Belvedere Tiburon, California Business Lawyers

Jonathan Alan Blau
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Experienced & Skilled Business & Real Estate Lawyer! Protecting Your Interests!

I am a dedicated and experienced business and real estate law attorney. I will aggressively represent your rights and interests in court and mediation! Visit my website for more information and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Stuart K. Tubis
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business and ADA Litigation

Stuart Tubis is a civil litigator representing businesses in a wide range of matters, including Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claims and intellectual property disputes. Read More »
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Nicolas De Lancie
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Commercial Finance Lawyer

Nicolas De Lancie represents banks and other financial entities in creditors' rights, bankruptcy matters, commercial credit and commercial real estate finance transactions. Read More »
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Eric Hahn
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California Business Law Attorney

Loyola Law School, Los AngelesCalifornia
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Richard A. Rogan
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(415) 398-8080 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Maxwell Charles Livingston Esq.
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Albany, CA Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(510) 860-5919 1050 Kains Ave. #A1
Albany, CA 94706
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Elder and Entertainment & Sports
Marquette University Law School and Marquette University Law School
Alan William Sparer
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(415) 217-7300 100 Pine St
33rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
For over 30 years, Mr. Sparer has successfully represented individuals and businesses in litigation involving securities, contract, insurance, real estate, probate, and trust matters. Sparer Law Group (SLG), Mr. Sparer has obtained over $200 million in settlements, judgments, and recoveries on behalf of securities investors. Mr. Sparer also leads an SLG team that has successfully defended financial professionals and investment funds under investigation by the SEC, FINRA, and the California Department of Business Oversight.

SLG regularly helps resolve sensitive and confidential family disputes involving claims of elder abuse or financial misconduct. In the process, Mr. Sparer has successfully...
Howard Mark Ullman
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(415) 773-5652 The Orrick Building
405 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Business and Appeals
Harvard Law School
Attorney, private practice. I handle civil litigation and also advise and counsel primarily in the areas below. Litigation * I represent clients (both defendants and corporate plaintiffs) in antitrust litigation. On the defense side, I have represented clients in private suits, class action litigation, class action opt-out litigation, and government actions. * I routinely work on claims involving pricing, price fixing, below-cost pricing, information exchanges, monopolization, attempted monopolization, and unfair competition. * I often work on cases at the intersection of antitrust and competition law and intellectual property (“IP”) law -- particularly on cases involving patents. * I have worked on the responses to numerous...
Aaron A. Pelley
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(628) 204-1100 877 Bryant St Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94103
Free ConsultationBusiness and Cannabis Law
Willamette University College of Law
A founding member of the Cannabis Defense Coalition Legal Committee and a lifetime member of the NORML Legal Committee. Aaron has been a tireless advocate in the War on Drugs and the legalization movement. In addition to representing cannabis clients and their business strategies, Aaron has also earned a reputation for effectively handling high profile litigation, defending both individual and corporate clients. Aaron’s representative cases convey his capacity to handle a diversity of complex and serious legal matters. Aaron has been repeatedly named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers and Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers....
David Jeanchung Tsai
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(415) 979-6900 Vinson & Elkins LLP
525 Market Street, Suite 2750
San Francisco, CA 94105
Business, Antitrust, IP and Patents
Santa Clara University School of Law
David Tsai is a Partner in Vinson & Elkins LLP’s San Francisco office. David's practice focuses on patent, trade secret, complex breach of contract, and product defect litigation for companies innovating biotechnology (pharmaceuticals and genetic engineering), medical devices, software (Internet and mobile apps), and hardware (semiconductors, set-top boxes, smartphones, solar wafers and light-emitting diodes/LED/OLED). His legal experience includes second chairing international arbitration cases, litigating in the areas of copyrights and trademarks, preparing and prosecuting U.S. electrical engineering patent applications, drafting patentability, freedom-to-operate and non-infringement opinions, as well as patent interference in the area of biotechnology. He also represents clients...
Martin H. Orlick
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(415) 984-9667 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business
University of San Francisco School of Law
Bruce J. Napell
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San Rafael, CA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(415) 460-0100 1629 5th Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
Free ConsultationBusiness
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Bruce Napell has specialized in representing franchisees for over 18 years, delivering dedicated legal services and results to franchisees and business throughout California and nationwide. Mr. Napell is a certified specialist in franchise and distribution law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He is a member of the State Bar’s Franchise and Distribution Law Committee, and served as the Committee’s Chairman in 2011-2012. He is also currently Vice-Chairman of the State Bar’s Franchise and Distribution Law Advisory Committee, which writes and grades the certified specialist exam, and will become the chairman in October 2016.
Antone F. Johnson
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(415) 729-5405 169 11th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications, IP and Securities
Columbia Law School
For nearly 20 years, Antone Johnson has served as lawyer, advisor, executive and advocate for emerging growth technology/digital media ventures, founders and investors in a diverse range of business and intellectual property matters. Raised in Menlo Park and Palo Alto, California, suffused with Silicon Valley's unique culture of innovation, he came of age professionally during the Internet explosion of the late 1990s, an entrepreneurial crucible of unprecedented wealth and job creation, reinvention of countless industries, and related venture capital and Wall Street dealmaking. Antone was fortunate to have a ringside seat at major Los Angeles and Silicon Valley law firms,...
David Cincotta
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(415) 984-9687 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business and Administrative
Lincoln University School of Law
Peter C. Lagarias Esq.
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California Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience

