Banking & Finance
Like the financial capital required when starting a business, we work to provide the critical intellectual capital for your organization’s success. Whether you’re looking to expand through additional financing, working to secure a loan or seeking advice on business funding options, Marks Gray can assist both lenders and borrowers in all aspects of banking and finance. Our services include reviewing and preparing loan documents, advising borrowers on sources and the nature of available financing, as well as assisting both lenders and borrowers in negotiating financing terms.
Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights
The Marks Gray Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights practice group provides guidance in addressing the most intricate issues affecting your business. We offer representation in the areas of creditor rights, major workouts, and reorganizations, both in and out of bankruptcy. The firm represents bankruptcy trustees, receivers, institutional lenders, banks, finance companies and other creditors in bankruptcy courts throughout Florida. The firm also counsels creditors in all facets of bankruptcy practice, including motions for relief from stay, motions to compel assumption and/or rejection of executory contracts, complaints to deny discharge or except a debt from discharge as well as court appointed receivers in state court foreclosures and liquidations. The firm drafted a “Receiver’s Handbook” to assist clients in fulfilling their duties as receivers.
Business and Corporate Law
Marks Gray attorneys have experience in addressing a wide range of your organization’s legal needs. As a mid-sized firm, we have built a reputation for integrity, quality, and responsiveness. Our Business and Corporate Law team represents corporate and individual clients who are forming, growing, buying and selling businesses, preparing and reviewing leases, sales contracts, preparing employment and shareholder agreements, maintaining corporate records and minutes, consulting on environmental issues, advising clients on tax, zoning and lien matters, and other related matters.
Marks Gray attorneys have extensive experience with a range of business and real estate litigation matters, bankruptcy, business contracts, business torts, construction law, government contracts, non-compete agreements, premises liability, property title disputes and zoning issues.
Mergers and Acquisitions
The Marks Gray Mergers and Acquisitions team assists purchasers and sellers in planning, negotiating, and executing stock sales and asset transfers.
Our attorneys help our clients:
- Identify the value of their business and associated real property
- Identify and inventory all intellectual property assets
- Engage a broker as needed
- Draft purchase agreement(s)
- Negotiate favorable terms of the purchase or sale
- Identify options and alternative structures for tax savings
- Provide for transition of employees
- Comply with governmental and regulatory requirements including immigration law compliance