At Edward W. Dougherty, Jr. PA, we have more than 30 years of experience working with an extremely wide variety of business clients from individual entrepreneurs starting a business with limited funds to corporations with hundreds of millions of dollars in assets. We provide legal counsel and representation from company formation through sale or merger including legal counsel and representation with respect to corporate governance, contracts relating to executive compensation, vendors, property leasing, and financing, and debt and equity capital raising for organic growth and acquisitions. We also provide representation and counsel on regulatory matters with a focus on businesses in the financial industries, including banks, insurance companies and agencies, finance companies such as mortgage brokers and retail installment lenders, and money business services engaged in foreign currency exchange and money transmission.
Ed has been practicing law for more than 40 years, his primary area of practice has been business law and regulation, including corporate, insurance, securities, and banking for more than 30 years. Ed’s initial focus was litigation, but over the last 20 years, his practice has transitioned so that he now has primarily a transaction and regulatory-based practice while continuing to represent clients in selected business-related litigation.