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Closely held and emerging businesses face a number of unique challenges, from start-up to succession planning. Zetlin & De Chiara’s corporate attorneys have a deep understanding of the needs of business owners, entrepreneurs and family-owned companies, and decades of lead-counsel experience helping clients navigate the range of legal issues such businesses typically encounter.

Zetlin & De Chiara is deeply experienced and heavily involved in advising early stage clients for both companies and investors, allowing us to recognize trending issues and solutions on either side. We also maintain many close, longstanding relationships with parties on both sides, allowing us to make key introductions for our clients.


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    ABA, The Construction Lawyer

    Despite advances in design and more stringent regulations, errors persist in the design process. The discovery of a potentially catastrophic design error after the completion and delivery of a project presents an array of ethical and legal issues for the design professional and attorneys who represent them. Ultimately, the questions before the design professional are whether he or she has an ethical or legal duty to warn of the error, and what must be done to satisfy that duty. 

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