Key Practice Areas

  • Wills and Estates
    Do you need a will? Everyone has heard the threat that the State will seize your property if you die without a will. This is urban legend, except in the rare case in which an individual dies without any family (that is, no one...
  • Employment Law
    Employment law is a constantly changing field. Developments in the law reflect a constant tug-of-war between the notion that people should be free to make any agreements they wish, and the understanding that employers have so much economic power that employees need some protection....
  • Real Estate Disputes
    Real estate is the most expensive purchase that most people ever make. Making an impulsive decision to sell or buy is therefore enormously costly. Unless the other party agrees to tear up the contract, the party regretting the decision may find himself stuck. In...
  • Employment Benefits
    While employers do not have to make any fringe benefit available to employees, many do for competitive reasons, and to improve morale.  (The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, will change this reality for health insurance for many employers.)  When fringe benefits are offered, however,...
  • Contract Disputes
    Generally, people and companies can enter into any deal they wish, and the role of the law is limited to interpreting what the parties’ agreement meant, and whether one of the parties breached.  There have been many statutory exceptions to the rule that parties...
  • Small Business Disputes
    Enforcement of Business Contracts Although businesses do not always memorialize their agreements with written contracts, unless they fall within the few exceptions to the rule, oral contracts are enforceable.  The main drawback, as most business owners discover, is that after a dispute arises, people...