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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

186 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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Ferhan H.

Ferhan Hamid

Ferhan Hamid has a diverse legal practice representing companies, government contractors, and individuals on a wide variety of matters. As a former government official, inv... read more
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John M.

John Mccormick

6 reviews
A Virginia native, John McCormick is licensed to practice law in both his home state and North Carolina. He is a member of Davis Law Group, which focuses on providing customer-driven legal counsel. John is passionate about helping others, especially when it comes to their real estate needs, estate plans, or business. His passion is further evident in his founding of a goluanCH, a social initiative in the Chesapeake area aimed at growing local business.
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Joanne M.

Joanne Moy

Joanne is a New York-barred attorney practicing in the field of Anti-Money Laundering at a financial institution with a particular focus on economic and trade-related sanctions. She ensures compliance with the law, including the Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act, by reviewing new regulatory rules and issuing recommendations regarding enforcement actions and new financial issues.
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John B.

John Becton

John Becton focuses on business formation and real estate law. He is licensed to practice law in Virginia and operates his own firm, The Becton Firm PLC. John also has experience in dealing with general business-related legal matters, wills and estate planning. He was the magistrate of the Supreme Court of Virginia for three years. John acquired a Doctor of Law degree from the Liberty University School of Law and was the national moot court champion at Regent University in 2012.
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Michael M.

Michael Moro

Michael Moro works as in-house counsel for the company Deltatre. This company specializes in international sports media. As in-house counsel, Michael advises the company on commercial and corporate transactions and negotiates contracts for vendors and clients. He is also responsible for the legal components of Deltatre geographic expansion.
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Victoria W.

Victoria Walker

Victoria Walker is the owner of her own law firm and specializes in counseling startups, non-profit organizations, and small businesses. She helps these businesses overcome legal issues that relate to starting and running a business. Victoria completed her Doctor of Law degree in 2014. She is registered with the Washington Bar Association. Since 2008, Victoria has worked with numerous law firms and companies including the D.C. Superior Court and Walker Law LLC.
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Christopher W.

Christopher Way

8 reviews
Christopher Way is a corporate attorney with over eight years of experience. He primarily specializes in assisting startup companies overcome legal hurdles. Christopher also has experience in commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and as an outside general counselor. He is licensed to practice law in Virginia, and he obtained his J.D. in law from the University of Kentucky College of Law. He is currently a member at Way Law PLLC.
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