Melanie J. Lafond, Attorney at Law
Couch White, LLP
Melanie Lafond has a law practice in Albany (NY)
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Lawyer has extensive experience representing clients in Business Law, Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Litigation matters.
Advertising, Antitrust Law, Domestic, Banking Law (Investment Crimes, Investment Funds Fraud), Business Formation (Bying & Selling Business, Corporations, Creation, Hedge Fund Formations, Joint Venture, LLC, LLP Formation & Disputes, Partnerships), Commercial, Commercial Bankruptcy, Commercial Leasing, Communications & Media, Construction & Development, Contracts involving State & Minicipality, Controlled Substances Law, Corporate Finance & Taxation, Creditor's Rights, Customs Disputes, Debt Collection, Debt Settlement, Directors' & Officers' Liability, False Advertising, Federal Contracts, Federal Grants, Foreign Investments (Emerging Markets Capabilities), Franchising, Gaming Law, Government Construction Contracts, Institutional Investing, Interests, Internal Investigative Services, International Transactions (Imports & Exports Operations, International Arbitration, International Business Operations, International Law, International Trade Regulations), Licensing, Locating Funds, Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Mortgages & Foreclosures, Non-Profit Corporations, Professional Corporations, Public Offerings, Reorganizations & Restructuring, RICO Act, State & Minicipal Bonds, Trade Associations, Unfair Competition (False Designation of Origin), Venture Capital (Financial Markets Analysis)
Constitutional Law & Civil Rights:
Affirmative Action, Age, Gender, Race & National Origin Discrimination, Eminent Domain, Freedom Of Information, Freedom Of Press, Freedom Of Speech & Religion, Native Americans, Religious Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Unlawful Search & Seizure
Labor & Employment Law:
Affirmative Action, Collective Bargaining, Discipline/Suspension, Employment & Discrimination (Age, Race & Sex Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Employee Rights), Employment Contracts, Family Medical Leave & Pregnancy Discrimination, Federal Personnel, Fires and Firefighters Law, Government Employees, Immigration Reform & Control Act(IRCA), Labor Disputes, RRB disability, Sexual & Other Harassment, Undocumented Workers, Unfair Labor Practices, Unions, Wrongful Termination
Appellate Practice, Business & Commercial Litigation (Engineering Litigation), Class Action, Conflicts of Law, General Civil Litigation (Expert & Witness Testimony, Fiduciary Abuse), Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct, Writs
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Qualification & Experience
Professional Organizations and Memberships
- Capital District Trial Lawyers Association
- Florida Bar
- New York State Bar Association
Territory of Practice
Schenectady: Alplaus, Delanson, Duanesburg, Pattersonville, Quaker Street, Rotterdam Junction, Schenectady
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- "Bank" includes commercial banks, savings banks, trust companies, and any person or association of persons, whether incorporated or not, carrying on the business of banking.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is the main bank regulatory agency in the USA, together with the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
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