Business

As an investor or business leader, you must understand, navigate, and interpret a complex web of business and investment regulations. We provide comprehensive legal support on all commercial, financial, tax and regulatory matters, including:

Business Formation, Compliance

  • Capital Formation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Business Purchase and Sale
  • Business / Start-up Formation
  • Development of Ownership / Management Structures

Review & Negotiation

  • Grants
  • Permits
  • Licenses
  • Contracts
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Complex Financing Facilities

Trademark IP Law

Intellectual Property

Contract Development

Contract services include the drafting, review, and negotiation of:

  • Service agreements
  • Investment agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Revenue sharing agreements
  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Public and private loan agreements
  • Intellectual property licensing agreements

Business Development

  • S-Corp
  • LLC/LLP
  • Licensing
  • Permitting
  • Choice of Entity
  • Power of Attorney
  • Loan Modification/Refinance
Business Law Meeting

Business Sectors Serviced

  • Marinas
  • Restaurants
  • Graphic design
  • Civil engineering
  • Mold remediation
  • Aluminum foundry
  • Apparel production
  • Senior-care services
  • Paintless-dent repair
  • Real estate investment
  • Property management
  • Web-based businesses
  • Environmental consulting

Liquor License Services

We also focus on the acquisition of liquor licensing, supporting clients through the complex New York State Liquor Licensing application process. Our licensing experts work closely with bars, restaurants, and national hotel chains to take all necessary steps toward liquor service, including:

  • Leases
  • Licensing
  • Corporate Filings
  • Temporary Permits
  • Application Procedures
  • Diagram, Map, and Photo Documentation

Representative Experience

  • Assisted a paintless-dent-repair company to draft and lobby for legislation, which was signed into law, enabling them to catapult their business opportunities and hire new employees
  • Helped numerous bars, restaurants, and hotels throughout upstate New York secure their Liquor License from the New York State Liquor Authority
  • Represented individuals in a Home Owners Association in a dispute between board members causing the ousting of the chairman responsible for the mishandling of corporate funds
  • Represented several restaurants in all aspects of opening their business, including securing funding from investors, lease negotiations, and all necessary permits
  • Represented a business with regard to contesting tax liability against New York State and the Internal Revenue Service
  • Enforced terms of commercial lease agreement against national restaurant chain on behalf of landlord

Business Clients We Represent

Small Businesses

  • Start-ups
  • Family businesses
  • Sole Proprietors
  • Bars/Restaurants

Corporations

  • Midsize Employers
  • Shareholder groups

Non-Profit Organizations

  • Community activism
  • Parent/Teacher associations
  • Private schools

Finance

  • Brokerage Firms
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Banks/Financial Managers

Business Law Insights

  • MWBE NYS Minority Women Business Enterprise

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