Business and Corporate Law

This section of the firm has extensive experience in all areas of business representation including:

Formation of all types of business entities to fit the client’s circumstances:

  • C corporations
  • S corporations
  • Limited liability companies (LLC)
  • Partnerships
  • Limited partnerships
  • Limited liability partnerships
  • Professional corporations
  • Professional associations
  • Non-profit corporations

Representation in all corporate matters, including:

  • Employee and employment issues, including employee handbooks
  • Executive employment agreements
  • Acquisitions and mergers
  • Preparation of contracts and leases
  • Immigration issues
  • Preparation of all corporate security and compliance documents
  • Trademarks, trade names and copyrights and other intellectual property issues, including protection of trade secrets
  • Condemnation and ad valorem tax issues
  • Corporate financing
  • Corporate securities
  • Franchising
  • Designing stock option plans and shareholder agreements
  • Consulting with accountants on tax issues

Corporate Litigation and Arbitration. The firm has extensive experience in all types of corporate litigation and arbitration, both complex and simple, including:

  • Shareholders derivative actions
  • Class actions
  • Employment litigation
  • Contract disputes
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Tortious interference in business relations
  • Debt collection
  • Non competition and protection of business information

Securities Litigation:

  • The firm has extensive experience in the representation of brokers, broker-dealers and customers in securities disputes. In this regard the firm has handled numerous cases in arbitration before the NASD and NYSE