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Part capital-creating strategists, part powerhouse protectors. Entirely devoted to kicking your business into high gear.

When searching for legal representation, you want an attorney who understands your unique vision, one who knows that your needs may not be the same of a typical business. But you also want proven experience, skills and drive to get you the results you need in tough corporate environments. Our attorneys bring the best of both worlds: a commitment to achieving your vision and the skills to get it done.

We focus on providing outstanding service to a select group of sophisticated market players. We will leverage the full resources of our practice and relationships to support you, and advance your business and economic objectives.

Gouchev Law’s culture attracts top-tier talent with prestigious legal pedigrees, which means you will have access to remarkably gifted attorneys at reasonable rates.  Meet our team.



Jana Gouchev, Esq.

Jana Gouchev is the Managing Attorney of Gouchev Law. Her practice focuses on Commercial Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property (with a focus on trademarks), and Technology Law. She is named one of the Top 3 Business Lawyers in New York. 

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Soyoung Lee, Esq.

Soyoung advises clients on deal structure, risk management and client engagements. In particular, she has extensive experience in corporate matters, including formations and restructurings, commercial contracts …

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Erin Gleason Alvarez, Esq.

Over twenty years of practice, Erin has worked as in-house counsel, mediator, arbitrator, and litigator. This background has positioned her to advise clients by leveraging multiple perspectives …

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Richard Rosenfeld, Esq.

Richard Rosenfeld, Esq. has extensive experience representing companies in transactional, operational and corporate matters. He has been instrumental in helping companies grow while …

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Dorothy Riggio, Esq.

Dorothy has over twenty years of experience in representing small and midsize business entities and various Fortune 500 companies. She handles a broad spectrum of matters from … 

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Daniel Eisenberg, Esq.

Daniel’s practice centers around intellectual property, in the areas of patent and trademark registration prosecution. He prepares legal opinions and counsels clients regarding patentability, trademark …

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Sejal Rajan, Esq.

Sejal works with startup companies, small to medium-sized businesses, and artists spanning a variety of industries including finance, technology, luxury goods, fashion, food and beverage, fitness, and retail …


Lorna Lightfoot-Ware, Esq.

Lorna has a unique combination of experience as a former in-house counsel at companies such as MTV, as well as advising small and mid-size companies on a variety of legal  …

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Russell Klein, Esq.

Russell advises on creating, capitalizing and growing emerging companies and commercial enterprises. His experience includes corporate transactions, technology …

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Barry Janay, Esq.

Barry Janay, Esq. represents emerging businesses in matters relating to commercial litigation, intellectual property infringement matters and other intellectual property litigation …

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Sam Garrett, Esq.

Sam Garrett, Esq. represents businesses and individuals in immigration law matters. Sam’s practice includes filing petitions before the State Department, the Department …

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Deborah Mortimer, Esq.

Deborah has over a decade of experience as a litigation attorney. She has litigated complex claims involving contracts, partner and shareholder disputes demand for non-payment …

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