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Steven Stark

258 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

153 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

185 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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Peter B.

Peter Borenstein

2 reviews
Representing major clients such as Mayfair Games, Bad Robot, and Wizards of the Coast, Attorney Peter Borenstein is the one to call when you need help with gaming legal advice. He specializes in creating and developing the legal framework needed to ensure gaming companies are able to release their games and reach their desired audience. With a background in marketing and strategy, you are sure to find Attorney Borenstein helpful from all angles.
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Kresimir P.

Kresimir Peharda

2 reviews
Kresimir is a business and corporate attorney who manages his firm Kresimir Peharda law. He has significant experience in the education, restaurant, health care, real estate, and software industries. Kresimir has represented many companies ranging from startups to Nasdaq-listed companies and he has helped his clients raise over $1.2 billion in capital.
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Alexander R.

Alexander Roome

Alexander Roome provides legal services for both businesses and families. The business side of his practice focuses on business formation, employment matters, general operations, intellectual property, and commercial contracts. He can also help non-profits as well. Whether you need negotiations or litigation, Mr. Roome can help.
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Jeffery G.

Jeffery Graham

Jeffery is an attorney with Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP and practices small business, immigration, and employment law. He assists individuals and businesses in legal matters including business transactions, immigration, and civil litigation. Jeffery has also successfully served pro bono clients such as the San Diego County Bar Association’s Service Members Civil Relief Act Program.
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Darryl Y.

Darryl Yorkey

Darryl Yorkey is a business attorney with six years of experience. He also has extensive experience in the executive management field. Darryl is licensed to provide legal services in California. He received his legal degree from the University Of California Hastings College Of Law. Darryl primarily specializes in business formation and commercial contracts. He started his own legal office in 2011. Darryl was also an assistant director at Stanislaus County between September 2015 and July 2016.
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Neha J.

Neha Jaiswal

6 reviews
As a patent attorney with a background in life sciences, Neela drafts patent documents in the field of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Her services are perfect for startups who need help with contracts, intellectual property protection, and corporate setup. Her work includes drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements, handling legal administration, and addressing privacy policies.
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Karlin F.

Karlin Fitzmorris Riles

Karlin Fitzmorris Riles is an attorney at law who has been licensed to practice law in Louisiana. She attended the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where she obtained her J.D. in law after her graduation. Karlin specializes in legal research and writing, and often provides her legal assistance to startup companies and entrepreneurs. She has been serving as an attorney at the St Tammany Parish Government since September 2017.
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