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Retail Industry Services

The Retail Industry practice group at RMKB meets the full range of legal needs of our clients in the highly competitive retail industry.  As industry insiders, we pride ourselves on knowing just what keeps our clients up at night and finding a solution to the challenges with which they are confronted.

Retail is a vibrant segment of the economy in which corporate giants abut mom and pops and publicly traded companies compete with sole proprietorships.  RMKB attorneys have the skill and expertise to assist our retail clients in navigating the highways and byways of commerce and successfully compete in their chosen industry.  Our experienced team consists of corporate, real estate and tax lawyers as well as employment, labor, construction, products liability and premises liability litigators.  We devise risk management strategies designed to minimize the frequency and severity of litigation and can assist with contractual risk transfer agreements to put the risk of loss where it rightly belongs. But when litigation does become necessary, we provide vigorous counsel, always aware that we need to align with our clients’ interests.

The Retail Industry practice group counsels clients in areas such as leases, subleases, assignments, sale lease-backs and lease-options, transfers, employment concerns, and privacy and consumer protection matters, among other areas.  We advise retailers, manufacturers and distributors in all aspects of their business.  We also assist clients in achieving success through the management of real estate portfolios, navigation of complex regulatory and political arenas, negotiation and drafting of leases and the protection of priceless intellectual property.  We assist clients with the challenges they face in a highly competitive retail market.  

Our clients range from major shopping centers and wholesale distributors to small boutiques and internet retailers.  We represent major corporations in the retail industry as well as local businesses and family interests.  We provide our clients with comprehensive solutions to meet the uniquely challenging needs of the retail industry, whether the client is a corporate giant or a sole proprietorship.  Whether you are growing a small business or consolidating a large business, our team will deliver comprehensive advice on the most important issues you face in the ever-changing retail environment.
Our team’s in-depth experience ranges over several decades in the retail and consumer industry.  Our attorneys routinely oversee acquisitions, lease disputes, complex financing, and a variety of business dilemmas that affect our clients on a day-to-day basis.  We understand the challenges retailers face in today’s market and we have the experience to support your retail business at every level.

At RMKB, we provide business-oriented and results driven counsel based on substantial experience at the beginning, middle, and end of the investment or project cycle.  We advise clients on cost-effective strategies and assist clients in obtaining coverage of their defense costs under an insurance policy.  We are preferred defense counsel for numerous liability insurance carriers.  RMKB is in an excellent position to represent the best interests of our retail clients and to provide our clients with sound legal and business advice.  Our Retail Industry practice group can help you be more successful in the face of an assortment of competitive, legal and regulatory challenges in one of the world’s largest industries.