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Steven S.

Steven Stark

317 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 Gora

172 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

222 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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Robert H.

Robert Hawkins

11 reviews
Robert Hawkins is a Texas-based corporate attorney with three years of experience. He focuses on commercial contracts, securities, finances, mergers and corporate governance. Robert graduated from the SMU Dedman School of Law with a Juris Doctorate degree in law. He has been a corporate counselor at the International Investment Bank since February 2015. Prior to this position, Robert was an associate at a mid-sized law firm, where he specialized in corporate transactions.
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Peter C.

Peter Cook

Peter Cook is an attorney at law with three years of experience. He is licensed to practice law in Idaho and obtained his legal degree from the University of Idaho College of Law. Peter is experienced in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts, as well as in legal research and writing. Since December 2016, Peter has been an attorney at Northwest Law Group, PLLC. Prior to this position, he was a staff attorney at the Canyon County Courts.
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Garrett P. L.

Garrett P. Laborde

Garrett is a goal-oriented professional with a history of high achievement in law and business. He is the managing attorney of Laborde Legal Group, a regional firm focusing on business, intellectual property, and innovation. His passion for understanding complex concepts along with a relentless commitment to build relationships effectively has enabled him to achieve valuable outcomes.
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Michelle S.

Michelle Seideman

Michelle is currently a Senior Corporate Counsel. Previously, she was General Counsel for ICR. Her legal career started over 20 years ago as an Associate for Cummings & Lockwood. All in all Michelle spent 15 years in-house and another 8 years in different law firms. Her main focus areas include business law and commercial contracts. She obtained her Bachelor's in International Business from the Penn State University and after that she studied Law with the Emory University School of Law.
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Glenn W.

Glenn Weinman

2 reviews
Glenn Weinman is an attorney at law who has more than 37 years of experience. He is licensed to practice law in California and obtained a Juris Doctorate degree from the USC Gould School of Law. Glenn primarily specializes in legal matters that involve labor and employment law. He is also skilled in reviewing, negotiating and drafting commercial contracts. Glenn founded his own law firm in June 2016, where he now acts as the principal attorney.
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Thomas D.

Thomas Dunlap

2 reviews
Thomas Dunlap is both an entrepreneur and an attorney at law. He specializes in business law practice areas, including real estate, operations, trademarks, patents, commercial contracts and security. Thomas has represented numerous clients, including the Lost Rhino Brewing Company, Amerigas and Sandy Spring Bank. He is a managing partner at Dunlap Bennet & Ludwig and the chairman of the board of directors at Ceres Nanosciences.
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Patrick Lytle

2 reviews
Patrick Lytle is a commercial attorney with almost a decade worth of experience. He is exceptionally skilled in dealing with legal issues that involves companies in the technology sector. Patrick is experienced in legal research and writing, as well as in dealing with commercial contracts. He is licensed to practice law in California and received his degree in law from the Golden Gate University School of Law. Patrick has been an associate general counselor at Fitbit since August 2017.
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