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Sue D.

Sue Dunbar

263 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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Neil P.

Neil Park

138 reviews
Neil Park is well-equipped in Private Practice - with over 7 years of experience acting as outside General Counsel for many of his business clients. For the past two years, Neil has been working as Counsel for an Intellectual Property boutique. His practice areas include Intellectual Property Counseling, Trademark Prosecution, Licensing, Trade Secret Management and Strategy, Business Transactions, Corporate Law and Regulatory Compliance. He attended Loyola Law School.
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Usman S.

Usman Shaikh

28 reviews
Founder and managing attorney of U.S. Law Group, Usman Shaikh is also the executive vice president of business and legal affairs at UG Strategies. Beyond providing corporate, entertainment, and intellectual property transactional services for businesses across a range of sectors, Mr Shaikh shares his insight and experience through publications on the U.S. Law Group News website.
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Joshua K.

Joshua Kushner

26 reviews
Joshua Kushner has over 20 years of experience advising early, growth and enterprise stage companies in emerging industries. Josh brings a unique mix of legal, business, an... read more
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James L. M.

James L. Moultrie Ⅲ

12 reviews
James L. Moultrie III is a partner of the law firm Haysbert | Moultrie LLP. He specializes in business, entertainment, intellectual property, and investments. James possess... read more
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Christopher S.

Christopher Smith

11 reviews
As a business owner and an entrepreneur, I am passionately aware of the challenges and needs that my clients face on a daily basis. This year I assisted Pro Projects of Tex... read more
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Sean L.

Sean Lowe

10 reviews
Sean is a tenacious business attorney who graduated at the top of his class from UCLA School of Law. He started his law career by working for a federal judge and a supreme ... read more
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Thad S.

Thad Scroggins

3 reviews
The Law Office of Thad M. Scroggins focuses on the areas of business law, business litigation, and intellectual property. Thad has extensive experience in drafting and ... read more
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Peter B.

Peter Bronstein

A California business law specialist, Peter Bronstein strives to be the next best thing to in-house counsel for small-to-medium sized businesses in the Los Angeles and surrounding area. Founder of The Law Office of Peter C. Bronstein, he covers the gamut of business law, from formation and transactions to dissolution and transfers, and everything in between.
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Ritu H.

Ritu Hasan

36 reviews
Ritu Hasan has more than 15 years of experience as a corporate lawyer. She has an LL.M in Banking & Financial Law, as well as a J.D. in law. Ritu has worked with both startup companies and large corporations. She primarily specializes in commercial contracts, with a strong focus on securities and finances. Since January 2016, Ritu has worked as a contract attorney under the name Ritu Hasan Consulting, where she offers legal services to companies of all sizes.
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Andrew L.

Andrew Lachman

34 reviews
If your business is engaging in corporate technology transactions, you will need an attorney who has experience in that area. This could include technology services, hardware, software, and content licensing. Andrew Lachman does it all, and he can help your business thrive in these areas. He also works with data privacy, trademarks, and business litigation.
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Jonathan R.

Jonathan Rubinfeld

27 reviews
Jonathan brings over a decade of experience in real estate and business operations. Jonathan founded Rubinfeld Law to provide effective counsel to businesses and individual... read more
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Austin B.

Austin Bonderer

12 reviews
Former Head of US Nanotechnology Patent Prosecution for a Multi-National Corporation and World Top 30 Company. Represented Clients in the Amazon Patent Neutral Evaluation ... read more
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Dana D.

Dana Delman

8 reviews
Dana Delman has nearly 30 years' experience in civil litigation, transactional and appellate matters. She has particular expertise in commercial law, intricate business and... read more
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Nada A.

Nada Alnajafi, Esq.

7 reviews
Nada Alnajafi is an award-winning attorney with deep experience serving as corporate counsel for startups and corporations that are building ground-breaking technology prod... read more
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Peter H.

Peter Haber

4 reviews
Peter Haber started Haber Law Firm after several years as an executive at Popcornopolis, a popcorn and snack manufacturer with sales in groceries and stadiums across the na... read more
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Linda M.

Linda Menzel

Linda Menzel is a seasoned corporate attorney with over 20 years of combined in-house General Counsel and outside counsel legal experience. Her experience spans the vast le... read more
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Anthony V.

Anthony Vienna

I started my career as a CPA and then as an Internal Revenue Agent and Estate Tax Examiner. After law school, I have practiced for many years in the areas of taxation, esta... read more
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Conor T.

Conor Teevan

148 reviews
Top-tier talent shouldn’t have to come with a top-tier fee. This is why Conor Teevan combines his top-tier expertise (Yale undergrad, Stanford Law) with affordability. Conor has represented Silicon Valley startups, real estate investors, artists creating companies, and even a child author in need of a book deal. Conor himself started a real estate company with holdings in five states.
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Jamie D.

Jamie Davenport

39 reviews
Jamie Davenport is a business lawyer that specializes in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. She primarily assists startup companies and entrepreneurs overcome legal hurdles, but she is able to assist clients of any size. Jamie is also experienced in dealing with legal matters that concerns trademark and copyright law. Jamie has over 17 years of experience and she is licensed to practice law in California. She has been acting as a solo practitioner since 2012.
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Michael F.

Michael Fucci

7 reviews
Michael Fucci is a general business attorney with more than 15 years of experience. He has dealt with numerous legal cases that involves real estate, business formation, business consulting and other related practice areas. Michael graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law and is licensed to practice law in California. He has represented GEANCO, Intraceuticals, Christian Vision and numerous other clients. Michael started his own law firm in 2014.
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Harish M.

Harish Mandyam

6 reviews
Harish Mandyam has been licensed to practice law in California for the past eight years. He primarily specializes in cases related to intellectual property law, trademark applications and licensing, but has extensive experience in all corporate legal practice areas. Harish obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 2007, after he graduated from the University of Southern California Law School. He has been a sole practicing attorney since 2008.
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Peter C.

Peter Chang

5 reviews
I've been working with startups in Venice, CA since graduating from Loyola Law School in 2015. Passionately curious, always exploring, and I love solving problems. Taking c... read more
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Florian C.

Florian Carl

5 reviews
Florian went to Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany and received his LL.M. (cum laude) from California Western School of Law in San Diego, CA. He is admitte... read more
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Ashkaan H.

Ashkaan Hassan

4 reviews
At his boutique Beverly Hills practice, Ashkaan Hassan aims to change the way law firms operate. Rather than focusing on a narrow practice area, he has a network of trusted attorneys offering all services to businesses in technology and emerging industries. In addition, Mr. Hassan is co-founder of Ctrl+Invest, an investment fund targeting peer-lending platforms that automates loan trading.
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Desarie G.

Desarie Green

3 reviews
Desarie Green is a corporate law specialist who provides legal assistance to businesses in California. She has more than nine years of experience. Desarie obtained her J.D. in law from the Western State University College of Law in 2006. She has extensive experience in dealing with legal matters related to commercial contracts, business formation and general business operations. Desarie has gained experience during the past few years as an in-house counsel, compliance officer and attorney.
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Joshua B.

Joshua Brown

3 reviews
Josh is accomplished, with success negotiating, conducting legal research and analysis, document drafting, and litigating. He evaluates all issues to protect clients, compl... read more
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Suzanne N.

