Fox’s attorneys assist domestic and international companies, contractors, subcontractors, owners, project managers, architects, engineers, designers, sureties, insurance companies, suppliers, trade associations, lenders, real estate developers and others on projects from start to finish. The firm advises on labor and employment, contracts, insurance, environmental, regulatory, tax, real estate and other matters. It also handles all aspects of government contracts.
Fox advises companies at all stages of growth, handling corporate formation, management, growth, mergers and acquisitions and transfers. The firm is outside counsel to publicly traded corporations, handles major acquisitions and divestitures for middle-market businesses, buys and sells local companies and counsels on international acquisitions.
Emerging Companies and Venture Capital:
Fox works with and has a deep understanding of the spectrum of industries relevant to startups, including pharmaceuticals, medical technologies and health care; technology services; energy, clean/sustainable technology and other entities within the socially conscious business arena; financial services; fashion; food and drug law; franchise businesses; hospitality; entertainment and retail.
Fox’s entertainment law group offers both boutiquestyle entertainment services along with large law firm resources to artists, child entertainers, athletes, corporations, models and modeling agencies, studios and others. The firm focuses on brand development and protection, reputation preservation, career launching and multichannel cross-marketing using traditional and new digital technologies and social media.
Fox handles regulatory compliance and enforcement; permitting; site remediation and redevelopment; implementation of environmental management systems; product and take-back requirements; sustainable “green” development; environmental aspects of transactions; due diligence; product liability and toxic tort claims; hazardous waste clean-up and discharge regulation; and state and federal environmental litigation.
Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy:
Fox’s attorneys provide comprehensive, sophisticated counsel in out-of-court restructurings, bankruptcy proceedings and workouts and represents secured and unsecured creditors, chapter 11 debtors, statutory committees and chapter 11 and chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees.
Franchising, Licensing & Distribution:
Fox’s franchising team is a diverse group of attorneys who know the business and the law and addresses the needs of all franchise and distribution companies, whether based on industrial, retail, food, entertainment, service, technology or home-based businesses.
With one of the largest gaming law practices in the US, Fox advises domestic and international casino managers/owners; marketers, suppliers, internet gaming companies and distributors; investors and financial services companies; hospitality and restaurant entities; racetrack owners/operators; construction firms; real estate developers; and domestic gaming companies on regulatory, licensing, compliance, financing and operational issues.
Fox counsels health services entities as well as physicians and others involved in direct care on all aspects of health law.
Fox’s IP group offers the complete package of IP services: patent prosecution and transactions; copyright and trademark protection and registration; brand development; post-grant proceedings; litigation; licensing; due diligence reviews; IP audits and evaluations; and trade secret and Hatch-Waxman litigation.
Labor and Employment:
Fox serves clients from union and non-union workplaces across the spectrum of industries, providing practical and strategic ways to manage increasingly complex workplace regulations. The firm counsels on affirmative action programs; OFCCP compliance; benefits; employee privacy; labor management relations; policy development; wage and hour claims; immigration; staffing; unfair competition; and trade secrets, among others areas.
Fox’s litigation attorneys handle a broad range of disputes for clients, including those involving media, defamation and privacy law; environmental; white collar compliance and defense; securities law; construction; tax controversy and litigation; insurance; eminent domain/condemnation; probate and trust law; as well as in international matters and class actions.
Real Estate and Zoning/Land Use:
Fox’s attorneys handle acquisitions; sales; leasing; joint ventures; financing; commercial foreclosures and workouts; zoning and land use; construction and contract disputes; tax appeals; public/private development partnerships; condemnation; condominium/hotel and motel issues; and sustainability. Clients include owners, developers, investors, lenders, real estate professionals, design firms, landlords, tenants, financial institutions, syndicators, and insurance companies, among others.
Taxation and Wealth Planning:
Fox helps clients navigate complex tax laws governing businesses and individuals. The firm advises on business and international taxation; family business and succession planning; federal estate and gift tax planning; nonprofit organizations; probate and trust law litigation; tax controversy and litigation; trust and estate law and administration.
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