• Our extensive experience in corporate management and business law helps us provide a large range of services to closely-held businesses and their owners. We analyze and provide counseling on employee issues, legal compliance matters, real estate issues, loans and mortgages as well as personal legal issues pertaining to the individual owners. We review insurance coverage, evaluate risk and make recommendations; we audit current operations to make sure clients are not taking unnecessary risks; we evaluate other legal issues involving businesses; and we provide services normally handled by an in house general counsel at a reasonable cost.



  • Loans, mortgages, and refinancing

  • Security agreements and guarantees

  • Uniform commercial code issues

  • Collection and debt settlement

  • Bankruptcies



  • Structuring, negotiating and drafting agreements for the purchase and sale of businesses

  • Buy-sell agreements, option & license agreements, management agreements, equipment transactions, financing and loan agreements, employment agreements and consulting agreements

  • Strategic planning on choices of business entity

  • Formation of entities

  • General corporate counseling services



  • Drafting and negotiating employment agreements, independent contractor agreements and professional services agreements

  • Wage and pay disputes; severance packages; discrimination issues; employment contract issues; wrongful discharge; and labor issues

  • Negotiating with the Department of Labor

  • Preparing employee manuals

  • Representing both employers and employees depending on the merits of the case



  • Wills, trusts & estate planning, estate probate, intestacy (estates where there is no will)

  • Health care proxies, living wills and powers of attorney

  • Asset protection, asset transfers

  • Prenuptial agreements

  • Medicare/Medicaid matters



  • Defending businesses in EEOC and discrimination cases

  • Defending health care providers against Office of Inspector General, NY State Attorney General, CMS, Medicaid, and Department of Health

  • Representing entities and individuals against State Liquor Authority, Department of Taxation and Finance at investigations, hearings and appeals

  • Representing students suspended or expelled from educational institutions

  • Representing individuals against the FBI and US Department of Justice



  • Formation of physician and hospital practices

  • Drafting and negotiating contracts for the purchase and sale of practices, Article 28 and Article 36 facilities

  • Buy-in agreements, retirement and severance agreements, and management agreements

  • Structuring, negotiating and drafting contracts with health plan providers

  • Conducting compliance programs and audits for practices

  • Compliance issues including Stark, anti-referral laws and HIPAA, Department of Health issues, and Department of Health and Human Resources matters

  • Defending providers in investigations, audits and lawsuits involving fraud and abuse, overpayments, coding and other issues

  • Negotiating and litigating against insurance companies, employers, pension plans and ERISA for non payment or underpayment to healthcare providers

  • Balance billing and other billing matters

  • Collecting and litigating for unpaid professional services



  • Policy benefits and denial of benefits

  • Disability claims

  • Negotiating provider contracts

  • Litigating unpaid claims for medical, liability, and other types of insurances including indemnification cases

  • Reviewing and counseling matters involving automobile, health, life and other insurance policies



  • Defending individuals and entities in investigations by OPMC, CMS, Medicaid, insurance companies, and governmental agencies controlling tobacco, alcoholic beverage and lottery licenses

  • Defending Not-For-Profit corporations in audits and investigations by Attorney General

  • Defending individuals and entities in DWI and vehicle violations



  • Commercial and individual lawsuits, including pleadings, motions, discovery, oral arguments, motions, mediation, settlement, administrative hearings, trials and appeals

  • Income and property executions to enforce judgments



  • Sales, purchases and leases of commercial property involving office buildings, shopping centers, airport plazas, gasoline stations, and mini-marts

  • Construction contracts including liens by contractors, sub-contractors, laborers and materials providers

  • Financing, including mortgages, lines of credit and loans for purchases, sales and construction

  • Property management and listing agreements

  • Environmental matters including DEC

  • Residential purchases and sales

  • Holdover leasing matters