Protection of Intellectual Property Including Trademarks and Confidentiality Agreements, Review of Licensing Agreements.
The simple hiring, retention and termination of employees or consultants is increasingly complicated. We handle immigration matters, along with negotiation of Employment Agreements benefits packages and severance issues. We proactively advise on compliance with EEO, ADA, Immigration and Applicable Laws, including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. We provide Independent Investigations in Government, School and Employment Contexts.
Planning and Zoning, SEQRA Compliance, Cleanups and Reporting; licensing and permitting. Addressing violations quickly.
Corporate Formation, Governance and Corporate Secretarial Functions
Understand cost, tax and legal implications of the choices in formation, and keep your house in order going forward.
Secured and Unsecured Lending, Debt and Equity offerings and purchases. Fund Management and Dodd-Frank Compliance. We can help you find government and private financing and structure it for you.
Understand and meet licensing requirements; address regulatory inquiries; handle administrative law proceedings at the state, federal and local level.
Commercial Leases are full of pitfalls for business. We can protect your interests.
We can review your policies and make sure they say what your broker tells you they say, and provide the coverage you need and handle claims as needed.
We can litigate if it is truly warranted, but litigation is a costly distraction from your business that is often useful only for lawyers. Skilled negotiators can often help you identify alternatives to litigation that will get you recovery much faster and at lower cost. We also are experienced in mediation and arbitration and have on staff a Certified Mediator of Commercial and Personal Disputes.
We can make sure your Service and Customer Agreements provide maximum protections. We can assist you in Responding to Government Solicitations/RFPs.
For Their People
Representing Buyers and Sellers as well as landlord/tenant disputes and leases; Planning and Zoning.
Representations of Victims of Discrimination, Arbitrary Employment Action/Misconduct, Whistleblowers; Negotiation of Employment and Severance Agreements.
Certified Mediator with Personal and Professional Experience Resolving commercial disputes as well as divorce and post-Divorce Conflicts.
- International and domestic technology companies
- Textile Importers
- Asset Managers in Agriculture and Energy
- Individual Hedge Fund Executives
- Educational Companies
- Day Care Providers
- Web-based Service Providers
- Low-Income Housing Lenders
- Non Profit Corporations
- Whistle blowers