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Steven S.

Steven Stark

342 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

242 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

180 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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Shanika W.

Shanika Weerasundara, Attorney, Mba

2 reviews
Shanika Weerasundara uses her experience in product development, corporate law, and finance to help her clients. She has over 8 years of experience and works with all types of clients including international agencies, startups, and even corporations. Shanika first started practicing commercial law in Sri Lanka and has brought her knowledge and willingness to help to Seattle. Having represented many top name clients, Shanika is ready to help you navigate business and corporate law.
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Taylor H.

Taylor Halperin

2 reviews
I've been working with startups and emerging companies since 2016, providing legal and business advice, in the following industries: sustainable garmentware, Esports, waste... read more
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Yuan "Ruth" Q.

Yuan "Ruth" Qi

2 reviews
Ruth Qi, the founder of Maat Law Group, PLLC, has been a business consultant (in China and the U.S.) for the past 15 years and an attorney for nearly a decade. Ruth provid... read more
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Drew S.

Drew Stokesbary

26 reviews
Drew Stokesbary is a corporate lawyer that primarily specializes in providing legal assistance to startup companies. He has been licensed to practice law in Washington for the past four years. Drew received a legal degree after he graduated from the Notre Dame Law School. He specializes in legal cases related to securities and finances, as well as labor and employment law. In July 2015, Drew founded a law boutique, Stokesbary PPLC, where he now acts as a managing member.
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Robert F.

Robert Franco

2 reviews
Before starting Franco Law, Robert served as Corporate Counsel for Harley Marine Services, a global oil transportation company with over 700 employees and 150 vessels. At H... read more
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Robert E.

Robert Ellis

16 reviews
Robert has been an attorney for over 27 years and as a general counsel, he managed much of the activity of a successful Seattle-based wind energy company. He currently provides legal and consulting services to small and medium-sized businesses, particularly for green energy companies. During his career, Robert has spent time at sea as a ship’s officer.
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Blake I.

Blake Ilstrup

Blake Illstrup is both a strategic advisor and a business attorney. He has 14 years’ experience and have represented large companies, including Amazon.com, Zipwhip and KINETA. Blake is licensed to practice law in Washington and holds a Juris Doctor degree in law, which he obtained after graduating from the University of California Hastings College of the Law. Blake is the executive vice present at KPI Therapeutics and also acts as a general counsel.
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Our experienced Tacoma 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 Tacoma 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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