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Steven Stark

310 reviews
For over 30 years, Steven Stark has offered counsel to non-profit organizations and private companies. He has a passion for helping small businesses in particular since he himself started several businesses of his own in New York and Florida. He understands the importance of small businesses having a reliable attorney to advise them about legal matters from their inception.
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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

218 reviews
Representing notable clients like Tesla and the City of Los Angeles, Josh Garber excels at helping clients with employment and labor laws. Many of his past clients have had great success using Josh for employment agreements and Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) hearings. With his practical advice, he has even helped clients avoid going to court.
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Richard G.

Richard Gora

163 reviews
Looking for an attorney with experience? Richard Gora is the exact attorney you want. Having defended over 100 cases both in state and federal courts and working with clients from around the globe, Richard has an array of different experiences. His services are wide-ranging and include business litigation, securities litigations, employment litigation, and business counsel. Prior to founding Gora LLC, he worked for Finn, Dixon & Herling LLP for eight years.
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Jason P.

Jason Port

I am an attorney in private practice focusing on Trust & Estates and Legacy & Wealth Planning. Prior to returning to private practice, I managed Ropes & Gray's ... read more
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Christopher R.

Christopher Ray

2 reviews
Christopher Ray is an attorney at law with exceptional experience in dealing with legal matters related to labor and employment law. He obtained his J.D. in law from the Suffolk University Law School. Christopher has been practicing law in Massachusetts and New Hampshire for the past three years. He is also experienced in dealing with mergers and acquisitions. Christopher has been a risk management partner at C-Squared Consulting P.C. since March 2016.
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Brad S.

Brad Simon

16 reviews
Brad Simon has been a corporate lawyer for the last 20 years. He primarily specializes in the technology sector, with a strong focus on licensing and transactional law. Brad also has extensive experience in dealing with commercial contracts. He is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and California. Brad has been the principal attorney at his own law firm since January 2017. Prior to this position, he was the senior vice president at Mindspark Interactive Network.
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Eric A.

Eric Asquith

2 reviews
Eric Asquith is a lawyer who has been serving corporate clients for more than a decade. He is also an experienced real estate broker and entrepreneur. Eric is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and obtained his Juris Doctorate degree in law from the University of Maine School of Law. Eric focuses primarily on dealing with cases that involve real estate law. He is also skilled in legal research and writing. Between 2013 and 2017, Eric served as an associate at Todd & Weld.
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Matthew D.

Matthew Denoncour

Matthew Denoncour is both a businessman and an attorney. He has been providing his legal services to corporate clients for the past four years. Matthew is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and Florida. He received his J.D. degree in law from the Creighton University School of Law. Matthew is experienced in working on cases that involve mergers and acquisitions. Between 2013 and 2016, he served as a staff attorney at 21st Century Oncology.
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William M.

William Mostyn

1 review
William Mostyn is an intellectual property and litigation attorney. He specializes in patents, copyrights, domain names and commercial contracts. William is also able to assist startup companies with their business formation legal matters. He is a member of the Massachusetts Patent Bar and has been licensed to practice law in Massachusetts since 2010. William founded his own law firm, Mostyn IP LLC, in 2016. Prior to this position, he was an associate at Cesari And McKenna LLP.
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Renate H.

Renate Harrison

28 reviews
Renate Harrison provides her clients with legal services as they should be - with compassion, diligence, and attention to detail. Ms. Harrison helps businesses with various transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, cross-border transactions, corporate financings, and restructurings. She can also help with real estate issues and the unique legal issues that face non-profit businesses.
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