Bernard A. Williams Went from Goliath to David

COMPANY COUNSEL IS A LAW FIRM LED BY BERNARD A. Williams, a seasoned attorney who honed his craft as a commercial litigator at some of the finest large law firms in the nation. But it was actually his passion for small businesses—not law—that led Williams to cre-ating the firm, which is based just outside Philadelphia […]

Your company can avoid disastrous harassment lawsuits

In October of 2017 the #MeToo Movement spread like wildfire through the news and as a hashtag on social media. The primary goal of the movement was to illustrate the prevalence of sexual harassment, assault, and violence in the workplace. Women and men from all walks of life bravely told their stories with the hope […]

Restricted Stock Units

By Bernard Williams One of the biggest challenges you face as a business owner is how to motivate and retain employees. It’s a multi-dimensional equation. Every employee is unique. But, when it comes to stock options and equity sharing, one of the most popular ways to keep the team motivated is by granting Restricted Stock […]

Bernard A. Williams Elected President of The Business Center Board

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The board of directors of The Business Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise, a 19-year old nonprofit organization, elected Company Counsel Managing Partner Bernard A. Williams, Esq., as board president. Bernard has been a member of The Business Center board since 2016. He regularly speaks publicly on a variety of topics including entrepreneurship, small business […]

Bernard Williams Named to 2017 Rising Stars List

Company Counsel, LLC, one of the premier business law firms in the Philadelphia area, announced today that for the second consecutive year, Bernard A. Williams, was selected by Super Lawyers to the 2017 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list in recognition of excellence in practice. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than […]

Small Business General Counsel Law Firm Launches in Philadelphia Today

BALA CYNWYD, Pennsylvania –  Company Counsel LLC, a small business general counsel law firm, launches today in Philadelphia and seeks to provide subscription-based legal services and business consulting for Pennsylvania small business owners and entrepreneurs. “For years, the family businesses, nonprofits, and entrepreneurs in Greater Philadelphia were drastically underserved and often at legal risk,” says […]