Every venture, transaction or negotiation benefits from legal advice. Labranche Law offers a full range of expertise, whether you need help with a specific, narrow issue or a complex matter
Like many aspects of modern business, commercial real estate transactions can be highly complex and the potential for financial rewards is often tempered by possible risk. A well-considered legal strategy can help builders and investors preserve the value of commercial real estate ventures.
We serve a range of organizations, to help investors and developers maximize value, manage and share risk and enhance investment returns for a wide range of commercial real estate initiatives. Our expertise includes development, leasing, as well as real estate financing, acquisitions and divestitures, allowing us to close deals effectively and efficiently.
Our clients know they can count on our experience and expertise in corporate and commercial law to give them real advantages in the incorporation, establishment and growth of their businesses. Labranche Law designs and implements business structures that protect our clients’ interests while recognizing opportunities.
We also provide routine services for our clients, acting as their registered records office and filing the necessary documents to keep their organizations up-to-date and in good standing with state and federal authorities. We also negotiate and draft all necessary corporate agreements, such as partnership and shareholder agreements, and offers our guidance and assistance when disputes among partners or shareholders arise.
Risk management is a critical requirement throughout the life of a construction project. Every participant in the construction pyramid must assess their risks and reduce them where possible.
We regularly act for the full spectrum of construction industry participants, including public and private sector owners, general contractors, construction managers, design/builders, subcontractors, suppliers, financial institutions, architects, engineers, and other design professionals.
We regularly advise on all types of financing arrangements, including structuring of loan transactions, mechanical liens, loan and security requirements, inter-creditor arrangements, priority issues, regulatory compliance and the preparation of loan agreements, commitment letters and requisite security documentation.
We regularly counsel entrepreneurs starting new businesses, advise on the structuring and formation of new businesses and their capital structures, aid in negotiations with investors, advise on employment law matters, prepare and advise on agreements (and disagreements) among founders and other activities. We will identify, anticipate and manage potential legal concerns early in the development of their businesses.
Labranche Law acts as fund counsel in the formation of venture capital and other private funds and has acted on behalf of managers specializing in all investment phases, from angel to late stage, and multiple industry areas. We understand the life cycle of venture funds as well as the demands of general limited partners and the requirements of fund managers.