descriptions & related services

We represent clients in a broad array of business and finance transactions.  We act as general counsel to business clients, providing for substantially all of their corporate legal needs; we also act as special counsel for specific transactional matters.

In this capacity, the firm structures, negotiates and documents a range of commercial and financial transactions, including:

  • Acquisitions 

  • Sales of Businesses 

  • Mergers 

  • Reorganizations

  • Capital Markets 

  • Financing Transactions

Business & Finance Transaction

On the corporate side, we perform vital work from day one.  We advise and provide support through early stage financings, strategic joint ventures and other significant transactions.  Just a few of these services include: 

  • Company Formation and Structuring

  • Shareholder and LLC Operating Agreements

  • Capital Markets

  • Early Stage and Venture Capital Financing Transactions

  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances

  • Employment and Consulting Agreements

In alignment with the goal of long-term success, we also help design plans to protect intellectual capital by providing counsel with regard to: 

  • Trade Secrets and Intellectual Property 

  • Technology Licensing

  • Sales and Distribution Agreements

  • Manufacturing Agreements

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Emerging Companies
& Technology

We represent foreign and domestic clients in matters in Federal courts, State courts, arbitration and mediation before various tribunals.  We regularly handle disputes in a variety of business-oriented areas, including:

  • Shareholder Oppression
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Real Estate
  • Contracts
  • Business Torts
  • Securities
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor/Employment
  • Construction
  • Insurance

Litigation &
Dispute Resolution

Our firm has a depth of experience in the area of workouts and restructurings concerning client's real estate holdings.  We help provide the breathing room necessary for real estate investors and owners to make the best of difficult situations, in relation to circumstances, including:

  • Joint Ventures
  • Mortgage Loans
  • Foreclosures
  • Bankruptcy

Real Estate Workouts
& Restructurings

Samuel Goldman & Associates has a national real estate practice, which includes representation of domestic and foreign institutional, corporate and entrepreneurial clients in large-scale transactions and financings.  We represent developers on projects in New York City and elsewhere, performing services from site assemblage through lease-up.

The firm's practice in this area includes:

  • Complex Property Acquisitions and Sales
  • Financing and Leasing Transactions
  • Preparation of Real Estate Securities Offering Documents
  • Structuring and Documentation of Real Estate Investment Vehicles, including:
  • Joint Ventures
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Limited Partnerships 

Our clients also include institutional real estate lenders, which we represent in connection with:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Loan Restructurings
  • Litigation and
  • Financing Transactions, including:
  • Tax Exempt
  • Government-Assisted Financings

Real Estate Transactions

In our representation of clients who want to protect and most effectively exploit their intellectual capital, we recognize that a company's most valued intangible asset can be its intellectual property.  We assist clients on these issues in the following general areas: 

  • Trade Secrets

  • Trademark

  • Copyright

  • Patent Litigation

We offer general counsel on how to avoid issues in these matters by designing plans to protect intellectual property and counsel toward taking steps to ensure protection. 

Our practice also focuses on identifying and solving intellectual property-related issues arising in corporate transactions, including:

  • Complex Licensing

  • Joint Venture Agreements

  • Joint Development Arrangements

  • Research and Development Agreements

  • Intellectual Property Due Diligence

  • Internet and New Media Issues

  • Technology services Agreements

Trade Secretes &
Intellectual Property

We represent both companies, executives and individuals in connection with the negotiation of employment and compensation arrangements, as well as severance agreements.  In our employment practice, we focus on the business considerations that are important to our clients, such as fianancial reporting, compliance, tax impact and corporate governance and shareholder-related issues.

We also represents parties in connection with litigation arising out of the employer-employee relationship, including disputes relating to termination and discrimination.