Edward advises new and established businesses on the full range of commercial real estate transactions, corporate matters and regulatory issues, with a particular emphasis on guiding restaurants and bars through the process of acquiring liquor licenses.
A skilled negotiator, Edward works closely with clients to close deals and to structure their business models to fit their goals. Edward also advises clients on all aspects of launching, selling or restructuring a business. He is experienced in corporate entity formation, drafting shareholders' agreements and LLC operating agreements. He guides clients in expanding through mergers and acquisitions and in positioning a company for sale.
He has deep experience in commercial real estate transactions, including:
- office and retail leases and subleases
- restaurant, bar and other hospitality sector leasing
- land acquisition for commercial development
- secured lending transactions
For many of his clients, Edward also serves as outside general counsel, providing the resources for solutions in a wide range of matters, from employment law counseling to intellectual property and trademark issues to privacy and data security issues.
Before Fox Rothschild
Prior to joining Fox, Edward was a partner at a law firm in Media, Pennsylvania, where he chaired the Commercial Real Estate and Business Transactions Department. He previously worked at several law firms in the Greater Philadelphia area.
Beyond Fox Rothschild
Edward is very active in his community. He represents the First Ward on the Board of Commissioners of Springfield Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, where he previously served on the Zoning Hearing Board. Edward is also a Springfield Township Republican Committeeman. He serves on the Delco Run for Heroes 5k Planning Committee and as a coach at the Springfield Athletic Association.
He is a class agent for the Alumni Association of Malvern Preparatory School, a member of the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association and vice president of its Class of 1996 Board. Additionally, Edward was past president of the Boston University School of Law Philadelphia Young Alumni Council. He was previously a member of the editorial board of the Philadelphia Bar Reporter.
Honors & Awards
- Named among "Best Lawyers" by The Delaware County Daily Times (2017)
- Named a "Pennsylvania Rising Star" by Philadelphia Magazine (2010, 2013-2014)