Many entrepreneurs launch into a new business enterprise without a solid foundation of the legal language around debt and credit. This workshop will focus on giving the small business owner a better understanding of business loan terminology such as secured and unsecured debt, collateral, personal guarantee, and “joint and several” liability.
Meet the Presenter
Deirdre Glynn Levin is the principal of DGL Law, PLLC. Her practice consists of commercial and business law with significant experience developing thoughtful, pragmatic solutions to the legal issues, including debt and credit issues, faced by business clients. She counsels growing and established companies on governance, corporate structure (including dissolution), contract negotiation, dispute resolution, drafting and enforcement. Deirdre advises businesses on establishing systems for risk management, minimizing uncollectable accounts, and negotiating improvements to contract compliance in a complex regulatory environment.
Ms. Glynn Levin previously served as a career law clerk for federal bankruptcy judges in Seattle, Tacoma, and San Francisco. She has had the unique opportunity to serve simultaneously as bankruptcy and appellate law clerk to the Hon. Philip H. Brandt during his term on the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Washington.
Deirdre served for six years as a Hearing Officer for the Washington State Bar Association, served on the Executive Board of the WSBA Debtor-Creditor Section, and Chair of the Communications Committee of the WSBA Business Law Section.