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Real Estate Law: The Pitfalls of Entering into Commercial Leases Without Counsel, by Attorney John Hawthorne

Joseph A. Figueroa Joins Protorae Law as Associate Attorney

Protorae Law PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of associate Joseph A. Figueroa who joins the firm’s Business Litigation and Unfair Business Practices teams. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Figueroa served as law clerk to both the Honorable Charles J. Maxfield and the Honorable Daniel E. Ortiz of the Fairfax Circuit Court [...]

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Synthetic Equity, Phantom Stock, and Stock Appreciation Rights – What are they and how are they used?

You’ve probably heard of Synthetic Equity, Phantom Stock, and Stock Appreciation Rights for employees, but which one is right for your Company? Short answer: it depends!  These types of arrangements are done through a contract among the parties and one would need to look at the specific contract to see the specific terms and [...]

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