Firm Overview

"The lawyers at PLDO demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and integrity in all aspects of their business. They are always well prepared, and they truly care about my business." - John Doyle, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP

Our Team Approach

PLDO lawyers are innovators in the practice of law and employ cutting-edge technology to resolve challenging legal problems. Our attorneys have significant knowledge in numerous industries and extensive experience in multiple disciplines and across sectors. We build long-lasting relationships with our clients and excel at finding the right solutions to legal issues by drawing upon the knowledge and diverse skills of our lawyers. Our team approach to all client matters enables us to identify the core issues quickly and apply the right resources to every case that other law firms may not consider.

Responsive, Cost-Effective Results (the underlined word, representation hyperlinks to practice areas)

PLDO provides representation in a broad range of legal matters. Our firm advises businesses and nonprofit organizations in matters involving organizational structure, governance, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, and other vital areas of the law. We advise and represent employers on employment policies and procedures and numerous matters arising under state and federal statutes, including anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation, wage and hour, whistleblower, family and medical leave, unemployment compensation and claims for wrongful termination. Our firm resolves disputes through mediation, negotiation and ADR to avoid costly litigation. If litigation is necessary, our team of lawyers is highly skilled in the courtroom with over 100 years of experience in civil and criminal legal matters.

Our government relations team has significant experience as advocates for clients in the private and public sectors. Our lawyers and professional staff of government affairs consultants and lobbyists have worked extensively with municipalities and other governmental authorities, giving us expert knowledge with administrative and municipal law issues in such matters as real estate development and financing, public-private partnership projects and other legal areas.

Attorneys in our trust and estate practice provide the full range of estate and trust planning and administration services, and have decades of experience and a sophisticated understanding of all the legal and financial aspects of this area of the law, including taxation and estate litigation. Estate and trust lawyers work closely with our business law and real estate teams, providing our clients with a wide range of services and solutions for complex matters.

Our firm's affiliations and partnerships with legal and professional networks extends our client services capability locally, regionally and nationally. In all practice areas, you can rely on PLDO to provide sound advice and legal counsel and practical solutions.

When Results Matter, Turn to PLDO

The common theme throughout our firm is our absolute dedication to delivering the right solution for each client with a focus on providing the highest quality of legal counsel with the highest level of client service based on respect, responsiveness and efficiency. Our extensive experience in our practice areas enables us to quickly identify the core issues in any legal matter and to prescribe the right legal strategy to resolve problems.

Clients and peers recognize our lawyers as effective practitioners. Many of our lawyers have been honored to be named among the "Best Lawyers" in America and Super Lawyers in their practice areas, and have been recognized by their peers and judges with the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell, which is the highest rating based on both legal ability and ethics. Whether it involves a business succession or multi-million dollar transaction, a commercial contract or employment issue, planning, administering or litigating an estate or other vital matter, you can depend on our attorneys to provide you with focused urgency, sound advice and skilled representation.

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