80 YEARS OF LEGAL EXPERTISE
80 years of combined legal expertise. We have experience in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, takeovers and takeover defense, corporate and securities law and corporate governance. We provide advise to both buyers and sellers. We handle some of the largest, most complex and demanding transactions around the world. We also undertake delicate investigations and litigation matters and counsel senior management in critical situations. We provide inventive and breakthrought solutions that bring about a dramatic impact on business and law. We are leaders.
How to Retain Us
At our firm, our experienced attorneys are dedicated to providing professional and fast service for our clients. We want your case approved as much as you do, and will do everything within the legal framework to advance your interests.
Before taking your case, we provide a free initial consultation via phone conference to evaluate your individual circumstances and give our assessment regarding your potential case. We would like to make sure that we are able to provide valuable service to you before taking your case. Through our free evaluation, we are able to decide on the best direction for your potential case and tailor our legal resources to your specific situation.
After the initial consultation, if you decide to retain Navrat & Oslanec please take the following steps to establish an attorney-client relationship with us:
1. Sign our Attorney Retainer Contract
Following our initial consultation, we will send you our Attorney Retainer Contract. Please read the contract, print it out, and sign it in ink.
2. Return the signed retainer contract with your initial payment to us
You may mail the signed retainer contract (Attorney-Client Agreement), along with payment of the initial attorney fee to our law office or you can scan the signed retainer contract and sent it via email attachment.
3. Receive a copy of signed retainer contract
As soon as we receive your signed contract and process your payment of the retainer fee, an experienced attorney will contact you and begin to work on your case. The completed retainer agreement, signed by both you and attorney, indicates the establishment of an attorney-client relationship.
We become your lawyer only once we have agreed to represent you as a client. Once you have signed and submitted the retainer contract and have paid the required initial attorney’s fee, we will send you a copy of the completed retainer contract. Please note that until then, no attorney-client relationship has been established.
Our firm accepts the following methods of payment: cash, personal checks, money orders, traveler’s checks, cashier’s checks, wire transfers, MasterCard and Visa credit cards.Additionally you can use the Paypal Payment Platform that is quick and save. If you wish to use Paypal please enter the fee amount and click the pay button. You will be automatically forwarded to the Paypal Payment Platform.
You may pay by credit card if following is satisified:
(i) you have recieved our terms and conditions or engagement letter,
(ii) you have agreed to our terms and conditions or with our engagement letter, and
(iii) you prefer to pay by credit card and do not wish to pay by wire transfer or other payments methods.
We’re proud to offer our free evaluation services so that you, our potential client, will receive more information on your options and our expert opinion on the likelihood of a successful case. You may take advantage of our free evaluation services by sending an e-mail to us.
Please be advised that the scope and depth of our free evaluation service is not limitless. We receive an overwhelming number of inquiries about legal issues thereby we can’t guarantee a free evaluation in all circumstances.
For those whose situations do not fall within our free-evaluation categories, you may take advantage of our fee-based consultation services and still obtain our expert advice on your options and eligibility. In many cases, our fee-based consultation services will benefit you because we will be able to spend the necessary time to provide you more detailed answers to your questions.
When taking advantage of our fee-based consultation service, you can choose the level of detail that suits your needs best. Each level depends on how complicated your issues are. The less detailed response you need, or the less difficult the issues, the smaller the cost of the fee-based consultation. Please also note that the full amount of your consultation cost will be fully credited toward your attorney fee if you choose to retain us to handle your case within 15 days of the consultation. The fee-based consultation will enable us to provide you with enough information about your options that you can decide more easily if you want to retain us as attorneys.
Our assignments include:
– Domestic and multi-national mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and start-ups
– Cross-border direct investments
– New financial products
– International capital markets transactions
– Investment funds, including private equity funds and hedge funds
– Restructurings and bankruptcies
– Project and lease financing
– Real estate transactions and financings, including work for REITs
– Tax planning for multinational enterprises
Our real estate practice is broad-based and comprehensive, with lawyers regularly representing owners, lenders, developers and investors worldwide in:
– Acquisitions and dispositions
– Joint ventures, partnerships and equity investments
– Development projects
– Financing, including syndicated lending, securitizations and other capital markets transactions
– Bankruptcy and restructuring work, including workouts, distressed real estate investment and loan restructurings
We have considerable depth in the full array of intellectual property rights, including patents, copyrights, trade secrets and trademarks. Clients in financial services, telecommunications, information technology, e-commerce, computer hardware and software, consumer products, media and entertainment, metals and mining, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and other industries rely on us to address their most important issues involving intellectual property rights.
Our intellectual property transactions practice handles complex business deals throughout the world. We have significant experience in structuring, drafting and negotiating transactions that include licenses; strategic collaborations and corporate partnerships; joint ventures; research and development agreements; manufacturing agreements; supply and distribution agreements; marketing and promotion agreements; outsourcing; and consulting and services agreements.
Together with our complementary expertise in corporate, finance, tax, our intellectual property practice offers an integrated approach to anticipate and meet our clients’ diverse needs.
Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures
Our firm represents international and domestic companies and financial institutions in not only mergers and acquisitions, but also many first-of-their-kind transactions. We advise companies and their boards on making acquisitions, merging, being acquired or fending off hostile takeovers. Our lawyers bring an understanding and appreciation for our clients’ business needs to every deal, and the firm measures its success on our ability to meet and exceed those needs. Our M&A team draws on the full resources of the firm as needed in a given transaction, coordinating efforts with our leading corporate, securities, finance, antitrust, tax, executive compensation and benefits lawyers.
Private Equity and Venture Capital
We continue to advise on some of the highest-profile venture capital matters and our clients appreciate the rigor of our comprehensive approach in protecting and advancing their business interests. With lawyers based in the United States and Europe the firm is respected for its international cohesion.
We assist clients in every phase of a fund’s life cycle – formation, making investments, strategic initiatives and exiting investments. Our clients include independent private equity firms, the private equity divisions of major investment banks, corporate and public pension plans, and companies and individuals. Supported by the firm’s highly-regarded tax, employee benefits, real estate, leveraged finance, M&A and capital markets practices, our private equity practice offers clients representation on the myriad of matters on which we advise them.
We regularly advise issuers and underwriters on company-critical and precedent-setting financing, which span the spectrum of capital markets transactions.