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Steven S.

Steven Stark

370 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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Richard G.

Richard Gora

189 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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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

252 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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Thomas O.

Thomas O'brien

2 reviews
In his ninth year of practice, and twice named as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, Thomas O’Brien is a highly respected and decorated civil litigation attorney. Mr. O’Brien’s p... read more
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Peter K.

Peter Kovalsky

2 reviews
I got my law degree at UC Irvine (where I was the first person to graduate a semester early) and have used my prior background in philosophy and tech to build an eclectic p... read more
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Michael K.

Michael Kaplan

Michael B. Kaplan is an energetic attorney, admitted to the bar in Massachusetts and New York. He has a general practice, ranging from business law, to immigration, to esta... read more
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Vadim A.

Vadim Alden

Vadim Alden works with companies of all sizes, from startups to large businesses, in employment law cases. This includes advising clients about business formation, drafting employment contracts, and handling commercial real estate leases. He serves as general counsel for several companies, providing advice on executive compensation agreements, policy guidelines, risk management, and more.
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Alexandra C.

Alexandra Cervenka

2 reviews
Alexandra Cervenka is a business lawyer who has extensive experience in numerous corporate legal practice areas, with a particular focus on labor and employment law. Alexandra received a Juris Doctor degree after graduating from the University of Denver. She is also experienced in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. Alexandra served as a senior counselor at Public Utility between October 2016 and June 2017.
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Teela S.

Teela Smith

Teela Smith is a licensed attorney in California. She graduated Cum Laude from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She works as an Associate Attorney in Dimitriou & Associates, P.C. (June 2011 – June 2012) and Tucker Ellis LLP (Sept 2015 – April 2016). She is a Founding Partner at Smith Shapourian Mignano LLP. She was designated a Northern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine (2015-2016).
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Mark A.

Mark Adkins

Mark Adkins is currently a Partner in the litigation department of the Bowles Rice LLP, specializing in commercial and energy litigation. In 18 years of practicing law, Mark has focused on complex and commercial litigation - involving the financial services/banking industry, the energy industry, and construction litigation. In 2013, he was listed in West Virginia Super Lawyers and was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America regarding litigation.
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Our experienced Kansas City employment attorneys & lawyers can help guide you on how to proceed with various employee decisions such as reviewing employee documents such as contracts, agreements, policies, and handbooks, along with difficult decisions such as firing, lawsuits, claims, and complaints.

Although not every single employment contract will require legal assistance, many employment lawyers would recommend avoiding unilateral employment contracts that strongly benefit one side over the other. These types of employee contracts rarely hold up in court, yet having the funds needed to combat an issue in court can limit the employee’s options.

A confidentiality agreement and a non-compete agreement are common forms of employee contracts that one of our Kansas City employment attorneys can help customize for your business. If your business needs to fire an employee, proper measures should be taken from a business legal standpoint to ensure proper communication and a smooth transition of dismissing that employee. In any case, we suggest you connect with our employment attorneys to discuss your options.

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