Suzanne Natbony

2 reviews
Suzanne Natbony is a third-generation attorney and has over eight years of experience. She is licensed to practice law in California and she holds a J.D. in law, which she obtained after graduating from the Southwestern Law School. Suzanne is experienced in dealing with legal matters related to a wide range of business-related legal practice areas, and often reviews, drafts and negotiates commercial contracts. Since August 2017, Suzanne has been a senior counselor at Aliant LLP.
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Alex R.

Alex Robertson

2 reviews
Alex Robertson has extensive experience as an intellectual property attorney and often assists high-tech startup companies with legal matters that pose as obstacles to their formation. Alex has a license to provide legal services in California. He has a Juris Doctor degree, which he obtained from the Pepperdine University School of Law. Since 2014, Alex has been the senior engineering specialist at Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc.
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Alex M.

Alex Mehdipour

2 reviews
When assisting in real estate matters, Mehdipour Law, PC believes in flat fee pricing. While Mehdipour Law, PC will provide hourly pricing upon request, a flat fee rate all... read more
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Ryan N.

Ryan Nori

2 reviews
Ryan Nori has assisted corporate clients of all sizes for the past 16 years. He is licensed to practice law in California and received his J.D. in law after he graduated from the Northwest University School of Law. Ryan has represented numerous corporate clients, including Samsung, at&t and match.com. He has been a senior counselor at the RBNM Group since January 2013. Between 2016 and 2017, Ryan was also on the board of advisors at Robb Capital.
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Stuart W.

Stuart Webster

2 reviews
Stuart Webster is an Attorney, as well as an International Legal Consultant. He is currently the Foundation Director and Shareholder for The Village Press, as well as a Seasonal Attorney. For 24 years, he served as an equity partner with a top New Zealand law firm. His main practice area is Employment Law, but he also handles legal matters in Business Law and Litigation. Stuart obtained his Bachelor of Laws from The Victoria University of Wellington and graduated with Honors.
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Ju P.

Ju Park

2 reviews
Ju Park is a corporate attorney who specializes in a broad range of legal practice areas, including commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, business formation, securities and finances, and business formation. She is licensed to practice law in California and has over 12 years of experience. Ju obtained her legal degree from the University of California in Los Angeles. Since May 2009, Ju has been the managing partner of Parsus LLP.
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Jeffrey G.

Jeffrey Goldberg

2 reviews
Jeff handles all aspects of litigation with a particular emphasis in employment and investment disputes involving brokerage firms, financial advisors, and investors. He als... read more
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Hannah G.

Hannah Genton

2 reviews
Hannah is a former start-up attorney turned entrepreneur. After years of practice in one of Silicon Valley's leading law firms, she co-founded CGL, a virtual law firm, that... read more
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John D.

John Doe

2 reviews
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Eric K.

Eric Kirkland

121 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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Philip H.

Philip Heller

76 reviews
A corporate and commercial transactions counsel, Philip Heller has represented leading digital media, entertainment, and technology companies, including Warner Bros, Hulu, and American Express. He is particularly knowledgeable about SaaS, software licensing, partnerships, and private equity funds. Mr. Heller specializes in negotiations and drafting complex agreements and privacy policies.
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Hector D.

Hector Del Cid

6 reviews
Hector’s firm, Hector Del Cid Law, serves clients who are in the creative community and emerging startups. He has represented independent film, television producers, and production companies and built a proven track record of being proactive and creative. His work has enabled clients to achieve their goals under tight deadlines and reduced liability by creating effective workplace policies.
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Julia C.

Julia Cheng

6 reviews
Many companies are outsourcing their legal needs today because it is more cost effective. Attorneys like Julia Cheng offer experience, talent, and knowledge for businesses who do not need full-time in-house counsel. Ms. Cheng works with internet-based businesses and technology companies to fulfill their legal needs. She specializes in digital entertainment areas and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
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Veronica B.

Veronica Besmer

5 reviews
Veronica Besmer is Managing Partner at The Besmer Law Firm, in Los Angeles. She specializes in both international and domestic corporate and business law, internet law and e-commerce, and intellectual property law. Veronica speaks English, German, and Czech and has expertise in cross-national business transactions. Currently, she serves as co-vice chair of the California State Bar’s Cyberspace Law Committee.
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R. Chris L.

R. Chris Lim

4 reviews
R. Chris Lim is a litigation attorney with more than 12 years of experience. He is based in Los Angeles, California. Chris received his Juris Doctor degree after graduating from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. He is experienced in all business-related legal matters, including lawsuits and disputes. Chris has been an attorney at Los Feliz Law since September 2013. Prior to this position, he served as a law clerk at the US Court of Appeals.
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Scott T.

Scott Tang

4 reviews
He is experienced in legal matters in the industry of music, media and technology. Scott Tang is the Attorney at Verse Two Law, and has done legal work for corporations such as Universal Music Publishing. He has also worked for the Professional Corporation, Grant Law Group. His skills include, but are not limited to, negotiating and reviewing licensing agreements, commercial service agreements and music-related agreements. He studied with The Pepperdine University School of Law.
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Travis G.

Travis Guevara Kasper

3 reviews
Creativity is important in tax and estate planning and no one knows that better than Travis Guevara Kasper. Mr. Guevara Kasper helps both businesses and individuals with their tax and estate planning needs by providing a tailored experience for each entity. He understands that everyone's financial situation is unique and he approaches it that way. He can also help with general business issues as well.
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Justin S.

Justin Sobodash

2 reviews
Justin Sobodash primarily specializes in litigation, trademarks, commercial contracts, legal documents and business formation. He has 15 years of experience as a business attorney and is licensed to practice law in California. Justin obtained a J.D. in law from the UCLA School of Law in 2001. He has represented GameWorks, Thor Halvorssen, Dustin Lance Black and other corporate clients in the past. Since 2010, Justin has been operating as the president of his own law office.
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Narek Z.

Narek Zohrabyan

2 reviews
Narek Zohrabyan is a business lawyer with extensive experience in numerous corporate legal practice areas. He has been practicing law for the past four years and has been licensed in California. Narek is also a member of the California Patent Bar. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the California Western School of Law. Narek has a particular focus on patents, as well as trademark and copyright law. He has been the IP attorney at Phil IP Law Group since September 2017.
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Daren S.

Daren Schlecter

2 reviews
A financial lawyer with almost ten years of experience, Daren Schlecter serves individuals and small business. He focuses on financial and business disputes, real estate, business advisory, and bankruptcy and insolvency law. Daren handles transactions, litigation, mediation, and arbitration. He formerly was an attorney with a financial services firm.
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Joubin S.

Joubin Sedgh

2 reviews
Joubin Sedgh, a founding partner of Los Angeles-based Eikon Law, specializes in business law. He advises firms on a broad range of topics and has counseled foreign companies interested in franchising in the U.S. Joubin received his J.D. with a concentration in Litigation from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He is admitted to practice in California as well as the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
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Kresimir P.

Kresimir Peharda

2 reviews
Kresimir is a business and corporate attorney who manages his firm Kresimir Peharda law. He has significant experience in the education, restaurant, health care, real estate, and software industries. Kresimir has represented many companies ranging from startups to Nasdaq-listed companies and he has helped his clients raise over $1.2 billion in capital.
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Dariush A.

