Who is MAZURKRAEMER and what type of firm is it?
Salene Mazur Kraemer is the founding principal. MAZURKRAEMER is a boutique law and consulting firm concentrating on business and bankruptcy transactions. In essence, we deal with money disputes and transfers. Areas of practice include business transactions, business bankruptcy, strategic business consulting, social media law and consulting, internet law, debt collection, debt workouts, tax settlements, employment and real estate.
MAZURKRAEMER brings its diverse skillset to the table to consult clients with respect to not only legal decisions but also operations, finance, marketing, and merchandising. As business-minded lawyers, we offer guidance regarding corporate governance, startup, litigation prevention, wind-down, debt collection practices, business succession, social media strategy and policy, minority/women-business certification, etc.
Who are the firm’s typical clients?
Clients include principals and small to middle-market businesses. Acting similar to part-time in-house counsel, MAZURKRAEMER often counsels clients daily in a broad range of capacities to prevent or resolve legal or business disputes and to help consummate business transactions. We also counsel businesses and individuals in a distressed context to evaluation whether bankruptcy is an option.
How is your firm different from other law firms?
MAZURKRAEMER provides attentive legal advice, without compromising technical skill or experience. We are former large firm lawyers who pride ourselves on our top-notch technical skils and legal scholarship. Efficient and results-driven, MAZURKRAEMER is more interested in getting a good deal done for parties and moving on, rather than racking up unnecessary billable hours. We also speak "in plain english." We want to keep it simple.
MAZURKRAEMER is tech-savvy. We tweet, text, email, skype and use cloud services in order to keep the lines of communication open with our clients. Technology has revolutionized the ways in which we practice law and do business. MAZURKRAEMER is dedicated to assisting clients to utilize new technologies to attract and retain customers.
MAZURKRAEMER speaks business. Always with an awareness of the impact on a client’s bottom line, we bring to an engagement business savvy, financial acumen, and networking opportunities. When you engage our firm, we want you to have the most bang for your buck and view it as our role to help you in whatever way we can, even if it means just retweeting your business tweets or buying your product or eating at your restaurant. Instead of being perceived as a necessary evil, MAZURKRAEMER becomes a client’s trusted business advisor for all facets of your business. To us, this is what being business lawyers is all about.
What about fees?
MAZURKRAEMER generally bills by the hour against replenishable retainers, which must be replenished at the end of each month. If retainers are not replenished, MAZURKRAEMER will discontinue work until retainers are paid. Bankruptcy is risky work and as such necessitates very strict client payment policies. Depending on the project, in addition to the billable hour option, MAZURKRAEMER may charge flat fees where appropriate, i.e., “value billing.” We accept credit cards to pay retainer and outstanding bills.
Where is it located?
Salene's primary office is located in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, PA, 15 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, 25 minutes to the Pittsburgh Airport and 1 hour to Wheeling, WV and 1 hour to Morgantown, WV. MAZURKRAEMER also has a Weirton, WV office located on Main Street.