We get to know our clients and their business objectives, and we dedicate ourselves to providing them with the highest level of service on every matter.

– Tony Taglia, Managing Partner

Helping You Protect Every Aspect of your Business

From business formation to succession planning, running a business involves legal considerations at every phase of its development. Golan Christie Taglia has the expertise you need to meet your legal requirements, no matter how complex. Our objective is to help you maximize the value of your organization, manage risks and limit costs.

Business Formation

Should you operate as a limited liability company, partnership or corporation? Your Golan Christie Taglia attorneys help guide you and assist with the structuring process. We then offer proactive solutions, helping free up your time to focus on running your business. Our assistance includes:

  • Analyzing appropriate structures
  • Preparing agreements
  • Negotiating financing and funding to operate the business

Business Growth

As your business grows, so do your challenges. Your Golan Christie Taglia attorneys are at your side to advise you on a variety of issues:

  • Capital structure
  • Tax planning
  • Employee benefits
  • Financing
  • Contracting and licensing
  • Stock or other ownership options
  • Deferred compensation
  • Fair competition

Business Sale

When you determine that selling your business is in the best interest of you and your investors, your Golan Christie Taglia attorneys can assist you with:

  • Strategies regarding the structure of the sale
  • Negotiating the sale
  • Drafting documents and closing the sale
  • Maintaining satisfactory employee relations throughout the process

Federal and State Securities Law

Whether you are looking to raise capital, sell your business, or merge with another business, it is critical that your business be in compliance with federal and state securities regulations. Using our of-counsel relationships, Golan Christie Taglia attorneys can advise you on how to best prepare for a variety of situations, including:

  • SCOR offerings
  • Private Placements
  • Federal or state inquiries or investigations into regulatory, reporting and disclosure matters

Succession Planning

If you intend to pass on your business to another generation, then succession planning is a must. We’ll help you evaluate options and provide solutions for your situation. To achieve your goals, we apply sophisticated corporate, tax and estate planning techniques, including:

  • Creation and funding of business trusts
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans
  • Creation of charitable foundations
  • Gifting Programs

PROVIDING EXPERIENCED GUIDANCE WHEN BUSINESSES CHANGE OWNERSHIP

Selling, merging with or acquiring another business presents a unique set of complex challenges. You need expert guidance to help navigate through the process and minimize risks. Working as your transactional attorneys, Golan Christie Taglia can assist you at every step of a merger or acquisition, including:

  • Structuring transactions
  • Analyzing tax implications
  • Spearheading the due diligence process
  • Identifying risks and negotiating their allocation among the parties involved
  • Documenting and closing transactions

Our team offers many years of expertise handling Mergers & Acquisitions for a wide variety of companies, big and small.

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION

Golan Christie Taglia has the experience to meet all your legal needs when dealing with the complexities of real estate transactions. We are well-equipped when working with all types of commercial real estate assets – vacant land, office, industrial, retail and special use properties.

Golan Christie Taglia has decades of industry expertise handling the most sophisticated issues, including:

  • Construction and design contracts and disputes
  • Environmental concerns
  • Acquisition and disposition
  • Leasing and property management
  • Structuring investment vehicles
  • Land use

Our objective is to help you anticipate issues and structure your transactions to avoid conflicts and save both time and money.

NO DETAILS ARE OVERLOOKED

From raw land acquisition to financing and tax strategies to construction, sales and leasing, your Golan Christie Taglia attorneys act as your project team leader, attending to every detail, specifically:

  • Structuring transactions
  • Drafting and negotiating documents
  • Overseeing due diligence efforts
  • Coordinating other professionals
  • Analyzing contracts, leases, and related documents
  • Title and survey review
  • Closings

SPECIFIC CATEGORY EXPERTISE

Golan Christie Taglia offers experience in all areas of real estate, including categories:

  • Hospitality — We have specific expertise representing hotel owners and property managers with operating issues particular to the industry, such as management contracts and franchise negotiations.
  • Environmental — We have worked extensively with owners and operators in environmental industries and understand the unique issues presented by real estate being utilized in connection with those businesses.

Corporate & Real Estate Team

DARRIN S. BAIM
Group Chair
STEPHEN L. GOLAN
MARGARET A. CHRISTIE
ANTHONY R. TAGLIA
BEVERLY A. BERNEMAN
JOY A. MKRDICHIAN
DAVID M. SALTIEL
BARRY P. SIEGAL
ANDREW S. WILLIAMS
NICHOLE M. F. SIEDLARCZYK
AMANDA PARMER
JEFFREY C. RAMBACH

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