Areas of Practice

Trusts and Estate Planning

Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging for the disposal of an estate.

Fiduciary Litigation

Fiduciary litigation is the process of dispute resolution by and among beneficiaries and fiduciaries concerning estate plans and the administration of estates and irrevocable trusts.

Business Planning and Transactions

Our team of Corporate and Business Lawyers provide counsel to businesses and business owners to help them achieve their goals

Captive Insurance

A captive insurance company is an insurance company formed to insure the risks of its owner, affiliated businesses, or a group of companies. Captives have been recognized as valuable risk management tools, allowing businesses to effectively manage corporate risks of all kinds. 

Commercial Real Estate, Land Use, Zoning

Our team works with property owners and developers in all phases of development and redevelopment to secure approvals and permits, as well as negotiate agreements with government agencies.

Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Commercial litigation can result from a variety of business disputes. We can assist you in filing and defending lawsuits impacting business enterprises, including trade secret cases, employment disputes, breach of contract, state and federal regulatory matters, and investigations into financial management.

Corporate and Commercial Counseling

GF&M lawyers can provide corporate and business counseling in a range of areas, including contracts, dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions, captive insurance, taxation, real estate and land use.  

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR), also known in some countries as external dispute resolution, is a process by which disagreeing parties can settle disputes outside the coutrroom, most commonly through mediation and arbitration. Where appropriate, ADR allows disputants to avoid the costs and delays of a trial.

Estate administration

Estate administration involves gathering the assets of the estate upon the death of an individual, paying the decedent's debts, and distributing the assets that remain in the estate.

Civil Litigation

Our Civil Litigation experts represent our client through investigation, pleadings and discovery to pretrial, trial, settlement and appeal.

Taxation

Tax Law is a complex system which encompasses the large body of laws governing taxation. It includes the payment of taxes to at least four different levels of government and many methods of taxation. Tax law is generated by the federal government, state government, as well as local government.