University of California Hastings College of the Law9th Circuit, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, U.S. District Court, Southern District of...
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Dennis J. White
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Get help now! Professional, experienced legal representation for your business.

Dennis White represents lenders in making real estate construction, acquisition, and development loans, including representation of both agents and member banks in large syndicated credits. Read More »
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Stuart K. Tubis
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(415) 984-9622 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business
Harvard University
Stuart Tubis is a civil litigator representing clients in a wide range of matters, including Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claims and intellectual property disputes. Stuart regularly counsels businesses on the full spectrum of ADA compliance and represents their interests in civil litigation and Department of Justice investigations. Stuart has a background in technology, which provides a unique aptitude for web accessibility issues (a subject of increasing importance given recent regulatory action). Stuart has experience in all aspects of litigation, including negotiation, binding-arbitration, trial advocacy, settlement and alternative dispute resolution.
Dennis J. White
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(415) 984-9615 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business
New York University School of Law and University of San Francisco School of Law
Dennis White has developed his corporate, real estate and secured lending practices over a period of more than 30 years. Dennis specializes in representing lenders in making real estate construction, acquisition, and development loans, including representation of both agents and member banks in large syndicated credits. He has extensive experience with new construction loans for hotels, golf courses, office buildings, and multi-family residential projects.

In addition to structuring and documenting loan originations, Dennis also has extensive experience representing both lenders and borrowers in workouts and loan restructures.

A large part of Dennis's practice includes real estate purchases and sales, commercial leases, ground...
Ashley Talbot Dean
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San Francsico, CA Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(415) 328-2797 720 Bay St
San Francsico, CA 94109
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of San Francisco School of Law
Ashley is founder of Talbot Law Firm. As an attorney in the firm’s emerging business practice, Ashley counsels startups with incorporation, early stage financing, employment issues, intellectual property protection, technology licensing, commercial partnerships and various other corporate transactions. Ashley believes that understanding a company’s vision and priorities is important to devising strategies to solve legal problems so companies can focus on their goals. Ashley has nearly 3 years in-house experience representing entrepreneurs in a wide range of corporate, commercial and intellectual property matters. Ashley received a J.D. from University of San Francisco School of Law and a B.A. in...
Henry Murphy Burgoyne III
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(415) 795-4070 870 Market Street, Suite 985
San Francisco, CA 94102
Business, Communications and IP
Stanford University
Hank Burgoyne is an AV-rated counselor and litigator with more than a dozen years' experience advising technology and other businesses on commercial, intellectual property, advertising, speech, trade secret and data security issues. Hank has particular expertise in digital forensics and evidence, and in licensing, outsourcing, development and similar technology-related transactions. Hank has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in some of California's most important Internet-related advertising cases, both at the trial court level and before the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. A former reporter and newsroom lawyer, Hank counsels clients on copyright, defamation, trademark, privacy and other communications-related issues, and has...
Janelle J. Smith
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Berkeley, CA Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(510) 398-0733 1808 Sixth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
Free ConsultationBusiness and Employment
University of San Francisco School of Law
I help clients with their employment, business, and start-up needs. I also represent clients involved in civil litigation. Please contact me to find out how I can help you with your legal needs.
Ted Broomfield
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(415) 500-2029 1243 Pine Street, #12
San Francisco, CA 94109
Business, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Ted Broomfield is one of the top personal injury, privacy and landlord-tenant lawyers in the San Francisco Bay.

