Experienced corporate attorneys helping businesses achieve their most challenging goals.
Our corporate and transaction attorneys regularly advise companies of all sizes, in a variety of industries on Long Island and in the New York metropolitan region, on nearly every aspect of doing business. Whether we are structuring or negotiating partner, member, shareholder or buyout agreements, or advising start-up, middle market or private-equity-owned business, we provide thoughtful representation, leveraging experience for maximal results.
Our attorneys advise middle-market businesses as well as companies in all stages of development — from start-ups and early stage companies to well-established public entities — in a wide variety of industries. Our services include entity formation, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, shareholder agreements, contract review including licensing, franchise and distribution agreements and corporate governance.
We assist businesses in raising capital through private placements of debt and equity securities. Our attorneys have represented, issuers seeking to re-capitalize.
Directors, officers and board members of public, private, nonprofit and municipal entities seek our counsel regarding best practices and on various corporate governance issues. Clients receive integrated, tailored advice on the specific challenges they face, whether these are related to board composition and structure, director and officer fiduciary duties, strategic transactions, day-to-day operations, codes of ethics, disclosure requirements, regulatory or internal investigations, forensic audits, insurance matters, litigation, suspected or actual misconduct or myriad other issues.
In helping clients meet their accountability and fiduciary responsibilities, we provide sound counsel relating to corporate governance issues, including; compliance, corporate governance audit and review, reporting, investigation, fraud detection and administrative proceedings. We assist with developing the composition and procedures of boards of directors and committees; identifying and implementing “best practices”; the development of board committee charters and codes of conduct; and executive compensation. We also work closely with auditing firms with respect to all aspects of corporate governance issues and compliance regulations.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Our attorneys regularly advise clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts, asset sales, structuring of spin-offs and other divestitures. We counsel purchasers and sellers in small, local acquisitions and in multi-state, multi-million-dollar transactions. In addition, we counsel clients on business entity formation. In connection with any such transactions, we advise our clients not only on the corporate law issues, but also on tax considerations and other relevant issues.