Schlossberg, LLC  Recent Transactions

Representative Transactions:

We have advised our clients in a broad series of transactions and controversies. Here is a sample of some recent cases:

  1. Represented multi-national corporation in acquisition of 50,000 square foot building and permitting of property for hazardous materials handling.
  2. Advised real estate partnership in $1 million private placement of investment units in multi-unit apartment acquisition.
  3. Represented the Seller of a specialty construction supply company to a strategic Canadian acquirer in a $4,500,000 deal.
  4. Represented the Seller of commercial construction supply manufacturer in the sale of its North American operations to a strategic European acquirer in an approximate $20,000,000 deal.
  5. Represented clients in audit by Internal Revenue Service through the IRS Appeals Division concerning valuation issues
  6. Implemented transfers to younger generation through use of grantor retained annuity trusts and installments sales to intentionally income tax defective grantor trusts as well as transfers using family limited partnerships and family limited liability companies
  7. Represented executors and personal representatives in all aspects of Massachusetts and Florida estate administrations, in the preparation of applications for appointment, inventories, accountings, federal and state estate tax returns, and allocations of estate assets among beneficiaries
  8. Developed gift program to transfer assets to lower generation family members with minimal tax consequence
  9. Represented U.S. Distribution company in $50,000,000 complex cross-border sale/joint venture transaction.
  10. Represented founder of start up in $1,000,000 cash out to a venture capital firm.
  11. Successfully represented commercial landlord to obtain large monetary jury verdict against former tenant.
  12. Successfully represented homeowners association against real estate developer.
  13. Successfully represented engineer in complex commercial litigation.
  14. Represented local importer in acquisition of land and subsequent $6.75 million construction loan for construction of a new warehouse facility.
  15. Represented purchaser in aquisition of $8 million chemical company.
  16. Represented purchaser in aquisition of $5 million regional plumbing contractor business.
  17. Represented chemical company in international IP licensing agreement.
  18. Real Estate counsel to local development company. Wrote title to and negotiated $15 million loan facility with equity investment component for construction of workforce housing project in Worcester.
  19. Counsel to private investor in acquisition of distressed service company, which included negotiating the acquisition of company's debt by a third party.
  20. Represented purchaser in financed acquisition of $4 million Nissan car dealership.
  21. Company counsel to national medical imaging and diagnostic facility business in $10.5 million private placement by a national investment bank.
  22. Numerous transactions involving an inter-family/inter-generational transition of a closely held business.
  23. Represented multi-national materials testing company in $120 million stock sale to private French company.
  24. Represented venture capitalist in a $12.5 million preferred stock investment in technology based start-up.
  25. Represented buyer in $1.3 million transaction for a bar, restaurant and mixed use building, including transfer of liquor license.
  26. Represented seller in $3.5 million transaction for multi-location retail lumber sales business.
  27. Successfully prosecuted multiple trademarks for shoe designer, internet access provider and entertainment group.
  28. Successfully defended age discrimination claim and race based claim on behalf of employer using a creative defense not yet recognized by the SJC.
  29. Successfully defended pregnancy/disability claim on behalf of employer based on defense that employee would have been terminated despite informing the employer that she was pregnant and required a leave of absence.
  30. Successfully defended business owner charged with sexual harassment and adverse personnel action arising from refusal to accede to the business owner’s sexual demands.
  31. Successfully represented insurance agency in enforcing a non-competition/non-solicitation agreement against a former employee salesperson whom had access to the agency’s customer list.
  32. Represented owner of multiple rental properties in $4 million refinance and defeasance of securitized loan.
  33. Negotiated $3 million construction contract for residential and commercial property development.
  34. Facilitated IRC § 1031 “reverse tax-free” exchange of commercial property.
  35. Represented seller in $1.3 million sale and lease-back arrangement for industrial property complex.
  36. Represented $5 million estate in litigation by spouse challenging pre-nuptial agreement.
  37. Successfully defended boat owner in a suit brought by buyer who was defrauded by alleged agent of owner.
  38. Successfully argued record authentication issues before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
  39. Successfully established a new theory of damages in insurance claims before the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
  40. Successfully established a new law regarding estate statute of limitations case by arguing Supreme Judicial Court.
  41. Numerous Successful commercial landlord evictions in complex tenant eviction obtaining possession, damages and denial of tenant’s counterclaims.
  42. Successfully defended commercial tenant from landlord’s numerous eviction attempts.
  43. Successfully represented numerous commercial manufacturers and service providers in lawsuits commenced to collect payment due for goods and services.
  44. Successfully represented majority shareholder in $4 million alleged “freezeout” action brought by minority shareholder.
  45. Defended former business owners in alleged misrepresentation suit brought by buyer for damages allegedly arising from $2 million sale of business.
  46. Represented heirs of deceased in $1 million claim against family member for misappropriation of deceased’s assets.
  47. Represented commercial building owner against contractor in $2 million construction dispute.
  48. Represented tenant in 375,000 sq ft warehouse lease.