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Steven S.

Steven Stark

266 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

155 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

194 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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Eric K.

Eric Kirkland

120 reviews
Eric Kirkland is a business attorney with a strong entrepreneurial background. He has 26 years of experience. Eric focuses on contracts, intellectual property, strategic partnerships, software licensing and other general business-related legal matters. He is the managing attorney of Kirkland Law and was previously the founder and CEO of Just Cellular Inc. Eric graduated with a Doctor of Law from the Pepperdine School of Law.
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Drew W.

Drew Whiting

5 reviews
Entrepreneurs face many unique challenges, and Drew Whiting understands that first hand because he is an entrepreneur himself. He loves sharing his legal knowledge and experience with up and coming businesses. He has experience working with mobile businesses, those who offer financial services, packaged good manufacturers, restaurants, bars, and taverns, and several technology-related enterprises.
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George N.

George Naggiar

Naggiar focuses all his energy and experience on startups. He is the director of his own law firm- The StartUp Team. He worked as a corporate lawyer in the New York offices of King & Spalding LLP. His advice to founders and investors is on matters relating to formation, governance, equity issuance and distribution, employment and investment. Attaining his JD from Georgetown University Law Center, George got his education in law after he had graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers College
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David B.

David Brayton

2 reviews
David Brayton is a transaction attorney that has more than 20 years of experience. He has represented high-end clients, including Medtronic, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Allergan and more. He is also an expert when it comes to intellectual property laws and international distributions. David is the legal director at Novatris. Prior to this position, he was a senior counsel at Axiom and a member of the Institutional Review Board at Genesys Health System.
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Jordan F.

Jordan Finfer

Jordan Finfer is best known for his tactful and delicate approach to all business legal matters. Mr. Finfer will tailor and customize all legal strategies with your business in mind. He has a high success rate and has helped yield settlements into the six-figure range for many different cases. Whether you need help trademarking a name or you have questions about employment laws, Attorney Finfer is ready to help you.
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Will P.

Will Percy

William is an associate who practices commercial litigation. While he was attending Suffolk University Law School, he focused his studies on corporate finance, securities regulation, and trial advocacy. He is admitted to the State Bar of California and the United States District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California.
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Adam G.

Adam Goodman

Adam was an Associate for Pepper Hamilton LLP for over 3 years, and is currently a Clinical Intern with Council for Relationships. He has experience in drafting motions and participating in the discovery for complex pharmaceutical litigation. Adam has also had a Pro Bono practice where he focused on landlord-tenant disputes, and winning at trial in the Orphan's Court. He obtained his J.D. from the Villanova University School of Law.
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