Linda S. Kagan, Esq.

Linda S. Kagan, Esq.

Linda S. Kagan, Managing Partner, has twenty-five years of legal experience, starting at two international firms, LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae and later at Jones Day in New York, before launching the firm in 2004. In addition, she has several years of C-level executive experience. She has extensive experience advising clients and businesses on strategies for growth and expansion of both their existing business and new revenue streams. Her ability to identify leverage in business deals for her clients and maximize value distinguishes her from traditional lawyers who have limited business experience and reflects her genuine affinity to combine her skills as a lawyer and business advisor.

Ms. Kagan is an Arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association Roster of Neutrals for Commercial Disputes and M&A. She also serves as a FINRA Arbitrator in New York.

  • Admissions
  • Member of the New York Bar
  • New York Southern & Eastern United States District Courts
  • Professional Associations
  • American Arbitration Association - NY Commercial & M&A Arbitration Panel Member
  • FINRA (NY Arbitrator)
  • New York City Bar Association
    New York State Bar Association ADR Committee & Corporate Counsel Committee

    Education
    Yeshiva University/Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. (1993)
    University of California, Berkeley, California, B.S. (1987) Interdisciplinary major: Political Economy of Natural Resources, Interdisciplinary study of Economics and International Resource Development Bar

    Honors & Clerkship
    Member of the Cardozo Law Review & Alexander Fellow, Clerk to Honorable Pierre N. Leval (U.S.D.C. NY)

    Carole M. Menard, Esq., Of Counsel

    Ms. Menard is based in Paris and travels to New York

    Her areas of practice include commercial litigation (in both New York and France) business law, commercial law, contracts, intellectual property and international law. In addition, she has committed to a unique combination of business and human rights focused representation addressing activities in a variety of countries.

    • Admissions
    • Member of the New York Bar
    • Member of the French Bar

    Education
    Fordham University School of Law , LL.M International Law and Justice (May 2016)

    • Honor: The Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award
    • Job on-campus: Research Assistant for Professor Tanya Hernandez
    • University of Paris II, Pantheon Assas, France
    • Master 2 (law degree awarded after one year of study) in Public International Law (June 2012)
    • Honor: Member of first place award winning team in the annual Human Rights competition sponsored by the French Red-Cross (March 2012)
    • Academy of International Law, The Hague, The Netherlands
    • Certificate of completion (International Law and Arbitration) (August 2011)
    • University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France
    • Master 2 (one year of study) in Intellectual Property Law, Magna Cum Laude (May 2009)
    • JD equivalent in Private Law and Business Law, Cum Laude (May 2007)
    • Languages
      French (Native); English (Fluent); Spanish (Intermediate); Hebrew (Beginner)

    During his eighteen years of practicing law, he has predominantly concentrated on federal civil rights litigation and employment law. Eric is proud of his accomplishments, including having procured over $1,000,000 in verdicts and settlements on very complex and sophisticated federal and state court cases (including matters involving employment discrimination, unfair labor practices, and constitutional torts), under Title VII, the ADEA (Age Discrimination in Employment Act), the ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act), the NLRA (National Labor Relations Act), the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act), and the New York State and New York City Human Rights Laws.

    • Admissions
    • Member of the New York Bar
    • New York Southern & Eastern United States District Courts

    Education
    Hofstra University Law School (1998)
    Binghamton University (1995)