Dariush Adli

2 reviews
Dariush Aldi represents some of the most technologically savvy companies with their patent litigation issues. He has experience with companies in the fields of electronics, complicated mechanical products, software, computer hardware, communications, and digital processing. Mr. Aldi can also draft infringement and validity opinions that will help you determine if a patent violation has occurred.
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Christine G.

Christine Garcia

2 reviews
Christine Garcia is an experienced lawyer who has been practicing law since 2000. She specializes in transactional and civil litigation including animal law. She offers in-house counseling for non-profit and startup companies and much of her work includes drafting financing rounds, licensing agreements, and business formation. She has used her litigation background to strengthen her skills as a transactional attorney. Attorney Garcia loves animals and has devoted much of her career to animal law and works pro bono on animal cases and volunteers with organizations such as In Defense of Animals, Reunion Rescue’s pit bull rescue group, and others.
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Peter B.

Peter Borenstein

2 reviews
Representing major clients such as Mayfair Games, Bad Robot, and Wizards of the Coast, Attorney Peter Borenstein is the one to call when you need help with gaming legal advice. He specializes in creating and developing the legal framework needed to ensure gaming companies are able to release their games and reach their desired audience. With a background in marketing and strategy, you are sure to find Attorney Borenstein helpful from all angles.
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Nadia D.

Nadia Davari

2 reviews
Nadia has over 14 years of experience as an attorney. She has served as the outside counsel and in legal and business affairs for a number of companies and start ups, inclu... read more
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Elizabeth Y.

Elizabeth Yang

2 reviews
Elizabeth Yang is a Los Angeles-based attorney, entrepreneur, and electrical engineer. A founding partner of Yang & Wang, P.C., her areas of expertise in intellectual property law include litigation, patents, trademarks, and copyright issues. Elizabeth holds an M.B.A. from the University of La Verne, a J.D. from the University of La Verne College of Law, and a B.S. from UCLA Berkeley. She is fluent in Mandarin.
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Emanuel O.

Emanuel Orlando

2 reviews
Emanual Orlando specializes in various legal areas, including entertainment, energy and corporate cases. He is currently an attorney at Shumaker Mallory LLP, but have also worked with EOLegal, Hamrick & Evancs LLP and Kaye Scholer LLP. Emanual assists clients in four different languages. He obtained a J.D. in intellectual property and corporate law from Loyola Law School in 2006. Emanual is a member of the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce.
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Chris H.

Chris Harvey

2 reviews
Chris Harvey is an Attorney for Entrepreneurs working for the people of Santa Monica, California. He is also on the Counsel for Randazza Legal Group. This is after gaining experience practicing law with practices such as Point Loma Law and Asaro Keagy Freeland & McKinley. His areas of focus include business formation, venture capital and angel financing, commercial contracts, equity crowdfunding and more. Chris attained his J.D. form the San Diego School of Law in 2008.
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Leticia K.

Leticia Kimble

2 reviews
Leticia Kimble has gained experience working for many different companies such as Gerard Fox Law, P.C., Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck and O'Melveny & Myers LLP. Currently, she is the Principal of Kimble Legal Consulting and represents individuals and companies in complex commercial, entertainment, and defamation litigation matters. Her experience extends to obtaining, protecting, and exploiting copyrights and trademarks and much more. She attended the University of Michigan Law School.
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Seth A. B.

Seth A. Bayles

2 reviews
Seth Bayles has over 10 years of experience in the legal world - working as a Senior Associate for Gordon & Silver, Ltd. and the director of ZestFinance. He is an expert negotiator, drafter, and strategic adviser for complex commercial, technology, finance, and real estate agreements. He attained his J.D. from Emory University School of Law. After that, he studied at Georgetown University Law Center and graduated with his LL.M in International Business/Trade/Commerce.
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Billy D.

Billy Declercq

2 reviews
Billy Declercq is a Litigator and Business Attorney. He is currently an attorney and the Owner of DeClercq Law Group, Inc. Before starting his own law firm, Billy worked for Tatro Tekosky Sadwick LLP. His specialties include areas such as Pro Bono and Public Interest Representation - adoptions, unlawful detaining defense and disability rights advocacy. He studied at the University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law in 2002 and graduated with his J.D. in 2005.
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Gordon F.

Gordon Firemark

2 reviews
Friemark has been working hard since 1991 in both the legal and theatrical world. Currently he works for Entertainment Law Update Podcast helping many producers, directors, writers and actors to make deals that are going to benefit their productions and finances. He also focuses on intellectual property, cyberspace, new media, business and corporate matters for clients in the entertainment industry are also a priority. He received his J.D. from Southwestern Law School.
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Daniel K.

Daniel Kim

2 reviews
Daniel Kim does legal work for technology companies, engineers, creatives, as well as investors. He spent over two years as an Attorney at the US Immigration Law Group LLP and is currently doing legal work for DDK Law. His specialties are inclusive of business agreements, revenue share, data ownership, security, etc. He attended the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and graduated with his J.D. in 1999. He has also obtained his B.A. in English Literature and History.
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Dallas V.

Dallas Verhagen

2 reviews
Dallas Verhagen is a business attorney that focuses on numerous business-related legal practice areas, including business formation, business operations and employment matters. Dallas is a member of the American Bar Association and was on the Dean’s List at the University of Hawaii at Monoa between 2008 and 2011. He received his Doctor of Law degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law in 2016. Dallas is currently a partner at Verhagen & Bennett.
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Curtis R.

Curtis Roberts

2 reviews
Curtis Roberts is the proud owner of My Start-Up lawyer. He recently founded the company due to his passion for working with startups and growing business with potential. He was licensed to practice law in California after he obtained his Juris Doctor degree in law from the Pepperdine University School of Law. Curtis has exceptional skills when it comes to legal matters related to business formation, but he is also able to assist with legal obstacles that startup businesses face.
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Kimberlina N. M.

Kimberlina N. Mckinney, Esq.

2 reviews
Kimerlina N. McKinney has been a licensed business lawyer in California for the past five years. She is experienced as an outside general counsel and often works with legal cases related to trademark and copyright law. Kimberlina has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. She received her legal degree from the University of California in Los Angeles. Kimberlina has been a managing attorney at KL&C Partners since 2014.
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John K.

John Kao

2 reviews
John Kao is a corporate attorney with 17 years of experience. He has a Juris Doctor degree in law, which he obtained from the New York University School of Law. He also holds a bachelor’s in Economics and Accounting. John is licensed to practice law in New York and California. He primarily specializes in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. Between October 2015 and June 2017, John acted as the vice president and assistant general counsel at Public Storage in the U.S.A.
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Ned M.

Ned Menoyo

2 reviews
Ned Menoyo is an attorney at law with over two decades’ worth of experience. He is licensed to practice law in multiple states, including California and Massachusetts. Ned obtained his Juris Doctorate in law from the Northeastern University School of Law. He primarily specializes in legal research and writing. Ned is also skilled in dealing with real estate law, trademark and copyright law, as well as commercial contracts. He is currently serving as the president of EEM Law.
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Felix G.

