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Matt B. on ContractsCounsel
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Matt B.

Partner
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Coral Gables, FLorida
24 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY FL
University of Miami School of Law (JD)

Matt practices law in the areas of commercial finance, contract law, business & corporate law, and residential and commercial real estate (with a particular emphasis on retail shopping centers and office buildings). He has extensive experience in negotiating and structuring complex commercial loan, asset acquisition, asset disposition, leasing and real estate transactions. Matt additionally works on various general matters for clients such as forming LLCs and corporations, preparing various LLC and corporation documents and drafting and reviewing various types of contracts and agreements for clients and providing advice regarding same. Matt provides clients with extensive and timely communication on their matters and ensures that his clients are well represented and highly satisfied with their legal representation and the work product provided. Matt offers all potential clients a free initial consultation to discuss their legal matters prior to engaging his firm to represent them. Prior to opening his law firm Matt worked for many years in the New York City office of a large international law firm where he counseled large multi-national businesses, financial institutions, investment groups and individuals on highly sophisticated business, financial and real estate transactions. Matt provides his clients with diligent legal representation on their matters with a very personal approach.

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Joshua S.

Managing Partner
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New York, New York
18 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Boston University

Joshua is an experienced attorney with deep expertise in finance, corporate, and business law. He offers practical legal solutions and personal service. As Managing Partner of Soloway Group PC, he advises startups, growing companies and investment funds on key issues, from formation to fundraising, stock issuances, trademarks and general business. He started out structuring funds and transactions at PwC before launching his own firm in 2009. He has been a partner in several New York law firms and has founded several companies including a banking firm, a real estate business, and a Cleantech company. Joshua has also served as Chief Legal Officer and Chief Strategy Officer of several companies in the tech, real estate, consulting, and sustainability industries. Prior to law school he was an early employee at a SoftBank-backed startup until it’s acquisition. Over the years, Joshua has helped many clients to launch, finance and grow successfully.

Damien B. on ContractsCounsel
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Damien B.

Managing Attorney
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Forest Hills, New York
23 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Brooklyn Law School

My legal coverage includes Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Appeals and Trusts & Estates. I also handle Trademark applications and issues. I am a designated FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) arbitrator. I have done pro bono work in the Federal Court mediation program. I have worked for companies as a legal writer, editor and content provider. I have written legal articles for the New York Law Journal and the New York State Bar Association magazine. I was a guest lecturer at New York University on the First Amendment in the M.S. program of Public Relations and Corporate Communication program for the course Communication Ethics, Law and Regulation (Adjunct Professor Douglas Rozman). I graduated from Harvard University with an MPA, from Brooklyn Law School with a JD where I was a Richardson Merit Scholar; and Carnegie Mellon University with a BS, cum laude, concentrating in Administration and Management Science, Mathematics and Economics.

Muhammad Yar L. on ContractsCounsel
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Muhammad Yar L.

Business Lawyer
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Pakistan
6 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
University of London

I am Muhammad, a legal counsel, technology law advisor, and corporate and commercial law expert, licensed to practice in New York State. I graduated from University of London and Georgetown Law Center and have about 7 years of experience in corporate and commercial law. As a As a technology law advisor, I possess deep insights into SaaS agreements, master service agreements, master subscription agreements, and SaaS Agreements, among others.

Nicole G. on ContractsCounsel
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August 18, 2023

Nicole G.

Owner
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New York, New York
22 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Boston University School of Law

Legal and compliance professional with expertise in commercial transactions, government contracting, corporate governance, and nonprofits.

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September 7, 2023

Paola R.

Senior Staff Attorney
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New York
5 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Universidad de Lima

Attorney admitted to the New York State Bar. Hispanic. Eager to meet client's needs and provide legal assistance.

Matthew K. on ContractsCounsel
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Matthew K.

Business, IP & Privacy Attorney
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New York, NY
19 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law School

I am a business organization, IP and data privacy attorney with over 19 years of experience, as well as a Certified Information Privacy Professional. I have successfully worked in both the public and private sectors, contribute to academia in all of my areas of expertise, and hold leadership positions with key organizations in the legal industry. Some sample agreements/documents with which I have drafting and negotiating expertise include: Business Formation Agreements Privacy Policies Information Security Policies and Documentation Master Services Agreements Joint Venture Agreements Non-Disclosure & Confidentiality Agreements Software Licensing Agreements Employment Contracts Distribution Agreements Equipment Lease Agreements All forms of Entertainment Legal Agreements M&A Due Diligence Checklists EDiscovery Protocols Legal Hold Documentation Outsourcing Agreements Real Estate Purchase & Sale Agreements Subcontracting Agreements Software Development Agreements for Mobile Apps IP Licensing and Royality Agreements Loan Agreements & Documentation Insurance Policy Reviews Employee Handbooks & Policies E-Commerce Terms & Conditions Sponsorship Agreements All forms of Digital Creator Agreements Subscription Agreements & Policies Agency Agreements Supply Chain & Logistics Agreements And more...

Christopher X. on ContractsCounsel
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September 15, 2023

Christopher X.

Attorney
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Staten Island, New York
3 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY NJ
Hofstra University School of Law

Recent law school graduate with an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering degree passionate about the intersectionality of law and life sciences. Admitted to New York and New Jersey Bar. Ability to add value in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology entity and provide a unique perspective to multiple disciplines.

Ian L. on ContractsCounsel
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September 25, 2023

Ian L.

