Cole Schotz’s Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring practice is a distinguished and nationally renowned full-service group that is regularly cited in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and lauded for a track record that boasts unparalleled effectiveness, success and value.
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Our Blockchain Technology and Digital Currency Group has closely monitored the evolving legal and regulatory landscape surrounding the advent of blockchain technology. We are experienced and ready to assist companies and applications utilizing public blockchains and private ledgers in every stage of their businesses, including: + Read more
Cole Schotz’s multi-faceted practice is uniquely well-suited for investors and entrepreneurs alike with respect to the emerging cannabis industry and the opportunities and challenges it presents. + Read more
Cole Schotz provides comprehensive construction related services for every phase of construction projects, both public and private, throughout the country. Our group is comprised of attorneys with transactional, litigation, environmental and regulatory expertise. + Read more
Cole Schotz provides practical advice regarding all business matters, from simple governance issues to complex corporate transactions. We assist companies in achieving their short- and long-term business objectives, whether they are public corporations, closely held and family owned businesses, or sole proprietorships. + Read more
We value our close working relationship with clients and the trust they place in us to address and resolve complicated and often sensitive employment issues. Our attorneys provide preventive counseling and guidance to both large and small employers on a wide range of compliance issues and evolving statutory and common law requirements. This includes those related to wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliation, sexual and other forms of harassment, family and medical leaves of absence, disability, substance abuse, wage and hour, and restrictive covenant trade secret and other related issues.
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Our Environmental Law department is vibrant, growing and ideally situated to assist those who buy, sell or conduct business on commercial or industrial property where environmental risks can create significant challenges to business ventures.
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The Cole Schotz Healthcare Group, led by Paul W. Kim, Esq., a former employee of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, represents a variety of individuals and corporations in the healthcare industry including:
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If you create it, we can help you protect it, enforce it, and monetize it. For years, the Intellectual Property team at Cole Schotz has been partnering with clients to provide superior quality service at unmatched value. Our recipe includes superior quality work product, aggressive advocacy, business-focused counseling, creativity, responsiveness, and integrity. + Read more
In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Cole Schotz’s Real Estate Special Opportunities group has been active in advising clients on the issues being confronted today, and opportunities that will arise as parties seek to monetize assets and/or deploy capital in the weeks and months to come. + Read more
In today’s ultra-competitive food and beverage marketplace, where guests are sophisticated and business challenges come from both expected and unexpected places, it is imperative that foodie entrepreneurs, restaurant groups, celebrity chefs, craft brewers, hotel owners and investors engage a strong team of advisors to limit bumps along the road to success.
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The players in the world of sports go far beyond those performing on game day. Whether you are an athlete, sports-related organization or supplier to the industry, our experienced team is ready to assist. + Read more
The Cole Schotz Tax, Trusts & Estates attorneys counsel individuals and businesses in a range of tax and estate planning strategies. Our clients include owners of family businesses where succession planning and asset protection are linked, and individuals of substantial means who wish to take advantage of sophisticated tax planning techniques to retain and build their wealth for future generations.
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At times, individuals and corporations may unwittingly run afoul of the law and government regulations. Ordinary commercial disputes can give rise to allegations of fraud and abuse. Grand jury subpoenas may be directed at innocent targets and present logistical record-gathering challenges for legitimate businesses. + Read more
With attorneys practicing Cannabis law since 2013, Cole Schotz has been at the forefront of the New Jersey cannabis industry. Our team is renowned for their personal commitment and passion for the plant. We guide clients through regulatory compliance, risk management, governmental affairs and licensing in connection with cannabis related uses. Our attorneys stay informed of the latest updates so that they can properly advise clients as laws continue to evolve.
We are uniquely well-suited for investors and entrepreneurs alike with respect to the opportunities and challenges presented by this emerging industry. Our clients include plant-touching, non-plant-touching and hemp and hemp-derived cannabinoid based businesses, including CBD. In addition, we also represent high-net worth individuals and others looking to invest in the industry. Our cannabis clients include not only cannabis companies located in the Northeast, but also multi-state operators of licensed cannabis businesses across the nation.
The group is a composition of attorneys from across practice areas and specialties. Together our team has expertise in corporate, employment, environmental, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, securities and tax law. This multi-disciplinary approach allows us to pair legal expertise with industry experience to create a 360° view of what companies in the cannabis industry need to succeed.
Representing our clients on the drafting and submission of applications for vertical integration, cultivation, manufacturing/extraction and the retail sale of cannabis in all NJ regions, including submitting one application in each region to increase our client's chance of approval.
Advising a cannabis entrepreneur in applying for a cultivation and dispensary medical marijuana license as well as all ancillary aspects of the application process, including the acquisition of real property for a dispensary as well as a cultivation facility and general corporate matters, including a convertible note and private placement round of funding.
Representing our client, a cannabis licensee, in connection with the structuring, documenting and raising of capital for the acquisition of interests in multiple state licensed medical and adult-usage cannabis cultivation and dispensary facilities as part of a roll-up strategy transaction.
Counseling an investor in connection with a private placement to raise up to $10.5 million of capital for investment in state licensed medical and adult usage cannabis cultivation and dispensary facilities.
Assisting our clients in connection with government relations including letters of community support and the drafting and implementation of cannabis ordinances for municipalities.
Advising landlords, tenants and property owners on the leasing, acquisition and disposition of real property in connection with cannabis related activity.
Representing a non-profit organization in connection with clinical research related to cannabis.
Counseling high-net worth individuals in connection with the review, negotiation and drafting of investor related agreements.
Advising a Maryland-based cannabis dispensary in a trademark dispute concerning the use of unregistered cannabis-related trademarks.
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