For more than five decades, Beattie Padovano, LLC continues its tradition of providing exceptional and cost effective legal services since the first law office bearing the name Beattie & Padovano was established in 1970 by founding partners James R. Beattie and Ralph J. Padovano. From the beginning, Beattie Padovano has earned and maintained an excellent reputation for the quality of its legal services, as well as strict ethical standards. The Firm provides legal representation in a broad range of sophisticated matters to national and international publicly held corporations, individuals, entrepreneurs, partnerships, closely-held companies as well as banks, insurance companies, governmental agencies and boards. Committed to providing clients with legal services of the highest caliber, the Firm’s attorneys, all of whom have excellent academic backgrounds and diversified expertise, offer creative, effective and efficient solutions to facilitate its clients’ business. They strive to provide all clients with high quality and aggressive legal representation while making a conscious effort to keep legal bills as low as possible and to always be accessible, making every effort to return phone calls and e-mails as soon as possible. The Firm and many of its attorneys have achieved Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating of AV in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and is listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
The Firm’s dedication to maintaining and growing a wide range of practice areas, all within the Firm, enables us to offer the legal assistance needed to address clients’ needs.
The Firm's commercial practice is directed by attorneys with many years of experience in complex corporate and commercial matters. It represents clients in multifaceted commercial matters and provides high quality legal advice in business planning; the negotiation of contracts; licensing; mergers, acquisitions and sales of businesses; joint ventures; venture capital transactions; computer and technology transactions; land use; the acquisition, development, financing, leasing and disposition of real property; asset-based financings and revolving credit arrangements; real property taxation and appeals; and matters involving environmental, employment and health law.
The Firm’s land use department has earned a reputation for getting things done for its clients. Whether it is securing permits or approvals or obtaining results by litigation, Beattie Padovano’s land use department is always on the forefront of land use law.
The extensive experience of the Firm’s litigation attorneys enables them to handle complex business and commercial cases in federal and state trial and appellate courts, as well as estate litigation. The department also uses various alternatives to litigation, including arbitration and mediation. This practice area also includes personal injury, malpractice and products liability litigation -- both for plaintiffs and defendants.