We know that nothing is 'just business'. Every issue that we help our clients' navigate is critical, and we treat it with nothing less than everything we've got.

 

Complex Commercial Litigation

For nearly twenty years, the firm has earned a national reputation for excellence in the handling of complex commercial litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants. Its lawyers have tried hundreds of cases to jury verdicts, involving contracts, real estate, banking, business torts (including professional malpractice), construction, RICO, securities, antitrust, shareholder and partnership disputes, employment, the prosecution and defense of injunctions and corporate ethics. Because each case is unique, Braverman Kaskey's approach is never formulaic. We listen to our clients and, within the confines of what is ethical, we do whatever is necessary to meet their goals.

Construction Litigation

The firm has extensive and sophisticated expertise in construction and surety law, representing both owners and contractors in litigation, arbitration and mediation, involving every facet of construction and project management.

Insurance Coverage and Insolvency Litigation

The firm possesses a wealth of expertise and practical experience in insurance coverage matters and insurance coverage litigation, including the prosecution and defense of bad faith and complex claims litigation. The intricacies and interpretation of insurance policies requires the specialized knowledge and experience the firm has acquired.  We also represents liquidators and receivers of insolvent insurance companies charged with the duty to protect the interests, and marshal the assets, of an insolvent insurer’s estate, and maximizing recoveries of assets for distribution to aggrieved policyholders and creditors.

Taxation and Corporate Matters

The firm's tax department guides its clients through the maze of tax laws, and knows well how to make it work to the benefit of the client's overall business plans. Our extensive background in counseling owners and management of privately and publicly held entities covers a wide range of highly sensitive and complex business and legal issues, such as:

  • taxation aspects of partnership, corporate and real estate transactions, including choice of entity, start-ups, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations and workouts
  • mergers and acquisitions including both buy and sell sides
  • general corporate practice
  • business divorce

bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Relations

The firm's goal is to ensure that its clients recover from financial troubles. In good times and bad, Braverman Kaskey represents debtors, plan of reorganization proponents, institutional lenders and lender syndicates, creditors and creditors’ committees and asset-purchasers in connection with:

  • bankruptcies and creditors’ rights
  • reorganizations and workouts
  • loan and debt restructuring
  • debtor-in-possession financing
  • inter-creditor relationships