Goldstein & McClintock LLLP
Atlanta | Chicago | Detroit | Milwaukee | New York | Washington, DC | Wilmington, DE
A Smarter, More Flexible Law Firm
Goldstein & McClintock LLLP is a boutique law firm comprised of top professionals with decades of experience at some of the most prestigious law firms in the nation. In addition to handling all aspects of corporate restructuring matters through its pre-eminent corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, and creditors’ rights practice, G&M’s talented attorneys regularly represent companies, financial institutions, governmental entities, and many other clients in a wide variety of transactional and commercial litigation matters.
Regardless of the practice group, G&M’s combination of quality, efficiency, and “outside of the box” thinking – from dispute resolution to fee structures – is unsurpassed. Scroll down to learn more.
G&M Founding Partner Named U.S. Lawyer of the Year in Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring by ACQ 2017 Law Awards
Practice Area Overview
G&M’s award-winning Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice Group is one of the pre-eminent boutique practices in the nation. G&M’s experienced professionals routinely handle all aspects of corporate restructuring matters – including representing debtors, creditors’ committees, secured and unsecured creditors, and many other parties in high-profile cases across the country.
G&M’s Corporate Law Practice Group represents businesses ranging from small start-up organizations to national companies. Regardless of the size of the matter, our philosophy — providing top tier advice and attention to detail in a personalized, accessible, and cost–effective manner — is always the same. From documenting an acquisition or sale to forming an entity or ensuring regulatory compliance, our experienced professionals are here to help.
G&M’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group represents clients in most types of sophisticated commercial litigation. This includes, among other things, disputes relating to contracts and business issues, real estate matters, trusts and estates, class actions, construction issues, copyrights and trademarks, defamation, employment issues, environmental matters, fraud, insurance coverage, mergers and acquisitions, product liability claims, securities, trade secrets, and other complex litigation. G&M’s litigation professionals are also extremely experienced in all forms of bankruptcy litigation, including, but not limited to, preference and avoidance actions, breach of fiduciary duty claims, D&O actions, and claim objections.
G&M’s Finance Practice Group provides efficient and practical legal counsel in connection with all types of complex lending transactions. This includes traditional commercial real estate and asset based lending as well as tax exempt financing such as federal new markets tax credits. G&M also has extensive experience with 7(a) and 504 lending programs administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
G&M’s Real Estate Law Practice Group regularly represents developers, builders, contractors, corporations, investors, owners, and tenants in a wide variety of real estate–related matters. In addition to assisting with commercial closings and otherwise helping to facilitate and close deals for clients, G&M’s professionals have vast experience helping clients get back on track when projects do not go as planned.
Backruptcy & Restructuring Practice
Business & Corporate Practice
Commercial Litigation Practice
G&M’s finance practice group provides efficient and practical legal counsel in connection with all types of complex lending transactions. This includes traditional commercial real estate and asset based lending as well as tax exempt financing such as federal new markets tax credits. G&M also has extensive experience with 7(a) and 504 lending programs administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Real Estate Practice
G&M’S National Scope
Although G&M is a boutique law firm, our talented and experienced professionals routinely handle “national” (and often international) matters, and regularly practice in multiple jurisdictions around the country. In fact, as reflected in the interactive map on the full (non-mobile) version of G&M’s website, G&M’s professionals have been involved in cases in every region of the United States.
Pricing & Fees
Although our partners provide the same level of service that they provided for decades at large national and international law firms, at G&M they can now do so at substantially more reasonable and predicable cost. Not only are hourly rates lower, we strive to maximize the return on our clients’ legal spend though proper staffing and effective planning – often at least as important as rates. And in appropriate circumstances, G&M has implemented a variety of alternative fee arrangements to help clients minimize uncertainty and manage cost. Explore below or contact one of our partners for more information.
When G&M is retained on a monthly retainer basis, we agree to handle all of the legal work in a given area or subject matter for a set monthly fee. The purpose of this structure is to provide certainty to our clients, protecting them against fluctuations in their legal costs and ensuring that they are always paying a reasonable rate that is directly tied to their historical usage (typically reducing average monthly costs).
When G&M is retained on a “success fee” or “contingency” basis, we agree to pursue a matter without charging any hourly fees. Instead, we are paid an agreed success fee only if we achieve a successful outcome – with “success” agreed upon on ahead of time. The purpose of this structure is to minimize risk for our clients and to allow meritorious claims to be pursued in situations where funding is limited.
When G&M is retained on a “flat fee” basis, we agree to complete a particular project for a set fee that is agreed upon in advance. The purpose of this structure is to provide certainty to our clients, protecting them against the risk that we have underestimated the time required to complete the task. If it takes longer, our clients don’t pay more. We take the risk.
When G&M is retained on a “blended fee” basis, we agree to provide our services at a reduced hourly rate (or flat fee), and also agree upon a limited success fee to be paid if we are able to achieve a successful outcome. The purpose of this structure – which is really a combination of several structures – is to minimize risk and “out of pocket” costs to our clients in cases where we are unable to agree to a pure success fee.
Our Diversity is One of
Our Core Assets
At Goldstein & McClintock, we believe that our firm’s ethnic and gender diversity is one of our core assets and a key component of the extraordinary results we routinely achieve for our clients. By having a diverse group of professionals who provide different and unique perspectives on issues, we are able to provide holistic solutions for our clients that are creative, yet pragmatic.
Currently, almost 50% of our firm’s professionals are diverse, including multiple partners and attorneys, and we continue to strive to make sure the firm represents the diverse communities it serves. G&M is honored to have been named “Diversity Law Firm of the Year” three times by the ACQ Law Awards.
We are very proud to continue to foster an environment that is attractive and welcoming to talented professionals of all backgrounds.
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