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Anjali S. on ContractsCounsel
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July 15, 2020

Anjali S.

Counsel
Free Consultation
Orlando, FL
13 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA, FL, NY
NYU School of Law

CA, NY, and FL licensed attorney with nearly a decade of experience in intellectual property, data privacy, commercial contracts, and employment. I also have both the CIPP/US and CIPP/E privacy credentials. Basically, everything your business needs!

Scott S. on ContractsCounsel
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July 28, 2020

Scott S.

Principal
Free Consultation
New York, NY
43 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
New York University School of Law

I have over 25 years' experience representing individual and company clients, large and small, in transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, private offerings of securities, commercial loans and commercial endeavors (supply contracts, manufacturing agreements, joint ventures, intellectual property licenses, etc.). My particular specialty is in complex and novel drafting.

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June 16, 2021

Brianna N.

Attorney
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New York
8 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Touro Law School

Brianna is a well-respected New York licensed attorney with a Juris Doctorate degree in law from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law School and bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from Dowling College. Since becoming an attorney, she has practiced in various areas including business law, corporate law, residential real estate, commercial real estate, criminal law, traffic law, employment law, landlord tenant law, estate planning, and has represented intermediaries in procurement and the personal protective equipment industry. Brianna has broad and extensive business experience; She is an entrepreneur and co-owner of a microtechnology manufacturing company that was built by her and her partner, where she also served as the Chief Legal Officer and Human Resource Manager for the company. While building the manufacturing business, she created a brokerage firm for business transactions and has managed several other businesses which she has ownership interest in. Brianna’s involvement in these various businesses over the past 15 years provides a unique skillset to her clients; Not only does she understand contractual principals and obligations from a legal perspective while drafting and negotiating agreements, but she also has the foresight, experience, and ability to ensure the agreement reflects the practical aspects of the business. Based on the client’s needs and desired outcome, she has the forethought to cover different angles that would be overlooked from a legal standpoint, and as a result she is able to help prevent unforeseen business ramifications. She conducts extensive risk assessments on behalf of her clients and minimizes exposure to potential liability without “over lawyering” agreements. One of Brianna’s main areas of focus is drafting and negotiating agreements. Negotiation is a passion of hers which was applied in law school while she was a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society, notably winning Touro Law School’s intraschool negotiation competition. In her more recent years, Brianna has removed herself from her various business interests to focus on her law practice. Brianna has a strong moral compass and believes in quality over quantity. She treats every client as a top priority; thus, she will not take on many cases at a time because she wants to give each client the focus and attention they deserve. She has sharp attention to detail and is a forceful advocate for every client. Brianna has broad and extensive business experience; She is an entrepreneur and co-owner of a microtechnology manufacturing company that was built by her and her partner, where she also served as the Chief Legal Officer and Human Resource Manager for the company. While building the manufacturing business, she created a brokerage firm for business transactions and has managed several other businesses which she has ownership interest in. Brianna’s involvement in these various businesses over the past 15 years provides a unique skillset to her clients; Not only does she understand contractual principals and obligations from a legal perspective while drafting and negotiating agreements, but she also has the foresight, experience, and ability to ensure the agreement reflects the practical aspects of the business. Based on the client’s needs and desired outcome, she has the forethought to cover different angles that would be overlooked from a legal standpoint, and as a result she is able to help prevent unforeseen business ramifications. She conducts extensive risk assessments on behalf of her clients and minimizes exposure to potential liability without “over lawyering” agreements. Additionally, she specializes in drafting and negotiating agreements. Negotiation is a passion of hers which was applied in law school while she was a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society, notably winning Touro Law School’s intraschool negotiation competition. In her more recent years, Brianna has removed herself from her various business interests to focus on her law practice. Brianna has a strong moral compass and believes in quality over quantity. She treats every client as a top priority; thus, she will not take on many cases at a time because she wants to give each client the focus and attention they deserve. She has sharp attention to detail and is a forceful advocate for every client.

Terence B. on ContractsCounsel
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August 23, 2020

Terence B.

Partner
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Orlando, FL and New York, NY
13 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL, NY
Georgetown University Law Center

Terry Brennan is an experienced corporate, intellectual property and emerging company transactions attorney who has been a partner at two national Wall Street law firms and a trusted corporate counsel. He focuses on providing practical, cost-efficient and creative legal advice to entrepreneurs, established enterprises and investors for business, corporate finance, intellectual property and technology transactions. As a partner at prominent law firms, Terry's work centered around financing, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities transactions, outsourcing and structuring of business entities to protect, license, finance and commercialize technology, manufacturing, digital media, intellectual property, entertainment and financial assets. As the General Counsel of IBAX Healthcare Systems, Terry was responsible for all legal and related business matters including health information systems licensing agreements, merger and acquisitions, product development and regulatory issues, contract administration, and litigation. Terry is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an Editor of the law review. He is active in a number of economic development, entrepreneurial accelerators, veterans and civic organizations in Florida and New York.

