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Steven S.

Steven Stark

258 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

153 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

185 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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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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Asha W.

Asha Wilkerson

4 reviews
Asha opened her own practice in 2011 and specializes in employment law and criminal defense. When she began her legal career working as a medical malpractice attorney, she learned the ins and outs of civil litigation and the art of negotiation. Asha has volunteered on many human rights projects and has received an award for her pro bono work. She is also rated by Super Lawyers.
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Nikko S.

Nikko Stevens

Nikko Stevens provides legal services for startup business and also specializes in real estate cases, as well as legal research and writing. He was awarded for delivering an outstanding service at the Legal Aid Society of San Diego in 2014 and is currently a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Nikko is currently an attorney at Dentons. In 2015, Nikko was an associate at Genz & Associates.
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Daniel W.

Daniel Wayne

Daniel has always had a passion for social justice and has built a reputation as a zealous advocate for tenant rights. He successfully resolved dozens of cases on behalf of Bay Area tenants. In 2012, Daniel found the Law Offices of Daniel W. Wayne with the goal of providing clients with cost-effective, practical solutions. He has generously volunteered his time on a variety of cases.
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Joseph L.

Joseph Lesko

31 reviews
Joseph Lesko provides legal advisory services to small to medium sized businesses. He has 20 years of experience and have represented numerous clients, including BioRibbon Health, Sygiene Inc and Motive Interactive. Joseph also has experience in dealing with employment and security related legal matters. He has been the president of Blackcastle Strategies since 2014. Joseph has also worked at Pubs Arena Digital Media and Spritzr.
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David B.

David Berke

2 reviews
David Berke is a business litigator that has more than 14 years of experience. He has experience in dealing with all kinds of lawsuits and disputes, as well as with legal research and writing. David is licensed to practice law in California and has a Juris Doctor in law, which he received after he graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law. He is currently a senior counsel at Chamberlin & Keaster LLP.
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Brett J.

Brett Jackson

2 reviews
Brett Jackson is a business lawyer who has been providing his legal services to corporate clients for more than a decade. He has been licensed to practice law in California and obtained his J.D. degree in law from the Stanford Law School. Brett is exceptionally experienced in providing his legal assistance to startup companies and entrepreneurs. He often assists with drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. Brett founded his own private legal practice in 2017.
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Our experienced Orange County 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 Orange County 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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