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David M Slater

ABOUT DAVID M. SLATER:

Mr. Slater is a self-employed attorney admitted to the New York and Connecticut State Bars since 1988.  He serves as General Counsel for a number of entrepreneurial and media companies specializing in publishing, film and television production, Fortune 500 consulting, the music business, and international art transactions.  Mr. Slater specializes in business, real estate, entertainment and intellectual property law.  He also has an MBA and assists growing companies in strategic planning, financial management, structuring workforces, reducing liability, and managing litigation. Mr. Slater is also experienced in negotiations, labor law, personnel issues, risk management, and compliance.  For over two decades he has guided clients on all aspects of the manufacturing, labeling, advertising, and distribution of consumer products, over the counter drugs, and dietary supplements.  For more information about Mr. Slater's work and accomplishments, please see his resume on this website.

AREAS OF LAW THAT WE SPECIALIZE IN:

Business Law & Management:  We act as general counsel to several businesses in the fields of health, consumer products, media, and entertainment. We organize businesses, incorporate companies, and draft bylaws, shareholder agreements, employment contracts, employee manuals, joint venture deals, licensing agreements, partnership agreements, financing agreements, real estate contracts, and most other legal documents relating to businesses. We draft business plans and private placement memorandums, and assist in rasing private financing. We also assist companies with their required meetings and in keeping their corporate books in order. We assist companies to comply with labor laws as well as SEC, FDA, and FTC regulations.  We manage trademarks and copyrights and various business litigation matters.  We advise companies as to their insurance needs and how to reduce liability exposure.  On behalf of our clients, we provide negotiation services and strategic litigation advice.  We provide advice and counsel to company executives that has a direct impact on profitability and company growth.

Media & Entertainment Law:  Our law firm has represented film companies, media companies, publishers, producers, directors, writers, actors, record companies, and art galleries and dealers. We are well versed in all areas of media, entertainment and art law.

Real Estate: We represent clients buying and selling real estate and cooperative and condominium apartments. We draft and negotiate leases and we advise as to litigation of landlord and tenant matters in court.

OTHER SERVICES: David Slater acts as an independent consultant assisting corporations to develop, improve, and leverage their own in-house corporate media and communications departments. Mr. Slater is experienced in all aspects of implementing and managing High Definition (HD) Video production facilities for business, educational, and entertainment purposes.  In the past, Mr. Slater produced serveral award-winning feature length documentaries and PBS television programs, some of which are listed on www.imdb.com (David Slater V).

Since our inception, our firm has enjoyed great success and has continued to grow. We have represented a large number of clients in all areas of business, while meeting a wide range of legal needs. Our firm was founded by Mr. Slater in 1992, and has represented mostly corporate and business clients.
 
Below are photos of Mr. Slater with some high profile individuals.

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MR. SLATER WITH PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON

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MR. SLATER WITH PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN

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MR. SLATER WITH MUHAMMAD ALI

David and Patty Slater
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Mr. Slater with his wife, Patty, August 25, 2008

Our Firm's Mission

The mission of our firm is to provide our clients with the highest level of personal and professional service for their legal and business needs. Please contact us to discuss any specific situation to see how we may be of service.

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