Corporate & Transactional


PRACTICE AREA ATTORNEYS
THOMAS W. ACKERMANN
STEVEN A. HOLT
BARRY R. MANDELBAUM
MARTIN D. HAUPTMAN
GORDON C. DUUS
PETER H. TANELLA
MARC J. COMER (Counsel)
CASEY GOCEL
WILLIAM S. BARRETT, ESQ. (Chair)
Our corporate lawyers represent clients in:
  • Formation
  • Business Transactions
  • Due Diligence
  • Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Dissolutions
  • Corporate/Shareholder Disputes
The attorneys of the Corporate and Transactional Practice Group have vast experience in the following areas:
  • Financing transactions
  • Mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations and sales
  • Organizing and structuring deals with venture capitalists
  • Corporate and business counseling
  • Non-competition agreements
  • Management and leveraged buyouts
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Transactions involving going private and spinning off of entities
  • Commercial contracts, including licensing, consulting, supply, purchase and distribution
  • Operating and partnership agreements
  • Private offerings of debt and equity securities
  • Federal and state securities laws and regulation compliance
  • Formations, reorganizations and dissolutions
  • Corporate governance counseling
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Employment contracts
  • Franchise counseling
  • Organizing, structuring and financing joint ventures
  • Compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley
Our clients include:
  • Manufacturers
  • Service organizations
  • Nutraceutical manufacturers
  • Software Developers
  • Banks
  • Real estate developers
  • Architecture and Engineering firms
  • Equity sponsors
  • Professional service providers
  • Inventors
  • Medical device manufacturers
  • Nursing homes
  • Medical practice groups, managed care organizations and health care providers
  • Ambulatory surgery centers/ambulatory care facilities
  • Retail operators
  • Marketing and Advertising firms
  • The hospitality and restaurant industry
We also counsel clients on other renewable energy and sustainability issues, including, but not limited to:
  • Providing counsel for property owners and tenants in developing sustainable business practices.
  • Representation of property owners and tenants in both the installation and operation of photovoltaic solar energy systems.
  • Representing landlords or tenants in negotiating green leases.
  • Representing investors and alternative energy providers in negotiating power purchase agreements and leases.
  • Advising clients of the tax and regulatory incentives, and economic benefits of implementing the latest technologies.

Our Corporate and Transactional Practice Group represents corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and individual entrepreneurs of all sizes in all aspects of business law.

Our attorneys frequently serve as outside General Counsel to many corporate clients, providing expert advice on a myriad of complex legal issues facing businesses today. We coordinate and counsel with all relevant practice groups within our firm to best serve our clients.

An increasingly vital component to today’s business operations is renewable energy and sustainability. The attorneys of the Corporate and Transactional Practice Group have expertise in counseling clients looking to reduce their carbon footprint, and advising clients on how to replace their fossil fuel consumption with sources of renewable energy.