Legal Specialty Areas
Riverbend Group, LLC and its network of consultants have experience in virtually every significant area of the law, including corporate transactions and business law; taxation of all types (a major specialty area); civil and white collar litigation and alternative dispute resolution; international law and cross-border transactions; public and private debt and equity financing; real estate and construction law; private equity investments; project development and finance; estates and trusts/private wealth; technology licensing and transactions; and franchising and outsourcing, to name just a few.
In addition, given our physical location in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, we have developed particular expertise in the various federal regulatory and related practice areas. These federal practice areas include, among numerous others, antitrust and trade regulation; health care; food and drug regulation; federal taxation (including inbound and outbound international taxation); employee benefits/ERISA; financial institutions and products regulation; energy and environmental law; telecommunications and Internet law; intellectual property; bankruptcy and reorganization; international trade, investment and dispute resolution; Customs, immigration and export controls; labor and employment; transportation (including maritime/admiralty law); federal legislative/lobbying work; securities regulation and enforcement; government contracts; Foreign Corrupt Practices Act regulation; Homeland/national security and defense (including military law); First Amendment and media law; federal election and campaign financing law; federal criminal law and RICO; housing and mortgage-backed securities; nonprofit/tax-exempt organizations and education law; Native American and gaming law; Veterans’ Affairs; and litigation relating to all of the foregoing areas and others.
As a former practicing attorney licensed in Washington, D.C. and Maryland, Riverbend’s founder and Managing Member, Paul Heldenbrand, has hands-on legal experience in telecommunications law, federal administrative and appellate litigation, real estate and business law, taxation, and estates and trusts.
In sum, there is virtually no area of the law in which Riverbend Group does not have significant and valuable experience. No matter what your area or areas of expertise may be as an attorney or employer, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your needs.