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Business Law & Startup

Entrepreneurs, Meet Innovators.

The Rhodes Law Firm is passionate about startups, entrepreneurs and business law in New Orleans and across Louisiana.


Whether you are starting a business, growing your company, protecting your assets and branding, or resolving a dispute, our firm is dedicated to your success.


In addition to business law and corporate transactions, our practice is also experienced in advising small and minority businesses, and Disadvantaged Business Entity projects.

Startup Counseling & Business Formation

We can help you with business formation in New Orleans, LA by forming entities such as LLCs, LLPs, partnerships, corporations, sole proprietors and others. Most importantly, we provide startup counseling and business formation guidance based on years of personal experience and advising business clients. Your success is our business.

Nonprofit Organization Law

The Rhodes Law Firm was built on over a decade of community service and assistance to nonprofit organization. We are experiences at all levels of nonprofit management, from incorporation and applications for tax exemption, to governing documents, bylaws and reports, to board relations, employment, and fundraising.

Business Management & Development

We can help you set up a successful business through Partnership Agreements & Operating Agreements, Contract drafting, review and negotiations, Mergers and Acquisitions, Buying & Selling a Business, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, and Human Resources and Employment issues.

Trademark, Intellectual Property & Brand Protection

It’s critical to protect your business and your ideas. We can help ensure intellectual property and brand protection through Non-compete and Non-disclosure agreements as well as applications for trademark.

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