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Steven S.

Steven Stark

537 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 Garber

285 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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Sue D.

Sue Dunbar

267 reviews
Go with Sue Dunbar if you want a big law firm experience with a small law firm cost. Sue's experience working at Robins Kaplan LLP and serving as special counsel to Senator Joseph Dunn has landed her big-name clients like BestBuy, Time Warner Cable, and Yahoo!. Currently, Ms. Dunbar specializes in knowledge about confidentiality and privacy laws regarding sensitive trade secrets.
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Jason C.

Jason Carr

I work to achieve significant savings for clients through effective tax planning, defending against assessments, and pursuing refund claims. My practice is primarily focus... read more
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Forrest G.

Forrest Gordon

5 reviews
Forrest Gordon has 10 years of experience as a corporate attorney. He provides both in-house and contract-based legal services. Forrest practices law in Texas and obtained his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center. Forrest also has experience in dealing with real estate, commercial contracts and other corporate legal issues. He recently became a managing partner at Gordon Lusky LLP, but was previously the senior legal counsel at Trican Well Service for four years.
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David J.

David Johnson

3 reviews
David Johnson is a business counsel with over 22 years’ experience. He practices law in Texas and received his law degree from the Valparaiso University Law School. He has extensive experience with commercial contracts, business operations and taxation. David started to practice law as a private attorney in 2015, but gained experience while working as a legal counsel at the Interphase Corporation between 2007 and 2015.
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Connie A.

Connie Arambula

2 reviews
Connie Arambula is a business lawyer with 14 years’ experience. She is experienced in dealing with legal matters related to real estate law, and is exceptionally skilled in legal research and writing. Connie is licensed to practice law in Texas and obtained her legal degree from the St. Mary’s University School of Law. She has been a general counselor at The Lynd Company since February 2008, where she mainly focuses on litigation.
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Sarabeth E.

Sarabeth Egle

SaraBeth is a Tax Senior in Deloitte Tax's Multistate Tax practice, specializing in research and consulting for federal, state, and local excise taxes. Before joining Deloitte Tax, she provided legal assistance to clients on various matters including the restructuring of corporations through mergers and acquisitions, the dissolution of corporations, and private foundation excise tax issues.
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Gerrit S.

Gerrit Schulze

The former Attorney working for Heard & Smith, LLP, Gerrit Schulze is known to be a strong and motivated leader. He currently works as an Attorney at Shumway Van handling any matters dealing with Administrative Litigation and Civil Litigation - specifically business practices, formations, ventures and controversies. Gerrit has received two separate prestigious leadership awards and he graduated from St. Mary's University School of Law as a Doctor of Law in 2013.
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Adrian R.

Adrian Resendez

Adrian Resendez is an attorney at law who has recently been licensed to practice law in Texas. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the Texas A&M School of Law. Adrian specializes in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. He is also experienced in immigration law, as well as labor and employment law. In January 2016, Adrian founded the Resendez Law Firm, where he now acts as the owner and principal attorney.
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