Professional Services Industry Overview
At Porzio, we have a keen understanding of the legal concerns facing professionals—from lawyers to architects, from dentists to engineers. Our insight has been honed by years of experience representing professional service firms in a wide variety of legal matters. Few firms can match our breadth of knowledge and depth of expertise in this specialized field.
We offer professionals a well-rounded suite of legal services ranging from the formation, purchase or sale of professional service firms to the defense of professional negligence claims. By working closely with you and your firm on a wide variety of matters, we gain a deep understanding of how your organization works and how it can best grow. This added insight allows us to advise you at a strategic level. The result is more effective and efficient representation of your firm.
A Suite of Services
The specialties we offer professional service firms include:
- Business Counseling—Assisting professionals in the formation, purchase or sale of a professional practice.
- Liability Defense—Representing professionals in claims of malpractice and professional negligence.
- Business Disputes—Resolving disagreements within your firm and disputes between your firm and other companies—and conducting commercial litigation, if necessary.
- Employment—Assisting professional service firms in developing employee manuals, policies and procedures; defending against employee claims of discrimination; and negotiating severance packages.
- Entertainment and Sports—Representing clients ranging from professional athletes and artists and artist management to industry executives in litigation matters, including breach of contract and fiduciary duty obligations, right of publicity and privacy, and court confirmation of minor's contracts.
- Insurance Coverage—Counseling companies on insurance coverage and litigating to secure that coverage.
- Land Use, Real Estate and Construction—Helping professional service firms, especially architects and engineers, shepherd real estate projects from concept to completion.