OUR PRACTICE AREAS

We have decades of experience in negotiations between US and German-speaking parties. Like our clients, we are business-minded, seeking to maximize achievement of commercial targets while minimizing liability risk. We 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