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Steven S.

Steven Stark

466 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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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

275 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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Richard G.

Richard Gora

200 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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David Y.

David Yamaguchi

166 reviews
Startups and small businesses sometimes need someone who can deal with complex transactions on an international playing field. David Yamaguchi specializes in content hosting issues and intellectual property. He concentrates his practice in the United States, Asia, India, and Europe. Whether you are a business giant or a startup, Mr. Yamaguchi can provide legal advice that fits your needs.
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James P.

James Peiser

5 reviews
James is an attorney and counselor with broad experience in corporate, digital media, and entertainment legal matters. He has practiced at a major international law firm and worked several in-house positions. His clients have ranged from Fortune 500 companies to early-stage tech startups. James has also advised digital media enterprises and nonprofits on marketing and social media strategy.
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David N.

David Niebauer

2 reviews
David Niebauer is a business lawyer who focuses on providing his legal services to companies in the technology industry. He has a strong focus on intellectual property law, and often assists the newly formed companies with their legal matters. David is licensed to practice law in California and he obtained his J.D. in law after he graduated from the Brooklyn Law School. Since April 2012, David has been the director of business development, as well as a general counselor at Brillouin Energy Corp.
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Peter B.

Peter Bronstein

A California business law specialist, Peter Bronstein strives to be the next best thing to in-house counsel for small-to-medium sized businesses in the Los Angeles and surrounding area. Founder of The Law Office of Peter C. Bronstein, he covers the gamut of business law, from formation and transactions to dissolution and transfers, and everything in between.
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Vahid R.

Vahid Redjal

Vahid Redjal is a business attorney that provides corporate legal assistance to clients in California. He has a Juris Doctorate in law, which he received after he graduated from the University Of Florida Fredric G. Levin College Of Law. While Vahid specializes in all business-related legal practice areas, he primarily focuses on commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions. Vahid was a senior director at Dollar Shave Club between August 2012 and January 2017.
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Jennifer T.

Jennifer Trowbridge

Jennifer Trowbridge represents clients in formation, acquisition, and dissolution. Specializing in securities, corporate finance, and business transactions, she is experienced in SEC filings, registration statements, placement memoranda, and subscription agreements. Ms. Trowbridge is also available to help clients ensure compliance with the IRS, EDD, and other regulators and agencies.
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Abid A.

Abid Aziz

Abid Aziz is a corporate attorney who has been providing legal services to corporate clients in California for the past three years. Abid is member of the California Society of CPAs and the California State Bar. He has a J.D. in law, which he obtained from the Santa Clara University School of Law. Abid specializes in real estate law, as well as labor and employment law. He has been an attorney at Viewpoint Legal Group LLP since December 2014.
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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 Sacramento 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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