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Few industries are as diverse as retail, requiring legal experience for almost every facet of a corporation’s growth. No matter where a company is in its retail life cycle, it faces a myriad of legal issues and challenges. To navigate through these challenges, Schnader’s interdisciplinary Retail Industry  Team provides our retail clients with significant experience in that industry. 

Our clients include:

  • Shopping center owners
  • Online and brick & mortar retailers, including Fortune 500 companies
  • Apparel and accessory stores
  • Restaurant chains
  • Discount retailers
  • National and regional retailers

We understand the challenges that our retail clients face, such as increasing industry concentration, seasonal cash flow demands, high employee turnover, protection of customer information, and crime-related losses.  As a result, we are able to provide our clients with a plethora of services, such as those listed below, in order to meet their legal needs:

  • ADA
  • Building Permits
  • Business Licenses/Conditional Use Permits
  • Construction
  • Concession Agreements
  • Distressed and Arms-Length Acquisitions
  • Environmental Issues
  • Financial Restructuring  & Business Reorganization
  • Governmental Affairs
  • Intellectual Property
  • Insurance
  • Licenses and Inspections
  • Litigation
  • Municipal tickets and violations
  • Real Estate Transactions and Leasing
  • State Administrative Actions
  • Signage
  • Trade Regulation
  • Zoning

Our approach provides clients with a level of value-added service not commonly found in law firms, making Schnader well-positioned to meet our retail clients’ diverse needs.

Our Attorneys

Kevin S. Blanton 215-751-2419 Philadelphia, PA Download vCard
Alexandra A. Fahringer 215-751-2015 Philadelphia, PA Download vCard
Robert B. Kaplan 212-973-8082 New York, NY Melville, NY Download vCard
Scott R. Kipnis 212-973-8080 New York, NY Melville, NY Download vCard
Nicholas B. Malito 212-973-8135 New York, NY Download vCard
Christian Moretti 212-973-8111 New York, NY Download vCard
Cynthia A. Murray 212-973-8077 New York, NY Download vCard
Carl J. Schaerf 212-973-8005 New York, NY Download vCard
Jonathan B. Skowron 412-577-5113 Pittsburgh, PA Download vCard
Gary N. Smith 212-973-8023 New York, NY Philadelphia, PA Download vCard
Scott J. Wenner 212-973-8115 New York, NY San Francisco, CA Download vCard