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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.