Automotive and Vehicle Dealerships

Our Automotive and Vehicle Dealerships Industry Team gained widespread recognition assisting with drafting Section 747 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 (Dealer Arbitration Law) and by representing the National Association of Minority Auto Dealers and its membership during the Chrysler and GM congressionally facilitated negotiations, as well as the interests of the National Association… Continue reading Automotive and Vehicle Dealerships

Blockchain and Digital Assets

Digital currency providers and platforms are poised to draw increased attention and contend with increasing issues as they facilitate digital transactions and exchanges while driving a new economy. As digital currency becomes increasingly mainstream, with an expanded role in corporate transactions, it’s also critical for business owners, financial institutions, developers and others navigating this new… Continue reading Blockchain and Digital Assets


Our collaboration matters when capitalizing on cannabis Succeeding in New York state’s rapidly developing cannabis market requires full-service solutions powered by regional knowledge, statewide coverage, local connections and fluency in regulatory compliance. As a law firm with a regional focus, Harris Beach represents the nation’s leading companies dealing with cannabis, hemp and CBD, including large… Continue reading Cannabis

Construction and Surety

Owners, contractors, design professionals and sureties rely upon Harris Beach to protect their interests from the bidding and contracting phases, through financing, zoning, permitting and contract administration, to help keep their projects moving forward to successful completion. Our attorneys have a reputation for ardent and effective prosecution and defense of indemnification claims, liens and bond… Continue reading Construction and Surety

EMS and Fire Protection Providers

Our attorneys represent regional, national and international EMS companies and volunteer ambulance organizations, as well as fire districts and volunteer fire departments that serve their respective communities. We counsel these organizations on a diverse array of matters including operational issues, labor and employment law, regulatory compliance, and negotiating and drafting contracts with municipalities, hospitals and… Continue reading EMS and Fire Protection Providers


Keeping up with New York state’s complex and ever-changing energy landscape can be daunting. Harris Beach can help you navigate this industry. Our experienced Energy Industry Team — led by a former head of both the New York State Public Service Commission and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority — regularly works with… Continue reading Energy

Financial Institutions and Capital Markets

Harris Beach attorneys serve as general corporate, financing and transaction counsel for leading regional, national and international financial institutions. Our extensive knowledge of, and practical approach to, the industry’s evolving needs and ever-changing market challenges have proven an invaluable resource for financial institutions, including commercial banks, credit unions and thrifts, underwriters, service providers and investment… Continue reading Financial Institutions and Capital Markets

Food and Beverage

Serving Your Needs from Seed to Table As counsel for multi-national brands whose products span the globe, Harris Beach has decades of experience helping clients grow their business in the highly-regulated food and beverage industry. Our experience began with supporting dairy producers and growers; and we continue to design solutions for clients to thrive in… Continue reading Food and Beverage

Health Care

Harris Beach has been at the forefront of advising clients in the health care industry for decades. Our Health Care Industry Team has distinguished itself through its progressive, innovative and practical approach to understanding and advising on the complexities of the industry.  We represent a wide array of health care organizations in legal matters including… Continue reading Health Care

Higher Education

Our multi-disciplinary Educational Institutions Industry Team offers a full complement of services to public and private colleges and universities. We provide counsel to college and university presidents, trustees, academic administrators and staff on pressing issues related to their financing, ethics and regulatory compliance, operations, employees and students. Harris Beach attorneys provide guidance and counsel to… Continue reading Higher Education