With a strong understanding of their industries, businesses and objectives, we partner with clients to deliver an UNPARALLELED LEVEL OF PERSONAL SERVICE. Not only are we lawyers driving solutions, we are TRUSTED PARTNERS creating HIGHER LEVELS OF VALUE AND MEANINGFUL CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS.
Our Business Group has been a cornerstone of our firm throughout its history. We formed the U.S. subsidiaries of some of the world’s largest and most recognizable companies, guiding them from humble beginnings through their growth into international prominence.
We provide comprehensive support to domestic and international businesses. From formations to acquisitions, we work closely with clients to efficiently resolve challenges and structure solutions that position them for long-term growth. With supporting services in real estate, tax, immigration and labor and employment, we offer clients turn-key solutions for their corporate needs.
Our business transaction services include:
- Company formation and qualification, including corporations, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), limited partnerships and general partnerships
- Acquisitions, sales, divestitures and joint ventures
- Asset-based debt and equity financings
- Stockholder agreements
- Contracts and commercial agreements, including employment contracts, leases, sales and distribution agreements, intellectual property licenses and agency agreements
- Stock option and incentive compensation agreements
- Investor and subscription agreements
- Advising not-for-profit organizations on creation, structure and operation as well as securing and maintaining tax-exempt status
We counsel businesses in diverse industries including watches and jewelry, fragrance and beauty, insurance brokerage, manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, retail, professional services, publishing and consumer products.
In addition to our transactional work for business clients, we serve as outside general counsel, becoming an extension of our clients’ management teams. We are strategic business partners to companies, helping them achieve their long-term goals. With a track record of guiding clients through strategic expansions, we have helped pave the way for foreign and domestic clients to launch their businesses and grow into mature entities.