Many people understand their communications with their lawyers concerning legal matters are protected from disclosure by the attorney-client privilege. However, they may not be aware that the privilege also protects communications by one serving as an agent of either the ...Read More »
In most commercial litigation in the New York courts, the parties and their lawyers spend much effort and expense in discovery. “Discovery” is the pretrial process of obtaining evidence from the opposing party that is or may be relevant to ...Read More »
“Do. Or do not.” — Yoda In most corporate acquisitions and commercial real estate purchase transactions, the buyer contracts for the right to conduct due diligence. In a corporate acquisition, due diligence involves the buyer’s comprehensive appraisal of the business ...Read More »
Businesses must protect their contract rights and position themselves to prosecute and defend commercial and contract claims that arise during, and because of, the business disruptions caused by the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses must assert those rights, such ...Read More »
A construction company submitted a bid to serve as the general contractor for a public/private historic redevelopment project. After being told by the developer that it was the successful bidder, over the next several months the construction company participated in ...
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High legal fees are an unavoidable fact of life for many commercial litigants. A client’s ability to commence, and successfully litigate, even a highly meritorious case often hinges on whether he or she can afford the inherent cost. This is ...Read More »
Readers of a certain vintage may recall this TV commercial from back in the day: An auto mechanic who has clearly seen it all gives advice from under the hood about the need to replace your oil filter on a ...Read More »