Certain businesses are dependent upon securing favorable regulatory standing and compliance. We excel in assuring businesses the regulatory headroom they need to thrive. If the success of your business, project or professional endeavor is dependent on permits, licenses or approvals from a Federal, State or local administrative agency, we have the experience and insight to effectively represent your interests and partner with you to achieve your ideal outcome.
The Markarian Group provides strategic counseling, problem solving and corporate governance solutions to drive management of corporate legal issues for companies operating throughout South Florida. Our firm’s focus is on helping companies achieve maximum efficiency in the legal arena, providing high-quality advice and representation while reducing overall legal costs. Whether your needs involve starting a company, better aligning an existing business for new opportunities, or to insulate the business from hard times, our attorneys provide corporate counsel, guidance, planning and insight to help you reach your goals.
Government Policy & Advocacy
With years of experience advocating for business issues such as tax, energy, labor, transportation and regulatory policies, our lawyers understand that poorly conceived policies can hinder a business’s success. We are practiced advocates who have appeared before state legislatures, governors, regulatory commissions, United States agencies, and the U.S. Congress on behalf of our clients.
Across South Florida, our business law attorneys provide strategic counsel and representation before local, state and federal regulatory and governmental authorities. We have a history of engineering regulatory action and solutions across Florida and the nation to ensure win-win outcomes with government regulators, executive agencies, legislatures, NGOs and environmental advocates. Government agencies at every level impose complex and burdensome regulations on businesses regarding land use, environmental policy and countless other matters. Yet regardless of how complicated these requirements may be, compliance is simply mandatory.
Learning that you will be deposed or need to appear before a judge, jury or a decision-making body can be a stressful experience, particularly when the appearance will be critical to a case, We provide counseling and advice by applying a tried-and-true formula that prepares witnesses to offer effective and compelling testimony and prevail through cross-examination, while remaining at ease throughout. An effective witness can help you to win your case by ensuring that strategic and memorable testimony remains in the minds of judges, jurors and decision-makers. At the Markarian Group, we have years of experience providing witness preparation services for executives in litigation and regulatory settings, and can discuss your options with you today.
The Markarian Group has vast experience with the many legal issues facing businesses, associations and individuals when dealing with insurance disputes. The attorneys at The Markarian Group have spent decades representing insureds and insurance companies, affording a unique perspective as to the inner workings of insurance companies. That experience has taught us how to best resolve conflicts and ensure that insurers properly serve their customers. The firm serves as a trusted advisor on a wide range of insurance issues for a diverse clientele, ranging from businesses and associations of all sizes, to Fortune 100 companies.
Hurricane, Storm Claims and Disputes
The Markarian Group has gathered years of experience and valuable perspective dealing with insurance disputes confronting businesses, condominium associations and individuals arising as a result of hurricane, storm and wind events. We have accumulated extensive experience representing policy holders to ensure timely rebuilding of facilities and lives, aggressively pursuing litigation where necessary, and building bridges to efficient solutions wherever possible. Our decades of experience representing insureds and insurance companies affords us a unique perspective as to the inner workings of insurance companies, how to best resolve conflicts and ensure that insurers properly serve their customers. The firm serves as a trusted advisor on a wide range of insurance issues for a diverse clientele, ranging from businesses and associations of all sizes, to Fortune 100 companies.
Legal issues that involve farms and fisheries require special expertise and experience. We have represented farms, citrus groves, nurseries and aquaculture facilities. We understand federal farm lending, land use and subsidy rights, crop financing, and other issues that concern our clients in the agriculture business. Our unique knowledge of PACA claims and defenses allows us to provide legal representation that is uncommon.
Commercial Leases & Negotiations
We negotiate and close real estate deals, write commercial leases, draft mortgages and address landlord-tenant issues.
Landlord – Tenant Litigation
In addition to negotiating commercial leases, we are aggressive in enforcing them in court. Recovering possession and payment often requires precise technical compliance. We leverage our experience representing both sides of the landlord/tenant equation to ensure favorable and secured outcomes for our clients.
Debt, Debt Collections & Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy is a significant event in the life of a business and its owner. We specialize in finding the best resolution possible for our clients while protecting their assets and advocating for their interests. We are dedicated to finding amicable solutions that preserve their businesses, their way of life and future potential.