San Francisco Business Attorneys & Lawyers
San Francisco Business Law Report
Ryan David Williams
San Francisco Business Lawyers
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Legal Services Offered by Our On-Demand San Francisco Business Attorneys
Our experienced San Francisco business attorneys & lawyers handle both transactional matters and litigation involving business and commercial disputes. The business attorneys found on UpCounsel offer a broad range of practice areas relevant to small businesses and their owners, including Business formation, Commercial transactions, Employment law, securities, litigation, contracts, taxes, intellectual property protection & litigation, and much more.
If you are looking for a top rated San Francisco business attorney that charges reasonable rates for quality work, you have come to the right place. The average business attorney in San Francisco for hire on UpCounsel has over 10 years of legal experience in a variety of business law related areas to best help you with your unique business legal matters.
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- $293 - $408 Average Hourly Rate
- 84% Customer Satisfaction
- 22.75 Average Years of Experience
- 6.7% New Business Growth in 2015
- 1.4% New Attorney Growth in 2015
UpCounsel’s 2016 San Francisco Business Law Report is part of a nationwide survey of legal services in U.S. metropolitan areas. The UpCounsel data science team analyzed more than 15,000 attorneys in California to compare the quality and cost of legal services in San Francisco and Los Angeles. The purpose of this report is to help San Francisco businesses make informed decisions when selecting a legal provider. To learn more, visit the 2016 Los Angeles Business Law Report to compare the results.
- New business growth slowed by 26 percent in San Francisco and 16 percent in Los Angeles; however, growth in San Francisco (6.7 percent) was still higher than Los Angeles (2.7 percent) in 2015
- San Francisco has one lawyer per eight businesses, while Los Angeles has one lawyer per 23 businesses
- Growth in the number of newly barred attorneys in 2015 was comparable in San Francisco (1.4 percent) and Los Angeles (1.6 percent)
- The number of newly barred attorneys across all of California in 2015 was the lowest it has been in 10 years
- Hourly billing rates are slightly lower in San Francisco (on average $293 - $408) than Los Angeles (on average $302 - $410)
- Customer satisfaction with legal services in both San Francisco (84 percent) and Los Angeles (86 percent) is slightly higher than the California average (82 percent)
The UpCounsel data team surveyed and analyzed 15,050 active attorneys admitted to practice in California. The report includes the following metrics:
- Average hourly rate and experience level of local attorneys
- Average rating of local attorneys
- Growth in attorneys admitted to practice in 2015
- Acceleration of business growth in 2015
Among other sources, the data team leveraged public information from the California State Bar and U.S. Census Bureau, as well as UpCounsel transactional data.
For more information, contact the UpCounsel data team at email@example.com.
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