Business Owner Services
Formation, Growth & Succession Planning
Whether you are developing a plan to form a new business, looking to grow your business or prepare to pass the baton to the next generation of management, our team of experienced professionals are an integral part in your decision making process. Our founder began his career in-house as General Counsel to Friendly Ice Cream Corporation, then a division of Hershey Foods Corporation. This experience was invaluable in developing his business acumen, and understanding of the role of the law in successful businesses.
Today, NLG professionals take an in-house approach to each client by going beyond immediate concerns and understanding your specific business, market and plan. Our attorneys guide companies from startup to sale, relying on decades of business law experience. We regularly counsel clients on structure, partnerships, employment, tax, benefits, employment agreements, non-disclosure agreements, vendor agreements, purchase orders, licenses, employment handbooks, phantom stock plans, stock options, and everything in between. We are here to add value to your business.
Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation
We understand disputes are inevitable in business. Our goal is to minimize the impact of business disputes and deliver a valuable outcome. Working closely with our clients, we develop a strategy to achieve positive results. We have decades of experience handling hundreds of litigations, arbitrations and mediations, as attorneys and as a member of the American Arbitration Association Large, Complex Case Panel, FINRA panel and American Arbitration Association International Centre for Dispute Resolution international case panel.
We represent clients as plaintiffs and defendants in all areas of business litigation including, but not limited to: construction, employment, intellectual property, real estate, shareholder disputes and more.
Mergers and Acquisitions, Franchising,
Commercial Lending, Commercial Real Estate, Licensing, and Private Offerings.
With over 50 years of collective experience closing hundreds of millions of dollars in value on behalf of buyers, sellers, banks and borrowers, we have developed a reputation for getting the deal done. We combine our extensive experience with an energetic and meticulous approach to each transaction, large or small, concentrating on the details while keeping our eye on the end goal.
We have sat across the table from the nation’s largest law firms and received their praise for both our exceptional knowledge and the dignified manner in which we aggressively represent our clients.
Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets and Proprietary Information
Vigilant protection of intellectual property is essential to continued success and growth. Our attorneys are vital to titling, registering, protecting and enforcing Intellectual Property Rights by combining our substantial experience with our dedication to keeping informed of developments in this ever-changing field of law. We regularly prosecute and defend our clients in infringement cases and trade secret cases. We assist clients in intellectual property licensing, cautious to maintain ownership rights while promoting collaboration and growth.
Compliance, Employment Agreements and Litigation
Employers face significant personal and corporate liability for failure to comply with applicable federal and state regulations. The assistance of an experienced attorney is invaluable. Our attorneys regularly assist clients with all areas of employment law, with an emphasis on prevention and risk mitigation. We provide counsel in drafting employment agreements, non-compete agreements, phantom stock plans, ESOPs, ISOPs, employee handbooks and more. We also routinely represent both employers and employees in disputes resolution such as wrongful termination, discrimination and retaliation though MCAD, state and federal courts, mediation and arbitration.