Ernst & Linder LLC's German Practice Group offers US and German legal services for individuals, corporate entities and German law firms. Our focus is on advising corporate entities from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and France on doing business in the United States and providing national and cross-border solutions to all their legal requirements. The founding partner, attorney-at-law Dr. Ernst, went to law school in Germany and the United States and are admitted to practice law in Germany and in the United States (New York). Attorney-at-law Dr. Ernst heads the German practice group of Ernst & Linder LLC and is familiar with the expectations of European, particularly German clients. Clients can communicate in English or German and our lawyers are familiar with German law, enabling them to relate to the client and "translate" legal concepts, which makes them understandable to the client and makes our services cost efficient.
Ernst & Linder LLC's areas of expertise include, American German Business Law, American German Corporate Law, US Immigration and Visa law and international trademark and copyright law. We regularly advise German speaking corporate entities starting with the incorporation process and taking care of the ongoing legal needs of a US subsidiary, their acquisition and financial transactions as well as distribution- and joint venture agreements. Based on our focus and experience we are uniquely qualified and familiar with the specific requirements of mid size businesses and the associated challenges.
In addition we advise Americans and Germans living in the United States and Germany in questions related to Immigration, Visa and Citizenship Law as well as Estate matters in Germany and the United States.
Ernst & Linder LLC is a member of the German American Chamber of Commerce New York.