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Jeremy Waitzman

About Jeremy Waitzman

Jeremy chairs the Corporate Group at the Sugar Law Firm (Sugar Felsenthal), a national boutique serving the affluent and the companies they own or otherwise control. He advises his clients on significant transactions and operational issues in their businesses. Described by clients as "an essential business advisor" and "a partner in the success of my business," Jeremy has substantial experience representing businesses of all types and sizes from inception, guiding them through significant growth, and often through ownership's exit. His clients include privately-held middle market and emerging growth companies, family offices/funds, investors, C-level executives, boards of directors, family-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. Jeremy counsels clients in the areas of corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, private placements, and general contract law. He represents individuals, closely held businesses, start-up companies and serves as outside counsel to several large corporations. His work with companies often includes strategies for the creation of enterprise value.

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Requesting Rent Concessions in Response to Coronavirus

Business owners may need to seek rent concessions during the COVID-19 crisis. What’s the best way to request rent help or rent abatement from your landlord?

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How to Get COVID-19 Related SBA Disaster Loans

Do you have a small business impacted by COVID-19? Read these tips on how to apply for SBA disaster loans during the coronavirus crisis. 

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Force Majeure Clauses in the Age of Coronavirus

As the COVID-19 coronavirus disrupts global business and supply chains, here’s what you should know about invoking force majeure clauses.

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The LLC Operating Agreement Demystified

An LLC operating agreement is a set of rules and provisions that outlines company structure, management, compensation and other internal issues.

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Musings and More About “Market” Terms in Transactions

An Overreliance on Market Terms Business professionals commonly negotiate transactions by reference to what is “market.” This makes great sense for the people who are responsible for negotiating price. Valuation and pricing methods are relatively tried and true after all, and math is an exact science. This is not to suggest that buyers and sellers […]

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The New York City Bar Versus The Litigation Funding Industry

The New York City Bar Versus the Litigation Funding Industry

Let’s Talk Litigation Funding A July 30, 2018, legal ethics opinion from the New York City Bar Association (“NYCBA”) raises concerns about a common structure used for funding of litigation. In particular, the NYCBA Professional Ethics Committee concludes: “Under Rule 5.4(a) [of the New York Rules of Professional Conduct], a lawyer may not enter into […]

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