• TRADE SECRETS

    We work closely with clients to identify and protect their potential trade secret assets with secrecy programs. confidentiality agreements, protecting trade secrets from misappropriation.
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  • SECURITIES

    We counsel regarding securities issues for businesses or individuals.
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  • CORPORATE

    We provide expert counsel to companies from startup to public, including:     Board counseling     Equity compensation     Regulatory compliance     Securities and capital markets
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  • REAL ESTATE

    We represent and advise clients involving real property acquisition. financing. development. construction. disposition. leasing. limited liability companies.
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  • ESTATE PLANNING

    We do trusts and estates.  Should I try to avoid probate? A proper estate plan will not need to be administered through the Probate process, where additional complications and expenses would be involved, and therefore your assets will be available to your loved ones within sixty days, easily avoiding enormous costs
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  • PRIVACY AND CYBERLAW

    We counsel regarding privacy, cybersecurity, social media, consumer disclosures, warranties and other consumer protection matters; offer audits or assessments of network security, privacy and cybersecurity compliance; and provide transactional due diligence and crisis management.
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PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS

 A prenuptial agreement is a contract that is signed before marriage that spells out how a couple will handle any of the financial aspects of their marriage.
Having an honest financial discussion prior to a wedding ceremony can be a very positive experience, most of the time.  With communication comes gaining knowledge and understanding of each other's financial goals and requirements.  By providing that clear understanding of each other, the communication done before marriage about finances can be important groundwork for a happy relationship long into the future.
Most couples today who come into marriage with their own investments, cash, and property bought in the years before, understand right away why a prenuptial agreement is helpful to have. For every couple, deciding how to deal with your money and assets -- whether to maintain separate or joint accounts, share deeds to homes, assume each other's pre-marital debts -- is one of the biggest challenges to newlyweds. Prenuptial agreements are one solution. Some people think these legal documents are a must because they have a major stake in how the property and income are divided. Others think they only necessary if you plan on divorcing. What I think is that some couples have very compelling reasons why having either full or partial financial independence from each other is beneficial and fairer to both of them.  Also I think sometimes it can be outright compellingly necessary to have a prenuptial agreement that shields one of the spouses from separate debts and the bad credit ratings of the other member of that couple.  We confidentially represent and advise future spouses in the context of prenuptial agreements.