Attorneys from Moritt Hock & Hamroff’s corporate/M&A, estate planning and employment practice groups joined forces to create the firm’s closely-held/family business practice group.
The new practice group is comprised of six Moritt Hock & Hamroff attorneys, including Brian Adelman, Jill T. Braunstein, Keith J. Frank, Stephen J. Ginsberg, Louis P. Karol and Tina M. Kassangana. The group will combine their experience and collaborate to provide solutions to the array of legal issues that family enterprises encounter on a day-to-day basis and as they evolve over generations.
“Based upon the level of interest expressed by our clients, MHH recognized family and business planning as a logical addition to the scope of our services,” Marc Hamroff, managing partner of Moritt Hock & Hamroff, said. “We developed the practice to specifically address the needs of these clients, their companies and their families. The proficiency and experience of this seasoned group of attorneys provides significant value to the firm and to our clients looking to grow and protect their assets and operations.”
Braunstein is a partner with Moritt Hock & Hamroff in its corporate, M&A and securities practice group. She will serve as co-chair of the firm’s closely-held/family business practice group. Braunstein has more than 20 years of experience specializing as a corporate and securities attorney and acting as a trusted business advisor to public and private companies, business owners, entrepreneurs, investors and private equity funds.
Karol is a partner with Moritt Hock & Hamroff in its trusts and estates practice group. He will serve as co-chair of the firm’s closely-held/family business practice group. The scope of his practice includes all aspects of estate and trust planning, business succession planning, residency tax controversies and estate litigation. In addition to being an attorney, Karol is also a certified public accountant.
Frank is a partner with Moritt Hock & Hamroff and co-chair of its employment practice group. Frank provides advice and counsel to businesses on a variety of employment related matters. He litigates before federal, state and local courts and administrative agencies regarding claims of sexual harassment, discriminatory practices, overtime and wage law, insurance coverage issues, corporate law and commercial law matters.
Ginsberg is a partner with Moritt Hock & Hamroff in its litigation practice group, where he focuses his practice on representing clients in commercial litigation and dispute avoidance and resolution. He has litigation and arbitration experience at all stages of the legal process, including strategy development, emergency relief (including temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions and the seizure of assets), discovery, substantive and procedural motions and the representation of clients at mediation, in settlement negotiations and at trial.
Adelman is an associate with Moritt Hock & Hamroff in its trusts and estates practice group, where he concentrates his practice on estate and trust planning, real estate and business and corporate law.
Kassangana is an associate with Moritt Hock & Hamroff in its corporate, M&A and securities and intellectual property practice groups, where she concentrates her practice on all facets of corporate and intellectual property related matters, including business transactions, partnership agreements, licensing, financings and sale of businesses.
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