ATTORNEYS AT LAWBovarnick and Associates

Looking at legal issues through the eyes of a business
owner--don't over lawyer the deal.

ATTORNEYS AT LAWLegal Access

It isn’t easy to afford the best legal care when you’re starting a business.
To address this, we’ve developed Legal Access.

ATTORNEYS AT LAWRob Bovarnick posts in Forbes.com

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WHO WE AREWe’re in this together.
Your team and ours.

Bovarnick and Associates, LLC, is a distinguished, AV© rated, Center City Philadelphia law firm. We represent businesses and entrepreneurs in General corporate, business litigation and debtor/creditor relations . Our team works closely with you, whether you are the sole proprietor of a startup or the head of a large corporation, to address your legal challenges and work through your legal entanglements. We understand that a business is more than just a legal distinction. It’s your life, and we take a personal interest in each of our clients to understand both them and how they work.
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Rob Bovarnick writes weekly posts for Forbes.com

Check out his most recent article on bankruptcy.
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WHAT WE DOAreas of Practice

This type of law involves everything about the business; from the decision as to whether to form a limited liability company, partnership or a subchapter S corporation; to drafting all types of contracts and leases, shareholder and membership agreements and joint venture agreements; to mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring.
This type of law includes working with creditors, restructuring of loan agreements, negotiating out of court workouts to keep a company out of bankruptcy and chapter 11 bankruptcy; as well as representing creditors in bankruptcy from proofs of claims to purchasing assets under Section 363 and defending all types of litigation brought by the debtor or the trustee.
This type of litigation involves disputes over business issues. It includes breach of contract, partnership and shareholder disputes and asset purchase and sales that have gone bad and everything in between.
The Firm, through Randy Steen, provides a wide array of trust and estate services, with a particular emphasis on special needs trusts.

Select Counsel

Bovarnick and Associates is a member of Select Counsel, a unique global network of former Big Law attorneys. Select Counsel-affiliated lawyers have an average of 20 years of experience and 10 years with top law firms (ranked in the Am Law 200 and/or Chambers Band 1), as well as top academic credentials. The members work independently at different firms, but share the highest standards of professionalism and client service.

Select counsel has over 100 members. Among the areas of law covered are the following: Antitrust and Competition; Bankruptcy and Restructuring; Compensation and Benefits; Construction; Corporate and Securities; Data Privacy and Cybersecurity; Environmental; Franchise Law; Healthcare; Intellectual Property; Labor and Employment; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Real Estate, Startups and Venture Capital; and Tax.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions is a phrase that refers to a way for two companies to combine. A merger is where two companies of similar size combine and become a new entity. An acquisition is where one company acquires the other.

Legal Access

It isn’t easy to afford the best legal care when you’re starting a business. To address this, we’ve developed Legal Access. The Legal Access program gives you the opportunity to buy prepaid legal hours at a discounted price. You get the power of in-house legal counsel for a price start-ups and small business owners can afford.

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