Lyle C.




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About Lyle

Lyle C. Mahler is a trusted adviser who prides himself on providing practical, business-centric advice to his clients.

Lyle has extensive experience representing individuals and businesses in connection with mergers and acquisitions, capital investments and joint venture arrangements, with a special emphasis on real estate joint ventures. He also handles a variety of general corporate matters, including the negotiation and preparation of shareholder agreements, LLC operating agreements and various types of commercial contracts, including manufacturing, supply and distribution agreements. With over 25 years of corporate legal experience, clients regularly seek out Lyle for general business counseling and his creative, get it done approach.

In addition, Lyle has broad experience representing lenders in both secured and unsecured loan transactions, including syndicated and asset-based loan facilities and frequently provides advice on complex structuring issues.

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  • Represented nationally known brand in connection with the sale of its registered agent and business search and filing services business to a leading fund portfolio company in the registered agent and transactional services industry.
  • Represented Van de Wetering Greenhouses in connection with its $42,500,000 sale to Columbia Care, a publicly traded cannabis company.
  • Represented UK based buyer Audiotonix in the acquisition of US based professional audio equipment designer and manufacturer Sound Devices, LLC.
  • Represented purchaser of multiple franchise units in the health and fitness industry segment.
  • Represented company in the heavy machinery parts and repair business in connection with its sale to a PE backed portfolio company.
  • Represented Super-Tek Products, a tile and stone installation products manufacturer, in its strategic sale to Parex USA
  • Represented a carpet and rug wholesaler + distributor in its sale to Stanton Carpet Corporation
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  • Fordham University School of Law
  • State University of New York at Buffalo

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Affiliations & Appointments

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association

Articles & Advisories

The “Unintended” Consequences of Not Having a Written LLC Operating Agreement

CONGRATULATIONS!! You have just formed a New York limited liability company to purchase a piece of rental property with your…

December 08, 2020

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Paycheck Protection Program: What You Need To Know

To help businesses keep their workforce employed during the COVID-19 crisis, the recently enacted CARES Act established a new loan…

April 04, 2020

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Guidelines for Backdating

By Lyle C. Mahler, Esq. In my practice, clients often ask me if they can date a document with a date…

August 01, 2019

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Selling Your Business: Baskets, Deductibles and Caps, Oh My!

By Lyle C. Mahler You’re a business owner and have spent years nurturing and growing your business into a valuable asset,…

May 09, 2018

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Do Bulk Sales Laws Still Exist in New York?

By Lyle C. Mahler I recently came across a discussion among members of the Business Law Section of the NYS…

January 11, 2018

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Changes to the New York State LLC Publication Requirements

August 18, 2006

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Everything’s Great Today, But … The Importance of a Shareholder/Buy-Sell Agreement

Those operating businesses as franchisors have undoubtedly been told of the importance of shielding one’s personal assets from the attacks…

June 01, 2005

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Pot Co.’s $42M NY Greenhouse Buy Steered By 2 Firms

In preparation for the launch of New York’s recreational marijuana market, national cannabis company Columbia Care said Friday it is buying…

May 03, 2021

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Understanding the Specifics of a Business Divorce

Breaking up is hard to do, so Uniondale-based law firm Farrell Fritz has set up a practice group to make…

June 30, 2016

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Farrell Fritz Counsels Disputing Partners with Business Divorce Practice Group

The attached advertorial, published in the May 27, 2016 issue of Long Island Business News, discusses the launch of Farrell Fritz’s…

June 02, 2016

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Who’s Who in Corporate Law

June 21, 2013

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Four Named As Counsel at Farrell Fritz

March 01, 2005

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Press Releases

Lyle C. Mahler of Farrell Fritz Elected to the Board of Long Island Cares, Inc.

Long Island Cares -The Harry Chapin Regional Food Bank is pleased to announce that Lyle C. Mahler, has been elected…

October 07, 2019

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Farrell Fritz Attorneys Lyle C. Mahler and Darren A. Pascarella Elected to Long Island Not-For-Profit Boards

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce that two of our attorneys, Lyle C. Mahler and Darren A. Pascarella, have been…

October 01, 2019

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Farrell Fritz Launches Business Divorce Practice Group

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce the launch of the firm’s Business Divorce practice group. Led by Peter A. Mahler,…

June 06, 2016

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Lyle C. Mahler Appointed to the LI Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association’s Board of Directors

Farrell Fritz partner, Lyle C. Mahler, has been appointed to the Long Island chapter of the Turnaround Management Association’s board…

July 13, 2010

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Farrell Fritz Partner, Lyle C. Mahler, to Receive Long Island Business News’ “40 Under 40” Award

Lyle C. Mahler, a partner in Farrell Fritz’s corporate and banking department, has been selected by Long Island Business News…

January 06, 2010

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Lyle C. Mahler Appointed to Stages of Learning Board

Lyle C. Mahler, a partner in Farrell Fritz’s corporate and banking department, has been appointed to the board of directors…

July 09, 2009

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Farrell Fritz Announces Attorney Promotions

January 17, 2007

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Farrell Fritz, P.C. Appoints Four New Counsel and Jodi L. Gladstone Joins as a New Associate

January 03, 2005

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AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell

Peer Review Rating

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Long Island Pulse Magazine

Long Island’s Top Legal Eagles 2013

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Long Island Business News

Who’s Who in Corporate Law 2013, 40 Under 40 2010

Community Work

Lyle is active in the Long Island community, devoting his time to many local charities and events, as well as coaching his children’s sports teams. He is a member of the Long Island Cares board of directors and serves on the HIA-LI’s business development committee.  Lyle was a member of the Hospice Care Network’s finance committee from 2011 – 2018. He also served on the Long Island-Turnaround Management Association’s (LI-TMA) board of directors from 2010 to 2015.