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Emerging & Growth Business

When it comes to the formation, development, and growth of your business, there is nothing more important than having the right team by your side to guide you, counsel you, and support you through every challenge – both expected and unforeseen – from the moment your bright idea takes shape to the time it becomes a growing, thriving reality.

At Jaffe, we assist entrepreneurs, start-up companies, and growing businesses in all areas of formation, development and funding, intellectual property protection and commercialization, equity incentive alternatives, and complex business transactions. We evaluate the unique needs of a business and customize an engagement that meets those needs with a results-oriented approach. We consider ourselves long-term partners of and trusted advisors to businesses every day as they navigate the challenges and opportunities that arise as they grow and mature. 

Our clients are businesses in diverse, high technology sectors of many industries, such as bioinformatics, cloud computing, automotive technology, medical devices, and more. With these clients, we have made the complete journey from entity formation to successful growth to prosperous succession. Our approach is geared toward understanding your priorities and ensuring that we are not just meeting your needs at this moment, but anticipating challenges and risks that might be lurking in the future. All the while, we will equip you with what you need to deal with disruptions strategically and confidently with the least amount of interruption to your business operation.

Jaffe’s strength is in the depth and breadth of its experienced attorneys who provide everything that a business needs to plan, launch, grow, and succeed. Our cross-disciplinary team collaborates to provide creative solutions and substantial value in positioning you and your business for growth and success. We know that one size does not fit all, which is why we tailor our work to meet the specific needs of your emerging and growth business specifically. We will be with you for the short term, and for the long haul. 

Service Index

  • Entity Selection and Formation
  • Finance, Venture Capital, and Private Equity (Seed, Debt, Bridge and Growth Capital)
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Intellectual Property
  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • Corporate Law and Governance
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Private and Public Offerings
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax Planning

Emerging & Growth Business

Emerging & Growth Business

News & Representative Matters

March 13, 2020

Jaffe Partner John Decker Named To “Leaders In the Law” List By Michigan Lawyers Weekly

March. 13, 2020—John Decker, a partner at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., has been named to the Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Leaders in the Law” list. Jaffe CEO Jeffrey M. Weiss made the announcement. The Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Leaders in the Law” program recognizes significant accomplishments and achievements of attorneys and professionals in law-related fields ...

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February 10, 2020

Jaffe Partner John Decker Elected Chair Of Detroit Historical Society

Feb. 10, 2020—John Decker, a partner at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., has been elected as the Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Detroit Historical Society. Jaffe CEO Jeffrey M. Weiss made the announcement on behalf of the firm.  The Detroit Historical Society is a private, nonprofit organization located in Midtown, the ...

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January 2, 2020

Joshua Borson Named Partner at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C.

Jan. 2, 2020— Joshua Borson has been named as a partner at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. Jaffe CEO Jeffrey M. Weiss made the announcement. An attorney in the Emerging & Growth Business, Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities & Corporate Governance practice groups, he helps business leaders navigate complex legal issues and empowers them ...

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December 23, 2019

Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss Announces Winners of Wayne State University’s Jaffe Transactional Law Competition

SOUTHFIELD, MICH., December 23, 2019 – Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss announces the winners of the second Jaffe Transactional Law Competition. Forty-four Wayne State University Law School students competed in the November 1, 2019 event, an innovative, live-round competition, which is part of a course at Wayne State University Law School. The event was created ...

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