Practice Areas

If you do not see a practice area that meets your particular needs, please  inquire and if the firm cannot provide the expertise, we can provide a referral to a firm that does.
•    Entity formation
•    Mergers and acquisitions
•    Reorganizations
•    Shareholder agreements
•    Board of Director and shareholder minutes
•    Joint ventures

Business Contracts:   We know what should be included in contracts, and we draft and review business contracts to help protect businesses and. avoid costly mistakes.  We aim to identify and evaluate risk to protect exposure to loss and protection of assets.  Sample Business contracts:
•    Non-disclosure Agreements
•    Sales and commission agreements
•    Severance Agreements
•    Lease Agreements
•    Vendor Agreements
•    Employment agreements
•    Non-Compete Agreements
•    Licensing Agreements
•    Independent Contractor Agreements

Outside General Counsel: For companies with no in-house legal staff, we handle ongoing, routine legal matters at a fraction of the cost of traditional counsel.  For larger companies that have a general counsel or in-house staff, we serve as overflow attorneys, acting as an extension of the in-house team to manage spikes in workload or to cover under-served areas of the business.

Contracts/Agreements – including the review, markup and drafting of:
•    Customer and vendor agreements
•     Real estate and equipment leases
•     Purchase and sales agreements
•     Settlement agreements, releases, and liability waivers
•     Premises and equipment maintenance contracts
•     Construction contracts
•     Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA’s)
•     Software license agreements
•     Professional services agreements
•     Outsourcing agreements

Corporate Governance – draft or improve internal corporate policies, governance structures and processes by providing any or all of the following services:
•    Review of current systems and procedures
•    Legal oversight of prospective business operations
•     Regulatory Compliance Programs
•     Employee and executive training — legal issues
•     Policy formation and participation in management meetings

Employment Law
•    Offer letters and employment agreements
•     Separation/termination agreements
•     Performance management and file documentation
•     Employee handbooks
•    Screening and hiring practices
•     Workplace privacy issues

Additional services:
•    Insurance policy review and coverage analysis
•     Drafting, filing and renewal of mechanics liens
•     Preparing resolutions, by-laws, amendments, etc.
•     Marketing/advertising claims review
•     Implementing best practices for contract review and negotiation
•    Outside Counsel Management

Manufacturing Regulation:  The manufacturing industry is heavily regulated to protect the health and safety of its employees, the environment and the consumer.  The import and exp0rt of and Avoid costly penalties and damage to your business reputation.
•    Licensing and Permitting
•    Product Safety Regulations
•    Environmental compliance
•    Health and Safety
•    Trade and Duty

Technology: The technical innovation environment is demanding and business cost pressures have intensified as product life cycles have shrunk, markets and supply chains have globalized, product complexity has increased and products reach commodity status more quickly.  Let us help you understand and plan for the legal aspects of your new product or technology from the start and avoid missing any of your cost and timing targets.

•    Technology Transfer Agreements
•    Specially regulated businesses
•    Import/ Export
•    Advertising
•    Intellectual Property protection
•    Tax and Duty
•    Manufacturing regulations

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