General Corporate Matters

At Santomassimo Davis LLP, our attorneys advise and counsel small to midsize businesses at every stage. Our extensive experience in the corporate business world has enabled us to provide our clients with high-level service at an affordable cost via our Outside General Counsel™ offering. We work closely with clients in order to develop a business strategy that meets their company’s unique goals and objectives. By focusing on a proactive and practical approach to risk management, we help clients avoid legal problems before they arise. We offer highly qualified legal guidance in a broad range of general corporate matters, including those listed below.

Business Development and Formation

Business owners have several options when choosing the type of legal entity to best suit their needs. Santomassimo Davis LLP advises new business owners on how to incorporate best practices regarding risk management, tax liability, corporate governance and operational issues. Our New Jersey Outside General Counsel™ offering can cover: Counseling and advising clients on the appropriate business ownership structure
Conducting due diligence
Negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts
Obtaining necessary licenses
Managing human resources, labor and personnel issues, including drafting of employee handbooks, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, workplace health and safety, equal employment issues, and all other issues that arise during the life cycle of an employee.

Mergers And Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions are an important growth strategy for any company. We assist clients in every aspect of the transaction to make the transition as smooth and seamless as possible when it comes to:
Business valuation and operational issues
Financing
Regulatory approval
Negotiated stock purchases
Corporate restructuring
Management of buyout transactions.

Intellectual Property Matters

A company’s intellectual property can be its most valuable asset. Considerable care should be taken to protect it from those who seek to capitalize on someone else’s original idea. Outside general counsel™ at NS&S is committed to ensuring our clients’ IP assets, brand name and global presence are consistently and effectively managed and protected. Our lawyers provide counsel in:
Purchasing and selling of intellectual property
Negotiating licensing agreements
Managing domestic and international trademark portfolios
Registering and enforcing trademarks
Privacy and data security
Copyright registration and enforcement.

Corporate Litigation

At Santomassimo Davis LLP, we focus on helping clients avoid potential pitfalls and resolve their legal issues before the need for costly litigation. Occasionally, however, legal disputes will arise. When they do, our attorneys have the in-depth knowledge and skills needed to find the best solution without causing harm to other aspects of the business. From complex international issues to small local disputes, we tailor our strategy to the size of the matter in order to achieve the best and most cost-effective outcome for our clients. We advise business owners in:
Contract disputes
Allegations of fraud or unfair competition
Antitrust litigation
IRS investigations
Complex commercial litigation
Employment and labor law matters
Business torts
Product liability claims.

Your Trusted Source For Quality Legal Guidance In All General Corporate Matters

The New Jersey Outside General Counsel™ engagement at Santomassimo Davis LLP helps corporate clients turn risk into opportunity. Schedule a consultation today to learn how we can put our experience and skills to work for you. Contact us online or call our New Jersey offices at 201-254-0777 . From our firm in Parsippany, we serve north and central New Jersey.