Pearson & Schachter represents our clients in business, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and seed financings, real estate, telecommunications, employment and labor, and intellectual property transactions.

Business and Corporate

Pearson & Schachter’s corporate practice includes the consummation of mergers, stock sales, asset acquisitions and other reorganizations, and representing emerging growth companies in all aspects of business and corporate transactions, including entity formation, venture capital and angel financings, entity governance, securities, intellectual property, employment, shareholder and director matters, private placements, and general corporate counseling and business planning issues.

Pearson & Schachter represents companies related to entity formation (Corporations, LLC’s, etc.), corporate governance, securities, intellectual property, employment, shareholder and director matters, private placements, and general corporate counseling.

Pearson & Schachter advises, negotiates and prepares non-disclosure Agreements, consulting Agreements, employment Agreements, general business counseling.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Pearson & Schachter represents companies in the acquisition and disposition aspects of domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, including drafting and negotiating transaction documentation including stock and asset purchase, merger, together with the management of due diligence and preparation of disclosure schedules.

Venture Capital & Emerging Growth

Pearson & Schachter represents start-up and emerging companies looking to expand domestically and internationally and the venture capitalists, private equity groups and angels that invest in them.

Real Estate

Pearson & Schachter’s real estate practice includes sophisticated commercial real estate transactions relating to the acquisition, development, leasing, financing, and disposition of real property, title matters, construction agreements, loans, brokerage agreements, easements and licenses, indemnity agreements, and site access agreements and land-use issues.


Pearson & Schachter has experience representing telecommunications providers, including long distance companies, wireless service providers, and private carriers. Our experience in telecommunications law includes federal, state and local legal and regulatory policy, as well as resolution of disputes among carriers and their customers through negotiation, arbitration, and litigation. In addition, we are called upon to counsel our clients with respect to subscriber agreements, pole attachments and conduit use, and proposed business transactions.

Employment and Labor Law Counseling

Pearson & Schachter’s Employment and Labor Law practice provides a broad range of client counseling services including review and drafting of policies and procedures, contract and employment agreement; negotiation of severance and separation packages; compliance training; investigation of complaints; and litigation avoidance counsling.  Pearson & Schachter also provides general strategic employment and labor advice regarding general compliance issues; professional licensing; wage and overtime issues; terminations, reductions in force, layoffs, and WARN Act issues; EEOC and administrative matters; executive compensation and benefits; privacy and technology issues; non-competes and unfair competition; workplace safety and health; government investigations; and whistleblowing and retaliation.

Intellectual Property

Pearson & Schachter represents clients in technology transactions, intellectual property protection counseling, licensing, trademarks and copyrights.


General Counsel

Pearson & Schachter acts as outside general counsel for companies in their day to day activities.  An outside general counsel is an attorney who is not an employee but who can bring the experience and knowledge necessary to handle a broad array of legal and business matters whenever needed, without the expense of having a full-time attorney on staff. Outside general counsel may perform the vast majority of the company’s transactional and litigation work directly, or, when necessary, may identify unique issues and obtain specialized legal and non-legal referrals, overseeing and coordinating those referrals on behalf of the client.