About Us

Wolkov LLP is a corporate and international business law firm based in Miami, Florida, dedicated to providing practical and comprehensive solutions to complex business matters. Our lawyers focus on all contractual and transactional aspects of the business cycle for domestic and international clients. We have significant experience representing foreign businesses and entrepreneurs seeking to acquire or establish U.S. companies. In addition, we regularly represent U.S. clients doing business in Europe and Latin America. Our clients include individuals, small businesses, and large corporations from a wide spectrum of industries. We focus on domestic and cross-border transactions through our representation of clients from the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia and we are well poised to service our clients in Latin America through our strategic relationships in that region. We are sensitive to our clients’ concerns regarding the escalation of legal fees. Accordingly, we embrace alternative billing strategies, such as project-based or flat fees.

ENERGY

Wolkov LLP provides services for independent power producers, investor-owned utilities and other energy providers, developers, lenders, underwriters, private equity funds, lease equity and other financial organizations, governments and agencies involved in energy and infrastructure projects.

Infastructure

Wolkov LLP represents sponsors and developers, senior debt providers and equity investors and governments and agencies in the public/municipal sector.

Healthcare

Wolkov LLP assists clients in the creation of health care related start-ups, joint ventures, acquisitions, and divestitures.

Industries

Real Estate

Wolkov LLP provides creative, efficient and effective real estate related services to our clients.  We are experienced in representing real estate developers and lenders, in residential, multi-family, commercial and mixed-use projects throughout the state of Florida and in neighboring countries.

Information Technology

Wolkov LLP has extensive experience in guiding companies in diverse industries through the issues surrounding information technology

Life Sciences

Wolkov LLP assists clients to find venture funding, protect intellectual property and access capital markets.

Security

Wolkov LLP guides clients through the complex process of raising and investing capital, complying with applicable securities laws, and engaging in securities transactions, in the private and public markets.

Biotech

Our expertise across the biotech landscape gives us great insight into specific technologies, systems and markets.

Hospitality

Wolkov LLP represents clients in developing and acquiring properties, obtaining necessary entitlements and zoning approvals, resolving environmental issues, etc.

