Business Law Blog

  • Arbitration versus Litigation
    In my practice, I have tried cases in court as well as in arbitration. I am also an arbitrator and have held numerous hearings as both an individual neutral and...
  • New York Trade Secrets Update
    Recently, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals provided its first detailed treatment of the definition of trade secrets under the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (‘DTSA’) in Turret Labs...
  • A Closer Look at the New Rule Permitting Remote Depositions
    Lawyers everywhere (and their clients) have adapted to various court processes proceeding remotely during the pandemic. The ability to use technology has kept the court system functioning and the legal...
  • Force Majeure: A Force to be Reckoned With
    Mackenzie Dimitri of Einbinder & Dunn recently represented a national retail-based commercial tenant in a case in the Supreme Court of New York, successfully opposing a motion for summary judgment...
  • The F-Word: Force Majeure

                As discussed in a previous blog post,  many commercial tenants looked to the force majeure clauses in their leases for relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. As...

  • Helping Restaurants Survive
    Helping Restaurants Survive  

            As we’ve written previously, many of our clients are restaurant operators, some franchise and some independent. We have helped them...

  • Every Business Needs a Lawyer - Outside General Counsel

       Not every business has its own lawyer. In fact, most businesses are small to mid-sized businesses that are large enough to require advice on sophisticated legal...

  • Force Majeure Clauses in Commercial Leases
    A “force majeure clause” is a provision found in many different types of contracts, especially in commercial leases, which relieves both parties of their respective liabilities and obligations under the...
  • Will Your Business's Legal Structure Work?
    Will your business’s legal structure work? Does your business have a legal structure that will guide ownership through both success and hard times?

    Closely held...

  • Forward Thinking Now for Urgent Needs Later
    Forward Thinking Now for Urgent Needs Later  

    No one wants to think about the practical problems that can be created by a serious illness, but bear with...


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