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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

272 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

197 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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Ross Brandborg

160 reviews
Ross Brandborg is an attorney at law with more than 13 years of experience. He has been licensed to practice law in Minnesota and North Dakota. Ross is also a member of the North Dakota Patent Bar. He has a Juris Doctor degree in law, which he obtained after his graduation from the University of North Dakota. He specializes in trademark and copyright law, as well as in patents. Ross founded his own law firm, Brandborg Law, in 2017.
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David F.

David Ferrance

Before he was a lawyer, David Ferrance spent about 10 years operating technology startups. Now, he brings that experience to his own law practice. In particular, he focuses on appeals, contract writing and, because of his background, law-related software projects. He is a member of the State of New Mexico Bar as well as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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Christopher H.

Christopher Hoffmann

Christopher has a range of legal experience including estate planning, immigration, business formation, contracts, and personal injury. Of all his responsibilities, he particularly enjoys in-depth research, investigation, and draftsmanship. After earning his law degree at Hofstra University School of Law, Christopher ran his own practice for a year with another lawyer.
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Malayika L.

Malayika Lemoine

Malayika A. Lemoine is a transactional attorney with experience negotiating and drafting a wide variety of entertainment industry contracts, registering and defending trade... read more
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Latonya W.

Latonya Washington

LaTonya Washington has more than 11 years’ experience. In 2005, LaTonya obtained a license to practice law in Georgia. Since then, she has assisted numerous clients with entertainment and intellectual property legal cases. Her degree in law was obtained from the University of Illinois. LaTonya has worked with Up Entertainment as a senior counsel and is currently an associate counsel at IMG Sports.
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John Mark H.

John Mark Hongs

95 reviews
John Mark Hongs is an attorney at law with more than 16 years of experience. He is licensed to practice law in multiple states, including Missouri and Illinois. John receives his Juris Doctorate degree in law after graduating from the Washington University in St. Louis. He has represented a number of Fortune 500 companies. John primarily specializes in real estate law. He has been serving as the principal attorney at Westminster Legal Group since June 2016.
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Spencer G.

Spencer Gusick

Spencer is a director and associated at Zuora. He has worked with some of the world’s largest companies, including Microsoft, Universal Studios and Facebook. Spencer has experience in different commercial and corporate areas, including litigation, compliance, security and finance. He completed a J.D. in law at the University of Michigan Law School and started his career as an attorney at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP in 1993.
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Malaika T.

Malaika Tyson

2 reviews
Malaika Tyson is an intellectual property attorney with six years’ experience. She is exceptionally skilled in dealing with legal matters that involve patents, as well as trademark and copyright law. Malaika is also experienced in dealing with mergers and acquisitions. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and is also a member of the Illinois Patent Bar. Malaika obtained her law degree from the University of Chicago. She has been a partner at McAndrews, Held and Malloy since 2011.
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