Our Areas Of Practice
Commercial Real Estate
BV&M has a nationwide commercial real estate practice which includes the representation of lending institutions, public and private equity investors, developers, property managers and brokers. We offer comprehensive representation in the areas of finance, acquisition, leasing, management, due diligence, permitting, environmental, disposition and work outs of all types of real estate.
BV&M’ s health law group consists of experienced health care attorneys available to provide health law advice and legal services to the entire spectrum of health industry entities. Our team understands the pressures facing our clients in today’s highly complicated and regulated healthcare market. We represent the full spectrum of health care clients, including hospitals, physicians, ambulatory surgery centers, clinics and independent practice associations.
BVM has extensive experience in state and federal regulatory compliance, as well as administrative proceedings, ambulatory surgery centers, Certificates of Need and Determination Requests before the Department of Public Health, Division of Office of Health Care Access, contracts, corporate matters, employment matters, facility licensing, fraud and abuse counseling, HIPAA, managed care, medical staff issues, mergers and acquisitions, physician business transactions, physician compensation, and provider joint ventures.
BV&M’ s litigation attorneys are practical and aggressive advocates. Our goal is to ascertain our client’s priorities in order to obtain the best resolution of a matter. We practice in the State and Federal courts throughout Connecticut. We are experienced in all types of commercial and real property disputes including commercial and residential foreclosures, evictions, collections, tax and zoning appeals, creditors rights, bankruptcy, labor, employment and breach of contract actions.
Municipal Tax Liens
BV&M provides comprehensive legal services to the owners and servicers of large portfolios of municipal tax liens. These services relate to the acquisition, financing, foreclosure, work out and disposition of municipal tax liens and the underlying real estate. We have developed customized software that enhances our ability to manage these efforts and to provide timely reports to our clients.
BV&M represents institutional lenders and borrowers in providing or obtaining lines of credit, term loans, construction financing, letters of credit and the like. Based on our substantial background representing the various parties in these types of transactions, we provide prompt and cost-effective due diligence, document preparation, negotiation and closing services.
BV&M furnishes practical and insightful advice to our banking and other institutional clients regarding banking, privacy, negotiable instruments, account disputes and related issues.
General Business Law
BV&M provides general legal advice to a variety of organizations ranging from affiliates of publicly traded entities to small and medium-sized businesses. The types of businesses we represent include manufacturing, finance, construction, internet, distribution, farming and service companies. This representation includes entity formation, acquisitions, dispositions, dispute resolution, contract negotiation and finance (both equity and debt). Through strategic alliances with recognized specialists, BV&M will also furnish tax and employer/employee representation.
Estate Planning and Probate
BV&M represents individuals in connection with their personal estate and tax planning needs. We strive to assist our clients in identifying and achieving both their personal and tax planning goals. BV&M’s estate planning practice enables us to counsel clients on family business succession planning, including the use of lifetime gifts to transfer family wealth. BV&M also represents clients before the Connecticut Probate Courts on a variety of matters, including the settlement of decedent’s estates, estate and trust administration, and guardian and conservator matters.
Residential Real Estate
BV&M represents both sellers and buyers of residential real estate in throughout Connecticut. We offer effective counseling to help guide our clients through these important transactions. Our competitive fee structure and responsiveness facilitate successful closings.
Real Property Tax and Eminent Domain Appeals
BV&M’s attorneys provide legal services to commercial property owners and tenants as well as real estate developers, investors, banks and other financial institutions by assisting in the evaluation of a current or proposed property assessment, negotiating with revaluation companies and municipal assessors, representing clients at Board of Assessment Appeal hearings, and litigating assessments before the Connecticut Superior Court throughout the State of Connecticut. BV&M’s attorneys also represent commercial property owners in appeals to the Connecticut Superior Court arising from valuations and takings of commercial real estate by governmental authorities through eminent domain.
Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights
BV&M’s bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorneys provide litigation support and legal advice for creditors’ rights issues related to all types of bankruptcy proceedings. We represent financial institutions, corporations, limited liability companies and other secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy proceedings. We have extensive experience protecting creditors’ rights in litigation, workouts and bankruptcy. We strive to maximize our clients’ debt recovery by identifying available assets and strategies for successful realization of claims.