Employment Litigation and Agency Charges

access_time Posted on: May 13th, 2019

Sometimes disputes arise despite efforts to develop and implement best employment policies and practices. When disputes arise, whether involving discrimination and harassment or wage & hour claims, agency investigations, or issues involving theft of trade secrets and unfair competition, CGA’s experienced employment litigation team provides a continuity of representation across all dispute resolution venues. From interfacing with government investigators, to participation in alternative dispute settings, to litigating in administrative settings or state or federal court, CGA has successfully represented clients in all types of employment disputes. When efforts to prevent litigation prove unsuccessful, we are prepared to fight for our… read more »

Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP)

access_time Posted on: April 15th, 2019

An ESOP, or Employee Stock Ownership Plan, is a program that provides a company’s workforce with an ownership interest in the company. CGA Law Firm also has experience in counseling and structuring businesses in the establishment of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP). We regularly counsel, design, plan, and implement ESOP and S Corporation ESOP. ESOP Feasibility Studies Lender Searches Business Succession through ESOP Leveraged ESOP buyouts and other Types of Structured Management Buy-Outs The CGA Law Employment Benefits Attorneys stay current on state and federal regulations in the increasingly complex area of employee benefits and can help you reexamine your… read more »

Commercial Lending

access_time Posted on: April 15th, 2019

At CGA Law Firm, we extend our expertise to represent both financial and non-banking financial institutions comprehensively in all aspects of commercial loan transactions. From the initial drafting of loan documents to conducting thorough due diligence reviews of all pertinent information related to borrowers and guarantors, our team ensures meticulous attention to detail at every step. Acquisition Financing Construction Loans Equipment Financing Inventory Financing Letters of Credit and Leasing Transactions Lines of Credit Real Estate Acquisition Loans Real Estate Refinance, Improvement, and Acquisition Term Loans USBA and other Government-Assisted Loan Transactions Working Capital Please contact CGA Law Firm at (717)… read more »

Business Organization and Corporate Compliance

access_time Posted on: April 15th, 2019

At CGA Law Firm, our Business Organization Attorneys excel in guiding clients through the intricate process of structuring their business entities. We understand the profound impact that choosing the right legal structure can have on growth, liability, and tax considerations. With our expertise in Pennsylvania law, we help clients navigate every aspect, from creation to dissolution, ensuring they make informed decisions. “C” Corporation “S” Corporation Application for Registration of Mark Fictitious Names Foreign Associations General Partnership Limited Liability Company Limited Liability Limited Partnership Limited Liability Partnership Limited Partnership PA Business Corporation Sole Proprietorship Our Corporate Compliance attorneys understand that the… read more »

Banking Law

access_time Posted on: April 15th, 2019

At CGA Law Firm, our Banking Law attorneys specialize in navigating the intricate government regulations that govern the banking industry. We stay updated on specific guidelines, restrictions, and requirements imposed on banks, ensuring our clients remain compliant and protected. Our expertise extends beyond Banking Law to encompass contract law and various sub-specialties. We provide comprehensive assistance in diverse areas such as: Debt and equity offerings Facilitating new bank formations Ensuring compliance with consumer protection laws Facilitating mergers and acquisitions Handling contests for corporate control Managing securities reporting requirements With a deep understanding of the regulatory landscape, our team is committed… read more »

Corporate

access_time Posted on: April 15th, 2019

With a seasoned team of corporate and employment law attorneys, CGA Law Firm offers the specialized skills essential for advancing your business through multiple business law endeavors. Regardless of your business scale, whether you’re at the helm of a large corporation, starting your first business, or spearhead a non-profit organization, our legal experts cater to your distinct requirements. We prioritize active listening to comprehend your unique needs, paving the way for practical and innovative solutions that align seamlessly with your objectives. Our commitment mirrors your passion, ensuring steadfast guidance whenever challenges arise, fostering an environment conducive to sustained growth and … Read more

Affirmative Action

access_time Posted on: January 16th, 2019

Winning a federal contract bid is rewarding and exciting. However, it may subject your company to an audit by the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP). CGA Law Firm understands this and has developed a procedure when counseling its federal contractor employers by enacting Affirmative Action Programs (AAP). The AAP is a policy implemented at a federal contractor’s place of employment that promotes diversity in equal employment throughout the workplace. AAP should not be taken lightly. Carefully drafting an AAP and proper implementation of the program is of great importance to your company. CGA Law Firm stays current on … Read more

Employee Handbooks And Training

access_time Posted on: January 16th, 2019

No matter the size of your business or the industry, we know that you are faced with employment law challenges. Because we understand that you must stay focused on achieving your business objectives, we work with you to formulate preventative strategies to avoid risks that can lead to costly and time consuming issues. Workplace Harassment Prevention Hiring, discipline and discharge Title VII / ADA / ADEA / FMLA Compliance Workplace Violence Employee Performance Management Workplace Investigations Union avoidance Our trainings provide your managers and supervisors with the basics of employment law so they are better prepared to identify and prevent … Read more

Employment Agreements

access_time Posted on: January 16th, 2019

One of the most effective ways to minimize disputes between businesses and their employees is to document expectations and contingency plans. Well-drafted employment agreements, including non-compete obligations, protection for intellectual property and trade secrets, and clear expectations for the period during and after employment can save the many hours and substantial costs involved in resolving disputes in cases where obligations and expectations are left unclear. CGA Law Firm will prepare and/or help negotiate executive employment agreements and compensation plans, independent contractor or service provider agreements, restrictive covenants such as non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, and separation or severance agreements. In every … Read more

Labor Relations/Collective Bargaining

access_time Posted on: January 16th, 2019

Organized labor remains a powerful force, wielding tremendous influence over employers and management. CGA Law Firm understands this and has developed the talent and experience to counsel our clients to advantageous, legal and practical solutions concerning unionized workforces. As business partners, our labor law attorneys take a strategic approach to every engagement, helping our clients to: Negotiate union contracts and collective bargaining agreements Prepare for and respond to work stoppages Respond to and arbitrate grievances Develop strategies for union avoidance For all employers, positive employee relations are important to overall business success, but for employers of unionized workforces, positive labor … Read more