Cohan Rasnick Myerson & Plaut LLP
617-742-2255 direct line
Peter Myerson assists small and mid-sized companies with their legal matters and business issues. Peter’s goal is to add legal and business value to his clients. The broad range of his skills allows him to do this. He is frequently used as outside general counsel for companies which do not have inhouse legal staff. He advises clients on a wide variety of corporate business and contract matters including transactions involving technology, software, product licensing and transfers, distribution networks, business acquisitions and mergers, security regulation, venture capital, commercial financing, trade secrets and matters involving key employees.
He has extensive experience in organizational formation as well as with shareholder and owner disputes. Many of his clients own or license proprietary technology or software. He is skilled in dealing with intellectual property matters including obtaining protections through appropriate agreements with employees, inventors and others and through overseeing the patent/trade secret process. His legal practice has included representation of publicly traded corporations in dealing with 1933 Securities Act and 1934 Exchange Act matters. Peter has extensive experience with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. He provides expertise on the issues of director independence.
He works with domestic and foreign clients with respect to issues involved in setting up and developing businesses including the building of international business relationships and working with contractual, pricing, incorporation, tax and other legal issues. Peter has been actively involved in attracting companies to New England. In this connection he is a member of Galexy, an international association of lawyers (www.galexy.eu).
He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Boston College Law School.