Andre R. Jaglom, Esq.
Andre R. Jaglom regularly counsels clients in the distribution and marketing field, including the establishment and restructuring of distribution networks; negotiation and preparation of domestic and international distribution and supply contracts, as well as franchise offering circulars and agreements; establishment of e-commerce distribution agreements; counseling with respect to distributor and supplier relations; negotiating and structuring business transactions; and handling dealer termination litigation. In addition, Drew assists clients with the development of corporate legal compliance programs in antitrust and other areas, as well as providing general corporate counseling to new and established businesses.
Drew has extensive experience representing clients in the food and beverage industry, including alcoholic beverage law and soft drink distribution, in computer law, and in representing trade associations and non-profit organizations. Drew was the principal draftsman of the New Jersey Malt Alcoholic Beverages Practices Act, which was signed into law on December 15, 2005. He is frequently quoted in beer, wine and spirits industry trade publications. See News tab above for more information.
For over thirty years, Drew has chaired the annual American Law Institute-American Bar Association Course of Study on Product Distribution and Marketing, to rave reviews from lawyers who attend. Drew has spoken for many years on international distribution and marketing law and intellectual property protection issues at meetings of the New York State Bar Association International Section. He is Chair of the International Section and Chair of its International Distribution, Sales and Marketing Committee. He served for eight years on the Computer Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, including five as Secretary.
Drew has been selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 every year that selections were made. He has also been selected for inclusion in the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Best Lawyers Guide, 2012 Avenue Magazine legal elite list, Fortune Magazine's 2012 top ranked lawyer list and the American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel's 2012 top ranked attorney list.
David R. Lallouz, Esq.
David R. Lallouz is a partner in Tannenbaum Helpern's Corporate, Capital Formation and Securities Law practice where he advises clients on complex corporate transactions. For a decade and a half, David has helped clients creatively structure, negotiate and implement mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, strategic investments, venture capital investments, joint ventures and public offerings.
David has successfully negotiated over a hundred M&A and related transactions to date, representing clients on both the buy-side and sell side, particularly in the “middle market,” and across a wide range of industries, including, industrial, manufacturing, commercial and retail business, financial services, including global financial institutions, multi-billion dollar investment funds and family offices, biotech and health sciences (acting on behalf of private equity and venture capital funds and targets alike), staffing, professional services, advertising and talent management, to name a few. David also represents investors in PIPE (private investments in public equity) transactions and registered direct offerings.
In addition, he regularly advises and counsels clients on corporate governance, business formation and capitalization, as well as commercial and contractual relationships. David is a co-founder of Tannenbaum Helpern’s StartMeUp program for entrepreneurs, offering a suite of legal services tailored to the needs of new business owners.
David is also experienced in the field of distribution law, particularly with regard to food and beverage distribution, including drafting and negotiating distribution and supply agreements for distributors and manufacturers alike. Notably, David's M&A experience includes significant acquisitions and joint ventures among distributors and suppliers, including in the alcoholic beverage and soft drink industries.
Given the scope and breadth of David’s experience in mergers and acquisitions, he has previously been retained to provide testimony as an expert witness to a U.S. federal court on the M&A process and best practices.
Additionally, David is a member of the firm's Cybersecurity Practice Group, advising clients on the risks and legal requirements associated with emerging technological threats.
Prior to joining Tannenbaum Helpern in 2008, David was a partner in a leading international law firm based in Montreal, where his experience included Canadian, U.S. and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. David began his career in Quebec where he remains admitted to practice. Fluent both in English and French, he advises clients in both languages and has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers since 2011.
Russell J. Sommers
Senior Manager, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP
Dynamic executive level professional, subject matter expert in governance risk and compliance specializing in financial services. Russ began his career as a financial statement auditor, then transitioned to the role of business advisor. Russ specializes in putting structure around unstructured environments, drive value for the organization and create organizational transparency for client directors and executive management.