Practice Groups

Business Law And Commercial

Business Services:


Sacco & Fillas offers its business clients a wide array of services, including, entity formation, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, business succession planning, and finance within a single, full-service practice.

Our business lawyers provide consistent, timely and cost-effective representation across the broad spectrum of legal needs, while also having access to the specialized expertise necessary to advise clients in complex business and financial transactions. Our clients range from businesses serving the local community to large public and privately owned companies with a national and international presence in a variety of industries.

Business Law:


The essence of business law is the contract or agreement. While this concept is flexible and may include everything from a handshake, an e-mail exchange, or one-page letter to a 100-page document, Sacco & Fillas prides itself in helping clients to decide when a written contract or agreement should be required and to negotiate the appropriate document for the given circumstances. Sacco & Fillas methodically works to provide the right combination of contract provisions, whether it involves recitals, representations, covenants, product and service warranties, indemnification, disclaimers, liability or remedy limitations, confidentiality, intellectual property, notice, termination, choice of law, choice of forum, dispute resolution or publicity.

For example, Sacco & Fillas has prepared and negotiated simple and complex business contracts and agreements, including, shareholder agreements concerning the formation, organization and control of corporations and other business entities; business sales; mergers, acquisitions, alliances, joint ventures and exclusive licensing deals; distribution, sales, supply, services, consulting and loan arrangements; confidentiality, patent, trademark, trade secret, non-competition, non-compete agreements/clauses, employment agreements software and outsourcing matters; and real estate sale and lease agreements.

Commercial Litigation:


Sacco & Fillas is experienced in all facets of commercial litigation, whether it is a disagreement concerning a contract, a dispute between business partners, or even outright fraud or embezzlement. Your unique business problem may require a lawsuit to get the attention of your adversary, and may ultimately end in a jury trial, or out-of-court settlement like the majority of litigation. Whatever is necessary to accomplish the goals of our clients, Sacco & Fillas will ensure that cost-effective and creative solutions are employed. Our experience in adversarial proceedings includes trials before judges and juries, as well as alternative dispute resolution forums, such as non-binding mediation and binding arbitration. Sacco & Fillas regularly represents contractors, retail businesses, restaurants, and other professionals in connection with business disputes.

The firm has successfully prosecuted and defended the following type of actions:

  • Collections
  • No Fault Collections
  • Medical Collections
  • Breach of Contract
  • Shareholder Actions
  • Partnership Actions
  • Corporate Dissolution
  • Declaratory Actions
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Mechanic’s Liens and Foreclosure of Mechanic’s Liens
  • Employment Law
  • Wage & Hour Actions
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Unpaid overtime


And the firm regularly represents commercial clients in their transactions and licensing such as:

  • Business Sales and Acquisitions
  • Corporate and Limited Liability Company Formations
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Liquor Licenses
  • Leases
  • Operating Agreements
  • Management Agreements
  • Employment Agreements
  • Joint Ventures
  • Contracts