Corporate & Business Representation
We offer a broad range of sophisticated business law services designed to creatively and efficiently provide solutions so that our clients can achieve their business objectives.
Contracts are the legal lifeblood of businesses. Whether sales contracts, leases, employment agreements, compensation plans, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements or operating agreements, from the simple to the complex, we draft and review these contracts for our clients every day. We work with our clients to understand their objectives and then help them negotiate and structure agreements that make sense for their businesses.
Our practice is transaction oriented. We have the skills and experience to guide our clients through a variety of complex transactions such as mergers, acquisitions and asset dispositions, as well as the creation of joint ventures, partnerships, limited partnerships and other multi-party business arrangements. Our transactional practice also includes international projects and tax planning strategies for foreign transactions, since many of today’s growing companies have expanded their operations into overseas markets.
How a business or transaction is structured can have a significant impact on its profitability. Armed with a comprehensive understanding of each client’s operations, industry and goals, our corporate, tax and estates attorneys collaborate with our clients to implement the optimal business and tax structure. In addition to meeting our clients’ current needs, we structure businesses and transactions with an eye toward our clients’ long-term plans and objectives.
Labor & Employment
Our experience spans a wide spectrum of labor and employment law issues, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, overtime, wage and hour, workers’ compensation, and employment contract matters. We have represented business clients in such matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the Department of Labor, and other state and federal regulatory agencies. We offer our clients the benefit of our experience with regulatory compliance, significantly reducing the risk of future employment claims and liabilities. In addition, we provide employers with claims avoidance and compliance services that include an analysis of their employment policies and procedures, and counseling on the effective use of employment agreements, employee policies and handbooks, and separation agreements.
We know that growing and established businesses often need commercial financing to achieve their goals. We identify and understand our clients’ credit needs and work collaboratively with financial institutions to structure, negotiate and document credit facilities that meet those needs. We handle all levels of complexity, including term loans, lines of credit, construction loans, asset-based lending, acquisition financing and leveraged buyouts.