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Steven S.

Steven Stark

293 reviews
For over 30 years, Steven Stark has offered counsel to non-profit organizations and private companies. He has a passion for helping small businesses in particular since he himself started several businesses of his own in New York and Florida. He understands the importance of small businesses having a reliable attorney to advise them about legal matters from their inception.
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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

207 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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Richard G.

Richard Gora

157 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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Kishan N.

Kishan Nathwani

Kishan Nathwani is a business lawyer who was recently licensed to practice law in Washington. He has a Juris Doctorate degree in law, which he obtained after he graduated from the Seattle University School of Law. Kishan specializes in a wide variety of legal practice area, including intellectual property law, real estate transactions, securities and finances, and more. He has been serving as an associate at the Sophos Law Firm since March 2017.
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Lara L.

Lara Lavi

34 reviews
Lara Lavi brings a different kind of experience to her clients in the entertainment industry. Before becoming a lawyer, Lara was a singer-songwriter, an entertainment company executive, a TV and film producer, and a screenplay writer. As a result of her many experiences, she understands the legal challenges her clients may face. She also realizes that the music industry— and the world we live in—is constantly evolving. Her adaptability enables her clients to thrive in an ever-changing world.
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Peter P.

Peter Parsons

8 reviews
Peter Parsons has more than 43 years’ experience and have a strong background in corporate law, securities, mergers and other business-related legal matters. Peter is licensed to practice law in Washington and received his law degree from the Duke University School of Law. Since 1988 to 2011, Peter was a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine. He then moved on to be the chief operating officer at Skycast Solutions and later became the chair of the World Financial Symposium.
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Mark S.

Mark Sanders

5 reviews
Mark Sanders is passionate about working at the intersection of law and technology. Mark is uniquely qualified to handle matters such as enterprise negotiations, data compliance/security, and joint development agreements. After 20 years in corporate tech law, Mark is now helping start-up and emerging tech companies work effectively in the mobile space across the globe.
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Boyoon C.

Boyoon Choi

2 reviews
Boyoon Choi is a commercial contract attorney with more than five years of experience. She serves clients in the United States, as well as in Asia, and often deals with international legal matters. Boyoon is licensed to practice law in Washington, D.C. and obtained her legal degree from the Seattle University School of Law. In June 2012, Boyoon founded her own legal firm, Choi Capital Law PLLC. Prior to this position, she was a director at Choi Capital Ventures LLC.
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Marcus H.

Marcus Harjani

A graduate of Duke, USF, and Berkeley, Marcus has spent the past decade working at the intersection of law and technology advising growth stage companies, entreprenuers, an... read more
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Collin Roberts R.

Collin Roberts Roberts

Collin helps entrepreneurs and inventors turn their ideas into thriving businesses by helping them set up the business, draft contracts, and protect intellectual property. He works at InVigor Law Group where he advises clients on how to raise capital, negotiate deal terms, and structure investment funds. Collin loves working with people who love what they do.
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