Charles Skop joined Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. in 2008 and was named a Member of the firm in March 2009, practicing in the Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Real Estate Law departments. Mr. Skop handles business formations, acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, financing and loan transactions, purchases and sales of real estate, commercial leasing, and mortgage loan transactions. Mr. Skop has structured, drafted, negotiated and closed a broad range of sophisticated and complex acquisition, sale and merger transactions. He has drafted and negotiated stock purchase, shareholder, partnership, LLC, joint venture, buy-out, employment, licensing, distribution, loan, credit line, security, lease, private placement, work-out and intellectual property related agreements as well as commercial real estate lease, sale and finance transactions. Mr. Skop also prepares U.S. trademark registration applications. Mr. Skop serves as outside corporate counsel to many of his clients providing ongoing legal advice on day to day matters. Mr. Skop’s clients include information technology companies, manufacturers, distributors, lenders, financial services providers, physicians, medical and other professional practices and real estate companies.
Acquisition of a printing business
Acquisition of property and casualty insurance agency
Acquisitions of apparel manufacturers and distributors, including debtor in possession financing
Acquisition by merger of company owning patented broadband technologies
Acquisitions and sales of medical and dental practices
Sale of assets of manufacturer of specialty molds
Sale of assets of specialty foods business
Sale of stock of legal services auditing company
Sale of assets of distributor of medical supplies
Sale of assets of architectural firm
Sale of stock of travel and tour operator
Sale of assets of national building products company with multiple locations
Sale by merger of manufacturer of custom in-store merchandising units and point-of-sale purchase displays
Loans by institutional and private lenders secured by commercial real estate, assets and accounts receivable
Drafting and negotiating distribution and licensing agreements
Mr. Skop has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Merrick Jewish Centre since 1995 and he has served as Chairman of the Legal Committee. He was the Merrick Jewish Centre journal honoree in 2006. Mr. Skop has served on the Folio Committee, as a Folio Awards judge, and as a Connections Day Moderator for the Fair Media Council, a not-for-profit organization that advocates for quality local news coverage. He is also a member of the Long Island Executive Board for the Jewish National Fund.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Skop maintained a solo practice in Nassau County. Before starting his own practice in 2002, Mr. Skop was a Partner at the Manhattan law firm Rosen & Reade, LLP, and he previously practiced with Gilbert Segall & Young, LLP, also in Manhattan.