Cohen & Grigsby General Handbook 2016 - page 12-13

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PRACTICE AREAS
Affordable Housing
Guiding clients to understand and
comply with complex local, state
and federal regulations, and creating
innovative, compliant financial
programs to complete developments
in a timely, cost-efficient manner.
Corporate & Tax
Strategic and transactional advice
and service to publicly held and
privately owned businesses in a wide
variety of industries, ranging from
day-to-day legal advice to financing
and fundamental transactions and
encompassing all stages of the
business development lifecycle, from
start-up to ownership transition and
beyond.
Commercial Lending
Representing financial institutions
in structuring, negotiating and
documenting all types of secured
and unsecured commercial loan
transactions, including cash flow and
asset-based financing, real estate
lending, construction lending, debtor-
in-possession financing and acquisition
financing.
We’ve mastered the ability
to maintain focus while
never losing sight of the big picture.
While each attorney works within a broad administrative practice group, each is
encouraged to find their niche and work to develop within a core specialty.
Some of our practice areas include:
Emerging Business &
Technology
Assisting young companies with
a range of business challenges by
offering advice on how and when to
staff up, links to financing sources
and potential board members and
recommendations on outsource
professionals.
Environmental
Counseling and representing
commercial, industrial, financial and
governmental clients in connection
with regulatory compliance, legislative
activities, rulemaking proceedings and
environmental litigation.
Employee Benefits &
Executive Compensation
Representing employers,
administrators, plan fiduciaries and
investment advisors in matters arising
under ERISA and a variety of related
employee benefit issues.
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Energy
More than 20 senior practitioners with
significant substantive experience in a
broad range of energy related matters
are at the core of our energy practice.
With extensive coal, oil and natural
gas, Marcellus and Utica Shale, electric,
solar, water, wind, and new energy
technology and start up experience,
we can help you make the most of
your opportunities while mitigating
your risk.
Estates & Trusts
Providing sophisticated estate
planning advice to both U.S. and
non-U.S. citizen high net worth
individuals, with a particular emphasis
on wealth preservation and business
succession planning; representing
corporate fiduciaries and individuals
in estate and trust administration
and litigation matters; gift, tax and
charitable planning.
Government Affairs
Our team consists of lobbyists who
have years of experience working with
both the legislative and administrative
process of government locally, in
Pennsylvania and federally. They have
served at various levels and from both
sides of the political spectrum.
Immigration
Providing broad inbound and global
immigration services to companies
seeking to employ international
employees in the United States as well
as to employ U.S. and international
employees overseas. We also provide
family-based immigration services
to clients wishing to sponsor family
members for immigration to the
United States.
Intellectual Property
The Intellectual Property Group
offers clients a full range of legal
services relating to the acquisition,
management, enforcement and
commercialization of intellectual
property. These services include
procurement of patents, trademarks
and copyrights, and counseling on
business and legal issues associated
with intellectual property transactions.
We also provide guidance and support
in conjunction with mergers and
acquisitions, initial public offerings
and financings that involve
intellectual property.
International Business
Serving the sophisticated needs of
a varied client base throughout the
world, advising clients on a wide range
of international matters, including
U.S. Customs & Border Protection,
mergers, acquisitions and import/
export controls.
Labor & Employment
Providing services for employers across
the spectrum of labor, employment and
human resource law, focusing on union
issues, contracts, litigation defense,
workers’ compensation and avoidance
of employment-related legal actions.
Litigation
Offering diverse and tested experience
in key venues in state, federal and
appellate courts with extensive
experience litigating claims before
arbitration panels and other alternative
dispute resolution forums.
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