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Our commerce practice consists of advising and counseling the business community to achieve their goals with the advantages of seamless legal protections and compliance in all general business law and commercial/contract matters. Our goal is to anticipate clients’ needs and offer advice on legal matters that bring added value to the company. We are particularly adept at implementing proactive legal protections that yield benefits long into the future by avoiding ambiguity and disputes and pre-addressing future uncertainties. Examples of our  attorneys’  experience include acting as general counsel for a family home office, a golf course aggregator, telecommunications company, representing a multistate restaurant chain, start-up manufacturing companies, the international acquisition of a Florida manufacturing company, the seller of a private jet charter and maintenance company, a chain of small newspapers, real estate brokerage and property management companies, general contractors and trade companies, an emergency room staffing company, national software companies and a variety of both large and small privately held businesses, physicians and other professionals.

Attorneys Philippe C. Jeck, Jeffrey S. Raynor, D. Bruce Kratz, Richard D. Percic, Jeremy D. Bowerman and Carter Downs assist clients in business and entity practice areas, including:


  • Business formations
  • Professional associations
  • Transactions
  • Corporations
  • Partnerships
  • Limited partnerships
  • Limited liability companies
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Joint ventures
  • Entity selection
  • Entity governance
  • Ownership and operating agreements
  • Contract forms preparation
  • Manufacturing
  • Board of directors
  • S corporations
  • Marketing
  • Sales of goods and services
  • Shareholder rights
  • Confidentiality
  • Non-compete and non-exploitation
  • Management and service contracts
  • Borrowing and financing transactions
  • Financing
  • Intellectual law
  • Manufacturers
  • Computers
  • Contract disputes
  • Software licensing
  • Employment matters
  • Copyright
  • Trademarks
  • Employees
  • Agencies
  • Asset sales
  • Mergers, acquisitions and dissolutions
  • Franchising
  • Liquor licenses
  • Mortgage broker regulations
  • Real estate broker regulations
  • Buy/sell agreements
  • Trade secrets
  • Small businesses
  • Licensing
  • Family businesses
  • Closely held businesses
  • Joint ventures
  • Organization
  • Debtors
  • Creditors
  • Property rights
  • Golf courses


Our firm’s litigation practice is primarily commercial and involves trial and appellate work as well as arbitration and mediation. We are experienced in all stages of litigation, including appellate work as well as arbitration and mediation. The practice includes contract litigation from both sides, restrictive covenant enforcement and defense, evictions, lender workouts and foreclosures, foreclosure defense, association collection, enforcement and governance disputes, securities defense, commercial arbitration and other commercial cases, and we act as co-counsel on selected personal injury matters.

Examples include representing a telecommunications software developer in trade secret litigation, a lender in a multi-million-dollar shopping center foreclosure and ensuing deficiency judgment proceedings, a British corporation’s interests in foreclosure and tax deed litigation and parties in complex commercial and real estate related disputes.

Attorneys Geoffrey L. Jones, D. Bruce Kratz and Carter Downs assist clients in business and entity litigation practice areas, including:

  • Commercial
  • Commission disputes
  • Contracts
  • Premises liability
  • Collections
  • Insurance
  • Insurance defense

Contact Jeck, Harris, Raynor & Jones, P.A. in Juno Beach to talk to an attorney today

Call Jeck, Harris, Raynor & Jones, P.A. at 561-331-2597 to schedule an appointment, or contact us online.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Geoff is a truly outstanding lawyer.

    — Peer

  • 4.6/5.0

    A very competent lawyer

    — Peer

  • 5.0/5.0

    Hired the firm to represent my interests in renewal of commercial lease with landlord. Very responsive and proactive on my behalf. Advice represented value for money for professional services rendered.

    — Client

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