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Steven Stark

304 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

213 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

159 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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C. Tucker C.

C. Tucker Cottingham

Tucker Coottingham is focused on helping startups and entrepreneurs. He is now an Attorney with Bend Law Group, PC, but previously he worked for Girard Gibbs LLP. He also served as a Law Clerk for some time. In Bend Law Group, the main focus areas include federal and international trademark and copyright registration, maintenance, licensing and enforcement. Tucker studied Law with The University of San Francisco School of Law and has also obtained a B.A. in Classics.
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Michelle C.

Michelle Chan

Michelle Chan is a Lawyer for Innovators and she is currently working at her own Law Offices. Previously, she has done legal work for some big corporations. She started out as a Paralegal for the very well-known law firm, Leigh Day & Co. Her focus areas include business law, commercial contracts, employment, immigration and intellectual property. She graduated from The College of Law, London UK with her Bachelor of Laws.
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Alex R.

Alex Raminfar

Alex Raminfar specializes in corporate cases that involves the fashion and entertainment industries. He has worked with numerous corporate clients and oversaw the production of Shark Tank, Emmy Awards and other television shows. Alex has eight years of experience as a corporate attorney. He is currently the vice president of Jamm Industries Corp., but have also worked as a director at Sony Pictures Television and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.
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Jenny W.

Jenny Wu

Experienced general counsel in fashion and media/publishing industries. Past experience include reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts inc... read more
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Michael S.

Michael Safai

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Michael Safai is a general counsel that focuses on business law. He mainly assists startup and small business with their legal matters, but also has experience in dealing with legal matters that non-profit organizations face. Michael has a J.D. in law and a B.A. in Economics and Astrophysics. He has more than 11 years of experience as an attorney and is licensed to practice law in California. Michael has represented various startup companies and recently worked with Dealsplus.
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John T.

John Tran

John Tan is a patent attorney for Rhema Law Group, where he manages the firm’s intellectual property practice. His practice areas include IP, portfolio management, and IP property litigation. In IP Today magazine, Rhema Law was named one of the top patent firms in the country. He has also been named a Super Lawyer, as well as an OC Metro Top Attorney.
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Roby Y.

Roby Yadegar

Roby founded Yadegar Law PC, a boutique transactional law firm providing high-level legal work and advice for entrepreneurs, professionals, and companies of all sizes across a wide variety of industries. He started his career at some of the world's most preeminent law firms and took a brief break to start his own social commerce company which enabled him to be an entrepreneurial-minded lawyer.
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There are three types of copyright: usage, full, and unique. Usage means the buyer gets to use the article one time, but the writer can use it again or resell it. Full rights will give the buyer all rights; they can even place their name on the article, saying they wrote it. Your copyright attorney can explain further details about the different kinds of copyright.

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