Smooth Sailing: Five Keys for Launching a Legally Sound Consulting Business with Cheri Andrews, Esq.

Smooth Sailing: Five Keys for Launching a Legally Sound Consulting Business with Cheri Andrews, Esq. is on Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 6-8 PM at this special ChemPharma event.

To launch a legally sound consulting business, this information is important NOW!  – With employees over fifty being pushed out of corporate America at staggering rates and having to reinvent themselves, and the huge loss of jobs across all age groups due to the Pandemic, many people are turning to self-employment options out of necessity or choice. Small business is the backbone of this country and will be even more important as a replacement for lost employment. Now, more than ever, it is critical for small business owners to understand the legal implications of their business decisions.

Key Takeaways:

  1. How to avoid making some of the most common mistakes made by entrepreneurs
  2. What type of business entity may be right for your consulting business
  3. When & Why you need contracts and policies for your consulting business
  4. How to protect the Intellectual Property of your business (while avoiding infringement of other’s IP)


Cheri Andrews is a small business attorney in licensed in Pennsylvania and Maryland. Using flat rate and subscription pricing models that take the fear out of legal fees, she partners with female owned and operated small businesses and solopreneurs so they can move forward with confidence, knowing their business is legally protected and positioned for success.

Cheri received her BA magna cum laude from Mount Holyoke College and her JD from Temple University School of Law. She has over 30 years’ experience in both law firm and corporate settings and earned the prestigious in-house counsel certification from the Association of Corporate Counsel. 

Cheri’s practice areas include business formation, contracts, policies, copyrights and trademarks, and other business needs. While some of her services are limited to her licensed states, Cheri can provide copyright and trademark services (which are based on federal law) nationally.

Cheri is the author of Smooth Sailing, A Practical Guide to Legally Protecting Your Business. Smooth Sailing is available in both eBook and paperback anywhere books are sold.

Where Cheri has spoken:

Virtual Networkers, Polka Dot Powerhouse Chapters including Lancaster, King of Prussia, Montgomeryville, and Bensalem, She Means Biz Conference (Diva Girls), Keller Williams Main Line, Great Careers Group, numerous podcasts




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