Seth S. on ContractsCounsel
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October 1, 2020

Seth S.

Attorney
Free Consultation
New York
10 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NY
Touro Law School

I am an attorney admitted in NY, with over 6 years of experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide array of contracts and agreements. I have experience in Sports and Entertainment, Real Estate, Healthcare, Estate Planning and with Startup Companies. I am confident I can assist you with all of your legal needs.

Donya G. on ContractsCounsel
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July 11, 2020

Donya G.

Contract, E-Commerce Attorney & Dispute Resolution Specialists
Free Consultation
United States
24 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CT, NY
Pace University School of Law

I am a licensed and active NY and CT Contracts Attorney, with over 20 years of diverse legal and business experience. I specialize in reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements. My practice focuses on working with small business clients as well as clients from international brokerage firms on acquisitions, especially in the Ecommerce space; drafting, negotiating, reviewing and advising on business agreements; ; breach of contract issues, contract disputes and arbitration. I am licensed to practice in New York and Connecticut, and am a FINRA and NCDS Arbitrator. My experience includes serving as General Counsel to small businesses. This entails reviewing, updating and drafting contracts such as employments agreements, asset purchase agreements, master services agreements, operating agreements and a variety of business and commercial contracts. Additionally, I assist clients with business strategies, contract disputes and arbitration. My diverse experience allows me to give my clients a well-rounded approach to the issues they face. I have been at top AML law firms; a Vice President at an Investment Bank, a Civil Court Arbitrator presiding over cases in contract law, commercial law, a Hearing Officer, presiding over cases and rendering written decisions, and a Judicial Clerk to a Civil Court Judge. It would be a privilege to assist you and your business with my services.

Matthew S. on ContractsCounsel
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August 5, 2020

Matthew S.

Attorney
Free Consultation
Flemington, NJ
40 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, NY
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (Yeshiva University)

I am a 1984 graduate of the Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law (Yeshiva University) and have been licensed in New Jersey for over 35 years. I have extensive experience in negotiating real estate, business contracts, and loan agreements. Depending on your needs I can work remotely or face-to-face. I offer prompt and courteous service and can tailor a contract and process to meet your needs.

John B. on ContractsCounsel
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July 13, 2020

John B.

Managing Partner
Free Consultation
New York, NY
9 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, NY
New York Law School

John Benemerito is the Founder and Managing Partner of Benemerito Attorneys at Law. Admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, John represents small business owners and startups in the areas of Business and Securities Law. John received his Bachelors Degree at John Jay College of Criminal Justice where he majored in Criminal Justice. Afterwards, he attended New York Law School where he focused his studies on Corporate and Securities Law. John comes from a family of entrepreneurs. From as far back as he can remember he was always involved in his family’s numerous businesses. At the age of fifteen, John entered into a new business venture with his father and managed to grow and maintain that business through high school, college and law school.John is currently a co founder in over five different businesses. After law school, John decided that he wanted to help people like himself. He opened his own law practice and began working primarily with small business owners until he was introduced into the startup world. Ever since that time, John has worked with hundreds of startups and thousands of entrepreneurs from all different backgrounds in helping them achieve their goals. Having been an entrepreneur his entire life, John understands what it takes to create and maintain a successful business. He enjoys sitting down and working with his clients in figuring out each of their unique challenges.

Aaron M. on ContractsCounsel
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July 16, 2020

Aaron M.

Shareholder
Free Consultation
New York, NY
14 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, NY
Fordham University School of Law

Aaron focuses his practice on entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies, providing general counsel services for companies from formation through exit. Aaron frequently advises clients in connection with routine and unique legal, business, and strategic decisions, including corporate, business and technology transactions, angel and venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, protection of intellectual property, and information privacy and data security.

Jaclyn I. on ContractsCounsel
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September 10, 2020

Jaclyn I.

Attorney
Free Consultation
New York, NY
14 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, NY
Hofstra University, Maurice A. Deane School of Law (J.D.)

Jaclyn is an experienced intellectual property and transactional attorney residing and working in NYC, and serving clients throughout the United States and internationally. She brings a targeted breadth of knowledge in intellectual property law, having years of experience working within the media, theater, PR and communications industries, and having represented clients in the music, entertainment, fashion, event production, digital media, tech, food/beverage, consumer goods, and beauty industries. She is an expert in trademark, copyright, and complex media and entertainment law matters. Jaclyn also taught as an Adjunct Professor at Cardozo School of Law, having developed and instructed the school’s first Trademark Practicum course for international students. In her spare time, Jaclyn’s passion for theater and love for NYC keeps her exploring the boundless creativity in the world’s greatest city!