He has years of experience, and has helped clients obtain large recoveries for their injuries. He also helps people remove harmful content from the Internet and social media.
Nicolas De Lancie
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer
(415) 984-9675 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business
University of California - Davis
Frank Scott Moore
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(415) 292-6091 235 Montgomery Street, Suite 854
San Francisco, CA 94104
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights, Consumer and Criminal
U of San Francisco School of Law
When individuals or businesses are involved in any form of litigation, they want an attorney who offers face-to-face contact and provides valuable legal services at competitive and reasonable costs. The Law Offices of Frank S. Moore, APC in San Francisco and Healdsburg, California, has attorneys on staff and "of counsel" that are committed and dedicated to clients and have extensive experience in the following areas of practice: • Business Litigation • Appeals and Writs • Federal and White Collar Criminal Defense • Wrongful Death • Personal Injury • Civil Rights • Disability...
David T. Chapman
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San Rafael, CA Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(415) 613-9483 950 Northgate Drive
Suite 306
San Rafael, CA 94903
Business, Appeals, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Chapman Law Group, A.P.C. handles personal injury law, real estate and business counseling, and general litigation and appeals in state and federal courts. Attorney David Chapman is a Certified Mediator. The firm serves clients throughout Marin County, the greater San Francisco Bay Area, and Northern California. Mr. Chapman represents seriously injured victims in cases involving auto accidents, wrongful death, catastrophic injury – including brain and spine injuries - dog bites, slip & fall, medical malpractice, and elder abuse. Mr. Chapman’s real estate practice handles cases involving nondisclosure, fraud, easement and boundary issues, HOA & landlord /...
Dena M. Roche
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney
(415) 952-3006 4 Embarcadero Center
#1400
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business, Consumer and Employment
University of San Francisco School of Law
Kate Sagers
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business Litigation Lawyer

Kate Sagers counsels business owners in in Americans with Disabilities (ADA) issues and defends them in ADA litigation. Read More »
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Kerry Shapiro
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Mining and Natural Resources Lawyer

Kerry Shapiro is the Chairman of JMBM's Mining & Natural Resources Group and represents the mining, construction and building materials industries on mineral extraction and land development projects Read More »
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Jacob Harker
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(415) 624-7602 582 Market, Suite 1007
San Francisco, CA 94104
Business, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Jacob Harker is a San Francisco Bay Area attorney. Mr. Harker has set up and run his law practice in a cost-effective and practical manner. He has done so in an effort to pass on the savings to his clients. As an attorney, Mr. Harker sees his practice as taking the lead in a new era of legal services.
Justin John Glyer
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(415) 506-4889 534 Pacific Avenue, Suite 202
San Francisco, CA 94133
Business, Communications, Entertainment & Sports and IP
Pepperdine University School of Law
Justin Glyer's practice focuses on media, entertainment, marketing, technology and commercial contracts, start-ups, copyright, trademark, content, internet, communications, privacy and general business law.

Mr. Glyer has conducted successful negotiations with digital media start-ups, artists, producers, movie studios, television networks, promoters, talent agencies, multi-channel internet distributors, record labels, publishers, software developers, internet service providers, social media companies, business development professionals, accounting firms, public speakers, job recruiters, universities and academics, advertisers, marketing, telecommunications and technology companies, insurance carriers and a wide range of other individuals and businesses from the very small to the Fortune 500.

As a long-time former business and legal...
Jodi Smith
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(415) 984-9639 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business and Environmental
Vermont Law School
Jodi Smith is an experienced environmental and land use attorney who represents real estate developers, commercial property owners, manufacturers, energy project developers, and waste management companies.

Jodi's experience includes a broad range of permitting, compliance and enforcement issues, including CERCLA, RCRA, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act, the California Environmental Quality Act, and others.

She represents developers and other businesses in real estate transactions and corporate mergers and acquisitions involving contaminated property and management of environmental liabilities, including environmental and land use due diligence, drafting and negotiating environmental provisions in purchase and sale agreements, voluntary...
An Nguyen Ruda
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(415) 984-9613 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business and Employment
Santa Clara University School of Law
Val D. Hornstein Esq.
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San Rafael, CA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(415) 454-1490 1010 B Street
Suite 300
San Rafael, CA 94901
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, IP and Securities
The George Washington University Law School
Hornstein Law Offices, Prof. Corp. is a 20-year old California-based law firm concentrating in business, securities, intellectual property and related transactions and litigation. We have served clients across the country and in abroad. Our client base ranges from individuals. start-up companies to multi-national corporations in all fields of business. Mr. Hornstein has been in practice for 30-years. Prior to HLO, he was with large international law firms and in-house corporate counsel. Please call to discuss any questions in these areas.
Peter C. Lagarias Esq.
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San Rafael, CA Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(415) 460-0100 1629 5th Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
Free ConsultationBusiness
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Mark Anthony Pearson
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(415) 504-2981 1388 Haight St., #101
San Francisco, CA 94117
Business, Entertainment & Sports and IP
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Mark A. Pearson is a founding partner at ARC Law Group (www.arclg.com), a law firm focused on counseling Creative, Talented and Entrepreneurial clients. His primary practice areas involve forming business entities, counseling on trademark & copyright issues, and drafting contracts for music, film & new media clients. His list of interesting and eclectic clients include entertainment industry tech firms, social media outlets, online content providers, film, radio & television producers, live entertainment companies, publishers and video game developers. Mark and his partner, Anne Yarovoy, have also been known to associate with various theater producers, musicians, industry execs,...
Feras Mousilli
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(512) 609-0059 1808 Octavia St
Suite 15
San Francisco, CA 94109
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
Feras Mousilli is a founding partner of Lloyd & Mousilli and regularly advises business clients on a range of technology law issues. He specializes in counseling technology companies from start-ups in their early formation and development, through support of multi-billion dollar business operations of the largest companies in the world.