Felix Gonzalez

2 reviews
Felix Gonzales is an attorney at law who has been practicing law for the past 16 years. He has been licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey and Arizona. Felix has a Juris Doctorate degree in law, which he obtained after he graduated from the Rutgers University School of Law – Newark. He specializes in trademark and copyright law, but also has experience in other corporate legal practice areas. Felix has been serving as the managing member of his own legal office since 2001.
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Tommy P.

Tommy Porter

2 reviews
Tommy Porter is an attorney at law who has been serving corporate clients for the past eight years. He is licensed to practice law in California. Tommy holds a Juris Doctor degree in law, which he received from the Southwestern Law School. Tommy specializes in commercial contracts and often works with startup companies and entrepreneurs. He founded his own legal firm, Exponential Law, in July 2015, where he now acts as the founder and principal attorney.
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Anna S.

Anna Sweeney

2 reviews
Anna Sweeney is a small business attorney with five years of experience. She is licensed to practice law in California, New Jersey and New York. Anna has a Juris Doctorate degree in law, which she obtained from the Rutgers University School of Law – Newark. She is experienced in dealing with legal cases that involve labor and employment law. Anna founded her own law office in August 2015, where she focuses on providing legal assistance to startups and small businesses.
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Sunjay B.

Sunjay Bhatia

2 reviews
Sunjay Bhatia is a business lawyer who has been practicing law in California for the past two years. He holds a Juris Doctorate degree in law, which he obtained after he graduated from the Washington College of Law, American University. Sunjay is experienced in numerous corporate legal practice areas, including labor and employment law, as well as in debt and bankruptcy. He served as a corporate counselor at AppleOne Employment Services between 2014 and 2017.
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Rashad E.

Rashad Evans

2 reviews
Rashad Evans is a partner at Valant, LLP. He specializes in complex commercial litigation, corporate bankruptcy and real estate. He represents real estate developers, real ... read more
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Anthony H.

Anthony Horgan

2 reviews
Anthony Horgan is an entrepreneurial corporate attorney who has been practicing law for the past 16 years. In addition to his experience as an attorney, Anthony is also a skilled businessman. Anthony has been licensed to practice law in California and obtained his degree in law from the Villanova University School of Law. He primary specializes in legal matters that involve securities and finances. Anthony has been serving as a partner at Reliance Law Group since September 2017.
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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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D F.

D Fr

2 reviews
Cecelia Turnbeau is a business lawyer who was recently licensed to practice law in California. She obtained her legal degree after graduating from the Pepperdine University School of Law. Cecelia has represented numerous clients, including Dell, American Express and VISA. She primarily focuses on legal research and writing, and is also experienced in dealing with commercial contracts. Between January 2015 and October 2017, Cecelia served as a legal assistant at The D Firm.
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Nabil B.

Nabil Bisharat

2 reviews
Nabil Bisharat is an attorney at law with almost one decade worth of experience. He is licensed to practice law in California. Nabil has a Juris Doctorate degree in law, which he obtained after he graduated from the University of California at Davis King Hall School of Law. Nabil is exceptionally skilled in legal research and writing. He has represented Medtronic, The Pittsburgh Penguins and many other corporate clients. Nabil served as an associate at Reed Smith between 2010 and 2018.
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Marc W.

Marc Weitz

2 reviews
A business attorney who actually knows business. I bring over 20 years of combined experience working in law and on Wall Street to your case. I am committed to understandin... read more
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Sophie F.

Sophie Fix

2 reviews
Sophie Fix is a trademark and copyright attorney who has been providing her legal services to corporate clients for almost two decades. She has a Juris Doctorate degree in law, which she received after her graduation from the Notre Dame Law School. Sophie is also experienced in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts. She served as the director of strategic initiatives at Wedgewood between May 2014 and December 2017.
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Melissa K.

Melissa Kann

2 reviews
Your California Attorney for Startup, Business, Corporate, Arts, Publishing, and Entertainment Matters Melissa is Of Counsel to Lachman Law, PC, a corporate, technology,... read more
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Don R.

Don Reeve

2 reviews
Primary practice areas include commercial, technology, product, data privacy, Ad tech, and general business and legal affairs supporting tech start-ups and global companies... read more
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Morvareed S.

Morvareed Salehpour

2 reviews
Morvareed Z. Salehpour specializes in handling a diverse range of complex legal matters both in and outside the courtroom. She is experienced in negotiating a variety of co... read more
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Peter K.

Peter Kovalsky

2 reviews
I got my law degree at UC Irvine (where I was the first person to graduate a semester early) and have used my prior background in philosophy and tech to build an eclectic p... read more
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Sam W.

Sam Widdoes

2 reviews
Sam practiced commercial litigation and general outside counsel law for three years at a well-established mid-sized firm in Century City, CA. His practice included advising... read more
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Christine S.

Christine Shin

2 reviews
Christine Shin is a partner in the corporate group at Russ August & Kabat and chair of the M&A practice. Christine has represented US Fortune 500 companies, int... read more
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Aryele M.

Aryele Maye

2 reviews
I'm a New York barred attorney with an LLM in Fashion Law. I have experience with assisting clients with various intellectual property and contract matters. I've worked wit... read more
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Jay Y.

Jay Yu

2 reviews
Jay is a Southern California native and a licensed attorney focusing on businesses of all sizes in life sciences and technology fields. With a degree in organic chemistry a... read more
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Perri M.

Perri Melnick

2 reviews
Big Law trained, in-house experienced. With more than 15 years of experience, my practice is focused on advising small businesses, start-ups, physicians, and other health c... read more
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Brian R.

Brian Ross

2 reviews
Brian Ross is an experienced business attorney and former litigator, focusing on commercial and corporate law, Internet and technology, intellectual property and emerging i... read more
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Ana Clara V.

Ana Clara Vogler

2 reviews
I am an experienced Brazil and California Attorney, I have experience in international matters as Immigration, Business transactions, Contracts, and Tax. I am Brazil Tax La... read more
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Michael S.

Michael Shea

2 reviews
I am a supervising attorney with Structure Law Group, a Silicon Valley based firm focused on early stage companies. I was trained at "big law" firms, and have worked both i... read more
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Adam Gertz

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I am an associate attorney with Wolk & Levine. I have experience working with small businesses in all industries including entertainment, technology, games, retail, des... read more
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Chris Young

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I am a seasoned attorney and business strategy consultant with a JD/MBA and experience as in-house counsel and external counsel. With the unique perspective of being a star... read more
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Tony Thompson

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Tony is an accomplished attorney with 22 years of combined law firm, investment banking and in-house experience in commercial contracts, technology, financing, startups, an... read more
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K. Adam Bloom

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Adam is a corporate and entertainment attorney. He has expertise in all aspects of startup law, including entity formation, contracts, securities, employment, trademark, co... read more
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Don M.

Don Moody

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Don Moody is an attorney with over 20 years experience in technology, finance and entertainment. His practice includes IP (patents, trademarks and copyrights), privacy (dat... read more
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Margaret S.

Margaret Sedy

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I provide practical wisdom and aggressive advocacy on behalf of individuals, families, and businesses of all sizes. My areas of focus are in business law, civil litigation,... read more
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Michael L.

Michael Lawrence

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Litigator turned business lawyer focusing on emerging growth companies of all stages and types. The combination of big law firm litigation followed by five years as a gener... read more
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Artin B.

