Buffalo Corporate Law & Business Planning


Throughout Western New York, Businesses Rely on Our Counsel

Corporate law for companies throughout the Buffalo, NY region

Whether it is a one-person startup or a large corporation, Pusatier Sherman Abbott & Sugarman, LLP can assist. Since 1976, our business and corporate law attorneys have advised entrepreneurs and professionals through all types of business ventures by serving as corporate counsel, creating internal documents (such as non-disclosure agreements and non-compete agreements) and assisting with contractual disputes, such as collections and enforcement of obligations. Our team can also negotiate the terms of partnerships, joint ventures and strategic alliances to ensure you remain in a good position for future growth.

Business law & business planning lawyers for Erie and Niagara counties

At Pusatier Sherman Abbott & Sugarman, LLP, we advise a wide range of businesses, from entrepreneurial startups and small businesses to regional and statewide corporations. We also service corporations, manufacturers, professionals and others throughout the Western New York area with the following:

  • Formation and structure of entities
  • Contracts and documents
  • Sales of companies
  • Employment
  • Financing
  • Breach of contract disputes
  • Litigation
  • Business mediation
  • Corporate governance
  • Commercial real estate

Regardless of who you are or what your needs may be, our goal is to get to know you and your business, understand what you require and provide excellent legal service to keep you in business and on the right track:

  • With formation and governance, we work with you to determine the best form of entity structure and tax status to keep profits high and expenses low. Our clients also ask us to prepare ownership and shareholder documentation, buy-sell agreements, corporate conversions and other formation issues.
  • Along with our wills and estate planning practice, we prepare succession plans for business owners and their families to ensure continuing operations and success
  • Our attorneys prepare, review, revise and negotiate contracts in order to protect our clients and make certain that the outcome of the contract is positive and enforceable — as well as in accordance with New York law.

The right choice for business law in Western New York
Since 1976, Pusatier Sherman Abbott & Sugarman, LLP has been the law firm companies in Erie County and Niagara County trust with their legal needs. For your corporate and business law needs in the region, call us at 716-873-6765 or contact us online. Our office is open from 8:30 to 5:00 Monday through Thursday and 8:00 to 4:00 on Fridays, or you can reach us by phone any time — seven days a week.


Recent Blog Posts

The Buffalo News reaches out to Steven Sugarman for Advice on Dealing with Disappointment and Managing Conflict Now that the 2016 Presidential Election is Over

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Attorney and mediator Steven Sugarman provides his advice about how to deal with contrary opinions during a divisive election in "Tips on surviving Tuesday's election, from an etiquette expert, a divorce mediator, a boxing referee".

PSAS Attorneys Volunteer at Elmwood Festival of the Arts

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Pusatier, Sherman, Abbott & Sugarman, LLP partner Richard Abbott, Esq. and associate Audrey Rose Herman, Esq. volunteered for the recent Elmwood Village Festival of the Arts, a local non-for-profit.

Steven Sugarman Coaches University at Buffalo Law School Students To Great Success in International Competition

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

The University at Buffalo School of Law’s CJ Cook and Joe Lavoie took second place at the Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition in Vienna, Austria.  They were coached by professor and professional mediator Steven R. Sugarman, Esq.  They credit their success to their ADR classes at UB, their training with Professor Sugarman, and the intensive workshop at the competition.

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