Law Office of Craig H. Effrain, P.C.

Law Office of Craig H. Effrain, P.C.

Craig Effrain has over 20 years of experience helping clients achieve their objectives, both as an in-house corporate lawyer and as an associate of different law firms. Mr. Effrain's practice areas include contracts, business law and startup matters.

Firm Overview

Craig H. Effrain has over twenty years of corporate legal experience representing and helping clients achieve their objectives. Mr. Effrain has worked for both law firms and corporations, serving as Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Assistant General Counsel of the health insurance company EmblemHealth and as an associate of law firms, including Stursberg & Veith and Pomeranz, Gottlieb & Mushkin, providing corporate law and general business counsel to a host of clients, including startup ventures, established businesses, not-for-profit entities and public companies. Mr. Effrain earned an LL.M in Corporate Law from the NYU School of Law, a J.D. from George Washington University Law School, and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Maryland. Mr. Effrain is admitted to practice law in New York.

Main Office

Main Office
800 Third Avenue, 28th Floor

New York NY 10022


(646) 415-0180


(270) 514-9257


Free Initial Consultation?


Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Certain vendor contracts

Hourly Rates


Office Information

Office Hours

9 am to 6 pm

Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken



Craig Effrain has setup many different types of business entities over the course of his twenty plus year career, including corporations, partnerships, LLCs and professional corporations.

If you are considering setting up a business, Mr. Effrain will work with you to determine the best jurisdiction to form it under and the type of entity that will best achieve your objectives. Mr. Effrain will also review proposed names and advise you on various startup legal issues and considerations in an economical and rational manner. Mr. Effrain recognizes that startup ventures have limited resources for legal operations and works with clients to keep the legal expense minimal and inline with expectations. Once a business is formed, the entity may need a shareholder or operating agreement to define the rights and obligations of the different principals, employment or consulting agreements for any employees or contract workers and its own business contracts to sell or develop its business and vendor contracts for needed third party services. Mr. Effrain has years of experience helping clients prepare all of these business startup and development type agreements.


Craig Effrain offers reasonable rates to review and negotiate most contracts and to prepare new contracts tailored to meet the objectives of his clients.

Mr. Effrain has reviewed, advised on and drafted a wide spectrum of contracts over his twenty plus year career, including: Engagement contracts Consulting agreements Performance contracts Licensing agreements Employment contracts Employment/business separation agreements Vendor contracts Sale agreements Service agreements Event contracts Partnership/LLC operating agreements Master service Management Various other business and personal contracts Contracts are utilized in many facets of life and business. Reviewing contracts and having contracts tailored to your interests shouldn’t be cost prohibitive. A good attorney can protect your interests and advance your objectives.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Mr. Effrain enjoys helping people and businesses achieve their objectives.

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