Artin Berjikly

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I am a former government investigator and attorney that now handles legal matters for small to mid sized businesses and individuals requiring assistance. I know how to navi... read more
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Alen A.

Alen Aydinian

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An attorney who has over a decade of experience advising businesses in every day matters. Whether you need a real estate/construction/general business contract drafted or r... read more
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Shant H.

Shant Hagopian

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I am a graduate of Harvard Law School and completed my undergrate degree at UCLA. My background is in business and entrepreneurship and I have a passion for technology and ... read more
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Robert S.

Robert Sencer

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Versatile, business-oriented attorney with over 30 years of experience. A trusted and pragmatic business advisor to entrepreneurs, executives and company boards, with exper... read more
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David B.

David Bismuth

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David Bismuth represents and advises entrepreneurs and investors in a wide range of industries, including technology, manufacturing, and entertainment. David’s practice foc... read more
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Sherry W.

Sherry William

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California and New York experienced attorney with domestic and international transactional experience, advising borrowers, lenders, developers and investors on corporate an... read more
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Sarkis P.

Sarkis Paronyan

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Sarkis Paronyan is the founder and president of Paronyan Law Firm, APC, a rapidly growing law firm. His passion for advocating for his clients makes every case very persona... read more
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Brenda C.

Brenda Chavez

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Ms. Chavez is a transactional attorney who drafts and negotiates contracts in numerous industries. In entertainment, she represents musicians, bands, filmmakers, producers,... read more
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Kevin B.

Kevin Boyle

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Mr. Boyle graduated from Southwestern Law School and also has an MBA from Loyola Marymount University and a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Arizona. Mr.... read more
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Chelsey M.

Chelsey Mori

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Esports and Gaming • Drafted and negotiated multiyear streaming contract for Disguised Toast, a Canadian Hearthstone gamer and social media personality, with Facebook Gamin... read more
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Mark Mcnulty

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Jean-Loup Ziegler

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Jean-Loup's practice includes a wide variety of real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions of real property, commercial leasing, real estate related ... read more
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Malika E.

Malika Ewart

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"I am committed to providing legal for the people, everyday people. Through advocacy- giving voices and representation to small businesses, marginalized groups and the glob... read more
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Rabeh M. A. Soofi

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Rabeh is the managing attorney and founder of the AXIS Legal Counsel. She developed world-class legal skills at a national law firm and is often hired for her unique practice philosophy. The legal community sees her as an aggressive attorney with a solutions-oriented approach to legal engagements. She has represented clients around the US and from over 17 countries internationally.
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Toshimi B.

Toshimi Barks

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Toshimi Barks is an attorney at law with four years of experience. She is licensed to practice law in California and obtained her legal degree from the Golden Gate University School of Law. Toshimi is experienced in dealing with legal matters that involves labor and employment law, as well as real estate law. She often works with small businesses and entrepreneurs to help them overcome legal hurdles. Toshimi has been a sole practitioner since January 2017.
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Christian W.

Christian Woods

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Christian Woods is a California-based business lawyer. He specializes in numerous legal practice areas, including labor and employment law, legal research and writing, commercial contracts, business formation and general corporate lawsuits. Christian has a J.D. in law, which he obtained from the University of La Verne College of Law. In May 2017, Christian founded his own legal office, where he now serves as the founding partner and principal attorney.
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Asdaq Wahid

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Asdaq Wahid has over two decades worth of experience as a business lawyer. He graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in law from the George Washington University Law School. Asdaq also has an honors degree in legal research and writing. He is licensed to practice law in California. Asdaq specializes in labor and employment law. He is also experienced in dealing with commercial contracts. Since May 2017, Asdaq has been serving as a legal counselor at Harwell and Wahid Attorneys.
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Dayna R.

Dayna Richards

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I am an attorney with a wide range of entertainment industry and business experience that is passionate about the business of making art and content. During my career I hav... read more
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Roby Y.

Roby Yadegar

Roby founded Yadegar Law PC, a boutique transactional law firm providing high-level legal work and advice for entrepreneurs, professionals, and companies of all sizes across a wide variety of industries. He started his career at some of the world's most preeminent law firms and took a brief break to start his own social commerce company which enabled him to be an entrepreneurial-minded lawyer.
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Robert K.

Robert Krintzman

Robert Krintzman is a senior-level attorney with over 27 years of experience providing both public and private companies with the legal representation they need. He specializes in venture capital, real estate, entertainment, and energy sector law. He can handle both simple and complex cases without a problem and has several years of concurrent general counsel and business management experience.
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Shara L.

Shara Lerman

Shara founded the Lerman Law Group in 2012 and has represented clients on matters ranging from small local transactions to large international business deals. She is experienced in working with both public and private entities, ranging from entrepreneurs to large multi-national companies. Before establishing her own firm, she practiced at several large law firms.
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Rasheed M.

Rasheed Mcwilliams

Rasheed McWilliams focuses on commercial, entertainment, and intellectual property disputes. In particular, he has substantial experience in the entertainment field, advising clients on book publishing, film and television, licensing, and broadcast. Rasheed has worked with some big name clients, including Apple, Microsoft, LG Electronics, and Walt Disney Enterprises.
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Xxxxxxx Xxxxx

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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Jeffrey Y.

Jeffrey Yong

Jeffrey is a business trial attorney who specializes in banking, regulatory, and real estate law. After working in a mega entertainment law firm, he has been running his own firm, Alexander & Yong, for over 20 years. He has helped startup and mid-size companies navigate through lending and investment hurdles to enable them to obtain the capital needed to grow.
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Stephanie M.

Stephanie Myers

Stephanie is an associate at Kegel, Tobin & Truce, APC where she represents the interests of insured employers and their carriers before the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board. Before joining the firm, she represented insurance companies and self-insured employers for other firms and successfully negotiated hundreds of settlements, including high volume and high-value cases.
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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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Sara E.

Sara Eliot

From the courtroom to the boardroom, Sara has worked with many businesses and individuals to achieve their goals. She began her career in employment law and expanded to include business services such as formation, marketing, and financial management. While she has exposure and knowledge in many industries, her passion is working with startups and technology-based services.
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Sameera H.

Sameera Hasan

Sameera Hasan is an experienced tax attorney having practiced in this particular field for 15 years. Much of her focus is on representing U.S. citizens living abroad or who have dual citizenship. Sameera has worked previously at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel and before that she worked for Ernst & Young, LLP in New York City.
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Steve S. N.

Steve S. Nikkhou

Steve has developed his professional experience in the Silicon Valley where he has represented many startups and established companies on cases related to intellectual property protection, transactional, licensing, and tech. He is the Founder and Managing Attorney of Nikkou Law, which focuses on getting his clients the most of any deal while containing risks to acceptable levels.
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Jonathan H.

Jonathan Handel

Jonathan Handel feels that his diverse experiences help to make him a versatile lawyer. Though he focuses on entertainment and technology law, he is also a former computer scientist. In addition to his work as a lawyer, he is also the author of several books, an adjunct professor at USC Law School and Southwestern Law School, and a member of the Television Academy. In 2015, he was named a Super Lawyer for Southern California.
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David B.

David Beck

Founded in 2007, David Beck’s CTP Media Partners, Inc. specializes in the legal and business affairs requirements of the entertainment industry. David advises studios, production companies, producers, and writers in legal matters relating to the development, production, and post-production stages. He is a former consultant to 20th Century Fox.
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Donald H.

