Nonprofit Law Blog:  “Insightful founders of new ventures understand the value of involving legal counsel in the early stages of planning.  A knowledgeable attorney can identify issues, opportunities, and threats which allows founders to react appropriately as they plan the organizational and operational structures.  As a result, investing in legal assistance at the outset can help to avoid costly reactionary steps in later stages that might otherwise be necessary if the founders had unknowingly or unintentionally built their plan on a foundation of structures that are wrought with problems. “