RECENT TRANSACTIONS

Contracts-Virtually Every Type of Business Transaction that Companies Encounter, Including Drafting, Review, and Negotiation of Manufacturing, Supplier, Distributor, Agency, Customer, License, Operation and Other Business Critical Agreements​

*Advice and Counsel and agreement drafting and negotiation of referral and sales representation agreements for U.S. automotive manufacturers' representative

*Advice and Counsel and agreement drafting and negotiation related to factoring, financing and subordination agreements for German automotive supplier

*Drafting and Negotiation of distributor, purchasing, sales representation and sourcing agreements for U.S. sport related start-up for use in both domestic and international markets 

*Drafting of confidentiality, contract manufacturing, and license agreement for U.S. automotive supplier for operations in China

*Drafting of confidentiality, exclusivity and letter of intent agreements for energy company for use in Caribbean and Latin America

*Drafting of confidentiality, contract manufacturing, business development, distribution, lease, non-compete, sales representation, services and sourcing agreements for automotive supplier for use in Mexico

*Drafting and Negotiation of Software Development contracts in the Automotive Industry

*Drafting and Negotiation of Software Development contracts in the on-line Gaming Industry

Contract/Project Legal Services-Counseling Services and Interim and Contract General Counsel Services

*Fortune 50 company-project counsel on health care exchange and health care related contracts

*Start-up company-contract general counsel advice and counsel for software company

*General Counsel Services to small and mid-sized organizations 

Corporate Governance-Organization and Advice on Corporations and Limited Liability Companies Including Establishing ​Corporations and Limited Liability Companies, and Drafting Articles, By-Laws, Shareholder Agreements, Operating agreements and Other Organizational Critical Documents

*Creation of articles, by-laws, resolutions and shareholder agreements for multiple corporations and LLCs

*Review, modification and re-creation of consents, resolutions and shareholder agreements for corporations and LLCs

*Restoration of Limited Liability Companies

*Review, advice and counsel regarding stock options and subscription agreements

 

Joint Ventures and M&A Transactions-Acquisitions and Divestitures of Businesses Including Drafting and Negotiation of Dozens of Transactions Ranging from Under One Million Dollars to Several  Hundred Millions of Dollars

North America​

*Acquisition and Divestiture of multiple product manufacturing and parts and supplies businesses ($10MM-$100MM in value)

*Acquisition and Divestiture of multiple retail operating businesses ($1MM-$20MM in value)

*Legal negotiation and documentation of multiple agency, distributor, licensing, supplier, and other business critical operation agreements​

*Acquisition of laundromat

*Purchase of industrial oil and lubricants business

*Sale of franchised chain of hair salons

*Sale of franchised cleaning service business

*Divestiture of manufacturing and plant operations

*Joint Venture of Turkish company in leisure/recreation industry

Asia-Background and Experience to Understand the Chinese Business Environment, the Chinese Culture and the Chinese Government Structure; Advice on Foreign Investment Operating and Investment Structures; Establishing and Operating Businesses in China; Exit Strategies; Selling Products in China; Sourcing Products from China

*Legal negotiation and documentation of joint ventures in China ($5MM-$25MM in value)

*Established wholly foreign owned enterprises (WFOE's) in China

*Legal negotiation and documentation of joint ventures in Korea

*Legal negotiation and documentation of joint ventures in Thailand

*Legal negotiation and documentation of multiple agency, contract manufacturing, distributor, supplier and other business critical operation agreements in China and Japan​

Europe

*Acquisition of U.K. and European based brands and production facilities

*Legal negotiation and documentation of distributor, supplier and other operating agreements related to manufacturing and retail businesses in Germany

*Legal negotiation and documentation related to purchase of land,  construction of manufacturing plant, and other business operation agreements related to manufacturing business in Hungary

*Legal negotiation and documentation of agency, distributor, and supplier agreements in various European countries.​​

*Sale of oils and lubricants in Russia

Mexico/Latin/South America​

*Legal negotiation and documentation of joint ventures in Brazil and Mexico

*Legal drafting and negotiation related to divestiture of Brazil and Mexico retail operations

*Establishment of legal entities and contracts to set up operations in Mexico

Employment & Labor-Agreements, Negotiation, Issues, Policies, Lay-Offs, Terminations Including Drafting and Review of Employment Policies and Procedures; Drafting, Review and Negotiation of Non Compete Agreements; Drafting, Review and Negotiation of Separation Agreements; Training Regarding Equal Employment and Anti-Harassment Issues

*Employer-Advice and counsel and negotiation of Reduction in Work Force and separation packages for multiple executives

*Employee-Advice and counsel and negotiation of separation packages for multiple executives

*Advice and counsel related to physician employment contracts

*Drafting and negotiation of non-disclosures, confidentiality, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements for multiple start-up and existing companies in multiple industries

*Preparation of employment handbook, policies and procedures for mid-market IT company and mid-market import/export company with operations in Taiwan

*Investigations into Work Place Harassment Issues, including sexual harassment

Real Estate Advice and Transactions-Purchases and Sales of Commercial Properties; Leases, Assignments and Easements Involving Commercial Properties; Resolution of Property Related Disputes and Issues​

*Land Sales and Purchases

*Commercial and Residential Property Leases​

Pre-Litigation Settlements-Resolution of Business Disputes Prior to Litigation; Management of Litigation Counsel Including the Management and Negotiation of Dozens of Insured and Non-Insured Litigation Matters

*Contruction related Post Arbitration settlement

*Age and Disability Discrimination Claims

*Age Discrimination claims as a result of Separation Agreement

*Real Estate Lease Issues and Damage claims

*Resolve $500,000 plus malpractice claim for client against law firm

*Resolve claims for breach of non-compete in favor of manufacturers' representative

Trademarks-Filing of Trademark Applications; Review and Resolution of Contested Trademark Issues; Review and Management of Intellectual Property Portfolios Including Advice and Management of Portfolios Consisting of Hundreds of Intellectual Property Matters​

*Applications filed in United States and international countries, including China, Germany and Mexico

*Trademark infringement claims-settled before litigation