Mr. Mousilli has served as Senior Corporate Counsel for both Apple Inc. and Dell Inc., where he counseled clients on product development and intellectual property matters, including advertising & marketing, copyright, and trademark strategies and risks. Prior to serving as corporate counsel, Mr. Mousilli practiced with DLA Piper in the intellectual...
Hanlen J. Chang
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(415) 757-3422 201 Spear Street, Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
Business, Estate Planning, International and Real Estate
Southwestern University School of Law
Hanlen J. Chang provides legal services in Business Law, Real Estate, Estate Planning, and International Tax matters. He was recognized as a Super Lawyers rising star in 2015. Prior to establishing his own practice Hanlen was a research attorney at the San Mateo County Superior Court Probate Department. He has also worked for several Southern California and Bay Area law firms as a litigation attorney representing business owners and professionals . Hanlen grew up in Bubendorf, Switzerland and attended...
Sarah Ward
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(415) 984-9618 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Tax
University of California, Davis, School of Law
Joshua Haevernick
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Advocacy in Commercial Disputes

Joshua Haevernick focuses on commercial litigation and represents businesses in design and construction defects, suretyship issues, professional negligence, breach of contract, and other matters. Read More »
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Jean-Yves Pierre Lendormy
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California Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience

University of San Francisco School of LawU.S. Supreme Court, California, U.S. District Courts of California and 9th Circuit
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David M. Helbraun
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(415) 982-4000 44 Montgomery St
#3340
San Francisco, CA 94104
Business, Civil Rights, IP and Real Estate
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Michael L. Gallo
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(415) 217-7300 100 Pine St
33rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business, Employment and Securities
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Michael Gallo is a dedicated and skilled Business, Employment, and Securities Law Attorney with Sparer Law Group. Since 2002, he has represented clients in a broad array of areas involving securities, employment, employee raiding, trade secret, public utility ratemaking, and professional responsibility. His experience includes plaintiff and defendant class action matters as well. Mr. Gallo is committed to providing comprehensive representation for his clients' legal needs.

Mr. Gallo received his B.A. from Swarthmore College and M.A. from University of California at Berkeley. In 2001, he obtained his J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. Mr....
Mr. Ronnie R Gipson Jr
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(415) 432-4565 201 Mission Street
Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94105
Business, IP and Insurance Defense
University of San Francisco School of Law
Robert B. Kaplan
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer
(415) 984-9673 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business
Golden Gate University School of Law
Shirley Wang
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(415) 278-1400 625 Market St
12th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Business, Appeals and Employment
New York University School of Law
Gene Takagi
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(415) 977-0558 535 Mission St.
14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Business and Tax
UCLA
Gene Takagi is the managing attorney of NEO Law Group, contributing publisher of the Nonprofit Law Blog, and an assistant professor at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. At NEO, Gene has represented over 700 nonprofit organizations on corporate, tax, and charitable trust law matters. Gene is a popular writer on nonprofit legal topics and has been published by The New York Times, The Nonprofit Quarterly, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Nonprofit Times, Taxation of Exempts, EO Tax Journal, and ALI-ABA. He is also a popular speaker who has presented at conferences for Independent Sector, BoardSource, National Association of Attorneys General...
Matthew S. Kenefick
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer
(415) 984-9677 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business
Santa Clara University School of Law
Juan Pelayo
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(415) 749-5900 2135 Lombard St
San Francisco, CA 94123
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of California Hastings College of the Law
David Sheen ESQ.
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(415) 839-8409 1 Sansome St
#3500
San Francisco, CA 94104
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Immigration
California Western School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
Bennett G. Young
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(415) 984-9626 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Bennett G. Young
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Insolvency Lawyer

Ben Young represents lenders, financial institutions, secured and unsecured creditors, distressed investment funds, businesses, receivers, special servicers, and creditors' committees, in insolvency matters. Read More »
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David Cincotta
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Land Use Lawyer

David Cincotta specializes in obtaining land use entitlements for large commercial, mixed-use and residential developments in San Francisco and throughout Northern California. Read More »
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