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At Tand & Associates, we pride ourselves on putting our clients’ needs first, always striving to meet and exceed their expectations. Based at the hub of Garden City business on Stewart Avenue, we are available for initial free consultations and committed to treating each client who enters our office with personal attention and respect. If you are seeking attorneys who are not only highly skilled but dedicated to serving with integrity, you have come to the right place. Our practice areas include Employment Law, Civil Rights Matters, Business Law, Animal Law, and General Litigation Matters. Whichever sphere you require assistance with, we are well-prepared to give you excellent, dependable legal service.

Business Law

Whether you are starting a business, forming a partnership or corporation, or need advice on trademark protection and licensing, we are here to help you navigate the process. We are also available to help you make the best possible deal as you buy or sell a business.

We are keenly aware of the advantages and disadvantages of various business strategies with the ability to assist you as you form a business entity most appropriate to your needs. We are fully equipped to help you with:

  • Formation of a C- or S- Corporation
  • Formation of a Limited Liability Companies (LLC)
  • Formation of a partnership (including an LLP)
  • Stock or Asset Purchase Agreements (APA)
  • Share Sale Agreements
  • Joint ventures
  • Buying or selling a business
  • Corporate liability issues
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Preparation and review of business contracts

No matter what your business needs, our savvy business attorneys are ready to help you achieve your highest goals.

Employment Law

Employment law concerns the regulations that govern and protect the rights of employers and workers. At Tand & Associates we can successfully represent either party in the workplace. On the one hand, we protect workers from discrimination and retaliation; on the other, we help employers keep apprised of, and compliant with, laws concerning their policies in terms of hiring, promoting, paying, providing leave, disciplining, and terminating employees.

Areas of employment law we assist our clients with include:

  • Establishment of company policies
  • Employment agreements
  • Disputes between employees and employers
  • Sexual harassment claims and lawsuits
  • The Family Medical Leave Act
  • Wage and Hour Laws
  • Workers’ Compensation

Whether you are the head of a company or an employee, our up-to-date knowledge of federal and state law, as well as our skill in negotiation and litigation, will serve you well.

General Litigation

We can also provide you with legal assistance if you become entangled in a business dispute. Well-versed in all types of civil litigation, we will work hard to win your case whether you are the plaintiff or defendant and whether you are acting as an individual, partner, shareholder or corporation. Our attorneys are fully prepared to deal with all types of civil litigation, including:

  • Breach of contract
  • Fraud
  • RICO
  • Trade secrets
  • Non-compete covenants
  • Securities matters
  • Liquor license violations
  • Injunctions
  • Real estate and construction matters
  • Premises liability   

Our civil litigation attorneys are experienced negotiators and try to settle cases as expeditiously as possible through mediation or arbitration. If necessary, however, they are powerful litigators in state, federal or appellate courts.

Civil Rights Litigation

At Tand & Associates, we are dedicated to protecting the civil rights of our clients, rights that, unfortunately, are all too often threatened. Whether you have been treated unfairly in terms of hiring, promotion, discipline, or termination on the job, or experienced discrimination anywhere because of your race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religion, our attorneys have the know-how to defend you.

The Constitution and a number of federal laws protect your right to fair and equal treatment, but there are times when even those tasked with enforcing such regulations behave abusively. If you have been harassed or threatened by police, or have experienced police brutality due to prejudice or discrimination, our lawyers will step in with the knowledge and power to defend you.

You are specifically protected by the following civil rights laws, laws our attorneys are well-versed in: 

  • The Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII)
  • The Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • The Equal Pay Act of 1963
  • The Age Discrimination and Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA)
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

You are also protected by law from sexual harassment which includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and verbal or physical attention of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment needn’t be directed at you personally. Offensive comments about

women, men, gays, lesbians, transgender individuals -- all are against the law. Not every sexual statement or dirty joke rises to the level of sexual harassment, but a hostile work environment with pervasive taunting or derision is illegal.

Animal Law

Tand & Associates is one of the few firms in New York State with a specialty in animal law, a branch of law that involves the protection of non-human animals. Our clients in this field are private individuals as well as activist groups and conservation organizations. We have experience with incidents of wrongful death, veterinary malpractice, products liability litigation, and issues involving drafting estates and trusts to care for pets after their owner’s death.

Animal law, a relatively new field, concerns itself with all animals, including:

  • Companion animals (pets)
  • Service animals
  • Wildlife
  • Animals used in entertainment
  • Animals bred for food or research

In many ways, animal law runs a parallel course to environmental law, facing some of the same challenges and seeking similar changes in the human perspective on the natural world.

Garden City Law Firm Serving Nassau County and Long Island

As you can see, Tand & Associates PC is a diverse practice, encompassing many important aspects of law. No matter which of our specialties you require help with, we are committed to exploring the specifics of your case, giving you individualized attention, and seeing to it that you succeed in accomplishing your goals. We can be reached at 516-393-9151, or by filling out a contact form on our website.

A fierce team of lawyers knowledgeable and aggressive with a passion for seeking justice.  I am proud to have chosen them.   
Beatrice L

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