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Steven S.

Steven Stark

253 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

152 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

182 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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Joel R.

Joel Ruffini

1 review
Joel Ruffini focuses on helping entrepreneurs figure out where to start when it comes to building their business. He offers services such as entity formation, contracts, investments, and advice for tech companies. Because he views himself as an entrepreneur as well, he is able to relate to the needs of his clients. He currently has his own practice, but before that he worked for several highly regarded firms.
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Joseph W.

Joseph Waala

33 reviews
Joseph Waala is an Attorney, who has been licensed for 17 years. In the year 1999, he was an Associate with Baker & Hostetler. After that, he spent time working for Law Firms such as King & Spalding, LLP and Phillips Lytle, LLP. His focus areas include energy and utilities, oil and gas, contracts and agreements, as well as commercial real estate matters. Joseph attended The Georgetown University Law Center and graduated with his J.D. almost two decades ago.
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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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Timothy L.

Timothy Leonard

3 reviews
Timothy Leonard is a business attorney with more than three years of experience. He is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania. Timothy specializes in commercial contracts and has a strong background in assisting startup companies and entrepreneurs. He received his J.D. in law from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Timothy started his own general practice in April 2017, where he now acts as the principal attorney.
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Michael B.

Michael Boland Esq.

1 review
Michael Boland has over three decades of legal experience in general practice, criminal defense, and litigation. He also has experience with estate law, probate, and business law. A licensed Pennsylvania attorney, he has run his own firm since 1997 and has represented several thousand clients. Michael, who was awarded a 2010 Pro Bono Award from the Pennsylvania Bar Association, holds a J.D. from Dickinson Law.
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Adam G.

Adam Gorzelsky

Adam Gorzelsky is an attorney at law who has been serving corporate clients for the past eight years. He is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and received his Juris Doctorate degree in law after he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh. Adam primarily specializes in labor and employment law. He is also skilled in legal research and writing. Adam founded his own legal firm in October 2010, where he now acts as the principal attorney.
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Stephanie G.

Stephanie Gordon

Stephanie Gordon is a corporate attorney that has recently been licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania. She obtained her J.D. in law from the St. Thomas University School of Law. Stephanie specializes in providing legal assistance to entrepreneurs and startup businesses. She is also exceptionally skilled in dealing with real estate cases, as well as cases related to trademark and copyright law. Stephanie founded her own law firm in 2017.
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