Our Mission is Simple

We help ecommerce entrepreneurs create, expand, and protect their companies and assets by bringing business experience, technical skill, and creative thinking to the opportunities and challenges they face.

We Protect You. Period.

We respect and understand your unique needs because we started off as sellers just like you.
Our eCommerce law firm is committed to the comprehensive success of your business. Our goal is to develop long-term working relationships that help your business succeed far into the future.
Our perspective and experience fighting on behalf of sellers uniquely positions us as among the best law firms for Amazon sellers and other online merchants in the United States.
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Meet the Team

Paul S. Rafelson
Paul S. RafelsonPartner
Paul Rafelson is an experienced attorney with over 15 years in complex tax, litigation and M&A matters. Paul is also a trusted resource in the eCom world, regularly quoted in the press on matters involving Amazon and eCommerce, and was the most-cited resource in the House Antitrust Committee’s report on Amazon’s business practices.

Prior to entering private practice Paul spent the majority of his career in-house at some of the largest companies in the world: Microsoft, Walmart & General Electric. Paul is also a professor at Pace University School of Law in New York, where he teaches a constitutional law course on state taxation.

Katherine M. Dariano
Katherine M. DarianoAssociate
Katie is an associate attorney at Rafelson Law. As a former student in Paul’s constitutional tax law class, Katie joined us in 2020 as a summer-intern and has since been working alongside the rest of the team protecting eCommerce Sellers.

Katie is a passionate advocate for small businesses and defending their rights in the eCommerce world. As an attorney on the team at The Rafelson Firm, Katie uses her unique combination of family-business experience and education to help eCommerce Sellers. Katie currently primarily focuses on M&A transactions by assisting eCommerce Sellers with multi-million dollar exits. Katie is experienced in drafting and revising various transactional agreements such as asset purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, operating agreements, and service agreements.

“Paul and his team have been very helpful every time I’ve needed them and are my #1 go-to firm when facing legal or suspension issues.”


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