Areas of Practice
Corporate SECURITIES & Finance
We have experience acting for both securities underwriters and issuers, which has given us a unique insight into the full equity financing process that benefits all of our clients. We regularly provide assistance in all stages of that process, from the development of the business plan and corporate structure to the seed capital financing, initial public offering, and subsequent equity offerings. We also have experience in foreign securities matters related to compliance with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules and regulations, as well as in corporate governance matters
Ideas, tangible or not, are the most important things to protect in today’s competitive creative market. With so many channels and constantly replenishing feeds to watch out for, tracing the ownership and originality of a design, brand name, or invention needs the laser-focused eye of a trained attorney. We’ll handle the search, application, and filing process of trademarks, copyrights, and patents. And if your idea has been infringed upon, our litigation team will negotiate the best possible licensing and settlement agreements.
corporate/commercial real estate
We have acquired broad entrepreneur-based experience acting for both public and private companies in all forms of business transactions including corporate acquisitions and dispositions, structuring and reorganizations, and corporate governance related matters. We also represent several financial institutions, real estate developers, and individuals, in residential and commercial real estate leasing, subdivision and secured lending transactions. performance of a lifetime. Among our clients are actors, directors, unions, agencies, writers, animators, and many other industry talents. We draft and negotiate development, production, financing, and sales & distribution agreements. Tailoring each contract according to a project’s scope, size, and budget, we secure the appropriate creative rights for all talents involved.
LIABILITY & RISK
Whether you run a theater, recording studio, or an eCommerce website, all businesses need to minimize their legal liability and risk. Our lawyers will assess the structure of your operation, such as its physical or digital space, the types of products you sell, who your consumers are, what type of company you have filed under (LLC, Inc, etc.), and so on. From there, we will tailor the right risk plan, complete with permit applications, insurance policies, and more, so you can worry less about liabilities and concentrate on growing your business.
estate MANAGEMENT and wealth preservation
We have extensive experience acting for corporate and individual administrators and executors in estate matters, preparation and submission of applications for probate, establishing trusts and assisting in decision making. In addition, we regularly act as executors and trustees, assisting in estate planning involving such issues as trusts, taxation and succession.
The startup and small business marketplace is still a new and fierce frontier that requires legal advice from attorneys who are deeply entrenched in the particulars of venture financing. We offer a competitive advantage that can help you save money and make more of it in the long run. We’ve steered corporations like Tap Unlimited and Hydrocycle with a balance of legal, business, operational, and financial strategies that had clear execution and built-in problem-solving contingencies. Our holistic approach is essential to any company looking to grow.