DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP

  • Established in 1985
  • Firm Size 65
  • DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLP, is an eighty-lawyer, full-service firm headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey. We are a group of exceptionally skilled, experienced attorneys, who practice in a wide variety of specialties.
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    4.8/5.0 (258)
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    • #1 in weekly profile views out of 34 Law Firms in Teaneck, NJ
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Mergers and Acquisitions

When a company is contemplating a merger, acquisition, divestiture or joint venture, such undertaking requires careful planning and analysis. M&A counsel plays a crucial role in performing that analysis and completing the transaction in a way that advances the client's business objectives, but also protects its interests.

The DeCotiis Firm has experience handling business transactions of all types, including joint ventures, mergers, asset purchases, stock purchases and divestitures. Its attorneys have handled virtually every type of merger (including forward, reverse and triangular), stock transactions and asset transactions, including tax free reorganizations (of all types), taxable transactions and Internal Revenue Code Section 338(h)(10) elections. DeCotiis attorneys have requested private letter rulings from the Internal Revenue Service in particularly complex transactions.

In addition, DeCotiis has the legal depth and diversity of practice areas to assist the client regarding legal issues that routinely present themselves in M&A transactions, such as environmental advice and due diligence, labor negotiations, employment agreements, and real property transactions.

Our philosophy is to provide cost effective, value added, legal services. The extent of our services is governed by our client's direction and the size and scope of the transaction. We make every effort to ensure our fees are commensurate with the tasks assigned.

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4.8/5.0 (258 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Thomas Abbate by a Government Counsel on 01/21/13 in Government

    Tom has repeatedly proven to this client his ability to analyze, complex matter and bring them to an efficient and productive conclusion.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for J. Sheldon Cohen by a Principal on 06/22/12 in General Practice

    I have known him personally & professionally for decades. We have cases together & I send complex litigation & problems to him. He not only does a great job, but he also really knows how to talk to people - respectfully & knowledgeably.

    I have known him personally & professionally for decades. We have cases together & I send complex litigation & problems to him. He not only does a great job, but he also really knows how to talk to people - respectfully & knowledgeably. Read less

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