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Steven Stark Employment Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

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Jason Woltman Employment Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

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Laura Pena Employment Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

Martin Dodd Employment Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

Amanda Luman Employment Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

Joubin Sedgh Employment Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

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Recently Completed Jobs
"Contractor Agreements Services"
Los Angeles, CA
Details
"We are looking to hire a new marketing person for our company and need help structuring the agreement. First we would like to hire him as a contractor for a few months and set a monthly rate with target-based bonuses. After this period, we are looking to transition him to a full-time salaried employee."
What legal work is required?
Reviewing an existing agreement
What legal work is required?
My company needs assistance drafting an offer to a contractor
Proposals Received
8
Average Price
$400 - $600
"Draft Contractor Agreement"
Los Angeles, CA
Details
"We are looking to draft an employment agreement for bringing a developer to our team. We are hoping to start him out as a contractor, but are thinking about the possibility of future stock option grants and status. Any advice that you would have around this would be appreciated!"
Including yourself, how many people work at your company?
2
Are you currently working with another attorney or law firm?
No - I do not currently have counsel
Proposals Received
7
Average Price
$320 - $480
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