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Grant M.

Grant Maynard

112 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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Sanjiv D.

Sanjiv Dhawan

26 reviews
Sanjiv Dhawan is the managing attorney at InnovaTech Law Group based in Santa Clara, California. He focuses primarily on general corporate and business law. InnovaTech emerged when Sanjiv decided to start his own practice, seeing a need for uncomplicated, inexpensive legal advice. An entrepreneur himself with several startups under his belt, Sanjiv understands the needs of business owners.
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Gene R.

Gene Rhough

6 reviews
I'm a graduate of Harvard Law and MIT, an experienced general counsel, an ex-engineer and registered patent attorney, and an IAPP-certified privacy practitioner. I provide... read more
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David C.

David Case

6 reviews
David Case is admitted in CA, NY, WA and OR and is a highly experienced intellectual property, commercial transactions and venture capital attorney. Prior to starting his o... read more
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Chad S.

Chad Starkey

56 reviews
Chad Starkey is a corporate attorney that has over 19 years of experience. He is licensed to practice law in California and obtained his J.D. in law from the Pepperdine University School of Law. Chad specializes in commercial contracts and has represented many corporate clients, including Fit Pay, FogLogic and Superflex. He founded his own legal firm, CES Legal services, in May 2017. Prior to this position, Chad was a legal advisor at JUMIO.
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Helen Q.

Helen Quinn

53 reviews
Helen has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating, and managing corporate transactions. In her previous role as a senior corporate securities attorney for Wilson Sonsini, she provided corporate counsel in connection with over seventy merger and acquisition transactions, over fifty venture capital finance transactions, and several initial public offerings.
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Fiona K.

Fiona Kaufman

21 reviews
Fiona is a Corporate Attorney with extensive experience working in-house for Silicon Valley High Technology companies. She runs her boutique law firm, Law Office of Fiona Newell Kaufman, with the goal of providing value-oriented legal services to technology-based companies. In addition to practicing law, she is an experienced legal author with a leading national publisher.
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Yi Q.

Yi Qiao

11 reviews
Yi Qiao is a seasoned Attorney experienced in financial services, venture capital, private equity, technology licensing, as well as various general corporate transactions. Previously, he has done legal and business work for large technology companies and is skilled at navigating their systems. He has practiced law in both New York and Hong Kong.
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Marc E.

Marc Ernaga

4 reviews
Marc is a proven company builder with nearly 20 years of experience providing corporate and securities counsel. Marc's practice focuses on the representation of technology ... read more
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Neha H.

Neha Hemmad

3 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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Mark K.

Mark Koo

3 reviews
Mark Koo works with high technology companies on patent, trademark, and copyright related matters. He also helps companies file incorporation documents and provides other startup legal assistance. Mark has been involved in many of the hottest Silicon Valley’s technologies. As a software technologist, Mark worked to help build the world’s largest laser system.
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Timothy H.

Timothy Hadlock

2 reviews
Tim is a senior technology transactions and intellectual property attorney with over 23 years of experience. He worked as a Senior Counsel for Chevron for 18 years and a Patent Attorney for Shell for six years. He has developed an expertise in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, drafting and negotiating technology contracts, and advising on strategies.
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Adam B.

Adam Binder

2 reviews
Adam Binder is a corporate attorney with almost two decades of experience. He is licensed to practice law in California and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the McGeorge University School of Law. Adam is highly experienced in labor and employment law, and specializes in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. Adam has been the vice president of legal operations at Percolate Industries, Inc. since June 2017.
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Josh T.

Josh Traub

2 reviews
Understanding that creative individuals have unique needs, Josh Traub offers guidance to game designers, artists, makers, and entrepreneurs. With a background in computer science, he is well-versed in all aspects of IP law and has even educated engineers on the subject. Mr. Traub has also provided significant pro bono services to the Atlanta arts community.
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Gwyn M.

