​Legal Guidance For
Businesses And Nonprofit Organizations

Businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofits provide the foundation for strong communities. Plata Law Group LLC provides skilled transactional and litigation representation to help them thrive.

Your Business Deserves Experienced Legal Representation

If you have launched a business, or are in the process of starting one, you know that legal issues are intertwined with nearly every step. Whether it is determining your business structure, drafting partnership agreements, creating employee handbooks or preparing contracts, up-to-date legal advice is a must.

Michael Jay Plata, founder of Plata Law Group LLC, has been practicing business law since 2002. He provides general counsel services that include human resources policy advisement, guidance on corporate governance and regulatory compliance, as well as informed counsel on privacy, cybersecurity, corporate transactions and trade secret protection. He is currently counsel to the Verona Zoning Board of Adjustment and is also able to provide capable counsel on land use and zoning matters.

Mr. Plata is licensed to represent his clients in litigation matters in all New Jersey state courts, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.  His experience as a litigator representing companies of all sizes provides him with an understanding of the expense and disruption litigation may have on a business.  Mr. Plata is committed to identifying risks and to minimizing the possibility of legal issues disturbing the firm’s clients’ business objectives.  When necessary, however, the firm is fully prepared to take cases to verdict.  

The firm’s clients consist of small, middle-market and privately owned businesses. Regardless of their size, the firm is committed to learning the intricacies of its clients’ businesses and the marketplaces in which they compete in order to develop legal solutions that achieve its clients’ business goals. The firm offers the familiarity and attention of a small firm with the experience and expertise obtained from the rigors of large firm practice to create legal solutions particular to each client’s circumstances.  

Practice Areas

Business And Corporate Legal Services

Business And Commercial Litigation

Representing Nonprofit And Charitable Organizations

A Firm Committed To The Community

Plata Law Group LLC works with clients throughout New Jersey and across the Greater New York City area. The firm was founded on the belief that entrepreneurs and small businesses are vital to the local community and its economy.  It provides personalized service for all its clients and provides free seminars and information regarding a myriad of legal issues that concern both the business and the overall community.

Additionally, the firm provides legal advice and representation to local nonprofit organizations, assisting them in proper formation and achieving tax-exempt status. The firm’s founder currently serves on two nonprofit boards and volunteers to assist multiple organizations as a committee member and fundraiser.  Mr. Plata’s service to the community has been recognized by numerous organizations.

Meeting The Legal Needs Of Business Clients Across The Greater New York City Area

Meet Michael Jay Plata

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Michael Jay Plata

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