Areas of practice

It is essential to believe that the law can improve the lives of its subjects. At that point, when you’re in a tough situation, we’re there.

Our attorneys from many disciplines collaborate to provide unique legal solutions for our customers. We work as integrated, multidisciplinary teams across offices and practice areas to give our clients the skills they need for great solutions.

We are at the forefront of corporate, monetary, and legal innovation. We can help our clients succeed because we have a strong culture filled with a spirit of cooperation and creativity.

Areas of Practice

Mergers and

An essential element of every transaction is that buyers and sellers must clearly understand their rights and obligations both before and after the deal closes. We guide our clients throughout the due diligence phase, negotiations, closing and afterwards to help ensure that the transaction runs smoothly and expectations are met.

Outside General Counsel Services

We work closely with our clients to understand their specific business goals and challenges, allowing us to provide personalized legal advice that aligns with their overall strategy.

Business Formations and Agreements

Many business owners have “unwritten rules” governing how profits are divided, how management responsibilities are delegated, and so forth. Although these informal arrangements are not necessarily a negative thing, if disagreements arise between company owners and there is no governing document in place, this could lead to unnecessary tension and disputes.

International Branding, Licensing, Distribution and Trademarks

We serve clients from outside the United States who are interested in entering the U.S. market, as well as American companies looking to market and sell their goods and services abroad. Our attorneys assist our international clients in negotiating terms of agreements that are clearly understood by all parties.

Management-Side Employment Matters

Our business clients turn to us for guidance in structuring agreements with their highly compensated officers, their employees, their sales representatives and others. Clients need the sound guidance of experienced attorneys to determine what is most appropriate for their particular business situations.

Wills, Trusts and

Our attorneys have the experience and sensitivity to deal with all personal matters relating to estate planning, including the drafting of wills, trusts and ancillary documents such as health care proxies, living wills and powers of attorney.

Commercial Real Estate

Real estate matters in New York present their own unique challenges. Whether a client is leasing office, retail or showroom space, or buying or selling a commercial, industrial or multi-family residential building, our attorneys’ substantive and far-reaching experience in all aspects and areas of real estate law serves our clients well throughout the entire process.


Litigation is not necessarily the first course of action that business people should pursue when a dispute arises with a business partner, customer, vendor or other party. After all, commercial litigation can be time consuming, emotionally draining and expensive.