Gwyn Murray

5 reviews
Gwyn is the Principal of the Matau Legal group and her areas of specialty include commercial sales and licensing domestically and internationally as well as open source software licensing. She has over 20 years of experience working as an inside and outside counsel to computer hardware, computer software, and pharmaceutical companies, including big brands like Apple Computer.
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Sarah N.

Sarah Niyogi

2 reviews
Sarah Niyogi is a corporate attorney with almost a decade of experience. She is licensed to practice law in California and is also a member of the California Patent Bar. Sarah received her Juris Doctor degree from the Stanford Law School. She primarily serves clients in the technology industry and specializes in commercial contracts. Sarah has provided her legal services to numerous companies, including Plaid, Dropbox and Morrison & Foerster LLP.
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Ralph J.

Ralph Jones

2 reviews
Ralph Jones is a corporate attorney who serves clients no matter their size, ranging from professional individuals to corporate enterprises. He has more than two decades of experience and is licensed to practice law in California. Ralph has a Juris Doctorate in law, which he obtained after his graduation from the University of San Francisco School of Law. Since October 2015, Ralph has been serving as an attorney at Flex-By-Fenwick.
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Mike R.

Mike Ross

2 reviews
Mike Ross and his firm, the Law Offices of Mike Ross, understand the particular needs of businesses in Silicon Valley. He realizes that part of creating a successful business lies in creating a solid business plan, and his lawyers aim to help burgeoning businesses do just that. His firm covers a range of services including corporate law, intellectual property, financing, and employment law.
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Laura P.

Laura Pena

2 reviews
Laura Pena is an immigration attorney that primarily assists business with their immigration needs. She is licensed to practice law in both Texas and California. Laura also has a Juris Doctor degree, which she obtained after graduating from the Georgetown University Law Center. Apart from her experience in immigration law, Laura is also able to assist with employment matters and business formations. She recently became an associate at Fragomen Worldwide.
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Patrick M.

Patrick Macdonald

2 reviews
Patrick MacDonald is an attorney at law who has been serving corporate clients for the past eight years. He is licensed to practice law in California and is also a registered real estate broker. Patrick holds a Juris Doctor law degree, which he obtained after his graduation from the Duke University School of Law. Patrick primarily specializes in real estate law, but is also experienced in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts for his clients.
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Alex S.

Alex Sousa

2 reviews
Alex Sousa is a business attorney who has been practicing law for the past 16 years. He is licensed to practice law in California and is also a member of the California Patent Bar. Alex received his Juris Doctorate degree in law from the Santa Clara University School of Law. He primarily specializes in patents, but is also experienced in business formation and structure. Alex has been serving as the managing attorney of his own law firm, Sousa Law Group PC, since May 2015.
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Domenic S.

Domenic Scire

2 reviews
Domenic Scire is the principal attorney at the Law Office of Domenic Scire. He practices plaintiff’s personal injury law as well as estate planning and probate law. He has ... read more
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Eric M.

Eric Malis

2 reviews
Eric advises emerging companies on legal and strategic matters by helping founders fine tune their business models and corporate structures, evaluate partnership opportunit... read more
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Thomas G.

Thomas Gray

2 reviews
Thomas Gray has had some 19 years of experience as a litigator. His experience working for a Boston commercial litigation firm for over five years has taught him many skills that allow him to handle cases relating to business litigation, construction law, equipment leasing and finance. He can write briefs, conduct discovery and depositions, as well as handle jury trials. Thomas attended Santa Clara University School of Law, graduating with honors.
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Douglas P.

Douglas Park

2 reviews
Douglas Park is a corporate attorney with extensive experience in dealing with cases that involves commercial contracts, securities, finance and business operations. He has represented numerous corporate clients, including image32, RecordLogix and FantasySubs. Douglas received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. He also attended Harvard College and Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is licensed to practice law in California.
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Maryam I.

