Cole Schotz’s Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring practice is a distinguished and nationally renowned full-service group that is regularly cited in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and lauded for a track record that boasts unparalleled effectiveness, success and value.
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Our Blockchain Technology and Digital Currency Group has closely monitored the evolving legal and regulatory landscape surrounding the advent of blockchain technology. We are experienced and ready to assist companies and applications utilizing public blockchains and private ledgers in every stage of their businesses, including: + Read more
Cole Schotz’s multi-faceted practice is uniquely well-suited for investors and entrepreneurs alike with respect to the emerging cannabis industry and the opportunities and challenges it presents. + Read more
Cole Schotz provides comprehensive construction related services for every phase of construction projects, both public and private, throughout the country. Our group is comprised of attorneys with transactional, litigation, environmental and regulatory expertise. + Read more
Cole Schotz provides practical advice regarding all business matters, from simple governance issues to complex corporate transactions. We assist companies in achieving their short- and long-term business objectives, whether they are public corporations, closely held and family owned businesses, or sole proprietorships. + Read more
We value our close working relationship with clients and the trust they place in us to address and resolve complicated and often sensitive employment issues. Our attorneys provide preventive counseling and guidance to both large and small employers on a wide range of compliance issues and evolving statutory and common law requirements. This includes those related to wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliation, sexual and other forms of harassment, family and medical leaves of absence, disability, substance abuse, wage and hour, and restrictive covenant trade secret and other related issues.
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Our Environmental Law department is vibrant, growing and ideally situated to assist those who buy, sell or conduct business on commercial or industrial property where environmental risks can create significant challenges to business ventures.
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If you create it, we can help you protect it, enforce it, and monetize it. For years, the Intellectual Property team at Cole Schotz has been partnering with clients to provide superior quality service at unmatched value. Our recipe includes superior quality work product, aggressive advocacy, business-focused counseling, creativity, responsiveness, and integrity. + Read more
In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Cole Schotz’s Real Estate Special Opportunities group has been active in advising clients on the issues being confronted today, and opportunities that will arise as parties seek to monetize assets and/or deploy capital in the weeks and months to come. + Read more
In today’s ultra-competitive food and beverage marketplace, where guests are sophisticated and business challenges come from both expected and unexpected places, it is imperative that foodie entrepreneurs, restaurant groups, celebrity chefs, craft brewers, hotel owners and investors engage a strong team of advisors to limit bumps along the road to success.
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The players in the world of sports go far beyond those performing on game day. Whether you are an athlete, sports-related organization or supplier to the industry, our experienced team is ready to assist. + Read more
The Cole Schotz Tax, Trusts & Estates attorneys counsel individuals and businesses in a range of tax and estate planning strategies. Our clients include owners of family businesses where succession planning and asset protection are linked, and individuals of substantial means who wish to take advantage of sophisticated tax planning techniques to retain and build their wealth for future generations.
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At times, individuals and corporations may unwittingly run afoul of the law and government regulations. Ordinary commercial disputes can give rise to allegations of fraud and abuse. Grand jury subpoenas may be directed at innocent targets and present logistical record-gathering challenges for legitimate businesses. + Read more
We are well versed in implementing stock and asset acquisitions, divestitures, and mergers, whether through a leveraged buyout or tax favored spin-off transaction, as well as reorganization transactions. We are experienced in coordinating disposition transactions where there may be a rollup with equity in the acquirer and the associated employment, consulting, or shareholder agreements as part of a larger transaction.
Activities in the merger and acquisition department frequently involve applying our experience in related areas of financing and other corporate disciplines to address all of your business needs.
Private equity fund on its $250 million acquisition of a leading fitness company
Food distribution business as the seller in a $90 million acquisition by a national distributor
Nationally recognized provider of insurance services and risk management solutions on its over $70 million sale of assets to a strategic buyer
Seller of a domestic manufacturing business in a $37 million stock sale which consisted of substantially all assets of the parent company and several of its subsidiaries
New Jersey-based, family-owned manufacturer of specialty fasteners on its $25 million sale to a publicly held company
Seller of an international service business on a $20 million stock sale, including advising the senior officers of the company in connection with employment agreements
Participated in a nationwide veterinary practice rollup wherein numerous practices in New Jersey were rolled up into a national co-op of veterinary practices
Represented the purchaser in connection with the multi-million-dollar acquisition of a Kentucky-based manufacturer and distributor of interior and exterior architectural paints, industrial maintenance coatings and marine finishes
Seller of a nationally branded, private label specialty food business on its $20 million asset sale
Multi-million-dollar acquisition of a 50% interest in a medical equipment manufacturing company; this transaction was structured by our attorneys so that over 60% of the total payments were made in a tax-deductible manner
$10 million acquisition of Bergen County golf club and business.
Acquisition of exotic automobiles for a luxury car driving and racing club through an Article 9 non-judicial foreclosure of assets
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