We specialize in White Collar Defense in every stage of criminal litigation from pre-indictment through trial and appeal. We also have extensive experience representing clients in grand jury and administrative enforcement proceedings, including the Securities & Exchange Commission, as well as in congressional and other regulatory investigations.
Commercial Litigation and Securities Litigation
We represent both plaintiffs and defendants in every phase of complex civil litigation. Our clients include private citizens, government officials, and public figures, as well as domestic and foreign business entities. Our sophisticated understanding of our clients' businesses allows us to counsel our clients effectively and efficiently in and out of the courtroom, avoiding litigation when possible and pursuing it aggressively and creatively when strategic. We also have extensive experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution, ranging from mediations and non-binding evaluations to binding arbitrations.
We have extensive experience in the field of Sports Law. We have been counsel of record in many of high-profile athletes cases. Our practice focuses in the area of professional football, representing players and coaches in both League matters and litigation before federal, state and appellate courts, NCAA enforcement, and other sports including professional golf, basketball, baseball and hockey. We also have experience counseling and drafting contracts for players, coaches, agents, and managers.
We represent clients in numerous employment matters including civil rights, discriminatory hiring and firing, drug testing in the workplace, disciplinary actions, and fair business practices as well as the enforcement of non-competition covenants.
Intellectual Property Litigation
We represent artists, authors, corporations and other entities in intellectual property litigation. Our clients count on us to defend their intellectual property rights, domestically and abroad.
We assist corporations and small businesses in conducting internal investigations quickly and discreetly, and we counsel clients on potential criminal, civil, regulatory and business consequences.
We advise businesses in a variety of corporate and securities matters. The firm's representation of business entities includes corporate formation, board of directors duties, shareholder rights, corporate governance, shareholder agreements, employment agreements, including non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, sales and commission agreements, commercial contracts and internal compliance. We also advise businesses and financial firms engaged in capital-raising and investing transactions to ensure compliance with federal and state securities laws and regulations, including drafting required agreements