Maryam Imam

2 reviews
Over 20 years of experience in intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and IP-related transactions, in addition to a practicing electrical eng... read more
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Michelle N.

Michelle Novotny

2 reviews
A corporate counsel with expertise in SaaS and semiconductor industries, Michelle Novotny is a strategic leader. She provides clients with pragmatic risk assessments, mitigation strategies, and creative solutions through analytical, imaginative, and results-oriented thinking. Ms. Novotny was formerly vice president, associate general counsel, and chief compliance officer of CallidusCloud.
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Andrew O.

Andrew Oliver

2 reviews
Andrew has worked in patent law for over 16 years and represents companies of all sizes and individuals in patent litigation, arbitration, transactions, due diligence, prosecution, and counseling and in a variety of intellectual property matters. From 2010 to 2014, Andrew was recognized by his peers and selected by SuperLawyers magazine as a Rising Star in Intellectual Property Litigation.
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Tabetha H.

Tabetha Hinman

2 reviews
Experienced, business-forward General Counsel with a demonstrated history of execution from initial start-up through growth stage businesses. Strong, collaborative executiv... read more
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Michael M.

Michael Maxey

2 reviews
Experienced in-house counsel with extensive experience as a lead attorney on high value, strategic business transactions. As a corporate attorney, I can help you with your... read more
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James C.

James Cai

2 reviews
James Cai, J.D., served as in-house legal counsel for Yahoo! Inc. His focuses his practice on corporate and business law, immigration, and business related civil litigation... read more
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Tony M.

Tony Miller

2 reviews
Tony is an experienced attorney with leading cybersecurity companies. His practice areas include business law, commercial transactions, compliance, including GDPR Readiness... read more
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Kristie P.

Kristie Prinz

1 review
Kristie Prinz is the founder of an intellectual property licensing and technology transactions firm which has satellite offices all over California and Atlanta. As well as handling negotiations and drafting complex commercial transactions for high-tech and life sciences companies, she is chair of the Programs Committee for the Science and Technology Law Section of the American Bar Association.
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Leon D.

Leon Davis

1 review
Leon Davis is experience in dealing with legal matters related to business law. He specializes in business formation, business operations, real estate and bankruptcy matters. Leon is licensed to practice law in California. He is currently the managing attorney at his own firm, Davis Legal LLC. Prior to starting his own law firm, he was a senior associate at Quinn Law Associations P.A. Leon received a Juris Doctor in Law in 2011. He also has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and philosophy.
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Roy C.

Roy Ching

1 review
Roy Ching is a remote in-house counselor with two decades of experience. He is licensed to practice law in California and obtained his legal degree from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. Ching is experienced in a variety of corporate legal practice areas, including labor and employment law, trademark and copyright law, and real estate law. He has been serving corporate clients from his private law office since April 2014.
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Li Q.

Li Qu

1 review
Li is a foreign and domestically trained attorney whose experience spans the globe with concentrations in the United States and China. Her broad experience includes seven years of in-house experience at publicly traded tech firms and expertise in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating technology-related agreements. Her clients include leading technology giants like Sandisk and Broadvision.
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Robert C.

Robert Crownover

1 review
Robert Crownover specializes in patent prosecution and patent infringement. He is a Registered Patent Attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. As part of the Rhema Law Group he serves clients in the Silicon Valley area. Before becoming a part of Rhema Law, Robert worked at Ishimaru & Associates, focusing his practice on patent prosecution.
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Simran S.

Simran Singh

1 review
Beginning her practice in corporate law, Simran Singh has since expanded into estate planning, Chapters 7 and 13 bankruptcy, and small business law. She has experience handling all aspects of corporate formation, securities regulations, wills, living trusts, guardianships, powers of attorney, advance health care directives, and deed transfers for California properties.
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Adam J.

Adam Juratovac

1 review
Adam S. Juratovac is a business lawyer at Juratovac Law in Palo Alto, CA. He works with entrepreneurs and early-stage start-up companies including international start-ups t... read more
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Anna F.

