DAVIS & CANTORBusiness, Construction and Art Law Attorneys

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WHO WE AREDavis & Cantor

Davis & Cantor is a multi-state law firm that is focused on representing clients of all sizes in a wide range of business matters. We rely on a combined 45 years of experience and proven efficiencies to keep your legal bills affordable while providing the highest quality representation. We believe in giving our clients the attention, flexibility and dedicated support they deserve.

Our team is an experienced and dedicated group of lawyers who have the requisite know-how to handle whatever matter you may have as it relates to your business.

WHAT WE DOStartups and Small Business

BUSINESS FORMATION
We can form your LLC or corporation in ANY state.
TRADEMARKS
We file trademark applications and protect your intellectual property with iron-clad contracts.
CONTRACTS
Let us help you draft any business contract for an affordable flat fee.
LIQUOR LICENSES
We represent businesses looking to apply for an on-premises license to sell alcohol at their restaurant or bar.
GENERAL COUNSEL
We help you review contracts, resolve disputes, draft effective emails, and improve your overall wellbeing.
BUSINESS MENTORSHIP
Ask about our business mentorship program for small businesses and solo-preneurs.
LEASE REVIEW
We provide lease review and negotiation services for all businesses.
NEW INVESTORS
We provide contracts and counsel on new investor matters.
LOANS
We provide legal advice if you're considering a loan for your business.

WHAT WE DOBusiness Law and Litigation

CONTRACT DISPUTES
We represent businesses in any contract dispute. Through extensive experience we know how to efficiently and cost effectively represent your business.
DEBT COLLECTION
We collect your debt from your clients/customers: before a lawsuit, through a lawsuit, and after you obtain a judgment.
DEBT DEFENSE
We defend individuals and businesses battling loan agreements, promissory notes, convertible notes, and factoring agreements.
LLC LAW LITIGATION
We represent LLC's and its members in disputes arising out of New York LLC law and LLC operating agreements.
CORPORATE LAW LITIGATION
We represent corporations and shareholders in disputes arising out of New York Corporate Law.
COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
We represent businesses in a wide range of commercial litigation matters in Westchester Supreme Court, New York Supreme Court, Kings Supreme Court, Queens Supreme Court and the Southern District of New York

WHAT WE DOConstruction Law

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT DISPUTES
With extensive and unique experience in the construction industry as an educator, project manager, estimator, and general counsel, we are able to provide valuable assistance on all construction contract disputes.
MECHANIC'S LIENS
We prepare, file and serve your lien at the most competitive rates in New York. We also enforce mechanic's liens in an efficient and cost effective manner.
DEBT COLLECTION
We collect your debt from your clients/customers: before a lawsuit, through a lawsuit, and after you obtain a judgment.

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Promissory Notes
February 6, 2023by Jeffrey Davis
Promissory Notes
Periodically a client will ask me to draft a simple promissory note. So, I’ve attached a few versions here for future clients and existing clients to use at their convenience.  A few things to note about a promissory note: one size does not fit all because often the promissory note is just a piece of...
The Buy-Sell Agreement (Form Attached)
February 4, 2023by Jeffrey Davis
The Buy-Sell Agreement (Form Attached)
Below is a sample buy-sell agreement. It works for many business but as discussed below it’s not a one-size-fits-all. In this buy sell agreement the shares of the deceased shareholder are being purchased by the Company instead of the other shareholders. It is typically funded by an insurance policy but that’s not required. One could...
Processes to Improve Your Business
February 1, 2023by Jeffrey Davis
Processes to Improve Your Business
Having systematic processes in your business is critical to creating efficiencies and making room for growth in your business. Here is a list of things you might use in your business to get the most out of your day to day activities. Intake and qualification process Accountability follow-ups Delegating tasks (discuss in next slides) Checklists...
The Federal Arbitration Act is Not Sufficient to Support Jurisdiction
February 1, 2023by Jeffrey Davis
The Federal Arbitration Act is Not Sufficient to Support Jurisdiction
Recently I had a former client try to sue the American Arbitration Association in Federal Court – Southern District of New York. He claims that he did not consent to Arbitration (which is false) and he contests (two years later) and the enforceability of an arbitration provision between him and his former business partner.  The...
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Our Offices

New York City Office:

152 Madison Ave, 14th Fl
New York, NY,10016
Phone: (914) 293 6352

Westchester Office:

600 Mamaroneck Ave, 4th Fl
Harrison, NY 10528
Phone: (914) 293-6352

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