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Steven S.

Steven Stark

252 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

151 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

181 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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Stephen F.

Stephen Fulkerson

Stephen Fulkerson is both a business and a transactional counselor. He has been serving corporate clients for almost one decade. Stephen is licensed to practice law in Illinois and received a degree in law from the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. He focuses primarily on securities and finances, as well as real estate law. Stephen has been serving as an attorney at Riordan Fulkerson Hupert & Coleman since July 2006.
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Patrick L.

Patrick Long

2 reviews
Patrick Long is a business lawyer with more than 27 years of experience. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois. Patrick obtained his Juris Doctorate degree in law from the Loyola University Chicago College of Law. He has represented several Fortune 500 companies, including Compaq and HP. Patrick specializes in trademark and copyright law. He is also experienced in dealing with commercial contracts. Patrick started working at Discover Financial Services in January 2018.
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Devin W. B.

Devin W. Blackburn

2 reviews
As a freelance attorney, I assist law firms and accounting firms nationwide to provide specialized corporate and tax legal expertise. With over a decade of diversified expe... read more
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Adam S.

Adam Scavone

2 reviews
Adam Scavone is in a unique position as a lawyer. One of his passions is fighting for the legalization of cannabis - in fact, he even co-founded the New York Cannabis Alliance in 2010. Beyond that, he is a capable lawyer, specializing in helping startups get off the ground. He believes that new business owners have enough to worry about and he wants to take the legal matters off their hands so they can focus on what’s important: building their business.
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Michael B.

Michael Brennan

43 reviews
Your legal question is important, regardless of whether it is big or small. Michael Brennan firmly believes that every business deserves a lawyer that is both responsive and dependable and he strives to provide that type of service to every client. Mr. Brennan can help with various business law issues, including business structuring and funding and general transactional issues.
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Nicholas H.

Nicholas Harned

2 reviews
Nicholas has experience working as an Attorney for many different companies, including Axley Brynelson, LLP; Ross & Hardies; Vedder Price. Nicholas also worked for Axiom for almost 5 years. His specialties include general business law, regulatory compliance, employment matters and corporate transactions. In the past, he has represented both large and small companies and startups. In the year 1998, Mr Harned graduated Cum Laude from The University of Wisconsin Law School.
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Rick C.

Rick Cummings

2 reviews
Rick Cummings has 38 years’ experience and is a strategic attorney. He has worked at some of the world’s top international law firms and financial institutions as a senior counsel, including the International Consulting Organization, the Federal Banking Agency and the International Food Company. Rick’s main area of focus is commercial contracts, but he also has experience in dealing with securities, mergers and general business operations. He is the principal of his own law office.
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