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Steven S.

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

188 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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Matthew M.

Matthew Montgomery

2 reviews
Matthew Montgomery is a Partner of Cornetet, Meyer, Rush & Stapleton, LPA. With a background in Finance, Matthew once worked for Deloitte Tax LLP, handling Business Tax Services. His main focus areas as an Attorney include business law, taxation and business litigation. He can also handle complex tax matters involving corporate, payroll, sales and other forms of taxation with the IRS and state and local governments. In 1998, he graduated from The University of Cincinnati College of Law.
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Hector Andres P.

Hector Andres Pacheco

Specializing in entertainment and business law, Hector Pacheco handles transactions and civil litigation. His clients include entrepreneurs, videographers, and talent. Hector enjoys working for clients in new media and online distribution using his experience with production contracts, talent agreements, motion picture synch, and mechanical licensing.
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Lakeisha G.

Lakeisha Gantt

Lakeisha Gantt is a corporate attorney that has been serving corporate clients in Georgia for the past 12 years. She graduated with a J.D. in law from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Lakeisha primarily specializes in real estate law, but also has experience in dealing with legal matters related to labor and employment law, as well as commercial contracts. She founded her own legal firm, Gantt & Associates, in December 2016.
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Jameson E.

Jameson Eisenmenger

2 reviews
Jameson Eisenmenger is a corporate attorney with over eight years of experience. He has served clients in numerous industries and primarily specializes in commercial contracts. Jameson also has experience in labor and employment law, mergers, acquisitions and real estate law. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Wisconsin. Jameson obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been an in-house counselor at Performance Health since November 2016.
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With over 25 years of experience in business law, Paula Barnett is ready to assist you. Whether you need legal help with the operation of your business or you are starting a new business, Attorney Barnett will guide you in the right direction. Ms. Barnett has experience working in big law firms, but she understands the importance of a small firm feel.
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Albert R.

Albert Rizzo

2 reviews
With expertise in employment law, Albert Rizzo is able to act as a legal consultant for human resources departments in small and midsize companies. His other areas of practice include litigation for commercial business disputes, sexual harassment, fraud claims, and corporate dissolution. Mr. Rizzo also represents clients in Italy and clients from the U.S. conducting business in Italy.
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Neil D.

Neil Devani

2 reviews
Neil Devani is a corporate counselor with four years of experience. He has been licensed to practice law in California. Neil received his legal degree after he graduated from Stanford Law School. Neil is experienced in dealing with legal matters that involve securities and finances. He often assists startup companies and entrepreneurs with their legal issues. Since November 2016, Neil has been serving as a special advisor at Comar LLP.
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