Anna Furniss

1 review
Anna is a San Francisco native who is a litigator and an in-house attorney in all California state and federal courts. She advises entrepreneurs on a variety of subjects including incorporation, employment, and contract drafting. She previously served as a General Counsel for a prominent digital marketing agency. When she is not helping clients prevent lawsuits, she works in digital marketing.
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Tom F.

Tom Flores

After a career as a software engineer in automated quality assurance development, Tom Flores became a deputy prosecutor and litigation attorney. As well as taking many cases to jury trial, he has represented several technology companies in very large deals. The focus of his practice now is litigation, defense, licensing, and intellectual property protection for startups and individuals.
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Jeff F.

Jeff Farr

Jeff is a partner at ARC Law Group and his primary practice areas include estate planning, real estate litigation, small business formation, and entertainment law. Before becoming a lawyer, Jeff has worked as a music promoter, social workers, children's counselor, and business owner. His experience helps him understand the real challenges people can face.
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Ripal P.

Ripal Patel

Ripal provides legal counsel to clients in startup formation, contracts, negotiations, compliance law, trademarks, and copyrights. He has successfully worked with many startups in addition to beginning his own startup in 2007. Ripal chooses to only practice in the areas of law that he is passionate about and providing the best possible service for his clients.
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Patrick G.

Patrick Guevara

Leave your complex IP and patent paperwork to professional attorneys like Cary Chien. Representing high-tech companies on both sides of patent litigation in US Federal Courts and with the International Trade Commission, Chien has the experience you need in helping to patent Windows-based mobile devices, e-commerce software, and LCD light diffusers.
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A speaker of Gujarati, Suhas Patel specializes in tax law including business tax planning, workers’ compensation and benefits, estate and financial planning, and state and federal tax disputes specifically for small, midsize businesses. In the public sector, Mr. Patel worked for the Tax Appeals Assistance Program of the California Board of Equalization, Sales and Use Tax division.
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Mark R.

Mark Ruiz

Mark Ruiz is a corporate attorney who primarily specializes in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. He prefers to work with startup companies, but he has also represented larger clients in the past. Mark has six years of experience, and is licensed to practice law in California. He received his legal degree from the University of San Francisco. Mark founded his own law firm in March 2017.
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Mo K.

Mo Khan

Mo Khan is a startup lawyer who advises entrepreneurs and startup companies. Previously, he worked for Microsoft Corporation as an Attorney and Licensing Business Development Manager. His areas of focus include company formation, venture finance, technology development, intellectual property protection, deal and sales closings to M&A. In 1995, he graduated with his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
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Kristen H.

Kristen Hayes Kuse

Kristen Hayes Kuse is a general counselor who offers her legal services to corporate clients in California. She has over 20 years of experience as a counselor and obtained her legal degree from the Golden Gate University School of Law. She has worked with numerous large legal firms in the United States. She is exceptionally experienced in dealing with mergers and acquisitions. Kristen founded her own legal firm, Integrated General Counsel, P.C., in January 2017.
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Stuart H.

Stuart Hays

Stuart is the managing partner at Transbay Law Group, PC. He focuses on transactions including technology licensing, product development, and corporate finance. Before founding Transbay Law Group, Stuart was a corporate partner with a large West Coast law firm. He has served as general counsel to hundreds of technology, manufacturing, defense industry, service sector, and retail companies.
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Joie L.

Joie Le

In-house counsel provide invaluable legal services to businesses, but many smaller businesses simply do not have the resources or the need to hire full time general counsel. Instead, they can utilize the services of Jolie Lie, who works as in-house counsel for many high-tech companies drafting contracts, agreements, dealing with employment matters, and managing IP programs.
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Kamalpreet K.

