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Business Law

Our attorneys have extensive experience assisting new and established businesses in developing and implementing practical solutions.

The practice group’s Business Lawyers routinely assist entrepreneurs as they start on the path of business ownership. We also assist established business owners as they transition their businesses to the next generation.

The Business Law Practice group has a client base that includes local family-owned businesses as well as large corporations. We routinely assist our business clients as they grow through the acquisition of new businesses and new facilities. Our business attorneys effectively counsel our clients in the formation of new entities and the negotiation and preparation of commercial leases. The Business Law Practice group also has vast experience representing both lenders and borrowers in negotiating and closing commercial loans.

To learn more about the concentrated services we provide involving commercial real estate and lending, please see our Real Property Practice.

Core Practice Areas

  • Tax Issues
  • Succession Planning
  • Personnel Policy Manuals
  • Mortgage Loan Modifications
  • Mortgage Foreclosures
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Collections
  • Business Formation
  • Business Dissolution
  • Bankruptcy
  • Banking Law


Angelo J. Bolcato, Practice Leader


March 23, 2021
2021 Edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers
Six Laddey, Clark & Ryan Attorneys Recognized as New Jersey Super Lawyers
September 29, 2020
What Is My Business Worth?
Laddey Clark & Ryan presented "What Is My Business Worth? Business Valuations in an Acquisition or Sale,"
August 07, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness FAQs
On August 4, 2020 the Small Business Administration provided further guidance to Payroll Protection Program ("PPP") borrowers in the form of a series of frequently asked questions ("FAQs") involving the PPP's loan forgiveness component..
June 10, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Update - Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act
On Friday, June 5, 2020, President Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, H.R. 7010 into law...
May 29, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Update
The Legislature has been trying to address numerous concerns that businesses have had with the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and their forgiveness eligibility...
May 18, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Update
Late last week the United States Small Business Administration ("SBA") released its Payroll Protection Program ("PPP") forgiveness application...
April 24, 2020
COVID-19 Alert: Additional Business Funding
If you were one of the many businesses left out in the cold by the first round of Federal business stimulus financing there is some good news...
April 16, 2020
Laddey, Clark & Ryan's COVID-19 Advisory Team Expands to Serve Community's Needs
One month into the COVID-19 crisis, Laddey Clark & Ryan continues to ramp up its COVID-19 LCR Advisory practice to serve the expanding and continually evolving needs of the community...
April 15, 2020
NJ Tax Filing Update
Fittingly on April 15, 2020 Governor Murphy signed into law a bill that extends the deadline for filing and paying 2019 New Jersey individual income, partnership and corporation business taxes...
April 13, 2020
COVID-19 Update: New Required Policies for Manufacturing Businesses, Warehousing Businesses, and Businesses engaged in Essential Construction Projects Effective April 10
On April 8, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 122 (the "Order"). The Order provides that beginning on 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2020, manufacturing businesses, warehousing businesses, and businesses engaged in essential construction projects must adopt additional policies to combat the effects of COVID-19...
April 9, 2020
COVID-19 Update: Stop Order for All Non-Essential Construction Effective April 10
On April 8, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 122 (the "Order"). The Order provides that beginning on 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2020, the physical operations of all non-essential construction projects must cease...
April 8, 2020
LCR COVID-19 Advisory Group
On April 7th Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 118, which orders the closure of all State Parks and Forests, as well as County Parks beginning on April 7, 2020. Executive Order 118 is in response to concerns that park users are not following the social distancing requirements previously put into place...
April 3, 2020
COVID-19: Complications with SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
Today, April 3, 2020, was the first day that small businesses and sole proprietorships were authorized to apply for and receive loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to cover payroll and other business-related costs incurred from February 15, 2020 through June 30, 2020...
April 2, 2020
COVID-19: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Application Information
On Friday, March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law in response to the disturbing developments of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States...
March 30, 2020
LCR COVID-19 Business Resource Update
This past week saw a flurry of activity on the Federal and State level to provide financial support for businesses...
March 26, 2020
COVID-19 Business Update
At Laddey, Clark & Ryan we are committed to providing the business community with important updates and information regarding COVID-19 programs, laws and regulations effecting businesses...
March 23, 2020
Resources for Businesses Dealing with the COVID-19 Crisis
The unprecedented events and challenges that are rapidly unfolding with COVID-19 are not only taking their toll on the health and well-being of individuals, they are creating never seen challenges to our business community...
March 19, 2020
Six Laddey, Clark & Ryan Attorneys Recognized as New Jersey Super Lawyers
SPARTA – Six attorneys at Laddey, Clark & Ryan LLP have been recognized as New Jersey Super Lawyers or New Jersey Rising Stars...
February 14, 2020
Paralegal Joins Laddey, Clark & Ryan'S Real Property and Business Law Practice
SPARTA, NJ – Laddey Clark & Ryan welcomed a paralegal, Taylor Knies, to its Real Property and Business Law practices...
January 3, 2018
Attorney Angelo J. Bolcato Celebrates 25 Years with Laddey, Clark & Ryan
Laddey, Clark & Ryan attorney Angelo J. Bolcato, Practice Group Leader of the Firm's Business Law Group, celebrated his 25-year …
September 27, 2017
Federal Court Issues Death Knell for Department of Labor's White Collar Rules
On August 31, 2017, in a bellwether ruling, the Federal District Court in the Eastern District of Texas granted summary …