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Steven S.

Steven Stark Licensed in FL, NY

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 Licensed in CT, NJ

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 Licensed in CA

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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Ripal P.

Ripal Patel Licensed in CA

Ripal provides legal counsel to clients in startup formation, contracts, negotiations, compliance law, trademarks, and copyrights. He has successfully worked with many startups in addition to beginning his own startup in 2007. Ripal chooses to only practice in the areas of law that he is passionate about and providing the best possible service for his clients.
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Michael C.

Michael Connolly Licensed in AZ, CA

Michael Connolly has 11 years’ experience as an attorney. He is licensed to practice law in both California and Arizona. Michael specializes in real estate matters and has experience in dealing with general lawsuits. He also assists corporate clients with legal research and writing matters. He is currently a counsel in his own law office. Between 2006 and 2015, prior to starting his own law firm, Michael was an associate attorney at Bowles & Verna LLP.
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Sergei T.

Sergei Tokmakov Licensed in CA

Sergei's firm, The Corporate Attorneys, specializes in contracts, e-commerce, and setting up small businesses online. Most of his clients are US and Asia-based websites and software developers. His combined experience of working at a law firm and a software company is very valuable to clients. He is a part of several professional associations including the Lawyer's Club of San Diego.
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Alexander M.

Alexander Maniscalco Licensed in CA

Alexander Maniscalco once worked as a Vice President at a residential land development company, handling legal negotiation and litigation. His focus is in business, real estate, and administrative law. In 2014, he was named a Top Young Attorney by the San Diego Daily Transcript. He attended the University of San Diego School of Law - receiving recognition for top performance when representing clients through the Perspectives in Criminal Justice Clinic.
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Dara  T.

Dara Tabesh Licensed in CA

Dara Tabesh has over seven years of experience helping companies acquire and manage their intellectual property portfolios. From patent applications to trade secret infringement, Dara’s expertise covers a range of technologies including circuit design, GPS, video technology, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals. Prior to becoming an attorney, Dara was a scientist with a biopharmaceutical company.
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Annick F.

Annick Fuchs Licensed in CA

Annick Fuchs, the former Legal Director for PayPal, is currently a Startup Lawyer in both the Silicon Valley and Europe. With over a decade of legal experience, Annick has been on the Legal Counsel of ABRA, an Associate for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and even an Associate with White & Case. She is skilled in Corporate Law and Motion Picture Law. Fuchs obtained her Diploma in International Law from the University of Verona.
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Peter M.

Peter Moulinos Licensed in NY

Peter Moulinos is a corporate, business, and real estate attorney based in New York. He is the founding partner of Moulinos & Associates LLC in New York City and has over two decades of legal experience. Previously, he worked at Shane Henty Sutton, P.C. An experienced real estate litigator, he represents multiple condominiums in New York City. Peter, who is also fluent in Greek, received a J.D. from New York Law School.
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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.

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