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Portland New Business Attorneys

Full Service Attorneys Focused on Helping You Raise Capital

Are you getting ready to start a business and don’t know where to start? You are not alone! Be it submitting the right legal paperwork, finding investors, or even setting up the right type of structure, starting a business can be a complicated endeavor if you’ve never done it before.


At JJH Law, we work with entrepreneurs of all types to help them launch successful businesses. Our new business attorneys have helped ventures of all different sizes in a range of industries achieve their goals and hit the ground running.

Our new business attorneys are ready to help you start a thriving business now.


Get in touch with JJH Law today to schedule a confidential meeting.

“I appreciate the JJH Law staff for their efficient service and passion to expedite completion of my legal needs. Joseph and his staff were attentive, genuine, and successful. I have referred friends to the firm and will continue to do so. Thanks!”
– Rob L.

We can help you start a business in industries such as…


Real Estate


Food Service



We Offer a Complete Suite of Business Law Services

Business Formation 

The formation and organization of your new business is the foundation on which everything else will be built on. We’ll help you decide on a corporate structure, file the necessary paperwork, and draft formation documents. 

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Employment Law

There are few things as crucial to the success of your business than the employees you hire to help run it. Our new business attorneys help set policies, manage risk, draft agreements, and litigate if the need arises. 

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Commercial Fundraising

Don’t have the start-up capital for your business? Whether you need to raise cash through a traditional bank loan or through equity fundraising, we can help get the capital you need to thrive.

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Starting a Business in Today’s Market

Starting a business can be scary. There is always risk whenever you start a new venture, and there is no guarantee for success. But with this risk comes the opportunity to thrive.


With an experienced new business attorney by your side, you will greatly increase the likelihood of success with your business. JJH Law has the experience, knowledge, and skills to help you thrive in today’s economy. 


We’ll be by your side throughout the process to help you make the tough calls that will put you on solid footing. Whether that’s deciding between an LLC or an S Corp, choosing the right type of financing, or even working on a lease agreement for your first space, we have the expertise to advise you to make the right choice. Let’s work together to help you achieve your dreams.

Meet Our Attorneys


Joseph J. Haddad, Founder
Areas of Expertise: Complex business litigation, dispute resolution


Taylor Duty, Lead Business Attorney
Areas of Expertise: Business and corporate law, mergers, and acquisitions


Cara Defilippis, Business Attorney and New Client Manager
Areas of Expertise: Business transactional and formation, employment law

At JJH Law, we work with businesses and individuals across Oregon and Washington to empower them to thrive in today’s business world.


Whether you’re looking to start a business that’s just you, 500 employees, or anything in between, we’re ready to help you succeed. When you work with the new business attorneys at JJH Law, you’ll partner with a team of professionals committed to your continued success.


Find us conveniently located in Portland’s Pearl District:


1640 NW Irving St
Portland, OR 97209
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Schedule a Meeting Today


Call (503) 552-1467 and meet with experienced new business attorneys. Your meeting is always confidential.