Our Practice Areas & Legal Services
We believe the practice areas and legal services we focus on work synergisticly to help our clients; whether an individual, small or mid sized company, or large corporation, succeed.
Business Law: is a cornerstone of our law firm. With nearly 100 years of combined experience our team of lawyers has represented hundreds of business. Over the years we have developed the skills and expertise to be able to assist you with any legal matter related to your business. We have the legal knowledge to help you and your business succeed.
Franchise Law: We provide legal services to both franchisors and franchisees. We offer clients a wide range of services addressing issues that arise throughout the life of a franchise relationship. Our firm has represented both franchisee clients in the strategic evaluation of franchise offerings; as-well-as, franchisors in the development of franchise systems.
- For Franchisors – System development; including, FDD, Franchise & Master Franchise Agreements; state registration, filings and compliance, sales compliance, franchisee relations and much more.
- For Franchisees – FDD Review, Franchise Agreement Review and Negotiation, entity development, franchisor relations and dispute resolution, and much more.
Real Estate Law: Our firm’s real estate law practice complements the firm’s other major practice areas. We advise and represent buyers, sellers, lenders, borrowers, developers, commercial landlords and lessees in a variety of real estate transactions and disputes. Our attorneys have considerable experience with both residential and commercial real estate transactions.
Corporate Law: We represent both public and private companies, and also clients facing foreign and domestic matters. We routinely work with boards of directors, shareholders and senior executives on matters relating to corporate structure, governance, finance and capitalization matters, contractual issues, mergers and acquisitions and issues relating to taxation.
Contract Law: We review, negotiate and draft legally binding agreements for clients; such as, but not limited to, business contracts, employment, independent contractors, buy-sell agreements, vendor agreements, reseller agreements, founders and shareholder agreements, non-compete and reseller agreements. We also help clients resolve contract disputes and defend or prosecute breach of contract lawsuits.
Litigation & Trial Representation: Our litigation and trial attorneys have substantial court room experience trying jury and non-jury cases in state and federal court and at the appellate level. We provide aggressive and strategic representation. The bottom line is that the broad experience of our litigation and trial attorneys enables us to represent clients on a wide range of business, commercial and real estate matters.
Business Estate Planning:We assist clients in preparing complex tax-planning strategies to minimize estate, gift and generation skipping taxes, implementation of irrevocable life insurance, grantor retained annuity and charitable trusts; and implementation of family limited partnerships and limited liability companies. We also assist clients in preparing, preserving and transferring family-owned businesses.