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Steven Stark Outside General Counsel Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

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.
211 reviews

Richard Gora Outside General Counsel Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

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.
150 reviews

Joshua Garber Outside General Counsel Lawyer for Los Angeles, 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.
160 reviews

Kurt M. Knepper Outside General Counsel Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

Kurt M. Knepper is an attorney at law with more than seven years of experience. He is licensed to practice law in California and Texas. Kurt holds a J.D. Degree in law, which he obtained after his graduation from the St. Mary’s University School of Law. Kurt primarily specializes in legal cases that involve labor and employment law. He is also skilled in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. Since January 2014, Kurt has been serving as an attorney at

Kymeshia Morris Outside General Counsel Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

Kymeshia Morris is a business law who has been practicing law in California for over five years. She has a Juris Doctor degree in law, which she received after her graduation from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Kymeshia primarily focuses on negotiating, drafting and reviewing commercial contracts. She is also skilled in legal research and writing. Since June 2012, Kymeshia has been an attorney at San Diego Esquire.

Camille Beshara Outside General Counsel Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

An independent and self-motivated legal professional, Camille Beshara has strong contracting experience. She previously worked at 3M Health Care drafting and negotiating health care product sales and distribution contracts. Ms. Beshara specializes in business formation, trademark and copyrights, debt and bankruptcy, mergers and acquisitions, and legal writing.

Kevin Buckley Outside General Counsel Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

Kevin Buckley is a business lawyer with almost two decades of experience. He has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies in the past, as well as with entrepreneurs. Some of his clients include WebListers, Dermala, CureMetrix and Jaan Biotherapeutics. Kevin is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Pennsylvania. He obtained his degree in law from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Kevin has been a shareholder at Torrey Pines Law Group since April 2013.
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David Yamaguchi Outside General Counsel Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

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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Jeffrey Solomon Outside General Counsel Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

Jeffrey Solomon custom-tailors legal solutions for Entertainment, Tech, and New Media companies. He specializes in complex licensing, technology transactions, and strategic business advice.  Prior to founding Bespoke Law Group in 2011, Jeffrey spent seven years at “big law” firms including DLA Piper. He also was director of business/legal affairs for indie film company Ascendant Pictures.

Terry White Outside General Counsel Lawyer for Los Angeles, CA

Terry White, who has been a member of the New Hampshire Bar since 2006, is an attorney specializing in criminal law, family law, and elder law. Originally from Virginia, Mr. White has also served as both a deputy sheriff and a police officer. In addition to his training at the U.S. Border Patrol Academy, Terry received a J.D. from the Florida Coastal School of Law where he served as managing editor of the Law Journal.
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