A sound contract is among the best means for avoiding future disputes and litigation. How a contract is worded can have a significant impact on how favorable the agreement is to you or the other party. Often, it is vital to know the precise meaning of every word used in a contract, and it is vital that the contract be drafted by an attorney with experience. An experienced attorney can help you steer clear of future disputes and legal troubles with proper drafting and by explaining your contractual rights and obligations.
Our attorneys are experienced in drafting, interpreting, negotiating and reviewing all types of contracts, whether commercial or private, for both businesses and individual clients. We have experience with leases, real estate contracts, and commercial transactions, in addition to all types of labor and employment issues.
Sometimes, even a well-drafted contract can result in a dispute. If you are involved in a dispute over the meaning of a contractual term that affects the rights and duties of the parties involved, or, if one of the parties breached the contract, we can advise you in the matter utilizing our arbitration and litigation experience. Our attorneys will zealously represent your interests both inside and outside the courtroom.
Our firm handles all aspects of trademark, copyright and patent registration and protection, including, but not limited to, internet domain name and information technology protection. The following is a summary of the various aspects of our intellectual property law practice:
Our attorneys are experienced in the fields of entertainment, multimedia and technology. Our entertainment law practice offers clients practical solutions to often complex and critically important legal issues. The following is a brief summary of the various aspects of our entertainment law practice:
Our real estate practice covers all aspects of domestic sales, leasing, as well as, property development relating to hotels, condominiums and timeshares. The following is a summary of the various aspects of our real estate practice:
We provide a broad range of corporate and business services to private businesses, US and foreign-based corporations, foundations and non-profit entities. Our attorneys represent our corporate clients in all facets of corporate governance, including the formation, incorporation and administration of domestic and international companies and partnerships and shareholders’ agreements.
Regardless of size or commercial endeavor, every business can face significant and complex insurance related disputes. Our insurance law practice has handled numerous types of insurance disputes, utilizing a variety of cost-effective measures. The following lists some of the various aspects of our insurance law practice:
Our attorneys are experienced in all aspects of highway, airline and maritime transportation law. The following lists some of the various aspects of our transportation law practice:
Our attorneys are experienced in the representation of both individuals and companies before various state and local agencies, and private professional associations. The following lists some of the various aspects of our administrative law practice:
Seham, Seham, Meltz & Petersen attorneys have extensive experience practicing before New York State courts, the New York State Public Service Commission and decision making Town Boards regarding the regulation and deregulation of utility companies in the electric, steam, gas, water and sewer industries.
The firm advises, challenges, negotiates and litigates, as necessary, on behalf of New York State Not-for-Profit organizations regarding proposed increases in rates by utility companies in the electric, steam, gas, water and sewer industries. The firm enjoys significant success in substantially reducing proposed increases in rates sought by such utility companies in various proceedings.