Nina L. Kaufman is an award-winning business attorney, author and speaker. For more than 15 years, she has successfully navigated thousands of small businesses through the legal hurdles they face in starting and running their companies. Under her AskTheBusinessLawyer.com brand, she reaches thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners with her legal services, professional speaking, information products, and LexAppeal weekly ezine. With skills honed from stand-up comedy, Nina is a sought-after professional speaker. She has given seminars, workshops, teleclasses and presentations for numerous organizations in the New York City area, with hot topics that include protecting your business on the internet, building business partnerships and collaborative alliances that work, and training clients to pay on time.