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“We also fully understand the needs of the business person. We approach their cases with an eye toward maximizing results, yet simultaneously keeping legal fees at reasonable levels.” `Peter DeFilippis, Esq.

Business Law

PictureSince our inception Peter DeFilippis & Associates has successfully represented business clients in many types of contractual and commercial transactions. We have built a strong reputation and following representing a wide array of businesses including restaurants, medical clinics, supermarkets, hardware franchisers, telecommunications firms, financial institutions, contractors, manufacturers, distributors, brokers, retailers, to name a few. In 2019  we were named  as one of the, “Top Rated Business Litigation Lawyers In New York, NY” by  Super Lawyers.

We are commonly retained to:

  • Negotiate sales and purchases of businesses and real estate
  • Draft leases and stock option agreements
  • Handle breached contracts
  • Form legal entities
  • Address zoning issues
  • Process property title claims
  • Aggressively deal with collection matters

While the contemporary business landscape in New York offers countless opportunities, it can also present a number of challenges, such as forming the appropriate business structure, engaging in successful transactions, or pursuing or defending litigation. Regardless of the status of your business, having the advice and guidance of knowledgeable business law attorneys is invaluable. At Peter DeFilippis &  Associates, we advise entrepreneurs, startups, and established businesses on a variety of matters such as business formation, transactions, and dispute resolution. We leverage our legal, business and trial knowledge to help our clients achieve their goals and mitigate risks. When inevitable business disputes arise, we often recommend reaching negotiated settlements, however, we are fully prepared to litigate cases in the state and federal courts. Our guiding principle is to put the best interests of our business clients first, and ensure that their rights are protected.

We are knowledgeable about most business issues facing individuals and entities and  help clients close important deals. If issues arise, we are experienced litigators. This means if you must go to court or arbitration for resolution, you will not be referred to a litigation firm. We are business lawyers that litigate every day and will be with you every step of the way.

Our extensive background in commerce allows us to evaluate issues of business law through the eyes of the business person. We recognize the need to balance the desire to enforce a deal, recover funds or defend or institute suits, with the potential costs of litigation.  Respecting the clients desire to control legal costs, we obtain quick answers to legal questions, and resolve legal issues in a conclusive and highly competent manner. We want to help you to get out of the courtroom with a favorable result and back to business. Contact us today to learn more about the value we bring to businesses.

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