We are hands-on lawyers. We offer a small firm alternative for sophisticated business and commercial real estate clients who expect excellent legal work on complex matters done in an efficient manner. Our commitment is to service and goal-oriented results. Given our collective experience, we believe we bring a practical approach to legal issues and business situations that is appreciated by the business owner or executive client.
Our Attorneys and Practice
We handle business, commercial real estate, litigation and arbitration matters for domestic and foreign companies as well as individuals. We offer broad and relevant experience in a diverse range of practice areas including, among others: mergers and acquisitions, day-to-day corporate matters (such as incorporation and organization of LLCs, employment, confidentiality, noncompete, shareholders, manufacturing and distribution agreements), non-compete and trade secret litigation, overseas-based businesses setting up in the US, business split-ups, commercial real estate, real estate development including multiplex movie theatre and shopping center development, copyright, publishing, trademark, Internet and technology agreements, license agreements, and related matters.
Our public and privately held corporate clients include domestic and international manufacturers and distributors, technology and marketing companies, real estate developers, physicians, web developers, food suppliers, retail bakeries, franchisees, consultants, multiplex movie theatre exhibitors, authors, and other businesses and individuals engaged in a variety of industries.
The firm is a successor to Welch Spell, PC, which was founded in 1992. The partners are Laurance D. Pless and Robert A. Sauro.
Retainer arrangements and advance estimates are available. We offer fixed fees in certain cases.