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Due Diligence and Hiring an Attorney: Advice that Will Save You Thousands.

Due Diligence and Hiring an Attorney: Advice that Will Save You Thousands.

Hanwei Cheng


One of the most important decisions you can make for your business is hiring the right attorney. He or she should be your legal partner, know your company well and have the best interests of your business in mind at all times. But with so many business attorneys out there with so many unique specialties, how do you know which one is best for you? What questions should you ask? Why is it particularly important for the due diligence that must be performed on your company prior to selling it? Hanwei Cheng, senior legal counsel specializing in business law at Adli Law Group PC in Los Angeles joins us for this discussion on “Deal Talk.”

Guest Profile

Hanwei Cheng is Senior Counsel of Adli Law Group P.C. Mr. Cheng focuses his practice primarily in the areas of Business Litigation and Transactions and Real Estate Law. Mr. Cheng utilizes his skills and experience to advise and counsel corporations and small businesses, as well as individuals, in matters involving Business Entity Formation, Business Torts, Breach of Contract, Fraud, Breach of Fiduciary Duties, Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage, Unfair Business Practices, Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Law.

Prior to joining Adli Law Group P.C., Mr. Cheng was the Founder and Owner of Cheng Law Firm where he specialized in business and real estate matters. During such time, he was named a “Top Attorney” for Civil Litigation by Pasadena Magazine for 2012 and 2013.

Mr. Cheng graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Economics and obtained his Juris Doctor degree at California Western School of Law. His education and background in business helped lay the groundwork for him to become a successful business attorney. He is committed to obtaining favorable results for all of his clients. In so doing, Mr. Cheng has prevailed in jury trials, court trials and appeals and is also well-versed in negotiations and mediations, including negotiating a settlement in a commercial property action in excess of one million dollars.

In conjunction with his business and real estate practice, he is a member of the Asian Business Association, Chinese Chamber of Commerce and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.


A Roadmap to the Successful Sale of Your Business (152 pages)

A Roadmap to the Successful Sale of Your Business (152 pages)

You could spend a lifetime figuring out how to successfully sell your business and still end up confused or clueless. What if you can stop the guesswork and start taking action now?

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