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Our uniquely flexible rate structure (including using fixed-fees, retainers, and other alternative fee arrangements) enables us to partner with clients to ensure that they are appropriately managing their legal risks as they execute their business strategies, and do so in a cost-efficient manner.

JVC members will benefit from our expertise in:

Employment Law & Litigation

  • Executive compensation
  • Employee ownership
  • Harassment and discrimination litigation
  • Overtime rules
  • Regulations
  • Wage and hourly issues
  • Workplace investigations
  • Workplace safety


  • Customizing industry trade guidance to your business
  • Creating template agreements and playbooks to simplify the negotiating process for key contracts
  • Negotiating general commercial matters, such as reseller agreements, supply chain, marketing, purchasing agreements
  • Creating internal policies and procedures
  • Corporate and governance matters

Intellectual Property

  • Counselling on intellectual property matters, such as licensing, branding, trademarks, and copyright
  • Negotiating licensing rights to both in manufacturing processes as well as marketing and online rights

Data Security & Privacy

  • Compliance with regulatory requirements, including FTC guidelines and privacy requirements
  • Privacy and data security, including terms of use and privacy notices


  • Cloud computing/software


  • Audits
  • LLC formations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Reorganizations

Three Cybersecurity Risks Jewelry Professionals Must Address Right Now

By Janet V. Hallahan, Partner, Practus LLP

Practus LLP is a JVC Law Firm Finder Partner Cybersecurity incidents are skyrocketing around the world, and the jewelry industry has not been immune from these incidents.  Jewelry professionals have recently faced many cyberattacks, ranging from data breaches and e-commerce hacks to compromised payment systems.  Cyberattacks like these are expensive…

7 Best Practices for Workplace Investigations

By Andrew W. Heger, Partner, Practus LLP

Workplace investigations are an inevitable occurrence in running a growing and successful business, including businesses engaged in the jewelry and precious metals industry. Although the issues to be investigated range from theft to sexual harassment to workplace violence, there are some general principles worth remembering when an investigation is warranted….


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