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Steven S.

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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Leticia K.

Leticia Kimble

2 reviews
Leticia Kimble has gained experience working for many different companies such as Gerard Fox Law, P.C., Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck and O'Melveny & Myers LLP. Currently, she is the Principal of Kimble Legal Consulting and represents individuals and companies in complex commercial, entertainment, and defamation litigation matters. Her experience extends to obtaining, protecting, and exploiting copyrights and trademarks and much more. She attended the University of Michigan Law School.
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Sue D.

Sue Dunbar

180 reviews
Go with Sue Dunbar if you want a big law firm experience with a small law firm cost. Sue's experience working at Robins Kaplan LLP and serving as special counsel to Senator Joseph Dunn has landed her big-name clients like BestBuy, Time Warner Cable, and Yahoo!. Currently, Ms. Dunbar specializes in knowledge about confidentiality and privacy laws regarding sensitive trade secrets.
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Jeffrey Y.

Jeffrey Yong

Jeffrey is a business trial attorney who specializes in banking, regulatory, and real estate law. After working in a mega entertainment law firm, he has been running his own firm, Alexander & Yong, for over 20 years. He has helped startup and mid-size companies navigate through lending and investment hurdles to enable them to obtain the capital needed to grow.
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Seth W.

Seth Wiener

747 reviews
As an experienced trial lawyer and litigator, Seth Wiener has resolved numerous federal and state litigations. His cases have included everything from family law to bankruptcy to fraud and more. Before Seth formed his own firm, the Law Office of Seth W. Wiener, he worked for several prominent law offices where he gained a great deal of experience.
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Samir S.

Samir Singh

2 reviews
Samir Singh is experienced as both an attorney and an entrepreneur, having founded two companies. He has been licensed to practice law in California. Samir has a Juris Doctor degree in law, which he obtained from the University of Washington School of Law. Samir primarily specializes in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. He is able to assist startup companies and entrepreneurs with all their legal matters. Samir founded Triton Bridge in September 2017.
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Daren S.

Daren Schlecter

2 reviews
A financial lawyer with almost ten years of experience, Daren Schlecter serves individuals and small business. He focuses on financial and business disputes, real estate, business advisory, and bankruptcy and insolvency law. Daren handles transactions, litigation, mediation, and arbitration. He formerly was an attorney with a financial services firm.
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Kalyan P.

Kalyan Pokala

3 reviews
Whether you are a business or an individual, you need an attorney you can count on. Kalyan Pokala practices in both general business law and immigration, a unique practice mix. He loves helping people through legal problems and prides himself on providing individualized service to everyone that walks into his office. Mr. Pokala takes the notion that the law is a serving profession to heart.
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