Donald Hammond

Donald Hammond is experienced in criminal defense, business litigation, and aviation law. Admitted to all California state courts, the Federal District Court for the Central District of California, and the U.S. Supreme Court, Don also represents clients in administrative hearings including the Board of Parole Hearings and Federal Aviation Administration. He also is an instrument-rated pilot.
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Jeffrey S.

Jeffrey Solomon

Jeffrey Solomon custom-tailors legal solutions for Entertainment, Tech, and New Media companies. He specializes in complex licensing, technology transactions, and strategic business advice.  Prior to founding Bespoke Law Group in 2011, Jeffrey spent seven years at “big law” firms including DLA Piper. He also was director of business/legal affairs for indie film company Ascendant Pictures.
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Jim K.

Jim Kuhne

Jim Kuhne provides legal services for matters on land or sea. His law practice focuses on real estate transactions and litigation, admiralty and maritime law, and longshore and cargo matters. He has been recognized twice as a Southern California “Rising Star” in civil litigation defense. Formerly a successful real estate agent at CBRE, Jim is an avid competitive cyclist.
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Segun A.

Segun Aluko

Segun is an experienced transactional attorney with experience in entertainment, technology, corporate, intellectual property, and general business transactions. He has advised brand name entities at international firms. You can often find Segun speaking and facilitating at events that provide capacity building for artists, talent, and independent producers in the media and entertainment industry.
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Dmitriy C.

Dmitriy Cherepinskiy

Dmitriy Cherepinskiy is a trial lawyer with extensive experience inside and outside the courtroom. He has been recognized for his achievements by Southern California Super Lawyers. He had worked at one of the most prominent and prestigious health care defense law firms in the US. Dmitriy has handled hundreds of complex cases and successfully litigated high profile cases.
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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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Jeana T.

Jeana Trost

Jeana Trost handles transactional matters in the areas of business, real estate, corporate, and commercial law. Formerly with White & Case LLP, Jeana worked in finance, aviation, and general commercial and corporate matters. She also served as Vice President – Legal to HCP, Inc., an S&P500 real estate investment company with over $21 billion in assets under management.
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David D.

David Dolinski

David Dolinski completed a range of legal courses on business law, antitrust law, copyright law, cybercrime and e-commerce. He has a J.D. and LLM in intellectual property law. David has worked as an extern at Ashelman, Lowe & Pinard, as well as at the University of Dayton Research Institute. He is now a judicial exterm at the United States District Court in the Southern District of Ohio and he operates he acts as a private production attorney.
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Shushan B.

Shushan Barsegyan

Shushan Barsegyan represents a variety of businesses in various legal matters from formation to daily business operations. She puts her clients' needs first. Ms. Barsegyan has represented technology business, entertainment companies, online retailers, as well as product manufacturers and distributors. Whether your company needs help with labor matters or securities, Ms. Barsegyan can help.
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Daniel L.

Daniel Lavi, Esq.

Businesses need an attorney who understand their needs and Daniel Lavi meets that qualification. Mr. Lavi has both a J.D. and MBA so he understands many of the most basic business needs that other attorneys may not even consider. He can help your company, big or small, address real estate issues, formation, contract disputes, and help with general business litigation.
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Mark N.

Mark Nagle

Mark Nagle helps businesses with a variety of legal needs from real estate to labor and employment. He can also deal with trademark and copyright matters. Mr. Nagle can write both contracts and settle contract disputes or take them to court. Whether your business is tiny or huge, Mr. Nagle can provide services to meet your legal needs.
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Manoj S.

Manoj Shah

Manoj founded the He Fashion Law Group which focuses on both litigation and transactional work for the fashion, film, tv, art, sports, and startup industries. He counsels parties launching their own brands and protects the rights of creative people as company owners and employees. She used to co-own a streetwear company in addition to being a streetwear apparel enthusiast.
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Claudio O.

Claudio Ochoa

Attorney Claudio Ochoa is a white-collar attorney who has over a decade of experience in the field. He has previously worked for two of the largest firms in the country and represented top Fortune 500 companies in a number of different white collar matters that arose. While not working at any practice currently, Attorney Ochoa practices business law as an entrepreneur and specializes in debt financings, litigation, contracts, and corporate formation.
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Stephen C.

Stephen Crump

Stephen Crump is an attorney that has over eight years of experience in entertainment law, defamation suits, intellectual property law, and civil litigation. Attorney Crump is licensed to practice law in California and graduated as a Presidential Scholar from the University of Southern California. With a strong background in business and technology, Attorney Crump can help you copyright, trademark, and protect your company’s intellectual property.
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Cynthia R.

Cynthia Ribas

Cynthia Ribas has spent the last 25 years representing individuals and small to midsize businesses in domestic and international matters. Fluent in Spanish, Ms. Ribas practices international corporate law and international dispute resolution through her law firm Ribas Legal, which she has headed for the past 13 years. She is licensed in California, Texas, and DC.
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Bing B.

Bing Bai

Attorney Bing Bai graduated from Harvard Law School and Oxford University. She has over 10 years of experience in venture capital financing, fund formation practice, and general corporate law. She is dedicated to helping start-ups companies and venture capital firms with all of their daily operations, new formation, fundraising ventures, and expansions.
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Daniel R.

Daniel Rosenberg

Daniel Rosenberg is the Managing Director and General Counsel of GennComm, LLC, a Los Angeles-based communication, public relations, and marketing firm. He brings a decade of experience in media and business development. Daniel holds a J.D. from La Verne College of Law School and is a licensed attorney in California.
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Kevin K.

Kevin Kump

Kevin Kump began his legal career in 1988 representing banks, financial institutions, and landlords. Since then he has held executive positions as an in-house lawyer and set up his own firm. He now helps individuals fight big corporations, particularly in cases of harassment from debt collectors, car repossessions, unwanted marketing calls, credit report damage, and mistreatment by landlords.
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Tiffany N.

Tiffany Nichols

Tiffany Nichols is a fortune 500 lawyer that has represented companies including Apple, Toshiba, Samsung and IBM. Between 2008 and 2015, Tiffany was an associate attorney at a series of private firms. She now holds the position of patent counsel at Boston Scientific. Tiffany focus on business operations, commercial contracts, trademarks, patents and related legal matters. She is licensed in California, Pennsylvania and Washington D.C.
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Mark G.

Mark Gonzales

Available 24 hours a day and collecting no fees unless the client wins, Mark Gonzales’ law firm proves that results really do matter. Representing individuals in personal injury, auto accident, and medical malpractice cases, Mark Gonzales advocates for your rights and acts as the arm that understands the law while pushing it in your favor. As a licensed practitioner in California, Mark Gonzales also covers issues involving serious brain injury, wrongful death, product liability, and dog attacks.
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Tony D.

Tony Detoro

Tony DeToro is currently a private attorney at law who specializes in law cases involving data privacy, labor and employment, technology, technology transactions and litigation management. He is registered with the Association of Corporate Counsel and completed his Doctor of Law at the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1984. Tony has also worked with United Online, Inc. for more than 15 years as their VP.
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John N.