Jeffrey P. on ContractsCounsel
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August 24, 2020

Jeffrey P.

Member
Free Consultation
Deerfield Beach, FL
15 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL, NY
Florida State University College of Law

Mr. Pomeranz serves as the principal of Pomeranz Law PLLC, a boutique law firm representing clients across myriad industries and verticals. Before founding the firm, Mr. Pomeranz served as Senior Vice President, Legal & Compliance and General Counsel of Mortgage Connect, LP in 2017. Mr. Pomeranz also served as Counsel, Transactions for Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (NASDAQ: ASPS) beginning in 2013, and was based in the company’s C-Suite in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. Mr. Pomeranz began his career with Mainline Information Systems, Inc. as an in-house attorney.

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Real Estate Legal Questions and Answers

Real Estate

Purchase And Sale Agreement

New York

Asked on Sep 8, 2023

Purchase and sale agreement and tenants?

I am in the process of purchasing a rental property that currently has tenants living in it. I am looking to have a Purchase and Sale Agreement drawn up, however, I am uncertain of my rights and responsibilities as the new owner of the property with regards to the existing tenants. I would like to know what the agreement should include regarding the tenants and my obligations as the new owner.

Craig C.

Answered Sep 12, 2023

In short, you would “step I to the shoes” of the prior owner. That said, you must be careful with your due diligence to make sure what your stepping into works for you.

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Real Estate

Rental Agreement

New York

Asked on May 17, 2022

Need help with back pay for rent at a hotel

To whom it may concern: :Samuel Hi my name is luanne Migneault I'm in the hotel since September 1 2021 do to the hurricane I got flooded out my partner left me three weeks ago in the hotel I'm on disability and already used my check on the room and I'm waiting on FEMA TO send my check I need help paying for the rest of this month please. At 115 dollars a night I never ask for help from No one I lost everything in the flooded I had back surgery and has a hole in my back I can't go in to a shelter I also have a service cat for the 9 months I have been trying to get housing .please can you help me with housing and help me pay the hotel this month Luanne.72migneault@gmail.com 914-484-8518 sincerely yours Luanne Migneault

Jane C.

Answered May 31, 2022

Please submit a proposal for lawyers to bid on.

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Purchase Agreement

New York

Asked on Mar 29, 2021

Who has the lawyer draft the purchase agreement for a for sale by owner?

I am selling my home and am being asked to provide an agreement.

Jane C.

Answered Mar 29, 2021

Typically, the seller has a lawyer draft the purchase agreement. Disclaimer - This information is provided for general informational purposes only. No information contained in this post should be construed as legal advice and does not establish an attorney-client relationship.

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Real Estate

Building Lease

New York

Asked on Nov 22, 2023

What about taxes in a building lease?

I am in the process of signing a lease for a building for my business. I am looking to understand the tax implications of the lease and what I need to be aware of. I want to make sure I am in compliance with all relevant tax regulations and I am looking for advice on how to best handle taxes in the context of this lease.

Craig C.

Answered Nov 24, 2023

There are several different ways this can be handled: one situation is that you have a base tax year and as tenant are responsible for any and all amounts over that base amount. Another scenario that the Tenant is liable for all of the taxes and associated costs. Finally, and unlikely, the tenant could have zero exposure for taxes, but that’s rare. To sum it up it is whatever you negotiate with the Landlord prior to signing any lease.

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Real Estate

Purchase Agreement

New York

Asked on Nov 2, 2023

Are there cancellation fees in purchase agreements?

I am currently in the process of purchasing a home and I have been presented with a purchase agreement. I was wondering if there are any cancellation fees included in the agreement, as I would like to make sure that I am aware of all the terms and potential costs associated with this purchase. I want to make sure that I am fully informed before I make a final decision.

Damien B.

Answered Nov 3, 2023

Hello! I understand you are entering into a Purchase Agreement and want to know whether there are any cancellation fees. First, you would read the agreement to see if there is any mention of termination/cancellation fees such as the loss of the down payment if the buyer attempt to terminate the contract. But, generally, the agreement is binding contract. So, if a buyer attempts to cancel the contract, it could be considered a breach of contract. In that situation, the seller can claim damages, which usually results in a loss of the down payment but also could lead to other monetary claims or a claim to attempt to force the buyer to fulfill the purchase (general called a specific performance claim). Separately, in most cases, if the buyer's ability to purchase the property is dependent on getting a secured loan, usually there would be no cancellation or damage claim and the buyer would have the right to the return of the downpayment (this should be outlined in the contract and is usually referred to as a contingency clause). I hope that helps.

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