Business Law

Whether you’re an established business or just getting your start-up off the ground, Zak Shusterman can advise you on the practical and legal considerations involved in establishing, maintaining and expanding your business.

Running a business doesn’t have to be any more complicated or stressful than it already seems. Consulting with an attorney can help determine the simplest and most efficient solutions for your needs.

Business Structuring

Formation of LLCs, LLPs, PCs, corporations, professional entities; 

Collaboration agreements; Joint ventures

Restructuring; Mergers; Business sales and transfers

Business Agreements  

Services contracts, sales agreements, commercial real estate transactions, master services agreements; 

Distribution agreements, licensing agreements, import / export, regulatory compliance

Personnel Issues  

Employment agreements, contractor agreements; 

Unemployment challenges

Dispute Resolution 

Breaches of contract; Infringements; Failures to perform

Settlement negotiations; Representation in mediation and arbitration; Drafting arbitration provisions

 Recent matters have included :

    • Successful settlement of a contract dispute with a major cultural institution
    • Advising on the acquisition and development of a $10M project
    • Advising on the purchase and sale of small businesses and medical practices
    • Dissolution of varied business entities
    • High-level employee separation agreements