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Steven S.

Steven Stark

260 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

154 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

190 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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Chad S.

Chad Starkey

35 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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Melvin C.

Melvin Chung

Melvin is an attorney with over 16 years of experience as an international business lawyer. He focuses on intellectual property and commercial deals in the global trade context while working by his philosophy: deliver superior work product on time, every time. He helps companies take great ideas to market, secure rights, manage risks, resolve disputes, and enter beneficial partnerships.
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Allison H.

Allison Harvey

Allison Harvey is a business attorney based in Auburn, California. She runs her own law firm and she specializes in matters of corporate, business, employment, and contract law. Allison holds a J.D. from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law where she received a Gordon Foundation Scholarship. She is the co-founder of The Ripple Effect and volunteers with multiple organizations.
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Ryan M.

Ryan Minarovich

The healthcare industry has a lot of unique and complicated rules and regulations. Mix that with technology and you have an area of the law that many attorneys simply will not touch. That is not the case with Ryan Minarovich. Mr. Minarovich focuses on digital health and mobile health industries. His experience includes dealing with FDA regulations, health privacy laws, and other compliance matters.
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Melissa F.

Melissa Frank

A native of Silicon Valley, Melissa Frank is the chief legal and risk executive of Wingate Industries, Inc. She is also formerly with SunPower Corp. and Texas Instruments/National Semiconductor. She is skilled at managing legal disputes, commercial contracts, and risk mitigation. Melissa is also a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group One, a think-tank for advancing complex legal practices.
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Brian T.

Brian Turner

A land use attorney, Brian Turner’s expertise lies in the entitlement process. He works with applicants, advocates, and government agencies as an educator specializing in historic properties. At the National Trust Historic Preservation, he implements programs with a focus on legal advocacy in the western states and territories. He has a solid understanding of cultural and historic resource laws.
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Robert D.

Robert Dellenbach

2 reviews
Robert Dellenbach is a licensed attorney in California. He graduated summa cum laude from Stanford Law School. He lectures regularly at e2i.acadymy. He was a partner in Fenwick & West LLP and Reed Smith LLP until he opened his own law firm in 2013. He is an expert in the fields of venture capital and private equity financings, mergers, acquisitions, public offerings, and strategic intellectual property.
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