FLORIDA BUSINESS ATTORNEYS
Florida Business Attorneys are dedicated to representing business and individuals in transactions and litigation. The firm’s practice has covered numerous areas of law on varying scales of size and complexity. Each representation is personalized to the client’s needs and circumstances. The firm represents clients locally, nationally and on international basis. We represent plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of matters, including shareholder and derivative actions in corporate disputes; partnership and limited liability company disputes; trade secret claims; non-compete agreements; breach of contract; fraudulent transactions; involving the sale of businesses and commercial real estate; breaches of fiduciary duty; commercial landlord/tenant disputes; investor disputes; Board of Directors, intellectual property (IP) contracts and disputes; employment disputes; interference with business relationship claims; and other commercial tort claims such as conversion, civil theft, and deceptive and unfair trade practices.
Florida Commercial & Corporate Attorneys. We have experience in trying jury and non-jury cases and arguing appeals in both State and Federal courts, as well as prosecuting and defending injunction and receivership hearings. We also have experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution, including mediation, AAA Arbitration and private arbitration.
FLORIDA CONTRACT ATTORNEYS
Florida Business Attorneys also represents individuals and businesses in drafting, reviewing, negotiating and litigating contracts and covenants, including investments; employment agreements; non-compete agreements; leases; promissory notes; license agreements; shareholder, partnership, and LLC operating agreements; purchase and sale contracts for real estate and businesses and software licensing.
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT AND EMPLOYEE CLAIM ATTORNEYS
As Florida Business Attorneys, we regularly act as Fair Labor Standards Act Attorneys, as we have the ability to help employers be proactive in trying to avoid becoming entangled in lawsuits, or minimize the risk of serious disruption of business if litigation is filed. We do so by drafting employer policies and procedures and employee handbooks; providing employer education and support; drafting non-compete and confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements; defending unemployment claims, EEOC complaints and FLSA claims.
Paul K. Silverberg
Firm Founder, Paul K. Silverberg, established this law firm in 2000 based on his legal training at one of the largest international law firms, judicial clerk internship for a federal judge, professional business consulting and vital roles as Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Director of Finance and General Counsel. Mr. Silverberg’s business and legal experience has allowed him to perform professional services for Fortune 100 companies, multi-million dollar companies, strategic growth companies, start-ups and individuals.
Kraig S. Weiss
Kraig S. Weiss previously served as J.P. Morgan Chase’s lead litigation counsel for South Florida region and as an Assistant Vice President. J.P. Morgan Chase is the second largest U.S. bank with over $1.1 trillion in assets. Prior to working in-house with J.P. Morgan Chase, Mr. Weiss was engaged for over eight years in private practice, where he practiced a broad scope of commercial litigation, family law, probate, estate litigation, civil and business litigation and real estate litigation in both Federal and State Courts.
Nicole Paolino started her practice of law with the firm in 2003 after receiving her Juris Doctor Degree. Earlier she attended Villanova University in Pennsylvania where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Rhetoric and Public Discourse. She is also admitted to practice in the State of Florida, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, State of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Francisco A. Corrales
Francisco A. Corrales advises businesses and individuals on commercial transactions, compliance issues, intellectual property, international matters and the development of business opportunities. Mr. Corrales has extensive experience in the review, negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements. He also counsels international clients on doing business in the United States and domestic businesses on expanding their global markets. He counsels and advises clients in Spanish, French and Portuguese.