John Nelson

John Nelson was once a Sales Manager for international airlines, negotiating multi million dollar agreement all over the world. After a decade, Nelson decided to study Law. He is currently the Managing Partner of his own Beverly Hills law firm. He has over ten years of experience in the legal world alone, and practices in areas such as Business, Trusts & Estates, Real Estate, Immigration, Food & Beverage, Entertainment Law and Civil Litigation.
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Brian L.

Brian Lundin

After gaining experience from his Litigation work for McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Brian Lundin became the Founder and Principal of Lundin Law PC. His law firm specializes in Transactional and Litigation work - including motion work, settling cases, and negotiating agreements. He has also gained experience working for Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP for almost 4 years. In 2009, he graduated with his J.D. from the University of Southern California.
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Perrin D.

Perrin Davidson

Perrin Davidson is very experienced with over 16 years worth of experience in the technology and entertainment industry. For the past 2 years he has been working as an Attorney at Graystone Law Group. Some of his specialties include Content Acquisition, Contract Drafting and Negotiating, Business Development and Database Management. Perrin was awarded first place in the Annual National Government Contracts and Programs Negotiation Tournament. He studied at the Southwestern University School of Law.
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Adam B.

Adam Bloom

Adam Bloom, Principal of Adam Bloom, Esq. and the Co Founder of Space Oddity Films, is a well-trusted Business and Entertainment Attorney. Previously, he worked as an Associate for Edgerton & Weaver LLP, and has experience from other law firms. He has a corporate litigation background and he advises startups, individual artists, as well as production companies. He received his J.D. from University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law.
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Thomas M.

Thomas Mcnamara

Thomas McNamara obtained his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. He was given the Director’s Award in 1996 and 2001 by the U.S. Department of Justice. He is an expert in the fields of White Collar and Internal Investigations, Litigation and Class Actions, Securities Enforcement and Receiverships and Monitorships. Thomas is a former long-time federal prosecutor and seasoned defense attorney.
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Scott S.

Scott Spooner

With almost 10 years worth of experience, Scott Spooner is a talented Commercial Attorney. His practice areas are vast - he can handle drafting and negotiating commercial contracts in many different areas, such as technology transactions and SaaS transactions, acquisitions and joint ventures and content and brand licensing. He also has experience in intellectual property, marketing and advertising law, privacy matters. Scott attended George Washington University National Law Center.
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Amanda C.

Amanda Canning

Amanda Canning is the founding attorney at Ethica Legal Counsel. She focuses on assisting business with a range of different corporate legal matters, including business operations, employment issues and commercial contracts. Prior to starting her own law firm, she was a contract attorney. Amanda is licensed to practice law in California and received a Juris Doctor degree in law from the University of California School of Law.
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Vahid R.

Vahid Redjal

Vahid Redjal is a business attorney that provides corporate legal assistance to clients in California. He has a Juris Doctorate in law, which he received after he graduated from the University Of Florida Fredric G. Levin College Of Law. While Vahid specializes in all business-related legal practice areas, he primarily focuses on commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions. Vahid was a senior director at Dollar Shave Club between August 2012 and January 2017.
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Gregg G.

Gregg Garfinkel

Gregg Garfinkel has more than 26 years of experience as a corporate lawyer. He primarily focuses on transportation law and business litigation, but is also acquainted with employment law and general business operations. Gregg has represented some of the largest transportation companies throughout the United States, including North American Van Lines and Landstar Ranger. He has a license to provide legal services in California. Gregg is currently a partner at Stone Dean LLP.
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Sam K.

Sam Koolaq

Sam Koolaq is a business attorney that primarily specializes in trademark and licensing legal matters. He specializes in business formation, employment matters, commercial contracts and general business related legal cases. Sam obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School. He is licensed to practice law in California. After graduating from Harvard, Sam started his own law firm in 2017, Koolaq & Associates.
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Katie R.

Katie Rock

Katie Rock is a corporate law attorney with over 10 years of experience. She is licensed to practice law in California. Katie focuses on legal matters related to commercial contracts, business formation, employment law and other corporate practice areas. She attended the University Of Michigan Law School, where she obtained a Juris Doctor degree after graduation. Katie is both the founder and a general counselor at Activyst. Between 2015 and 2016, she was also the head of legal at Cargomatic.
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Kevin B.

Kevin Barbour

Kevin Barbour focuses on all business-related legal matters and has been providing legal services to corporate clients in California for the last four years. He obtained his legal degree from the Loyola Law Suchool. Kevin also has an MBA in business management. He primarily focuses on assisting start up businesses with their legal issues. Kevin has extensive experience in commercial contracts, employment law and general business operations.
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Jin Ho L.

Jin Ho Lee

Jin Ho Lee is primarily an immigration attorney, but he also has extensive experience in dealing with cases related to tax law, business formation, mergers, commercial contracts and copyright law. Jin has been licensed to practice law in California for the past two years. He received his J.D. degree after graduating from the University of Southern California. Jin has been the principal attorney at his own law office since December 2015.
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Jonathan N.

Jonathan Nieh

Jonathan Nieh specializes in crowdfunding and syndication, but he also has experience in real estate law, securities law and in handling commercial contracts. Jonathan is licensed to practice law in California, and he received his J.D. in law from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law. Jonathan has been an associate attorney at Trowbridge Sidoti LLP since November 2016, where he provides legal assistance in cases related to syndications, securities and crowdfunding.
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Christopher L F.

Christopher L Fong

Christopher L Fong is a business lawyer that primarily specializes in providing legal services to corporate clients in the technology and entertainment industries. He is licensed to practice law in California, and he has 10 years of experience as an attorney. Christopher has a Juris Doctor degree, which he obtained from the Southwestern Law School. He recently became a senior counselor at Wav Media Inc. Prior to this position, Christopher served as a legal counselor at Nexon America.
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Russell G.

Russell Greenman

Russell Greenman is a corporate attorney with over a decade of experience. He primarily specializes in mergers and acquisitions, legal matters related to startup businesses, and commercial contracts. Russell is licensed to practice law in California and obtained his legal degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University. Since April 2013, Russell has been serving as a partner attorney at Weinberg Gonser LLP.
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Ryan W.

Ryan Woods

Ryan Woods is both a business attorney and an entrepreneur, with years of experience behind him as a successful online business owner. Ryan was recently licensed to practice law in California. He is experienced in all areas related to starting a new business, with a particular focus on labor and employment law, as well as securities and finances. He has been the CFO and a general counselor at Tinsel App Holdings Inc. since March 2015.
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Daniel F.

Daniel Fonda

Daniel is a business and technology attorney practicing in West Los Angeles, with experience in both contracting and litigation. He graduated from Loyola Law School (LA) wi... read more
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Benjamin K.

Benjamin Kingston

Ben has over 18 years of experience advising on corporate, commercial, and general legal matters across both in-house environments (as a chief legal officer from 2013 to 20... read more
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Jim P.

Jim Perkins

Jim Perkins is a corporate attorney with more than two decades of experience. He is licensed to practice law in California and received his degree in law from the University of Lowa. Jim specializes in securities and finances. He is also experienced in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. Jim often provides his legal assistance to entrepreneurs and start-up companies. He founded his own law firm, the Perkins Law Firm, in January 2018.
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Hari Kishan Lal H.

