Integrating Business and Law

The law firm of Wallen-Friedman & Floyd, PA represents businesses and individuals in a myriad of commercial, employment, securities, business and personal matters, including litigation, mediation and arbitration.

Attorneys Leny Wallen-Friedman, Paul Floyd and Diana Morrissey combine substantial business backgrounds with extensive legal experience to provide both business advice and litigation advocacy to their clients.

Depending upon client needs, Paul, Diana and Leny work individually or as a team. Providing prompt, professional services is a hallmark of the firm.

Whether you need legal advice on a business, contract, insurance or employment matter or need representation in court or arbitration, Wallen-Friedman & Floyd can help.  With over 75 years of combined experience integrating business and law, Paul, Leny and Diana will provide creative, pro-active and cost-effective solutions for your legal needs.

Practice Areas

Business Advice

Business Advice

Providing business advice to a broad range of entrepreneurs and small to mid-size for-profit and not-for-profit businesses and charities, including issues relating to ownership, governance, management and operations.

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General Corporate Work

General Corporate Work

For Profit and Not for Profit Corporate Documents, Governing Documents, Articles/Bylaws/Amendments Board Resolutions, Buy-Sell and Shareholder/Member Control Agreements, Buy-out and Transfer of Ownership Agreements, Purchase of Assets/Stock Sale Agreements, Merger/Consolidation of Business Entities, and Employment (hiring offer letters and severance agreements)

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Regulatory

Regulatory

Representing businesses and individuals in federal and state regulatory arenas (ranging from FINRA to professional licensing boards and departments of agriculture, health, transportation, insurance) on issues ranging from licensure and new product approval to targeted investigations and market conduct exams.

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Business Litigation

Business Litigation

Representing clients in mediations, arbitrations, and in state and federal court cases involving issues of contract damages, intellectual property rights/breaches, and the full range of business torts.

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Insurance Coverage

Insurance Coverage

Conducting insurance reviews for corporate policyholders and boards of directors; tendering and negotiating recoveries under fire/property policies, crime/fidelity bonds, and general/specialty liability policies; securing benefits under disability policies; pursuing and defending coverage litigation involving indemnity and defense issues; monitoring and safeguarding excess and uninsured exposures for individual, nonprofit and corporate policyholders.

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Securities Arbitration

Securities Arbitration

Representing clients in investigating and arbitrating issues involving the purchase and sale of securities and regulations governing such transactions.

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Business Transactions

Business Transactions

Advising on and drafting Master Service Agreements and Statement of Work Schedules, Licensing and Sub-Licensing Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), Supply and Distribution Agreements, and Representative and Wholesaler Agreements.

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Law Firm Succession

Law Firm Succession

Advising on and drafting Buy-Sell Agreements, Of Counsel Agreements, Separation Agreements and on other transition related matters.

Paul frequently works with Roy S. Ginsberg when helping clients in this area.

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Severance Agreements

Severance Agreements

Professional Separation Agreements, Stock Buy-Back Agreements, Possible Employment Discrimination Claims, and Post-Termination Employee Benefits

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Contract Drafting

Contract Drafting

Advising on and drafting corporate documents, governing documents, Articles/Bylaws/Amendments Board Resolutions, Buy-Sell and Shareholder/Member Control Agreements, Buy-out and Transfer of Ownership Agreements, Purchase of Assets/Stock Sale Agreements and Merger/Consolidation of Business Entities.

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Medical Employment

Medical Employment

Offer letters, Employment Agreements, Signing Bonus Agreements, Relocation Agreements, and Employee Benefits

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Shareholder Disputes

Shareholder Disputes

Representing clients in investigations and litigation involving disputes between corporate entities and their stakeholders.

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Corporate Counseling

Corporate Counseling

Advising manufacturers and service providers on contract/indemnity and risk management issues; conducting product risk assessments and product literature audits to help manufacturers reduce their product liability exposure; working with product development teams to finalize/update product warranty and warning terms, and to strengthen indemnification clauses.

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Non-Compete Issues

Non-Compete Issues

Representing clients in drafting, interpreting and litigating non-compete clauses.

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Tort Litigation

Tort Litigation

Representing clients in state and federal court cases involving issues of personal injury, product liability, wrongful death, property damage and business torts.

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Employment Advice

Employment Advice

Advising on Offer Letters, Employment Agreements, wage and bonus issues, deferred compensation and Change of Control Agreements, Phantom Stock Agreements and ESOP Plans, and claims of workplace discrimination.

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Physician Contracts

Physician Contracts

Advising on and drafting Offer letters, Employment Agreements, Signing Bonus Agreements, Relocation Agreements, and Employee Benefits

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Wills & Trusts

Wills & Trusts

Last Will and Testament/Revocable Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, Irrevocable Trusts

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Employment Litigation

Employment Litigation

Representing clients in mediations, arbitrations, and in state and federal court cases involving involving hiring offer letters, employment, non-competes, non-disclosure, change of control, separation and severance agreements.

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