OUR PRACTICE AREAS

We have decades of experience in negotiations between US and German-speaking parties. Our advice is tailored to maximize achievement of commercial targets while minimizing liability risk. We aim to provide our clients with swift and precise recommendations—without unnecessarily wordy legal explanations or disclaimers.

  • Employment law matters in US states
  • Employment contracts
  • Pay structures, 401(k) plans, health insurance and bonuses
  • Payroll and payroll accounting
  • Expat contracts
  • Visas and work permits
  • Employment law proceedings and arbitration
  • Handbooks and codes of conduct
  • Representation in court and arbitration proceedings
  • Mediation
  • Strategic planning of and advice on proceedings in all US states
  • Company incorporation
  • Corporate governance
  • Directors’ and officers’ remuneration and liability
  • Assistance with board of directors and shareholder meetings
  • Minute book administration and corporate secretary activities
  • Trademark law
  • Media and publishing, copyright and software law
  • Advising on and implementing staff deployments
  • US visas and work permits
  • Green Cards
  • Real-estate transactions
  • Tenancy law, tenancy agreements
  • Establishment of real-estate holdings
  • US and transatlantic corporate mergers and acquisitions
  • Warranties
  • Assessing product documentation
  • Minimization of liability
  • Consumer protection law
  • FDA procedures
  • Arms control
  • Customs law
  • Export control law
  • Advice on project profile creation
  • Negotiating with authorities and utility companies
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating memorandums of agreement
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating US contracts
  • General terms and conditions
  • Establishing purchasing and sales structures
  • Enforcing and defending claims in contract, liability and commercial law disputes in the USA and in transatlantic relationships
  • Developing contract management systems