• Overview
  • Experience


Our team has the knowledge to navigate a wide array of legal and business matters.  As former Federal and State prosecutors and regulators, we also have the widely-respected experience and judgment that our business clients want on their side. It is why many businesses rely on Calcagni & Kanefsky to serve as their outside general counsel.  Working closely with our clients, we gain an in-depth understanding of their business activities and goals, and provide focused, client-centered, and cost-effective advice and counsel on legal issues confronting clients daily.

We are routinely the first call when our clients encounter business issues with legal implications.  As strategic advisors to our clients, we work quickly and efficiently to implement the right solutions and resolve the matter at hand with an eye toward the future.

Our clients often take advantage of our flexible billing models, which can be tailored to address the client’s unique financial circumstances and provide a rare measure of certainty regarding legal costs.

As outside general counsel, we coordinate and oversee:

  • SEC and state securities law filings and reporting obligations
  • Commercial contracts, licensing agreements, and strategic transactions
  • Corporate governance, board and shareholder resolutions, consents, directors meetings, shareholder meetings, and minutes
  • Capital raises
  • Counseling officers and directors on fiduciary duties and strategic considerations
  • Employment matters, including hiring, retention, and termination
  • Executive compensation, including stock options, restricted stock agreements, and equity and non-equity based incentive compensation
  • Legal compliance and risk management
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Tax planning and counsel


Calcagni & Kanefsky serves as outside general counsel to many businesses in various industries, including:

  • New York City-based real estate development venture.
  • New England-based, multifamily real estate investment, acquisition, development, and management company.
  • International celebrity jewelry manufacturer with companies in New York City and Geneva.
  • National helicopter tour / aerial production conglomerate, with companies throughout the United States.