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Steven S.

Steven Stark

407 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

192 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

259 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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Konstantin P.

Konstantin Parkhomenko

Konstantin has a strong background in Environmental and Natural Resource law, including an LL.M. in Environmental Law from UCLA Law School. While he focuses his practice in the areas of environmental and natural resources law, he is also an experienced litigator. In addition to having a strong reputation in the legal community, he is also and an award-winning public speaker.
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Talik W.

Talik Watson

2 reviews
Talik Watson is a business attorney and has been practicing law in New York for the past 10 years. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from the Howard University School Of Law and received a Master of Science from the Columbia University. Talik primarily focuses on providing legal assistance to startup and growing businesses. He has experience with all business-related legal matters, with a focus on commercial contracts. Talik started his own legal firm in 2016.
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Jordan T. P.

Jordan T. Precht

2 reviews
Jordan T. Precht is a business lawyer that has been licensed to practice law in Louisiana for the past two years. He specializes in commercial contracts, with a particular focus on providing legal services to entrepreneurs and startup businesses. Jordan holds a Juris Doctor degree in law, which he received from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Since October 2015, Jordan has been an attorney at a boutique legal firm.
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Murtaza S.

Murtaza Sutarwalla

The Founder and Partner of Edwards Sutarwalla PLLC, Murtaza Sutarwalla is an experienced Attorney who completed his undergraduate work at the University of Texas at Austin. For over four years he worked as an Associate for Latham & Watkins LLP. He specializes in both transactional law and litigation - including commercial litigation, real estate and construction, healthcare and business immigration. He studied with the University of Chicago Law School and graduated with his J.D. in 2006.
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Jessica M. M.

Jessica M. Merlet

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Jessica M. Merlet is committed to helping small businesses grow through contract privacy, litigation, product and premises liability, insurance, legal research, and analysis services. In addition to representing startups, she managed regional litigation for a Fortune 500 mass retailer across the southeastern U.S. Ms. Merlet speaks French and some German, Dutch, and Turkish.
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Carrie B.

Carrie Benson

Carrie Benson is an attorney at law who has been practicing law for the past eight years. She has been licensed to practice law in Washington and obtained her J.D. degree in law after she graduated from the University of Minnesota. Carrie primarily focuses on drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. She frequently provides her legal counseling services to non-profit organizations. Carrie founded her own legal office in April 2009.
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Angad P.

Angad Patheja

2 reviews
Due to my education and experience in business and law, I offer my clients a unique perspective on managing and running a business. I have earned my law degree from Temple ... read more
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