Services

Wolkov LLP closely works with each client to fully understand their industry and business model. Our attorneys provide outside general counsel services customized to address each client’s specific needs. In our capacity as outside general counsel we have developed an extensive, established network of legal sub-specialists and subject matter experts nationally and internationally that we incorporate into our representation on a case by case basis. Whether a client’s unique situation calls for specialists in international law, patent prosecution or complex tax and ERISA matters, we are able to deliver specialized, multi-jurisdictional advice as part of the overall general counsel service we provide. See also “General Corporate” Business Formation section of this website.
Wolkov LLP makes the collective expertise gained from servicing its largest clients and working on the most complex transactions available to every client, regardless of its size or stage of development. Our attorneys act as strategic partners in assisting our clients with the legal issues encountered in business formation as well as everyday business operations. We also recognize that small, growing businesses need comprehensive, experienced and cost-effective business counsel. Our general corporate services include:
  • Assistance in planning from the conceptual stage, including in selecting and structuring the appropriate business entity for the client’s needs and objectives, and in organizing business entities in a variety of jurisdictions.
  • Preparing subscription and stockholder/owner agreements and arrangements, including buy-sell agreements, voting trusts, and proxies.
  • Facilitating and documenting initial capitalization, and financing arrangements.
  • Preparing term sheets, letters of intent and memoranda of understanding for a wide variety of transactions and arrangements.
  • Advising with respect to leases, distribution, customer and vendor contracts, and other agreements.
  • Helping to resolve stockholder/owner, employee, and other disputes.
  • Assisting with board, management, stockholder/owner meetings, and related notice and informational requirements.
Wolkov LLP’s attorneys have counselled clients on transactions with an aggregate value of billions of dollars, always focusing on practical, business-focused solutions responsive to our clients’ challenges and needs. Our attorneys assist our clients to structure, negotiate and execute a broad range of transactions, including:
  • Mergers, acquisitions and sales of public and private companies.
  • Acquisitions and dispositions of assets, divisions, and business units.
  • Purchases and sales of both controlling, and minority interests.
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances.
  • “Going private” transactions.
  • International and cross-border transactions.
  • Spin-offs and roll-ups.
  • Corporate reorganizations and restructurings.
  • Tender and exchange offers.
Our broad and diverse M&A client base crosses many markets and industries. We assist companies ranging in size from venture-backed start-ups effecting their first transaction to large international companies with established and on-going acquisition programs.
Wolkov LLP’s attorneys have many years of experience counselling clients in successfully navigating often complex legal, tax and business considerations for sophisticated joint venture transactions. Our joint venture practice consists of structuring, negotiating and documenting joint venture relationships and strategic alliance arrangements, in a variety of industries. In addition, our group has extensive experience in helping clients determine appropriate joint venture structures—whether through corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, purely contractual relationships, or some combination of these—and in assisting clients in their evaluation of the various tax, cash flow distribution, liability, control, governance, exit strategy and other implications of any particular structure. Our joint venture experience includes domestic, cross border and international arrangements. Our relationship with law firms in jurisdictions all over the world allows us to bring the requisite local law knowledge to bear when necessary.
Wolkov LLP’s private equity practice focuses on fund formation, portfolio company investment and acquisition, corporate finance, securities offerings, tax and restructuring. Our attorneys are dedicated to assisting our clients find and secure the funds they need to operate, grow and prosper. Our attorneys have experience assisting clients in raising funds through a variety of lending transactions as well as private placements and public offerings of equity, debt and equity-linked securities, including in SEC-registered, Regulation S, D and Rule 144A offerings. We also have significant experience helping clients raise funds through an EB-5 or “Regional Center” model. Whether we represent the entrepreneur or company in search of growth or expansion capital, or the source of capital, our goal is to provide creative and practical, business-focused solutions to the challenges our clients face in all aspects of private investment and acquisition activity. We assist our clients across many industries and through the complete business life cycle.
Wolkov LLP’s attorneys have experience with sophisticated international and cross-border transactions for domestic and foreign clients, with a particular focus on businesses and deals involving or located in Latin America. All of our attorneys are fluent in Spanish and are familiar with the business, legal and social culture of many countries in Latin America. We also have strong and established relationships with leading law firms and other professionals throughout the region. Wolkov LLP’s attorneys regularly assist its non-US clients in establishing operations in the U.S., in acquiring or investing in U.S.-based businesses, in participating in joint ventures with U.S. partners and in taking advantage of the U.S. capital markets. Our non-US clients include global and small foreign companies, as well as wealthy families and individuals. We also assist our U.S. clients in a variety of cross-border transactions, including acquiring foreign businesses, forming international joint ventures, raising offshore capital and selling companies or divisions to foreign acquirers. We routinely provide sophisticated counsel to our clients in a variety of industries in connection with a broad spectrum of cross-border transactions and other international business matters and issues.
Wolkov LLP’s attorneys have extensive experience in commercial litigation. We offer our clients full service from litigation analysis to arbitration or mediation to trial and appeal. We have extensive experience in dealing with internal organizational disputes for majority and minority shareholders, partners, trustees, executives, officers and directors of public and closely held corporations. We develop innovative strategies to resolve a broad range of issues, including corporate control disputes, operating agreement disputes and corporate “divorce.” Our litigation team handles its own appellate work, and has argued appeals in all appellate levels in Florida, including the Florida Supreme Court, and many federal circuit appeals courts throughout the United States.

Team

  • Benjamin Wolkov
      Benjamin WolkovPartner
    • Lauren Quattromani
        Lauren QuattromaniAssociate
      • Jessica Wolf
          Jessica WolfAdministrative

