Practice Areas

Leslie S. Marell has been practicing business and commercial law for over 25 years. She is established in private practice and has extensive legal experience counseling companies in the areas of business contracts and transactions,  purchasing, sales, marketing, computer and technology law, employment law and day to day legal matters. Her firm represents organizations ranging in size from Fortune 500 companies to sole proprietorships

Practice Areas

Business Law and Transactions

Business Contracts

  • Purchase and Sales agreements
  • Contract Manufacturing agreements
  • Distribution and Reseller agreements
  • Independent Manufacturer Representative and Sales Agency agreements
  • Consultant agreements
  • Sales Commission and Referral agreements
  • Contract R&D agreements
  • OEM and Reseller agreements
  • Strategic Alliance, Teaming, and Joint Venture agreements
  • Technology Purchase/ License/ Sales agreements
  • Capital Equipment Purchase/ Lease agreements
  • Security and Financing agreements
  • International agreements

Business Formation and Purchase / Sale Agreements

  • Business Formation, Maintenance Reorganization and Dissolution:  LLCs, S and C corporations, Partnerships
  • Founder agreements
  • Shareholder/ Buy-Sell agreements/ Operating agreements
  • Maintenance of Corporate/ entity records
  • Business Acquisition and Sales agreements

Independent Manufacturers’ Representatives

  • Draft, review, negotiate independent representative/ principal agency contracts
  • Draft and negotiate sub-rep and employee agreements
  • Succession planning and sales/ acquisitions of independent representative organizations
  • Commission dispute resolution

Intellectual Property / Computer Law

  • Design, Development, Licensing, Marketing agreements
  • Software and Technology License agreements
  • Protection of Copyright, Software, Trade secrets, Trademarks
  • Technology Transfer agreements
  • E-commerce agreements
  • Website Development agreements
  • Independent Contractor/ Consultant agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Assignment of IP ownership

Employment Law / Human Resources

  • Employment agreements
  • Employee handbooks
  • Nondisclosure/ Non-solicitation/ Non-compete agreements
  • Hiring/ Termination Guidelines