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Steven S.

Steven Stark

579 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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Jake Siciliano

261 reviews
Jake graduated from Thomas Jefferson School of Law where he focused on international trademark and corporate law. As of 2022, he has obtained his L.L.M. in Financial Compli... read more
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Richard G.

Richard Gora

200 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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Grant M.

Grant Maynard

128 reviews
Grant represents high-growth companies in all aspects of formation, financing, and intellectual property issues. He has previously done general corporate, intellectual, and real estate work at Nebraska's oldest law firm before transitioning to a more virtual lifestyle. As an entrepreneur himself, he understands the need to balance legal and business interests.
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Terry B.

Terry Brennan

109 reviews
Terry has thirty eight years of experience and practiced for many years as an associate and a partner at prominent Wall Street and national law firms before starting the Brennan Legal Group Pllc. His practice focuses primarily on business formation, commercial matters, mergers and acquisitions, securities, technology transactions, intellectual property and entertainment matters. Terry's goal is to provide practical, cost-effective legal assistance to entrepreneurs, investors, emerging and mid-size businesses which are focused on commercializing innovation and rewarding capital risk. Terry graduated from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal
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Stephan H.

Stephan Holmquist

20 reviews
Served as transactional and litigation counsel to clients ranging from start-ups to government entities to publicly traded, Fortune 50 companies. Served as outside genera... read more
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Darryl S.

Darryl Shaper

7 reviews
My mission is to help small businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals get legal services for fair and reasonable prices. Wherever possible, I offer flat/fixed fees rather t... read more
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Thomas G.

Thomas Greene

4 reviews
• Founder, The Greene (Liberty Street Law and Liberty Street Capital (Atlanta), Pierpont Stewards Trust (Wyoming), and Trusts & Estates Stewards); • Senior Investment B... read more
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Dean E.

Dean Elazab

4 reviews
Dean guides startups nation-wide through the complex landscape of high-stakes financing and corporate transactions, offering strategic and economic insights to drive their ... read more
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Zachary M.

Zachary Martin

I have my undergraduate degree from Harvard University and received my law degree from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. I have 15 years of experi... read more
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