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Steven S.

Steven Stark

293 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

207 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

157 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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Stephen C.

Stephen Crump

Stephen Crump is an attorney that has over eight years of experience in entertainment law, defamation suits, intellectual property law, and civil litigation. Attorney Crump is licensed to practice law in California and graduated as a Presidential Scholar from the University of Southern California. With a strong background in business and technology, Attorney Crump can help you copyright, trademark, and protect your company’s intellectual property.
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Rachel R.

Rachel Ratliff

For the past 15 years Rachel Ratliff, a Corporate Lawyer from California, has been practicing Law. She started her career as a Paralegal with Powell, Goldstein Frazer & Murphy. Currently, she is the CEO and Founder of Voki Mobile and using her entrepreneurial expertise to enhance her legal capacities. In 1996, she graduated from the Stanford University Law School with her J.D. Prior to that, she obtained her B.A. in Government from the Smith College.
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Anthony G.

Anthony Girolami

Anthony Girolami is a San Diego-based attorney with 24 years of experience advising American and foreign firms on international corporate transactions, particularly related to energy. Anthony is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and is admitted to practice in California, New York, and Brazil as a Foreign Legal Consultant. He holds a J.D. from University of San Diego School of Law.
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Val H.

Val Hornstein

Attorney Val Hornstein is the founder of Hornstein Law and specializes in commercial transactions, civil litigation, and intellectual property. Mr. Hornstein is a seasoned professional and has helped his clients settle for millions. In addition to his litigation and real estate law experience, he also serves as an arbitrator with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Attorney Hornstein has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and has earned one of the highest ratings available for his professional ethics and legal abilities.
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Hanlen C.

Hanlen Chang

2 reviews
Hanlen Chang is a business lawyer with more than a decade of experience. He is licensed to practice law in California and has a Juris Doctorate degree in law, which he obtained from the Southwestern Law School. Hanlen specializes in providing his legal assistance to startup businesses and entrepreneurs. He is also experienced in dealing with commercial contracts. Hanlen founded his own law offices in August 2013.
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Dieter H.

Dieter Hellmoldt

2 reviews
Dieter Hellmoldt knows how important it is for businesses in today’s world, especially technology companies, to protect their intellectual properties. His law firm focuses on helping businesses to do this. Based in California, Dieter has a range of legal experience, appearing in California court and in federal court. He has also worked with law firms across the United States and in Germany as well.
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Neha H.

Neha Hemmad

2 reviews
Neha Hemmad is an attorney at law with a Master of Laws degree, which she obtained from the Golden Gate University School of Law. She has been serving corporate clients in California for the past three years. Apart from her skills in dealing with legal cases that involve tax law, Neha has also gained experience in immigration law. Neha has been serving as an associate attorney at the Law Office of Jean D Chen since June 2014.
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