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Steven S.

Steven Stark

523 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

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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

264 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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Christopher M.

Christopher Matern

2 reviews
Christopher Matern is a well-rounded attorney who practices business law to include contract negotiations, commercial real estate, and even new business formation. Attorney Matern’s mission is to provide the best legal services to all clients throughout Chicago and Illinois. Mr. Matern has received multiple awards to include the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors-First Recipient of the Member of the Decade Award.
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Ashlee R.

Ashlee Richman

2 reviews
Ashlee graduated Washington College of Law at American University and also has a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in human development and psychological servi... read more
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Jonathan G.

Jonathan Groves

2 reviews
Hello, I am a solo practitioner focused on commercial and consumer collections. I also have a broad oil & gas experience to help you with any of those needs. I can also... read more
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Kristin G.

Kristin Grant

Kristin Grant helps small and mid-sized businesses protect, enforce, and monetize their intellectual property assets. She provides risk assessment, monetization strategies, patent process assistance, licensing, and dispute resolution. Kristin was formerly a patent consultant at AltSchool Inc. where she worked with teams of software engineers. She also has degrees in both science (BS) and business (MBA).
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Joie L.

Joie Le

In-house counsel provide invaluable legal services to businesses, but many smaller businesses simply do not have the resources or the need to hire full time general counsel. Instead, they can utilize the services of Jolie Lie, who works as in-house counsel for many high-tech companies drafting contracts, agreements, dealing with employment matters, and managing IP programs.
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Trudy R.

Trudy Rushforth

Trudy Rushforth, an Attorney focusing on Disability Law and Employment Law, is currently the Manager and Owner of her own law firm. Previously, she did legal work for Epiq Systems. Representing clients before the Social Security Administration, she helps her clients attain SSI or SSDI benefits. She also has a background in HR, adding to the effectiveness of her Employment Law practice. Rushforth was awarded the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence and graduated from Law School in 2011.
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Pamela V.

Pamela Vavra

Pamela Vavra was previously an engineer, systems analyst and software developer. Now she is an Attorney practicing law in California - she is a Certified Informational Privacy Professional. Her practice areas include Business, Intellectual Property, Privacy, as well as Landlord or Tenant matters. Pamela attended Santa Clara University School of Law. She is admitted to the State Bar of California.
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