Business & Commercial TransactionsWe can handle all types of routine and complex business transactions, no matter the size of your business.
Brewer & Lormand, PLLC handles all types of routine and complex business transactions, no matter what the size of your business. Our philosophy is to solve your business needs efficiently, and cost effectively. We understand that in today’s business climate, creative and non-traditional thinking often need to be put into place in order to assist businesses as they grow.
We have experience in handling a variety of transactions for both our clients needs, both domestically and internationally, including but not limited to mergers, business formation and structure, trademarks, patents, employment issues, trade secrets, non-disclosure agreements, non-compete agreements, policies and procedures, employment contracts, and service contracts.
Business and Commercial Litigation
The attorneys of Brewer & Lormand, PLLC are focused on client service and understand that our business clients are often concerned with the costs of litigation in terms of time, monetary resources and effects of publicity. Our experience affords our clients practical solutions to complicated business problems. We provide our clients with creative and cost-effective solutions while working within a litigation plan and budget developed in the early stages of the litigation. However, when litigation is inevitable, our aggressive approach to handling all aspects of a case is aimed at bringing the matter to a quick conclusion so that our clients may focus their energies on the development and on-going operations of their businesses. We have successfully litigated cases involving claims such as breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract (including Management Services Agreements, Hospital Service Agreements, non-compete clauses, and employment contracts), theft of intellectual property and trade secrets, premises liability, environmental and toxic tort, product liability, insurance, food borne illness claims, multi-district litigation, and class actions.
We have experience helping our clients confront issues related to:
- Claims Disputes, Litigation and ADR
- GSA Schedule
- Compliance/Ethics Programs
- Prime-Subcontracting Relationships, Joint Ventures and Teaming Agreements
- Small Business Matters
Brewer & Lormand, PLLC provides our clients with advice on how to best protect proprietary assets. In doing so, Brewer & Lormand, PLLC employs a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to providing its clients with intellectual property services. Our attorneys provide clients with a wide range of services including preparation of patent applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, evaluation of trademark searches, preparation and prosecution of state and federal trademark registrations, and protection of trade secrets. We assist our clients with protective measures designed to protect proprietary programs from improper disclosure with non-disclosure and non-compete agreements. Brewer & Lormand, PLLC also represents clients in infringement litigation involving patents and/or trademarks, and litigation involving claims of unfair competition or theft of trade secrets, and theft of intellectual property. With businesses being heavily reliant upon technology for their survival, Brewer & Lormand, PLLC understands that some of the most valuable assets a company possesses are its ideas, training materials, processes, media, and product formulations. We are experienced in providing both domestic and international services involving:
- IP Transactions
- Trade Secrets
Media Relations Law
Brewer & Lormand, PLLC maintains strategic alliances with a variety of domestically and internationally public relations and strategic communications firms in order to assist our clients. When a public face is strategically necessary, we have assisted companies in developing grassroots campaigns, internet education, and outreach and awareness, political interest, media interest and research/polling for our clients where a series of lawsuits plague a state, region or multiple jurisdictions. Our lawyers have extensive experience in all types of communications and media litigation, including defamation and privacy defense and a wide range of First Amendment matters. The firm provides “hotline” service, making available our geographically dispersed lawyers to respond quickly a client’s needs.
Brewer & Lormand, PLLC’s regulatory compliance practice covers a broad spectrum of services. We assist our clients in putting in place those policies and procedures unique to each client’s business to better equip the client to follow the laws, rules and regulations applicable to its industry and jurisdiction. Regulatory compliance requires knowledge of federal, state, local and sometimes international laws and regulations. Brewer & Lormand, PLLC understands that a client’s success and viability in today’s market can depend upon proper implementation and compliance with the relevant regulations. We are experienced in handling regulatory compliance issues for a variety of clients from import/export companies to transportation to communications. Our attorneys have handled issues for clients from the beginning of the process, in formulating policies and procedures, to representing clients before governmental agencies.
Labor & Employment
Businesses are increasingly burdened with complex and even competitive employment litigation. Allegations of wrongdoing in the workplace divert the attention of management and employees and can damage your company’s reputation. Such conflict can be costly to the company’s business, recruitment and morale. We believe that a proactive approach to workplace issues is paramount to a healthy business keeping management and employees focused on the interests of the business. Accordingly, this firm has counseled and trained employers in human relations, personnel matters, and compliance issues to avoid litigation and other adverse proceedings, thereby managing costs. We have also counseled employers in the development and implementation of handbooks, procedures, personnel policies and procedures concerning reasonable accommodation of handicapped employees, drug and alcohol testing, Family Medical Leave policies, and affirmative actions plans. We have done this across a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, general office and even for state and government contractors who must comply with onerous regulations. Additionally, the firm has assisted in the following capacity across a variety of industries:
- Harassment and employment discrimination claims
- Wrongful termination
- Breach of employment contracts
- Non-compete agreements
- GSA Compliance
If you have questions regarding the subject above, please contact us, or you can begin the consultation process here.