Forrest Firm Announces AIGA Raleigh Partnership


The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces its partnership with the Raleigh chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design.

Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2016, the Forrest Firm is a provider of corporate legal services to entrepreneurs, investors, and executives. The firm works in multiple areas relevant to businesses at every stage of their life cycles. Core practice areas include business formation, angel and venture financings, intellectual property, commercial real estate, employment, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning, tax, contract negotiation, and dispute resolution.

AIGA Raleigh is 1 of 70 chapters across the country that supports its 350 members in the triangle and surrounding areas. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2016, AIGA Raleigh has a mission of creating a place where designing thrives for everyone by making design ability attainable, proving design impact, and uniting people.

Through its partnership with the Forrest Firm, AIGA Raleigh members will receive crucial legal services to help their businesses thrive while mitigating risk. Featuring free consultations and discounts, the Forrest Firm’s service offerings include startup entity formation, contract drafting and negotiation (customer contracts, vendor agreements, confidentiality agreements, etc.), website terms and conditions, website privacy policy, corporate governance, corporate structure, tax issues, trademarks, waivers, employment/human resource legal issues and more.

Forrest Firm attorneys will attend AIGA Raleigh events and give periodic presentations on legal topics of interest to freelancers and startup entrepreneurs. AIGA Raleigh and its professionals will also be featured on the Forrest Firm’s blog and social media channels.

“We are thrilled to launch our partnership with AIGA Raleigh, one of North Carolina’s most respected professional associations,” stated Forrest Firm attorney Aaron Gard. “Our partnership serves as further proof of the Forrest Firm’s commitment to helping talented professionals become successful entrepreneurs. This partnership will be marked by the professionalism, responsiveness and collaboration, traits which for which AIGA members are well known.”

About the Forrest Firm, P.C.

The Forrest Firm is a full-service corporate law firm and certified B Corporation based in Durham, North Carolina. The firm endeavors to provide corporate legal services in a manner that consistently exceeds client expectations, to create healthy, sustainable work environments for its professionals, and to positively impact the surrounding community.


AIGA Contact:

Aaron Gard, Attorney

Phone: 919.610.8996


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By Tracy Maniaci
Published August 29, 2016