Case | HBS Case Collection | January 2001 (Revised April 2001)

Lawyers & Leases

by Richard G. Hamermesh and Michele Lutz

Abstract

Profiles Rajath Chaundry, an aspiring entrepreneur, as he attempts to secure office space for his growing team, select a lawyer, and continue to build his fledgling enterprise, eLearning.com. Designed to be used in an entrepreneurial management or small business course to illustrate the importance of early negotiations in the life of a business venture.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Business or Company Management; Business Ventures; Corporate Entrepreneurship; Intellectual Property; Management Succession; Leasing; Negotiation; Education Industry; Legal Services Industry;

Citation:

Hamermesh, Richard G., and Michele Lutz. "Lawyers & Leases." Harvard Business School Case 801-166, January 2001. (Revised April 2001.)