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        General Counsel Services
        Wolkov LLP closely works with each client to fully understand their industry and business model. Our attorneys provide outside general counsel services customized to address each client’s specific needs. In our capacity as outside general counsel we have developed an extensive, established network of legal sub-specialists and subject matter experts nationally and internationally that we incorporate into our representation on a case by case basis. Whether a client’s unique situation calls for specialists in international law, patent prosecution or complex tax and ERISA matters, we are able to deliver specialized, multi-jurisdictional advice as part of the overall general counsel service we provide. See also “General Corporate” Business Formation section of this website.
        General Corporate / Business Formation
        Wolkov LLP makes the collective expertise gained from servicing its largest clients and working on the most complex transactions available to every client, regardless of its size or stage of development. Our attorneys act as strategic partners in assisting our clients with the legal issues encountered in business formation as well as everyday business operations. We also recognize that small, growing businesses need comprehensive, experienced and cost-effective business counsel. Our general corporate services include: Assistance in planning from the conceptual stage, including in selecting and structuring the appropriate business entity for the client’s needs and objectives, and in organizing business entities in a variety of jurisdictions. Preparing subscription and stockholder/owner agreements and arrangements, including buy-sell agreements, voting trusts, and proxies. Facilitating and documenting initial capitalization, and financing arrangements. Preparing term sheets, letters of intent and memoranda of understanding for a wide variety of transactions and arrangements. Advising with respect to leases, distribution, customer and vendor contracts, and other agreements. Helping to resolve stockholder/owner, employee, and other disputes. Assisting with board, management, stockholder/owner meetings, and related notice and informational requirements.
        Mergers & Acquisitions
        Wolkov LLP’s attorneys have counselled clients on transactions with an aggregate value of billions of dollars, always focusing on practical, business-focused solutions responsive to our clients’ challenges and needs. Our attorneys assist our clients to structure, negotiate and execute a broad range of transactions, including: Mergers, acquisitions and sales of public and private companies. Acquisitions and dispositions of assets, divisions, and business units. Purchases and sales of both controlling, and minority interests. Joint ventures and strategic alliances. “Going private” transactions. International and cross-border transactions. Spin-offs and roll-ups. Corporate reorganizations and restructurings. Tender and exchange offers. Our broad and diverse M&A client base crosses many markets and industries. We assist companies ranging in size from venture-backed start-ups effecting their first transaction to large international companies with established and on-going acquisition programs.
        Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances
        Wolkov LLP’s attorneys have many years of experience counselling clients in successfully navigating often complex legal, tax and business considerations for sophisticated joint venture transactions. Our joint venture practice consists of structuring, negotiating and documenting joint venture relationships and strategic alliance arrangements, in a variety of industries. In addition, our group has extensive experience in helping clients determine appropriate joint venture structures—whether through corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, purely contractual relationships, or some combination of these—and in assisting clients in their evaluation of the various tax, cash flow distribution, liability, control, governance, exit strategy and other implications of any particular structure. Our joint venture experience includes domestic, cross border and international arrangements. Our relationship with law firms in jurisdictions all over the world allows us to bring the requisite local law knowledge to bear when necessary.
        Private Equity & Venture Capital
        Wolkov LLP’s private equity practice focuses on fund formation, portfolio company investment and acquisition, corporate finance, securities offerings, tax and restructuring. Our attorneys are dedicated to assisting our clients find and secure the funds they need to operate, grow and prosper. Our attorneys have experience assisting clients in raising funds through a variety of lending transactions as well as private placements and public offerings of equity, debt and equity-linked securities, including in SEC-registered, Regulation S, D and Rule 144A offerings. We also have significant experience helping clients raise funds through an EB-5 or “Regional Center” model. Whether we represent the entrepreneur or company in search of growth or expansion capital, or the source of capital, our goal is to provide creative and practical, business-focused solutions to the challenges our clients face in all aspects of private investment and acquisition activity. We assist our clients across many industries and through the complete business life cycle.
        International & Cross-Border Transactions
        Wolkov LLP’s attorneys have experience with sophisticated international and cross-border transactions for domestic and foreign clients, with a particular focus on businesses and deals involving or located in Latin America. All of our attorneys are fluent in Spanish and are familiar with the business, legal and social culture of many countries in Latin America. We also have strong and established relationships with leading law firms and other professionals throughout the region. Wolkov LLP’s attorneys regularly assist its non-US clients in establishing operations in the U.S., in acquiring or investing in U.S.-based businesses, in participating in joint ventures with U.S. partners and in taking advantage of the U.S. capital markets. Our non-US clients include global and small foreign companies, as well as wealthy families and individuals. We also assist our U.S. clients in a variety of cross-border transactions, including acquiring foreign businesses, forming international joint ventures, raising offshore capital and selling companies or divisions to foreign acquirers. We routinely provide sophisticated counsel to our clients in a variety of industries in connection with a broad spectrum of cross-border transactions and other international business matters and issues.
        Litigation & Dispute Resolution
        Wolkov LLP’s attorneys have extensive experience in commercial litigation. We offer our clients full service from litigation analysis to arbitration or mediation to trial and appeal. We have extensive experience in dealing with internal organizational disputes for majority and minority shareholders, partners, trustees, executives, officers and directors of public and closely held corporations. We develop innovative strategies to resolve a broad range of issues, including corporate control disputes, operating agreement disputes and corporate “divorce.” Our litigation team handles its own appellate work, and has argued appeals in all appellate levels in Florida, including the Florida Supreme Court, and many federal circuit appeals courts throughout the United States.