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Steven S.

Steven Stark

381 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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Richard G.

Richard Gora

190 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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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

254 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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Mariam A.

Mariam Amin, Esq.

2 reviews
Mariam Amin is Founding Partner of the law firm, Start It. Before that, she did a lot of legal work for Cumulus Networks and Kiip. Her specialties include company formation, fundraising, drafting contracts, negotiation and providing advice on legal issues faced by startups. She has experience assisting in growth stage opportunities between $10 million and $50 million. Mariam holds a B.A. from U.C. Berkeley and a J.D. from GGU Law School. She is on the Board of Directors of The Daily Californian.
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Shilpa T.

Shilpa Thakur

2 reviews
Shilpa Thakur is a startup attorney that helps new businesses overcome any legal issues they face. She has more than three years of experience and is licensed to practice law in California. Shilpa has represented ClearTax, Fearless Genius, Komli Media and many other corporate clients. She graduated from the University of San Francisco with a Juris Doctorate degree in law. Since August 2014, Shilpa has been an associate at Inventus Law.
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Mindy N.

Mindy Nili

2 reviews
Executive leader with a career dedicated to operations management, leadership, change management, business development and legal compliance. Demonstrated expertise in all a... read more
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Jennifer B.

Jennifer B. Wills

Jennifer B. Wills is a corporate attorney with 22 years of experience. She is licensed to practice law in Delaware. Jennifer obtained her J.D. in law from the Villanova University School of Law. She primarily specializes in dealing with legal cases that involve labor and employment law, but she is also experienced in business development and corporate governance. Since September 2016, Jennifer has been serving as an associate general counselor at the PMX Agency.
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Michael R.

Michael Ross

Michael Ross is experienced in all legal practice areas that concerns business law. He primarily specializes in litigation and transactional legal matters, but also provide real estate, commercial contract and other areas. Michael graduated with a J.D. degree from the Loyola Law School and received his license to practice law in California 13 years ago. After being a partner at Azizzadeh & Ross for 10 years, Michael moved on to start his own law office in 2013.
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Shahriar A.

Shahriar Amin Alaghmand

Shahriar Amin Alaghmand went from receiving a JD from Vanderbilt Law School to working at top 100 law firms and Fortune 500 companies including Google, Merrill Lynch, and American Express. Residing in California close to Silicon Valley, Shahriar Amin Alaghmand can help aid startups and tech companies with legal advice. In his former life before becoming an attorney, Shahriar Amin Alaghmand was a series seven certified financial securities representative.
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