Partners for Your Business®
Many fine law firms state a wish to "partner" with their clients, but this usually means offering alternative billing arrangements or better communications links. This does not address the most frequent complaint about major law firms, that most work is handled by relatively inexperienced junior lawyers who are, in effect, trained at the expense of the firm's clients.
When Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP promises to be Partners for Your Business®, we mean a great deal more. Most importantly, an experienced partner will handle a client's legal affairs, large and small, with the assistance of well-trained associates and paralegals for appropriate portions of the work. About half of our 104 lawyers are partner/counsel level. Our clients have direct access to the partners responsible for work on their matters. In our office, no client and no matter is too small to receive the attention of an experienced partner delivering the highest quality of legal and business advice.
Our partners are much more than excellent legal practitioners-they also provide clients with valuable business counsel derived from years of relevant experience. The firm's vast contact base allows us to introduce our clients to people who frequently can advance the client's interest; including prospective business partners, customers, sources of financing, investment bankers, consultants and other useful contacts worldwide. Like any good partner, we look for opportunities to add value for our clients beyond the legal work we are retained to deliver.
Where appropriate to a client's circumstances, flexible billing arrangements also constitute part of our partnering commitment. For early stage business clients, including rapidly growing new media, telecommunications and technology clientele, this may take the form of equity-based fee arrangements creating a direct partnering relationship.
We measure our success by the success of our clients. That's what it means to have the partners of Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP as Partners for Your Business®.
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Ted McDonough and Alex Malyshev consider the tension between Federal prohibition of cannabis and enforcement of intellectual property rights, and possible protections at the state level
Our 2018 Year in Review highlights the cutting-edge work of our clients and the ways we helped them succeed.
Guy Ben-Ami details the SEC’s “Disclosure Effectiveness Initiative" and outlines the SEC’s recent adoption of several amendments applicable to foreign private issuers.
The NY Supreme Court dismissed all claims against Carter Ledyard clients Fox Capital Group Inc., and Commonwealth Merchant Advance Inc.
Robert Grew passed away on April 29, 2019 at the age of 88. Bob joined the firm as an associate in 1957, was elected partner in 1968, practiced corporate and real estate law, and was for a time managing partner of the firm.
The women lawyers of Carter Ledyard hosted a lively evening at the Center for Book Arts featuring filmmaker and visual artist Zeva Oelbaum and author, photographer, and collector Dr. Alice Kandell.
As the the cannabis industry continues to grow, investment interest is unmistakable. Alex Malyshev identifies precautionary signs that may help investors' awareness of Risk Factors in various disclosure documents.
Leonardo Trivigno and Dylan Ruffi outline the history of Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt, the decades-long dispute, in the New York Law Journal.
Karen's article identifies portability as a useful estate planning tool, but suggests it is no substitute for thoughtful estate planning.
The firm is a proud partner of the Food Bank for New York City’s 2019 Justice Served Campaign.
PCG closed a multi-million dollar capital investment in Independent Financial Partners (IFP), facilitating IFP’s launch of a new online platform.
Carter Ledyard assisted Mr. Yongquan Bi, a client, change the control of NF Energy Saving Corporation (NASDAQ: NFEC) by reconstructing the composition of its Board of Directors.
Client Advisory: Jeff Boxer and Alex Malyshev discuss the Supreme Court's recent unanimous decision in Henry Schein, Inc. v. Archer & White Sales, Inc., and what it means for arbitration.
Alison Powers Herman was promoted from Counsel to Partner, and Mary Winchurch Brown from Associate to Counsel.
Judge Alison J. Nathan adopted a report that determined that the iconic artwork, "The Mechanism of Meaning" by Shusaku Arakawa, and associated intellectual property rights, must be litigated in the New York Surrogate’s…