Practice Areas

02. Business Law

Business Law

Starting and growing your new business can be extremely rewarding, however it also comes with significant legal responsibilities, expense, and potential liabilities. Our attorneys can assist you with strategic planning and how to structure your business and contracts so that you can have minimal legal issues in the long term, and save money for the future. Having experienced lawyers on your side, who understand your business needs, can make a world of difference to the long-term success of your business. We would be pleased to serve as general counsel to your business or to assist you on a case-by-case basis as the need arises.

We regularly assist businesses, including start-ups, large and small corporations, with a range of transactions and counseling, including:

  • Incorporations – including Corporations, S-Corps, LLCs and how best to structure your business to meet your organizational needs
     

  • Contract drafting, negotiation, and editing
     

  • Employment Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), and Distribution Agreements
     

  • Licensing Agreements
     

  • Trademark registration
     

  • Corporate governance issues

Examples of some of our recent work include:

We assisted a local, nationally recognized food production business in New York City with drafting contracts, strategic long-term planning, and trademark issues.

 

We assist restaurants with employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, Department of Labor audits/investigations, and negotiating their commercial leases. 

 

We counseled a start-up IT consulting company on incorporation, contract formation and potential liability issues.

 

We counseled a small business who wanted to acquire and merge with another related business.

 

We defended an international beverage company in a trademark infringement action.