Nassau County, New York Business Lawyers
Hewlett, NY 11557
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and Washington University School of Law
Most entrepreneurs, professionals (including lawyers), and business managers and owners lack true and complete knowledge about Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR). I hope to educate and enlighten them regarding the advantages of ADR and avoiding more costly court litigation proceedings. I welcome the opportunity to discuss this with you and to debunk some of the inaccurate myths that seem to re-circulate, based on misinformation, old information, or lack of information about the realities of ADR. I also can tell you about the particular situations where – in contrast – court litigation is preferable...
Mr. Port is an Assistant Professor at the Maurice Deane School of Law, Hofstra University. He has also been named Chairman of the Nassau County Bar Association Veterans’ Law Committee. Mr. Port has also been appointed to State Senator John...
Mr. Lieb has offices in Smithtown and Manhasset, New York, and provides a wide range of legal services throughout the New York / Connecticut Metro area.
Practice areas include real estate brokerage license law, contractual litigation, fair housing and discrimination, estate disputes, residential and commercial landlord / tenant needs, business entity structuring, premises liability, ownership disputes and more.
Mr. Lieb is admitted to practice law in New York, Connecticut and Colorado as well as the Federal Courts for...
Lake Success, NY 11042
Many of our clients are small businesses and individuals...
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Business laws include all municipal, state, and federal laws that regulate businesses and commerce. Some industries, such as finance, face specific laws and regulations that apply to those in the field. Businesses of all types also must conform to many regulations that apply across the board, such as environmental regulations and advertising laws.
A business lawyer can help you address the myriad legal issues that arise when you are starting a new venture, operating an established company, or winding up or selling a business.
Business lawyers handle a broad spectrum of legal issues that confront companies. For new ventures, a business lawyer can help with business formation decisions, including selecting the proper business form, such a partnership, LLC or corporation, or addressing financial compliance issues when raising capital. In addition, business lawyers can offer advice when reviewing leases, purchase agreements, and other types of contracts. Other issues covered in this practice area include employee compensation and benefits, building relationships with independent contractors and other entities, and compliance with relevant advertising regulations.
While most business lawyers deal in transactional work (contracts and forms), some also litigate business disputes that arise from transactional work. Business litigation attorneys may handle issues such as breach of contract claims, consumer class action lawsuits, and wrongful termination claims.
Business judgment rule: a presumption that directors making a business decision, not involving self-interest, act on an informed basis, in good faith and in the honest belief that their actions are in the corporation's best interest.
Pierce the veil: A court no longer affords a shareholder of a corporation the protection of limited liability when the corporation has neglected corporate formalities and intermingled assets between the shareholder and the corporation.
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