Megan gives practical day-to-day legal advice to her clients as well as solutions to complex legal issues that affect them.
Clients include small independent grocery store owners to a premier Long Island supermarket chain; residential cooperative corporations ranging from 30 units to over 200 units; an IT company that provides state-of-the-art analytics and security systems world-wide for large retail chains; an international graphic design firm, and numerous other companies. She also represents individuals in many areas of the law including estate planning, probate proceedings and real estate.
For her corporate clients, Megan negotiates business contracts, employment agreements, and handles a variety of business transactions including acquisitions, sales and complex financing arrangements. Clients rely on Megan to advise them on labor and employment issues, to defend Title VII and NYS Human Rights Law discrimination cases before the NYS Division of Human Rights and EEOC, and to guide them on corporate governance and regulatory compliance issues. She also counsels her clients on risk management matters and oversees all personal injury defense litigation (including Labor Law 240 construction cases).
In the residential cooperative arena, Megan offers a wide range of services, from resolving simple disputes between neighbors to preparing corporate documents such as by-laws, proprietary lease amendments, sublease agreements, alteration agreements and default notices. She adeptly negotiates contracts with managing agents and service providers for small and large scale projects. Megan handles all aspects of co-op refinancing and also acts as transfer agent at individual unit closings. She regularly advises clients on changes in governmental requirements affecting Boards such as notice obligations when denying an applicant admission or the legality of companion dogs in No-Pet buildings. Megan attends annual shareholders meetings to explain legal issues facing the cooperative on behalf of the Board.