A business attorney specializes in laws that govern the formation and running of a business. He or she also handles cases that arise from the day-to-day operations of a business.
You need a business lawyer if you are about starting a business, you are already running a business and want to ensure you are always in compliance with relevant laws and regulations, your business is being investigated for fraud or unethical practices by a government agency or you need legal defense or advice for your business.
A business attorney will help you decide what type of business to form and file the appropriate papers, provide legal defense if a customer suffers serious injury by using your product or while on your premises and help you draft employment agreements. This type of lawyer will help you handle negotiations, ensure you file the right papers for different aspects of your business, ensure that you have the right protection for your intellectual properties and help you maintain full compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.