Silverman Theologou  LLP's knowledgeable attorney's represent individuals, start-up companies, large closely held businesses and public companies throughout the States of Maryland, New York, New Jersey, the Commonwealths of Virginia and Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C., in the following specific practice areas of the law:

Corporate and Business Law:

Silverman Theologou LLP specializes in providing its individual, business and corporate clients, with advice on protecting their individual, corporate and commercial assets through a multi-disciplinary approach utilizing lawyers, bankers, accountants, insurance professionals, and others. Silverman Theologou LLP regularly advises its clients with respect to matters involving general business law, including: contracting; commercial leasing; capitalization and finance; commercial transactions; structuring of equity ownership; stock splits and stock dividends; entity governance; equity and non-equity based incentive compensation plans, personnel policies and manuals, employment issues; voting and take over advice; shareholder concerns; and shareholder and board of director representation.

Silverman Theologou LLP assists its individual, business and corporate clients with respect to a wide range of business issues and actively participates in negotiating and drafting documents such as business contracts; loan agreements; financing documents; private placement memorandums; investor documents; buy-sell agreements; notes; security agreements; bonds; guarantees, subordination agreements, subrogation agreements; letters of credit; employment agreements; non-compete agreements; vendor and supplier agreements; customer purchase agreements; service agreements; and general commercial contracts.

Corporate Formation (C Corps, S Corps, L.L.C., L.L.P.):

Silverman Theologou LLP helps new businesses and entrepreneurs form their companies, by advising them about various types of entities: including limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, partnerships, S or C corporations. Silverman Theologou LLP, utilizes its experience and business acumen to serve both public and private companies, and assists clients in the preparation of all corporate governance documents including corporate by-laws, operating agreements, partnership agreements, shareholders agreements, buy-sell agreements, meeting minutes, capitalization schedules and ledgers. Silverman Theologou LLP additionally has assisted clients in updating corporate governance and annual entity maintenance of corporate books and records and compliance.

Business Acquisitions and Transactions:

Silverman Theologou LLP has represented sellers, selling shareholders and buyers, and is active in advising clients in connection with the acquisition and sale of existing businesses, forming new ventures, debt and equity financing, and legal compliance. Silverman Theologou LLP assists clients including individuals, privately held companies, banks and second tier lenders in facilitating the preparation of transactional documents including stock and asset purchase agreements, as well as structuring bulk sales, stock purchases, asset purchases, and the purchases of companies from trustees in bankruptcy.

Corporate & Commercial Litigation:

With attorneys licensed to practice before the courts in The States of Maryland, New York, New Jersey, the Commonwealth of Virginia and Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C., combined with over 20 years of litigation experience, Silverman Theologou LLP carefully manages each case from the initial pleadings through discovery, settlement negotiations, and trial in a manner that is always reflective of our clients' goals and business objectives.  Silverman Theologou LLP is highly skilled in handling contentious matters for clients through jury and non-jury trials and alternative dispute resolution procedures. Silverman Theologou LLP additionally, has extensive experience in emergency pre-trial measures such as injunctions, restraining orders, pre-judgment attachments and liens, and receiverships.

Silverman Theologou LLP provides litigation services ranging from simple breach of contract matters to complex commercial litigation, including cases involving: business related disputes and controversies relating to contracts, notes and guaranties; tortious interference with contracts; tortious interference with prospective economic advantage; violations of restrictive covenants; security agreements and other loan documents; construction contracts; computer software contracts and other high-technology contracts; consulting agreements, and real estate contracts and disputes.

Consumer and Commercial Collections:

Silverman Theologou LLP's attorneys, paralegals and other professionals are dedicated to helping our clients maintain customer accounts, collect past due accounts and recapture bad debt. Silverman Theologou LLP, with over 20 years of commercial collection experience, collects client accounts more efficiently, and for a lower fee, than collection agencies or other law firms. Although it is never our intention to chase away our clients’ customers, Silverman Theologou LLP’s aggressive approach has produced an excellent rate of return. Silverman Theologou LLP additionally provides clients with immediate telephone access to discuss legal questions and issues, weekly updates, copies of all documents generated, and a comprehensive monthly report which gives clients a history of all accounts and transactions.

Silverman Theologou LLP further provides clients with exceptional value utilizing a variety of fee structures including hourly fees, contingency fees, reduced flat fees and monthly retainers.

Our proactive approach to dealing with client collection accounts, superior rate of return and reduced fee structure provides our clients with exceptional results and value.

Corporate Restructuring, Wind Down and Work Out:

Silverman Theologou LLP, through its strategic planning program has worked with clients to successfully reorganize business entities, consolidate business functions, obtain financing, restructure debt and establish plans to collect accounts receivable. Through comprehensive planning and preparation, Silverman Theologou LLP, has helped clients to operate more efficiently, profitably and without the need to seek bankruptcy protection.

Silverman Theologou LLP has additionally assisted institutions, including banks and second tier lenders, in winding down businesses and restructuring customer debt through our loan work out program. Silverman Theologou LLP has assisted our clients in collecting their customers’ outstanding receivables for the purpose of paying both secured and unsecured creditors. Through our loan work out program, Silverman Theologou LLP has successfully negotiated for its clients’ customers the reduction of debt and collection of accounts receivable in such a manner that has resulted in the customers ability to pay all creditors in full, without the necessity of utilizing corporate and personal guarantees.

Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning:

Silverman Theologou LLP helps to preserve our clients' wealth through the creation of wills, trusts and extensive estate planning. Silverman Theologu LLP's services are tailored to meet the individual needs of our clients, and include: business succession planning; estate plans using life insurance products, including traditional and private split-dollar arrangements; the preparation of wills; the establishment, funding and administration of sophisticated trusts; the preparation of buy-sell agreements among members and non-family shareholders; and, the administration of estates and trusts, including probate.

Bankruptcy – Creditors Rights:

Silverman Theologou LLP represents both secured creditors and unsecured creditors in all aspects of Bankruptcy under Chapters 7, 11 and 13, including motions for relief from the automatic stay, cash collateral agreements, asset sales under 363 of the Bankruptcy Code, preference litigation, discharge litigation and plan confirmation litigation. Silverman Theologou LLP also has experience in workouts, non-bankruptcy liquidations, placing businesses into receiverships, obtaining injunctions to prevent the wasting of assets, seizing assets both before and after obtaining judgment, obtaining and defending confessed judgments and litigating the rights of noteholders, makers and guarantors.

Information Technology Law:

Silverman Theologou LLP represents established and emerging computer, software and internet companies, as well as independent consultants and advisors. Our assistance includes an understanding, interpretation, and application of computer law, software law and technology law. Additionally, Silverman Theologou LLP routinely drafts and negotiates technology contracts, including computer contracts, software license agreements, web development agreements, co-branding agreements, consulting agreements, non-disclosure agreements, non-solicitation agreements and non-compete agreements, and many other types of technology contracts.

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