Capital Markets

We offer a full range of securities law advice. We are experts in advising on the following transactions: structuring and drafting of private placement memorandums; initial and secondary public offerings; offshore capital raises; real estate fund formation; alternative public offerings; and listings on national and foreign stock exchanges. We represent hedge funds, private equity funds, high net-worth individuals and public and private corporations We are proud of our exclusive status as a PAL/DAD which allows us to sponsor issuers for a listing on the OTC markets.

Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions

We represent domestic and international clients in many industries in mergers, acquisitions and a variety of other transactions, and are creative in devising solutions to complex corporate transactions while utilizing tax optimization strategies. We are also highly experienced in advising our clients in venture capital and private equity financings.

Cross-Border Transactions and Foreign Investment

We represent international and U.S. clients in cross-border transactions, particularly in Europe, South America and Asia. A number of our attorneys have lived and worked overseas and speak several languages.

Domestic Relations

We are experts in representing domestic and international clients in divorces, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial contracts, and custody matters.

Employment and Executive Compensation

We advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of employment law: employment contracts, compliance and litigation defense involving federal, state and local wages and hours laws, discrimination, and misclassification.

Global Mobility

We represent clients wishing to work in or immigrate to the United States with all their pre-immigration tax planning issues. We also specialize in assisting clients seeking investment and corporate visas, and permanent residency in the United States through the EB-5 investor visa program.

Intellectual Property

We have extensive expertise in copyright, trademark, trade secrets, and technology law, including licensing, use, joint development, and non-disclosure agreements.

International Tax, Trusts and Estates

We represent:
Non-U.S. resident clients in structuring various types of transactions for tax optimization, asset protection, and inheritance purposes.
U.S. clients with assets abroad and foreign clients with assets in the U.S. with respect to succession and estate planning.
U.S. estates with foreign assets and foreign estates with U.S. assets and assist them in liquidating and distributing these assets.

Litigation and Arbitration

We represent commercial and individual clients in prosecuting and defending complex claims in the U.S. and abroad. In particular we have extensive experience defending clients in front of the SEC, FINRA and various state regulatory bodies.

Real Estate

We represent foreign and domestic clients in connection with purchases, sales, leasing, and financing of all types of residential, commercial, agricultural, and industrial real estate in the United States and overseas. We also represent domestic and foreign institutional investors investing indirectly in U.S. Real Estate through private equity funds and REITs.

Staffing Firms

We are staffing firm experts and are highly attuned to the industry’s ever-evolving needs. We advise clients expanding internationally, those involved in mergers and acquisitions, and handle all types of contracts with clients, employees, contractors and vendors, give employment law and compliance counseling, and provide litigation defense.