal Elite” by Virginia Business Magazine

Richmond small business attorney Eric Perkins has again been selected by Virginia Business magazine as a “Legal Elite” in the Business Law category.  Started in 2000 in cooperation with the Virginia Bar Association, the Legal Elite recognizes lawyers selected by their peers as outstanding attorneys in 18 different practice areas.  In 2016, 1,300 lawyers nominated nearly 3,800 […]

Thumbs Up to Benefit Corp. Patagonia

Thumbs up to Patagonia, one of today’s  leading social entrepreneurs for donating 100% of its Black Friday sales to charity.  A great example of how benefit corporations are making a difference in communities across the nation.  Coming up soon is the anticipated release of the 2016 edition of the Perkins Law Mater List of Virginia Benefit Corporations, marking the […]

Perkins Named a “Virginia Super Lawyer” for 5th Year in a Row

RVA small business, franchise, and nonprofit attorney Eric Perkins has been selected as a Virginia “Super Lawyer” for the 5th year in a row. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multi-phase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional […]

Be Careful Not to Convert Your Nonprofit Volunteers into Employees

Nonprofit organizations often struggle recruiting and retaining volunteers, and they try valiantly to come up with creative ways to recognize and reward those individuals who generously contribute their time and talent to the organization.  Nonprofits need to be careful that they do not inadvertently create employment relationships or trigger taxable events in this context.  Let’s […]

Lessons from the Fonz for Small Business Owners

An estimated crowd of 1,000 people came out to Glen Allen High School last night for “An Evening with Henry Winkler” to benefit the Henrico Education Foundation.  Winkler entertained the audience with inspiring comments and anecdotes from his life and career as an actor, director, and author.  Several of his memorable comments and tips resonate […]