Contracts & Business Disputes

At Cozakos & Centeno, we are here to give your small to medium sized business the attention it deserves. Oftentimes, businesses come to us for help when they are in the midst of legal trouble. However, you can also use our services as a preventative measure against conflict.  Contact us today for legal advice if you’re looking to set your business up for success from the start. It is crucial to have the right practices and agreements in place to protect. The process of forming a business can be perplexing, especially in situations with two or more business partners, but with our help you can focus on what really matters: your business.

We handle the following:

• Business agreements and contracts

• Operating agreement

• Contracts - draft, review, and finalize

• NDA

• Shareholder agreements

• Non-compete agreements

• Buy-sell agreements

• Real Estate contracts

Ms. Cozakos has been representing clients in state and federal courts in Idaho for over twenty years, with an emphasis in employment and business law.  She has been recognized for seven consecutive years by Chambers USA as a leading employment attorney in Idaho.  Ms. Cozakos handles employment disputes involving discrimination and harassment.  She regularly advises clients on non-competition and trade secrets agreements, and assists clients in making sure they have the right employment and business policies in place.  Ms. Cozakos is a former partner in the international firm Perkins Coie, LLP, where she handled complex litigation and employment cases for large corporations. Since launching her own firm, Ms. Cozakos uses her litigation experience to help mid-size and small companies and individuals find quick resolutions.  Her approach is one of practical solutions designed to limit a client’s costs and assist in solving the problem.  Ms. Cozakos understands the burden of litigation, and tries to use keep clients out of court as much as possible.

Notable Case

Scentsy, Inc. v. Rimports U.S. District Court of Idaho: Represented Scentsy in trade secrets claims. Achieved a successful injunction and favorable settlement.