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Phone : 845.352.4080
Office: 664 Chestnut Ridge Road, Chestnut Ridge NY, 10977

Case Histories

Commercial Transactions

  • 20+ million dollar sale of substantial service company with long term employment contracts
  • $4,000,000 sale of a portion of business to major International Corporation
  • $8,350,000 sale of business to a “roll-up”, with long-term employment contracts
  • $9,000,000 refinance of a working capital line for a major manufacturer
  • Multi Million Dollar sale of real estate involving public financing
  • Multi Million Dollar purchase of long-term lease of vacant retail space
  • Represented sellers and purchasers in sale or purchase of a partial interest in a business
  • Refinance of various parcels of commercial real estate and rolling stock
  • Sale of large tracts for residential development
  • Represented sellers and buyers of medical, dental and accounting practices
  • Negotiated agreements to provide venture capital to start-ups
  • Negotiated numerous commercial long term leases
  • Negotiated exit and lease modification agreements with National mall owners
  • Negotiated and prepared numerous modification agreements reducing future rent, modifying use clauses and/or permitting subleases of a portion or all of the leased space
  • Succession planning for family owned businesses to permit an orderly transfer of part or all of the business to family members, taking advantage of all strategies available to limit or eliminate tax liability
  • Prepared and negotiated long-term service contracts with major international companies

Complex Commercial Matters Litigated

  • Nature and extent of a mortgage agreement
  • Restrictive covenants and intellectual property
  • Successful appeal of adverse decision over effects of mechanic’s lien on property owner
  • Title insurer malpractice resulting in recovery of clients losses, with interest

Business and Asset Protection

  • Assisted many businesses in succession planning
  • Assisted numerous business owners with case specific structure of business and personal assets
  • Negotiated asset based financing agreements
  • Structured protected family investments

Bankruptcy

  • Represented both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings of all types
  • Successfully guided many small to mid size businesses through Chapter 11 process
  • Defense and prosecution of numerous cases relating to fraudulent conveyances and Debtor and/or Creditor preferences
  • Successful defense of complex claims of various acts of stockbroker and/or fiduciary fraud in Bankruptcy Court setting

Defense of White Collar Matters

  • Defended business owners in criminal prosecution for alleged income tax evasion
  • Represented numerous business in both Federal and State tax matters relating to income, sales, withholding and excise tax matters
  • Represented officers and employees of health related facilities in both Civil and Criminal prosecutions