Business Litigation, Real Estate, Title, Labor & Employment Attorneys
Padula Bennardo Levine, LLP strives to be the complete business source to meet all the legal needs of business owners in Boca Raton and South Florida. To that end, the firm’s attorneys engage in matters across the spectrum of South Florida business transactions and litigation, including labor and employment issues, real estate matters, construction law, franchise litigation and more. Below is a brief overview of the firm’s activities in its major areas of practice. Select a topic for more detailed information regarding any particular practice area.
- Business Litigation
- Business Transactions
- Construction Litigation
- Estate Planning & Probate
- Franchise Litigation
- Labor & Employment Law
- Real Estate Law
- Title Services
Business Litigation – The firm provides strong, effective representation in business and commercial breach of contract disputes, as well as matters involving allegations of fraud and the full range of business torts. Additionally, the firm’s experienced litigators handle corporate disputes including shareholder derivative suits, director and officer fiduciary disputes, and others.
Real Estate – Padula Bennardo Levine, LLP represents clients in commercial and residential real estate transactions in and around Boca, providing advice and assistance with all legal property matters from conducting title searches and clearing title to representation at closing. The firm engages in litigation as necessary to enforce and protect clients’ property rights in a real estate transaction and throughout the lifetime of property ownership.
Labor & Employment Law – The firm helps business owners to stay up-to-date and in compliance with the myriad local, state and federal laws and regulations governing the employment relationship. The firm provides advice and assistance with employment contracts, including severance agreements, as well as related resources such as employee handbooks and personnel policies. The firm’s experienced litigators handle the full range of labor and employment-related claims, including unpaid overtime and minimum wage claims, FMLA claims, and claims related to employment discrimination or workplace sexual harassment.
Business Transactions – From entity formation to the negotiation, drafting and review of the full array of commercial contracts and corporate dealings, to general advice and assistance with legal issues surrounding day-to-day management and operations, the firm lends a helping hand to small and medium-sized businesses in Boca Raton through representation in the full range of business, commercial and corporate transactions.
Title Services – As the owner for many years of a high-volume Boca Raton title company, firm partner Cristofer Bennardo is intimately familiar with the myriad legal and practical aspects of Florida commercial and residential real estate transactions. Together with its affiliated title agency, the firm provides turnkey assistance with all aspects of South Florida real estate transactions, up to and including closing.
Estate Planning & Probate – As a full-service law firm, Padula Bennardo Levine, LLP provides estate planning and probate services for its clients with a particular insight into business and tax matters. The firm advises clients and drafts wills, trusts, healthcare directives and powers of attorney for a comprehensive estate plan that meets clients’ needs during their lifetime and fulfills their wishes after they are gone. The firm conducts estate planning with an understanding and sensitivity to business succession and other important business planning matters. The firm also engages in probate and estate administration and litigation as necessary for the benefit of interested parties involved in a contested will or other adversarial probate matter.
Construction Litigation – Padula Bennardo Levine, LLP represents plaintiffs and defendants in the full range of construction litigation claims, including general contract disputes, design defects, delay claims, interference, construction liens, and more. With a background representing developers, contractors, engineers, architects and landowners, the firm’s attorneys are well-situated to represent any party to a construction dispute with keen insight and ability to quickly assess the situation and strategize effective solutions.
Franchise Litigation – The firm represents franchisees and franchisors in litigation in state and federal courts and before arbitration tribunals, from pre-suit injunctions to judgment enforcement. Business trends are moving toward a franchise model across a host of industries; parties to a franchise agreement need the help of qualified attorneys who understand the Franchise Rule and the legal and practical considerations of franchise law litigation and arbitration.
South Florida’s Complete Business Source
For assistance in any of the above matters or to discuss your own unique needs with a team of dedicated legal professionals committed to the principles of ethics in representation and a high level of client service, contact Padula Bennardo Levine in Boca Raton at 561-544-8900.