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Richard G.

Richard Gora

172 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

222 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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Randy M.

Randy Michels

230 reviews
Randy Michels is a trademark attorney with more than 15 years of experience. He also has experience in intellectual property law and copyright law. Randy has a license to practice law in Tennessee and has represented many large organizations, including Xero and Ario. He has a J.D. in law, which he obtained from the Vanderbilt University Law School. Randy started his own law firm, Trust Tree, in 2015, where he provides trademark services for corporate clients.
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Alexander R.

Alexander Rayskin

Alexander Rayskin has been a corporate litigator and business law attorney for the past six years. He has represented Morris Propp II Foundation, Mintz Levin and many other high-stake clients. Alexander is licensed to provide corporate legal services in New York and he obtained his legal degree from Brooklyn Law School. He started his own law firm, Rayskin Attorneys At Lawy, in January 2011. Alexander also gained experience as an associate at Goodwin Procter prior to starting his own firm.
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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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James D.

James Denison

For 3 years and counting, James Denison has been General Counsel for Fantasia Distribution, Inc. He has over 20 years of experience working for different Law Firms - 13 of those years were spent with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. He has represented many clients - including Fortune 500 companies, contractors, accounting firms and investors. In 1991, James graduated with is J.D. from the USC Gould School of Law. He has also obtained a B.A. in English.
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Rod T.

Rod Tanner

Rod Tanner has over 20 years’ experience in dealing with business litigation matters. He also has experience with insurance, fraud, contracts and other related practice areas. Rod has been a sole practitioner since 2003, but have worked as an associate at Ropers Majeski and Morrision Knox Holden & Prough prior to becoming a private attorney. He is licensed to practice law in California and received his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law.
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Nupur S.

Nupur Shah

3 reviews
Before starting her own law practice, Nupur Shah worked as an Attorney for the Feldman Law Group. She has experience working with startups and established businesses in many industries - including the fashion, jewelry, consumer goods, restaurant, interior design, graphic design and coaching industries. Nupur's education is extensive - she studied Law with three separate Universities. She now has her Master of Laws in Business Law, as well as her LLM in Banking, Corporate and Finance Law.
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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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Assaad L.

Assaad Lyn

I am currently pursuing a career in helping artists and developers understand their Intellectual Property rights. I have worked on both the creating a filing of a trademark... read more
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