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Retail Sector

Hodgson Russ has acted on behalf of retailers, suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and investors in a wide range of sectors of the retail industry, including assisting Canadian-based and other non-U.S. retailers in establishing footholds in the United States. Our representation includes strategic advice and counsel on a comprehensive array of legal, corporate, and business-related matters.

Our attorneys provide the full spectrum of real estate-related legal services involving purchases, sales, and leasing of commercial properties, securing title insurance, financing for real estate development projects, landlord-tenant matters, developer agreements and construction contracts, and environmental and land use issues.

We represent public and private companies in matters related to corporate structure and governance, SEC compliance and regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions, and federal, multistate, state, and local tax issues.

For matters related to labor and employment law, Hodgson Russ represents management in the areas of employment contracts and employee relations, including handbooks, discipline, discrimination, and termination suits. We regularly appear before the National Labor Relations Board and other hearing boards and tribunals; handle ERISA matters; and negotiate on behalf of clients in union representation proceedings and contract arbitrations.

We represent clients in all matters of commercial litigation, including real estate matters, landlord-tenant disputes, employee claims, franchise disputes, and numerous other areas.