SERVICES

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GENERAL COUNSEL

Represented many small- and medium-sized companies both public and private. As general counsel, his responsibilities have included the formation of corporations, limited partnerships, and limited liability companies; negotiating and drafting transactional contracts of all types; preparing private offering memoranda and associated filings with the SEC and in conformity with the state Blue Sky regulations; coordinating the public offerings of stock with special securities counsel; preparing and filing annual disclosure documents, quarterly disclosure documents, special reports, reviewing trades by insiders and filing the required notices; preparing proxy material for the annual shareholders and directors meetings as well as supervising the notices to shareholders.
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REAL ESTATE

Represented real estate developers; drafting offering plans for new construction condominiums as well as homeowner associations; representation of both buyers and sellers in may real estate contracts and closings including single-family homes, apartment buildings, mixed-use buildings, cooperative and condominium apartments; negotiated and drafted leases for offices, stores, vacant property, net leases and ground leases; formed real estate syndications, limited partnerships and exempted the same with the attorney general's office under Regulation D; acted as counsel to a mortgage lender.
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LITIGATION

Conducted many trials, both jury and non-jury; appeals; both state and federal courts within and without New York; motion practice, depositions and other pre-trial discovery; class actions.
 
Some reported decisions are: Ettingshaus v. Chartered Systems Corp. of New York, CFTC Transfer Binder ¶20,897 (1979); Mtr. of Liebhafsky (Comstruct), 100 A.D.2d 764 (1st Dept. 1984), aff'd 62 N.Y.S.2d 439 (1984); Stoltzfus v. 315 Berry Street Corp.
132 Misc.2d 520, 504 N.Y.S.2d 349 (Supreme, New York 1986)
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ESTATES

Drafted wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts; acted as counsel for executors and administrators in uncontested and contested probate proceedings.
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BANKRUPTCY

Represented debtors and creditors in Chapters 7, 11, and 13.
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ENTERTAINMENT

Negotiated and drafted artists recording agreements, licensing agreements, video production agreements, movie soundtrack acquisitions, music publishing agreements and registration with the licensing organizations.
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