Principal
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Ridgewood, NJ
26 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY NJ
Brooklyin Law School

I am an attorney admitted in New York and New Jersey with 21 years of law firm and in-house, complex litigation, appellate, and counseling experience. I am admitted in the New York U.S. District Courts and several U.S. Courts of Appeals. I have handled white collar litigation and other complex litigation matters. I have extensive insurance coverage, antitrust, contract, and internal investigations experience, and securities law and financial-services litigation experience. I was a candidate for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey 2011.

Angela P. on ContractsCounsel
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October 4, 2023

Angela P.

Attorney
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NY & FL
21 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
New York Law School

I am an experienced New York Real Estate Attorney and Florida Licensed Title Agent with extensive knowledge in the Real Estate industry. With more than 20 + years and over 2500 closed transactions, I have become an expert at accurately assessing realtors', lenders' & investors' needs and proposing/implementing viable solutions that bring value to them. I focus on real estate settlement services, education, and training of real estate professionals. I am also skilled working with high-end clients, managing large and complex projects, building solid relationships, effectively and creatively solving complex issues, producing results under stress all with impeccable customer service.

Francine L. on ContractsCounsel
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November 15, 2023

Francine L.

Legal Counsel
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New York, New York
36 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Quinnipiac University School of Law

I am a multi-degreed attorney with more than 17 years of criminal trial experience and more than 15 as a general legal consultant. I'm licensed to practice in New York State.

Andrew R. on ContractsCounsel
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November 28, 2023

Andrew R.

Staff Attorney
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New York, NY
2 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

I'm a tenants rights attorney based (and licensed) in New York. My expertise includes filing complaints and responsive pleadings as well as reviewing leases and contracts and motion practice.

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Promissory Note

California

Asked on Jun 8, 2023

When to use a promissory note?

I recently started a small business and am in need of a loan to expand operations. I am researching the different types of financing available to me and came across promissory notes. I am unfamiliar with the process and need guidance on when a promissory note is appropriate for my loan.

Russell M.

Answered Jun 30, 2023

I'd be happy to explain what a promissory note is and provide context regarding its use in financing a business, as well as alternatives. A promissory note is a legal document that outlines a borrower's promise to repay a specific amount of money to a lender within a defined period of time. It serves as evidence of a debt and includes details such as the principal amount, interest rate, repayment terms, maturity date, and any additional terms and conditions agreed upon by both parties. Promissory notes are commonly used in business financing to secure loans from individuals, financial institutions, or even other businesses. They are a formal way to document the terms of a loan and provide legal protection to both the borrower and lender. In the context of financing a small business, promissory notes can be a suitable option when: 1. Borrowing from family and friends: If you're seeking funding from personal contacts, a promissory note can formalize the agreement, clarify repayment terms, and protect relationships. 2. Seeking private financing: Promissory notes can be used to secure loans from private investors or other businesses. They offer flexibility in negotiating terms, allowing you to tailor the agreement to your specific needs. 3. Exploring alternative lending options: In some cases, small businesses may face challenges obtaining loans from traditional financial institutions. Promissory notes can be an alternative financing method that appeals to investors looking for higher returns or businesses with unique circumstances. However, it's essential to consider alternative financing options alongside promissory notes. Here are a few alternatives to keep in mind: 1. Bank loans: Traditional bank loans often offer favorable interest rates and longer repayment terms. They may require more documentation and have stricter qualification criteria, but they can be an attractive option for businesses with a solid credit history and established operations. 2. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans: The SBA provides government-backed loans to small businesses. These loans typically offer competitive terms, including longer repayment periods and lower down payments, but they often involve more paperwork and longer approval processes. 3. Equity financing: Instead of borrowing money, some businesses opt to sell equity in their company in exchange for funding. This approach involves giving up a portion of ownership but can provide access to larger amounts of capital and potentially benefit from the expertise of investors. 4. Crowdfunding: Crowdfunding platforms allow businesses to raise funds from a large number of individuals, often in exchange for rewards or equity. It can be a viable option for startups or businesses with unique products or ideas. When considering financing options, it's crucial to assess factors such as the cost of borrowing, repayment terms, the impact on ownership, and the specific needs and goals of the business. Working with a financial advisor can help you evaluate the pros and cons of each option and determine the most suitable approach for your business's financing needs. For more, you can check out this excellent overview on Investopedia: https://www.investopedia.com/terms/p/promissorynote.asp

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Business Contract

Texas

Asked on May 31, 2022

i need a lawyer to help me make a offering memorandum for my startup private hedgefund, i dont know where to start and how much will it cost?

i just started a trading firm( hedgefund) with my other 2 partner , and my broker request an PPM to finish open up an trading account

Jane C.

Answered Jul 12, 2022

I suggest you place a proposal on the site for lawyers to bid on. My firm and other lawyers on this platform can assist you.

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Debt Settlement Agreement

Washington

Asked on Jul 30, 2023

When to use a debt settlement agreement?

I have recently been struggling to pay off my credit card debt, and I'm trying to find the best way to settle this debt. I am considering a debt settlement agreement, but I'm not sure when it is appropriate to use one. I understand that a debt settlement agreement is a legally binding agreement between a creditor and a debtor, and I want to know if this is a viable option for my situation.

Merry A.

Answered Aug 25, 2023

I only just saw your question - sorry you have been waiting since July 30, 2023! Whether a settlement agreement is your best choice is very fact-specific. In many situations, it's a good option if you can negotiate a far lower pay-off amount, but in some situations bankruptcy and a "clean slate" is the best option. Many legal servies/legal aid offices may offer free debt assistance -if it's not too late, I suggest that you contact such an office.

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