Polenberg, Cooper, Saunders, & Riesberg, PL

Polenberg, Cooper, Saunders, & Riesberg, PL

Polenberg Cooper’s clients come from across the United States and across the globe. Our goal is to provide the highest level of professionalism and meet each client’s individual business objectives. Confidentiality, trust, and loyalty are virtues that our firm values. Known for our ability to handle complex business matters, Polenberg Cooper represents clients with legal matters involving corporations, employment issues insurance, securities, receiverships, construction, property development, commercial tenancy, taxation and franchises.

A Unique Perspective

At Polenberg, Cooper, Saunders, & Riesberg, PL, we bring a unique perspective to corporate legal representation. In representing businesses, we investigate the business from an organic and organizational level to reach a full understanding of that business and its environment.  We learn the business’s goals and philosophy. In our representation, we seek to protect all the client’s interests, including market presence, corporate asset protection, and financial growth. It is our goal to help you win in the courtroom and in the financial marketplace.

Our Complex Litigation Practice

Businesses know us for the quality of our litigation team; attorneys Jon Polenberg and Jude C. Cooper formerly practiced law at the esteemed law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges.  Barbara J. Riesberg has more than 20 years of experience litigating complex matters as part of both national and boutique litigation practices.  All 3 have been recognized by their peers as stellar litigators.  Although commercial litigation can take any form, some of the most common commercial litigation cases handled by our firm include contract disputes, business disputes, antitrust matters, securities regulations, receiverships, workouts, construction litigation, real estate litigation, and insurance disputes.

Our Business Transactions and Tax Practice

A transactional practice requires both business acumen and a keen sensitivity to tax issues to deliver legal advice to businesses.  Brad K. Saunders, who began his career as a tax attorney with the Office of Chief Counsel to the Internal Revenue Service, has over 22 years of experience representing businesses.  The matters we have handled for our clients range from simple contracts to complex business acquisitions.  We have represented clients involved in mergers and asset and stock purchases and sales, addressing the tax consequences relating to those transactions.  We represent clients needing to form businesses, borrow money, loan money, enter into shareholder and operating agreements, employment and independent contractor agreements, distribution agreements, and most other contractual arrangements.

We represent clients throughout Florida, including Fort Lauderdale, Miami, West Palm Beach, Broward County, Miami-Dade County, Palm Beach County, and Monroe County.