I’m an attorney with over twenty five years experience in commercial law and business. I was the first general counsel of three entrepreneurial firms, practiced law with New York and New Jersey law firms, served as a litigator with New York’s Attorney General and served in-house as a lawyer, internal auditor and manager at the international headquarters of a multi-national publicly-traded Fortune 500 company.
I specialize in satisfying the needs and desires of new companies and new owners.
B.A., cum laude, Harvard, concentrations in mathematics and philosophy
J.D., New York University School of Law
Admitted to practice law in the States of New York and New Jersey
Holder of the Finra Series 65, Investment Advisor Representative, license
- corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, including the drafting and negotiation of organizational, shareholder, merger and acquisition agreements
- lenders, investors and owners in connection with debt and equity transactions, including mortgage and construction financing, project finance, asset-based lending, secured transactions, equity investments and divestitures, leveraged buyouts, loan workouts and restructurings
- owners, lenders and borrowers in connection with the acquisition, financing, leasing and sale of real property and the acquisition and sale of businesses and product lines
I prepare and negotiate complex technical contracts, sales, purchase and service agreements, and licensing agreements. I prepare and negotiate website, web design and other internet-related agreements.
I help businesses raise money by way of financings, fundings, crowdfundings and private offerings.
I counsel on copyright and trademark issues, as well as employment matters.
I help entrepreneurs monetize their success and plan for successful transitions.