Business Attorney - Outside General Counsel
Last active: 11/21/2014
Thomas is a US-based, business attorney licensed to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey.
As a lawyer, business owner and entrepreneur, Thomas understands the needs of business. Each new matter is approached from two vantage points; paramount effort is given to protecting the client's legal interests yet a thorough understanding of the client's business needs is achieved so the best possible result is obtained given the attendant circumstances. Whether your company is generations old or just getting ready for take-off, Thomas stands ready to provide cost-effective help.
Over the course of the past 18+ years, Thomas has represented clients in complex transactional matters involving asset sales, business start-ups, contract preparation, corporate governance and employment-related issues. Thomas' practice also includes the representation of sophisticated financial institutions engaged in the assignment of syndicated loans, bankruptcy trade claims and high yield assets. Thomas' experience drafting agreements includes, but is not limited to, the following:
*Purchase and Sale Agreements
*Assignment and Acceptance Agreements
*Bilateral/Multilateral Netting Agreements
*Risk Participation Agreements
*Stock Purchase Agreements
*Note Purchase Agreements
*LLC Unit Purchase Agreements
*Articles of Incorporation
*Independent Contractor Agreements
*Privacy Notices (general, HIPAA-compliant or otherwise)
*Terms of Service
As a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Thomas also devotes a significant amount of time to staying abreast of issues related to the handling of personal information. In today's fast-paced economy many, if not most, businesses transmit information electronically in order to facilitate transactions and better serve customers. The integration of business and technology provides tremendous advantages but also raises novel and complex legal issues. Here too, Thomas can help.
On the litigation side of the coin, Thomas has experience representing clients in matters involving aviation torts, construction defects, intellectual property and sexual harassment.
Thomas' varied transactional and litigation experience leave him well-suited to act as outside general counsel. In today's business climate it is not enough to have an attorney available to address current issues. Businesses need an attorney that can help them avoid problems as they grow. Thomas can act as your company's legal team, advise on day-to-day corporate matters, prepare policies and agreements and oversee outside counsel.
Thomas understands that managing costs are vital to the success of any company and is ready and willing to tailor fees to accommodate your business. Let's talk!