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We represent both small and medium-sized businesses, start ups and established firms in wide-ranging fields, such as the securities industry, auction houses, restauranteurs, fashion industry designers, and retail/wholesale distributors.

Richard L. Herzfeld, P.C. specializes in the representation of small and medium-sized businesses, both start ups and established firms. Clients are in wide-ranging fields, such as the securities industry, auction houses, restauranteurs, and fashion industry designers and retail/wholesale distributors.

We provide innovative guidance and aggressive representation for our clients, with an emphasis on personal attention and creative, cost-effective solutions. The firm provides services in areas such as: 

Working with our clients’ accountants, the firm represents clients in their start up of business, including the determination of the entity best suited for the new business and the formation of the entity, such as corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships.

Once formed, the entity will required certain documents to properly function. We advise our clients of the issues to consider and the options available to arrive at agreements best suited for their new business or for existing businesses which are undergoing changes in ownership or operations.

We have extensive experience drafting and negotiating shareholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, limited liability company operating agreements, partnership agreements and employment agreements .

Contract Negotiation and Drafting

We are zealous advocates for our clients in their business matters. We negotiate and draft corporate and business agreements regardless of the nature of the matter and provide guidance to ensure that the client is aware of its available options and the consequences of its choices.

Mergers and Acquisitions

We actively advise our clients and provide negotiation and drafting services in connection with the purchase and sale of businesses.


We provide client with guidance in the determination of whether a particular mark may be trademarked and the necessary filing for trademark protection.

Restrictive Covenants

We advise clients with respect to the inclusion of restrictive covenants, enforcement of restrictive covenants, analysis of the limits of existing restrictive covenants and when necessary, we represent our clients in litigation to enforce or overturn restrictive covenants.

Corporate Litigation

When necessary, we represent our clients in litigation with respect to the enforcement of their agreement and the conduct of their business affairs.

Fashion/Garment Industry Matters

The Firm’s corporate practice includes the representation of individuals and business in the fashion industry. In addition to the general business matters described above, we assist in trademarking brands, infringement issues and the negotiation and drafting of licencing agreements.

Real Estate

We represent business clients in all aspects of the acquisition and sale of commercial property, and in the drafting and negotiation of commercial leases.


Richard L. Herzfeld, P.C.
112 Madison Avenue
8th Floor
New York, NY 10016

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Tel: 212.818.9019
Fax: 212.391.9025


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