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Steven S.

Steven Stark

258 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

153 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

188 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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Gregory L. W.

Gregory L. Wilkinson, Esq.

Gregory L. Wilkinson is practicing law in the United States and the United Kingdom. He has more than 10 years of experience, and he specializes in business formation, commercial contracts, employment law and bankruptcy. Gregory obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of West Los Angeles. Since June 2016, Gregory has been a business and technology attorney at Axion Law. Prior to this position, he was a business and corporate attorney at his own law firm.
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Kimberlina N. M.

Kimberlina N. Mckinney, Esq.

2 reviews
Kimerlina N. McKinney has been a licensed business lawyer in California for the past five years. She is experienced as an outside general counsel and often works with legal cases related to trademark and copyright law. Kimberlina has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. She received her legal degree from the University of California in Los Angeles. Kimberlina has been a managing attorney at KL&C Partners since 2014.
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Alexander R.

Alexander Roome

Alexander Roome provides legal services for both businesses and families. The business side of his practice focuses on business formation, employment matters, general operations, intellectual property, and commercial contracts. He can also help non-profits as well. Whether you need negotiations or litigation, Mr. Roome can help.
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Jann M.

Jann Moorhead

69 reviews
Jann Moorhead is a global transactional attorney with 25 years of experience representing established international companies and startups. She was the lead attorney for the Star Wars franchise and was in charge of negotiating the licensing activities. She has also negotiated many agreements for licensing, distribution, business transactions, privacy, and other commercial contracts across many industries such as consumer products, media, technology, software, and e-commerce.
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Marianne R.

Marianne Recher

2 reviews
Talented in drafting and collaborating, Marianne Recher counsels clients on regulatory-related issues and claims involving violations of state and federal securities law, trafficking counterfeit goods, and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and False Claims Act. She also advises individuals under investigation by the DOJ, SEC, FINRA, state attorneys general, and Senate PSI.
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Kymeshia M.

Kymeshia Morris

Kymeshia Morris is a business law who has been practicing law in California for over five years. She has a Juris Doctor degree in law, which she received after her graduation from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Kymeshia primarily focuses on negotiating, drafting and reviewing commercial contracts. She is also skilled in legal research and writing. Since June 2012, Kymeshia has been an attorney at San Diego Esquire.
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Drew S.

Drew Sanchez

8 reviews
Drew Sanchez has more than six years of experience as a corporate attorney. He primarily specializes in business formation, business operations, employment law and commercial contracts. Drew obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 2010, after he graduated from the Santa Clara University School of Law. He has been licensed to practice law in California. Drew has been a sole practitioner since 2011. Prior to this position, Drew was an independent counselor at The 42nd Group.
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