Service With Substance

Attorneys at Halloran Farkas + Kittila LLP practice in a wide variety of areas to service the needs of both corporate and individual clients with respect to business and litigation matters. The following highlights just a few of the areas in which HFK Law focuses its practice.

Whether it's a complex corporate governance issue, a matter of corporate finance, or a future M&A or other transaction, HFK Law partners have experience in shepherding both the start-up and the Fortune 500 clients through complex transactional matters as outside general counsel to these businesses. HFK Law partners  Mike Halloran and Mark Hobson have helped to counsel both new and experienced business leaders through the most complex matters.  We can guide you through the complexities of corporate finance, board responsibilities, and securities law requirements, and help to paper the deal correctly and efficiently.

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HFK Law attorneys have served as first-chair litigation attorneys on high stakes corporate and complex litigation matters. HFK Law partners Ted Kittila and Jay McMillan, Jack Harris and Bill Green focus their practice in Delaware Court of Chancery, the Delaware Supreme Court, the Delaware Superior Court, as well as the Federal Court in the District of Delaware. Jeffrey Greilsheimer focuses his practice in New York and regularly appears before the New York state trial courts in New York City and Long Island and United States District Courts for Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.  Jeff also argues appeals in New York’s First and Second Departments and the federal Second Circuit.  All of the HFK Law litigation partners have practiced before other courts nationally.

The team has extensive experience with complex commercial litigation including unfair competition and theft of trade secrets, fiduciary disputes, derivative litigation, contract disputes, financial statement audits, securities regulatory investigations and enforcement, bankruptcy claim disputes, and receivership litigation. The HFK Law litigation attorneys have extensive international experience and have represented clients in connection with claims arising in or involving parties from five continents. Those matters have involved a wide variety of contract disputes, financial products and multi-jurisdictional insolvency cases.

Chambers & Partners recognized the HFK Litigation team in its inaugural edition of the New York regional spotlight, recognizing HFK “for its expertise in commercial litigation.”  Chambers recognized HFK for its work in “unfair competition and theft of trade secrets cases, as well as fiduciary, derivatives, contract and bankruptcy disputes.”

Arbitration and Mediation

Jeff Greilsheimer has successfully represented clients in mediation and in arbitration in large commercial and business transactions. Prior to HFK, much of Jeff Greilsheimer's practice involved representing Latin American clients in U.S. litigation and arbitration.

Chambers & Partners recognized HFK and for its “burgeoning arbitration and mediation practice.”

Intellectual Property

HFK Law partner Mark Hobson has experience in trademarks, service marks, technology transfer arrangements, and SaaS agreements. HFK Law attorneys regularly appear in other U.S. jurisdictions through local counsel and serve as Delaware counsel in patent litigation in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. HFK Law regularly advises start-ups with respect to their intellectual property concerns.

With regulatory concerns being a critical and necessary component of daily business life, HFK Law is well positioned to service its clients before federal regulatory bodies. Mike Halloran is the former Counselor to the Chairman and Deputy Chief of Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission and, as a former General Counsel of Bank of America, has extensive financial institution and securities regulatory experience. Linda Lerner in New York is very experienced in regulatory matters related to broker-dealers, FinTech and digital assets. Bill Green is a former Delaware Deputy Attorney General with nearly a decade of experience in securities enforcement, regulatory investigations, and administrative hearings before regulatory agencies. Jeff Greilsheimer has represented the Big Four accounting firms in SEC enforcement matters. Linda, Bill, Mike and Jeff form our very effective securities law team on investigatory and enforcement matters.

HFK partners Jeffrey Greilsheimer and Mark Hobson bring an international practice to HFK. Jeff has vast experience representing Latin American clients and extensive experience with foreign counsel in connection with applications for U.S. discovery in support of foreign litigation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782. Jeff has frequently represented clients where much of the documentary evidence is in Spanish or Portuguese.  Mark Hobson lived for almost 5 years in São Paulo, Brazil, where he worked in private practice and then in-house at Banco Citibank, N.A. Prior to joining HFK he was a partner in the corporate law department of the oldest law firm in Miami. Mark is conversant in Portuguese He serves Latin American clients. In addition to Latin American clients, Jeff has represented clients located in Bermuda, Curacao, England, France, Gibraltar, Holland, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, and Luxembourg and resolved insolvency claims in Australia, England, Germany, Holland, Hong Kong, Japan, Luxembourg, South Korea and Taiwan. 

The HFK Law team understands advantage derived from working closely with local counsel when matters involve the law more than one jurisdiction.

Tax Consulting

HFK provides sophisticated tax law and structuring services to business clients on their transactions, equity benefit plans, consulting, employment and advisory arrangements, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, business formations and issuance of stock. While we provide these tax services through our lawyers, our tax accounting colleague, Jeff Wilkinson, an experience tax practitioner, is available to advise and assist on these tax matters based on his many years of hands-on tax experience.