We represent our individual and corporate clients in State and Federal courts on commercial, labor/employment, collections, and various business and personal cases.
Corporate and Business Law
We form and help run corporations, LLCs, and all types of businesses, advise on compliance with the law, negotiate corporate and business transactions, draft the contracts, and help you get the deal done.
Immigration and Citizenship
With over 20 years of experience in Immigration law, we offer expertise in all types of immigration matters and a long history of happy clients. We also speak Spanish and Hebrew.
Tech, Media, Entertainment
Our attorneys have been representing Media and Entertainment clients, in various professional capacities, since 1994. We understand and represent your perspective of the issues, whether you are the artist or the media company.
Labor and Employment
We represent employers and employees in securing their rights and protecting themselves under the labor laws.
We provide guidance in complex tax situations, analyze tax treaties between the United States and foreign countries, clarify and help resolve your tax situation.
Wills and Estates
We advise on estates and draft the appropirate type of Will to put your desired treatment of your estate into the legal frame that accurately reflects your wishes.
Sam S. Rosen
Tel: 212-981-3966 x 21
Sam S. Rosen leads the Corporate, Business, Intellectual Property, Labor/Employment, Tech Law and Litigation practices at RLG.
Mr. Rosen has an all-encompassing legal and business experience as an attorney in New York City law firms, private practice, and as General Counsel to multi-million dollar Internet corporations, preceded by a senior accounting and auditing positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Rosen has published numerous legal articles about corporations, LLCs, and Internet issues, and is a Winner of the 1999 ASCAP Award in Copyright Law.
In 2014, Mr. Rosen was named a finalist in the Attorney of the Year Category of the SmartCEO magazine CPA & ESQ AWARDS and profiled in the July-August 2014 issue of the magazine.
Mr. Rosen practices various business matters, including:
Negotiating business transactions and drafting related contracts and legal documentation
Forming and overseeing Corporations and LLCs:
Purchase and Sale of Corporate Stock and Membership Interests
Employment and Consultancy Agreements
Technology and Licensing Agreements
NDAs and Corporate Due Diligence
Representing Music, Film, and Theater companies, artists, and professionals
Internet, websites, and domain name issues:
Terms and Conditions
Protecting online presence and interests (ICAAN; cybersquatting; etc.)
Analyzing international tax situations
Registering and litigating trademarks and copyrights
Commercial litigation, arbitration, and mediation
Bar admissions: New York; New Jersey; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of NY; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; Supreme Court of the United States.
Education: JD cum laude, New York Law School (Journal of International and Comparative Law); BBA cum laude in Accounting, Hofstra University.
Membership: New York State Bar Association. Lifetime Member, Beta Gamma Sigma, the National Honor Society in Business and Commerce; inducted 1992.
Melissa Werger Rosen
IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP
Tel: 212-981-3966 x 22
Melissa Werger Rosen leads the Immigration and Citizenship practice at RLG. Ms. Werger Rosen practices exclusively in the field of immigration and nationality law.
Ms. Werger Rosen specializes in all areas of immigration and represents clients in a diverse array of immigration matters, including:
Family-based ‘green card’ petitions
Employment-based non-immigrant visas, including:
H-1B professional workers
L-1 intracompany transferees
O-1 individuals of extraordinary ability in science, the arts and education
E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Investors
Employment-based permanent residence via PERM labor certification
Permanent Residence for Individuals of Extraordinary Ability (EB1)
Permanent Residence for Multinational Managers and Executives
Permanent Residence for Outstanding Researchers and Professors
National Interest Waivers
VAWA and Battered Spouse Waivers
Diversity Visa Lottery winners
Ms. Werger Rosen began her career in the field of immigration in 1987, working with Central American asylum seekers and at Harvard Law School on a study of the political asylum system in the U.S.
Following law school graduation in 1992, Ms. Werger Rosen clerked for Justice Denise Johnson of the Vermont Supreme Court.
In 1995, Ms. Werger Rosen became one of two immigration staff attorneys at a nonprofit Legal Services Fund which served the 85,000+ members of a large maintenance workers union in downtown Manhattan. In 1998 she was made Supervising Attorney of the Fund’s nascent Immigration Unit, and as such she grew the department to a staff of 13, and was personally responsible for supervision of all 2,500+ immigration cases open in the Unit at any given time. In June of 2006, Ms. Werger Rosen left the Fund to go into private practice.
Ms. Werger Rosen also worked in the field of Latin American human rights both before and during law school. In 1990 she worked with the Chief Prosecutor for the Federal Appeals Court of Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the prosecution of an ex-general who had been the military commander of Buenos Aires province during Argentina’s ‘dirty war’. In 1991 she was awarded a fellowship from the Instituto Interamericano de Derechos Humanos in San Jose, Costa Rica, to participate in its Ninth Interdisciplinary Seminar on Human Rights.
Ms. Werger Rosen is fluent in Spanish.
Bar admissions: New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts.
Education: JD cum laude, Boston College Law School; Recipient White Inker & Aronson Award for Community and Public Service. B.A. cum laude, Tufts University.
Membership: American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
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