Kamalpreet Khaira

Kamalpreet Khaira specializes in civil business litigation and real estate transactions. She supports partners by providing legal analysis and opinions on the law as it applies to client issues, drafting and responding to pleadings, and representing clients in court hearings. Her areas of expertise include arguing pretrial motions, propounding discovery requests, and conducting legal research.
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Megan C.

Megan Carroll

Based in Palo Alto, California, Megan Carroll is an experienced legal and strategic consultant bringing over 25 years of experience. She counsels technology companies located in Silicon Valley and beyond on a range of business and legal matters including startup-related issues, technology transactions, and acquisitions. Megan holds a J.D. from the University California, Hastings College of the Law.
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Lisa T.

Lisa Tang

Lisa Tang, a member of the State Bar of California, is an attorney specializing in startup law. Based in Silicon Valley, she is a part-time associate at AllBright Law Offices, a large Chinese law firm headquartered in Shanghai. Lisa received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and also holds a B.S. from Stanford University. She is fluent in Mandarin.
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Dimple P.

Dimple Patel

Dimple is the Senior Contracts Associate at Genentech where she negotiates commercial contract terms with business groups and analyzes legal risks for the company. When she was previously an Associate Attorney for LegalForce RAPC, she reviewed the filing of over 300 trademark applications and advised clients on various aspects of business including trademark application strength.
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Robyn M.

Robyn Morris

Robyn Morris is a business lawyer with a primary focus on drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. She is exceptionally experienced in employment and real estate-related cases. Robyn has five years of experience and she is licensed to practice law in California. Robyn obtained her legal degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law. Since February 2016, Robyn has been a staff attorney at Digital First Media.
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Brian V.

Brian Venneman

Brian Venneman is the CEO and Founder at Ready LLC and he has plenty experience regarding capital funds and startups. He has worked with companies and venture fund formations, angel and venture financing, as well as founder agreements. He has experience as both an Entrepreneur and an Attorney. Working for companies such as Blip. FM. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley - School of Law in 1996 with his J.D. Brian also has his BA in Political Science.
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Brian C.

Brian Clarke

Brian Clarke is a business attorney and has 19 years of experience in the legal field. He primarily focuses on providing legal assistance for startups. Brian has extensive experience in intellectual property law and in dealing with legal matters related to transactional law and litigation. He is licensed to practice law in California and received his Juris Doctor law degree from the University of California at Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law. Brian founded his own law firm in 2013.
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Jeffrey N.

Jeffrey Nunes

Jeffrey Nunes has been practicing law for some 20 years. Currently, he is working as an Associate with RUSCONI, FOSTER & THOMAS, P.C. Another law firm that he has worked for is Steptoe & Johnson, LLP. He gives his clients legal advice on matters involving corporate, employment, litigation and estate planning. He also focuses on legal matters regarding business. In 1996, Jeffrey received the Order of the Coif award from ASU, and in the same year he obtained his Juris Doctorate.
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Steven F.

Steven Flanders

Steven Flanders has been a business-oriented lawyer since 2000. He primarily specializes in intellectual property law, but also has experience in trademark, copyright and patent-related legal matters. Steven has represented numerous corporate clients, including Oracle, eMachines and Hitachi Data Systems. He has a license to provide legal services in California and received his legal degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law.
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Adam J.

Adam Juratovac

Adam Juratovac has three years of experience as a corporate lawyer and primarily focuses on offering legal services to clients in the entertainment and sports industries. He has a license to practice law in California and obtained his legal degree from the University Of Idaho College Of Law. Adam’s fundamental practice areas include commercial contracts, employment law and business operations. He started his own legal firm in February 2017.
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Ning Z.

Ning Zhang

Ning Zhang has previously spent 9 years at a top international law firm. Currently, she handles legal matters in Sunnyvale - her focus is on merger and acquisition, as well as corporate law, with a particular emphasis on cross-border investment. Her interest is in helping startups with their legal matters. She graduated from Georgetown law school and has also obtained her MBA degree.
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