We provide you with the expertise to start, operate, purchase or sell a business. We ensure all operations are within compliance so you can experience lasting success while safeguarding yourself and your assets from potential risk.
Our expert team of attorneys are dedicated to providing comprehensive legal solutions tailored to your unique business requirements. From start-ups to established enterprises, our expertise covers a wide range of business matters.
We help you navigate the complexities of the immigration process. Whether you are seeking to reunite with family members, sponsor a spouse, or bring dependents to your new home country, our team is here to guide you.
Contracts Law & Negotiations
We craft ironclad contracts tailored to your unique needs, ensuring that your rights and interests are fully protected. From business contracts to employment agreements, we draft, review, and negotiate contracts.
Our team of franchise experts is dedicated to crafting comprehensive and fair agreements that protect the interests of both franchisors and franchisees. We know that each agreement is unique and our approach reflects that.
With extensive experience in Joint Venture agreements, we are well-equipped to navigate the complexities of these endeavors. Whether you are considering a domestic or international Joint Venture, our expertise spans various industries and business structures.
Corporate Governance & Law
Corporate governance is the backbone of every successful organization, and our team of experienced attorneys is dedicated to ensuring that your business adheres to the highest legal and ethical standards.
Organizational Risk Management
We understand every business faces risks, and our team of experienced attorneys is here to help you navigate these challenges with confidence. We identify, assess, and mitigate potential risks that could impact your business's operations, reputation, and bottom line.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Our goal is to help you achieve your business objectives by structuring deals that maximize value while minimizing risks. Whether you are a buyer or seller, start-up or multinational corporation, our tailored M&A solutions cater to businesses of all sizes and industries.
Compensation & Property Sales Legal Issues
When it comes to compensation, whether you're dealing with employment contracts, severance agreements, or wage disputes, our experienced attorneys have the expertise to advocate for your rights and negotiate fair terms on your behalf.
Public & Private Equity & Debt Offerings
From structuring and negotiating private equity deals to navigating debt offerings and securities regulations, our expertise spans the spectrum of capital raising transactions. We stay at the forefront of regulations, ensuring you receive the most up-to-date advice and strategies.
Realtors & Real Estate Contracts
Whether you are a real estate agent, broker, or investor, we cater to your needs. We handle a wide range of real estate contract matters, including purchase agreements, lease contracts, property transfers, and more. We ensure your contracts are meticulously drafted and reviewed to avoid potential disputes and liabilities.
At Florida in-House Counsel Law Group, we have been proudly serving the Central Florida community for over a decade, providing comprehensive legal services in the areas of Business, Real Estate, and Immigration Law. With a deep understanding of the local business landscape and a commitment to excellence, we have become a trusted partner for businesses seeking knowledge, expertise, and protection.
Our team of experienced attorneys is dedicated to helping businesses navigate the complex legal landscape with confidence. We believe that every client deserves personalized attention and tailored legal solutions that align with their unique goals and challenges. Whether you are starting a new venture, expanding your business, or facing legal issues, our attorneys are here to provide guidance, support, and strategic counsel every step of the way.
Meet Your Attorneys
Roberto Santoni is an accomplished real estate and business attorney with over 15 years experience. Born in Rincon, Puerto Rico, and raised in Kissimmee, Florida, Roberto possesses fluency in both English and Spanish, allowing him to effectively serve a diverse clientele. Roberto's academic journey led him to Penn State University, where he graduated with honors from the Schreyer's Honors College. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Labor Studies and Industrial Relations, standing out as the top graduating senior in his class and serving as the College Marshal. Additionally, Roberto pursued a double major, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a specialization in Latin American politics. With a thirst for legal knowledge, Roberto pursued his law degree at the renowned University of Connecticut School of Law. The institution's esteemed reputation further sharpened his legal acumen and equipped him with the necessary tools to excel in his career. Following his graduation, Roberto embarked on a significant opportunity to work with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute as an intern for the Honorable Ed Pastor. This invaluable experience allowed him to delve into the intricacies of public service and gain a deep understanding of legislative processes. As a business and real estate attorney, Roberto possesses an exceptional understanding of his clients' needs. His extensive experience has honed his skills in providing tailored legal solutions to assist his clients in achieving their goals. Notably, Roberto also owns a title company, where he underwrites for Old Republic, further showcasing his expertise and comprehensive approach to the real estate industry. Beyond his legal practice, Roberto actively contributes to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, serving on its executive board as a Legal Advisor. In this role, he offers valuable guidance and insights to support the growth and success of Hispanic businesses. Roberto Santoni's commitment to his profession is matched only by his dedication to his community. With a reputation for understanding his clients' unique needs, Roberto's contributions to the real estate and business sectors have been invaluable.
Natalia Gove is a highly accomplished immigration attorney and a member of the Florida Bar. She holds the AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest peer-reviewed rating held by only 10% of attorneys. Her numerous accolades include being named a Super Lawyer, Rising Star for several years, and being included in the Top Lawyers list of Tampa in 2019, as well as being recognized by Lawyers of Distinction. Natalia's impressive educational background includes an undergraduate degree from Lipetsk State University in Russia, a degree in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida, and a law degree from Florida A&M University College of Law, where she graduated with honors, cum laude. In addition to her legal work, Natalia is an active member of several professional organizations. She serves as a member expert of the District Export Council, Central-North Florida, appointed by the US Secretary of Commerce, and is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Natalia primarily focuses on corporate/business and family immigration, I-9 compliance, ICE/HSI audits and inspections, investments, and worksite enforcement issues. She provides legal advice to both corporate and individual clients who are in the process of securing employment authorization (work visas) for foreign nationals, U.S. permanent residency ("green card" status), and U.S. citizenship. Previously she worked at a large full-service corporate law firm where she represented employers and individuals in business immigration matters. She also gained valuable experience serving as a judicial extern at the Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review, Orlando Immigration Court, where she researched complex legal issues and drafted court motions and judicial decisions. In addition to her legal work, Natalia has also served as a qualified interpreter for federal and state courts. She has interpreted for a wide range of individuals, including Mikhail Kalashnikov (inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle), presidents of former USSR republics, politicians, top-level state officers, and executives. Natalia's impressive legal career, combined with her extensive experience and expertise in the field of immigration law, make her a highly respected and sought-after attorney in Florida and beyond.
Teresa Finer is a highly experienced attorney who has spent over 40 years advising corporate and individual clients on US immigration planning and filings. She has been consistently recognized as an industry leader by "Best Lawyers in America" since 2008 and has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's legal peer rating system. She was also selected for inclusion in Orlando's Best Lawyers in America "Lawyers of the Year" for Immigration. In addition to her impressive legal career, Teresa is actively involved in promoting immigration and naturalization education. She has participated on the Orange County Bar Association's Law Week committee for many years. In 2015, she developed a new naturalization badge program for Citrus Council Girl Scouts, which has been recognized nationally and has involved hundreds of young girls and their parents since then. As a former Girl Scout leader of two troops, she enjoys leading this program. Teresa earned a Bachelor of Journalism degree with high honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1980 and a law degree with high honors from the University of Texas School of Law in 1983. During law school, she was selected for membership on the Texas Law Review, the UT Chancellors Honor Society, and the Order of the Coif Honor Society. After law school, she clerked for the Honorable Jerre S. Williams on the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and then developed immigration practices at two law firms in Atlanta and Orlando. Outside of work, Teresa focuses on her family, including three daughters. She is interested in historical research, and helped to create the exhibit "Kehilla: A History of Jewish Life in Orlando" at the Orange County History Museum. She is often up late researching her own immigrant grandparents and their ancestors, and enjoys solving genealogical mysteries.