Hari Kishan Lal Heerekar

I was a judge in India and 7 years law practice. I moved to US and did law from University of Southern California Gould school of law. I passed the Bar started working in m... read more
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Gary Z.

Gary Zeiss

With twenty years of legal experience in technology transactions in a broad variety of industries, I offer both the breadth and the depth to address your technology transac... read more
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Elias P.

Elias Parisca

Elias is a an attorney with experience in litigation, labor and employment matters, immigration and general corporate matters. He has spent the past two years working at De... read more
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Julie M.

Julie Morton

Julie is an attorney with six years experience in Corporate Law, M&A, Bankruptcy, and Restructuring. She has experience in both law firm and in-house settings, dealing ... read more
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Justin Sterling

Justin Sterling, Esq. is the Founder and Principal Attorney of The Sterling Firm, A Professional Law Corporation. Mr. Sterling is licensed by the California State Bar and t... read more
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Bill B.

Bill Bittner

With a background in business and entrepreneurship, I enjoy helping new businesses get started and grow to new heights. I am especially exited by the issues facing emerging... read more
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Zach H.

Zach Hathaway

I am a business transactional attorney, working in Los Angeles. I graduated from UCLA School of Law, with a J.D. specializing in Business Law and Taxation. I have spent my ... read more
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Jenny W.

Jenny Wu

Experienced general counsel in fashion and media/publishing industries. Past experience include reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts inc... read more
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Starting a company comes with many legal challenges. Los Angeles startup lawyers understand the intricacies of protecting intellectual property, contract negotiation, and forming the ownership entity.

When launching a new business, it’s never too soon to find an experienced startup lawyer in LA that has the tools and knowledge to see a business through the toughest early challenges.

 


 

Why Hire a Startup Lawyer?

Lawyers don’t produce products and they don’t sell anything. Yet even the leanest startup company requires their services if they want to reach their goals, push boundaries, and stay within the confines of the law. A great startup attorney will help a new company manage risk and plan for smart growth while providing a strategic long-term value proposition.

 


 

How to Manage Needs Without Hiring In-House Counsel

There is a tipping point where paying attorneys by the hour or by the job is a more expensive than bringing in a full-time in-house lawyer for every new company.  While having general counsel on call and 100% devoted to the needs of their company may seem like a dream come true, it’s important to understand that this option isn’t normally the most efficient way for a startup to get legal help. 

Startup founders have a natural instinct to surround themselves with great advisors and experienced experts. A business has diverse needs during the building stages. Hiring legal help on as-needed basis provides access to experts that have a great deal of experience in certain areas of business law.

Startup attorneys that make themselves available on an as-needed basis often work with more than one new business at a time. They can keep their fees reasonable and are normally willing to be flexible to the needs of their clients. Choosing a lawyer that has a compatible personality and specialties that match the needs of the business is a worthy goal for the startup founders.

 


 

Specialties Offered by Los Angeles Attorneys Specializing in Startup Legal

Every geographic area experiences trends in business and LA is no exception. The leisure and hospitality industry is responsible for employing over 488,000 people and that number increases each year.

The Los Angeles/Long Beach area is the largest port complex in the United States and two-way trade handled at the LA Customs District is over $415 billion. LA has the 20th largest economy in the world.

Lawyers in this area have expertise and experience handling the unique needs of LA’s emerging businesses. Here are some of the specialized services offered by Los Angeles startup lawyers:

  • Representation for independent filmmakers, production companies, and television producers
  • Multi-lingual domestic corporate law consultation services
  • Cyberspace law
  • Internet-based business development
  • Digital entertainment law
  • Content licensing
  • Technology services law
  • Intellectual property transactions
  • Employment regulations
  • Securities compliance and governance
  • International law
  • Privacy and confidentiality laws
  • Contract review
  • Forming LLC’s
  • Private placements and venture capital
  • Software and technology licensing
  • Business litigation
  • Drafting contracts
  • Stockholder agreements

In a city with over 113 accredited universities and colleges including UCLA, Pepperdine University, and Loyola Marymount University, new businesses come on the scene every day.

Startup lawyers in LA understand this ever-changing landscape and are poised to assist recent graduates, people in the process of developing their ideas, and even new startups ready for explosive growth in reaching their goals.

 


 

What Services Will a Startup Lawyer Provide?

While each attorney will have their own specific strengths and specialties, there are a few situations that startup attorneys in Los Angeles deal with on a day-to-day basis:

 
Creating and executing founder’s agreements

Forming an agreement between founders regarding decision making responsibilities, ownership, and operating procedures necessary components of a bare-bones founder’s agreement. This type of documentation helps a new company avoid surprises that can slow growth or even destroy the startup. 

 
Choosing a name and logo without violating another company’s trademark

While protecting the intellectual property of the startup is important, it’s just as crucial to avoid violating another company’s trademark in the early stages of formation. An experienced startup attorney will guide a startup through choosing a name and logo safely. They will also help the startup decide whether to operate under a trade name, research domestic and foreign businesses to make sure the name is available, and search the databases of all states where the company plans to do business.

 
Ensuring that web domain ownership is solid

Website addresses fall under intellectual property and while it may be tempting to rush into reserving a domain name in the early stages of company formation, it’s important to have professional assistance in determining that the domain address is available and that using it won’t infringe on another company’s rights under the law.

In many cases, a desired domain name must be purchased from someone who is simply holding the name with plans to sell it. Startup lawyers are familiar with the process of purchasing domain names from squatters and can help guide a new company through the process.

 
Creating custom employment documents to cover stock options, contract offers, and IP assignments

While startup founders can easily find free legal forms and documents online to create legally binding documents, even one small misstep could mean trouble for the company owners. Hiring the first employees is exciting and expanding the team creates a wonderful opportunity for growth. A startup lawyer can handle every detail; from setting up a comprehensive employee handbook to advising the startup on workplace safety measures worth adopting. 

 
Non-disclosure agreement contract creation, execution, and enforcement

Startups depend on complete privacy during the building and inventing stages of new idea development. A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) keeps sensitive information under wraps and away from curious, possibly malicious, competitors. Deterring the theft of intellectual property is a job best left to experienced professionals. Business owners need to share sensitive information with investors, clients, employees, and new partners. An NDA typically covers information like sales contacts, client lists, recipes or formulas, certain aspects of the manufacturing process, or accounting information.

Choosing an attorney with a solid understanding and a vast amount of experience in tax and employment law, contracts, IP, and corporate law early in the life of a start-up makes a huge positive difference as the company changes and grows.

 


 

When is it Time to Hire a Startup Attorney?

Things move fast in new companies, so the best time to hire a startup lawyer is at the very beginning. As the company moves forward and grows it may seem like there’s never a good time to bring someone new on the scene.

In a world where it’s fairly easy to find nearly any information on the Internet, it may seem like hiring a lawyer to handle the potentially sticky or cumbersome day-to-day legal activities of a new company can wait.

Hiring a startup lawyer to handle important matters in the earliest stages of company development is a smart move that will prevent future headaches and may even save the company from disaster.

Focus on the needs of the moment and hire the lawyer that has a corresponding specialty. By practicing this request for advice and guidance, startup founders can form relationships with more than one Los Angeles startup lawyer and use them as needed. As the company grows, it may become necessary to hire full-time counsel. When that need arises the founders will have the experience and connections they need to make the best choice. 

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