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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.

Dedicated Westchester County & New York City Business Lawyers

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
  • Bring a lawsuit for interference with a business opportunity

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.

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

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 believe that the effective practice of law requires meticulous attention to detail, and that philosophy comes to fruition in the work we perform for our clients. We counsel our clients, including those considering a lawsuit, taking time to learn their objectives and assisting them in developing realistic goals. We research and analyze the issues presented, offering creative solutions and strategies. Where appropriate, our New York lawyers engage in settlement discussions in an effort to reduce the costs and risks of litigation and, when necessary, are prepared to proceed to hearing, trial, or arbitration, or to prosecute and argue an appeal.

Respecting the client’s 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 get out of the courtroom and back into the boardroom with a favorable result. Contact us today to learn more about the value we bring to businesses big and small. Please call us at 212-227-4001 or 914-478-7777 or email to: [email protected].