Brisbane, California Business Lawyers

Matthew S. Kenefick
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business Litigation Lawyer

Matthew Kenefick's law practice extends to litigation, compliance and real estate matters. He represents manufacturers, financial institutions, retailers, real estate developers, and the hotel industry, among others Read More »
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Michael S. Biggs
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Free Consultation! California Business Law Attorney! Skilled Representation!

I provide dedicated business law representation for those with legal needs. I am ready to aggressively fight for your business rights and interests! Visit my website for more information or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jodi Smith
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Environmental and Land Use Lawyer

Jodi Smith represents developers, commercial property owners, manufacturers, and others, in a range of permitting, compliance and enforcement issues, including California Prop. 65. Read More »
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Alan William Sparer
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Experienced & Knowledgeable California Business Law Attorney! Call Now!

I am a determined and skilled business law attorney. I provide legal counsel and advocacy for business law matters with dedication and expertise. Visit my website to see settlements and verdicts. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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Brisbane, CA Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(650) 614-5227 8000 Marina Blvd.
Sutie 300
Brisbane, CA 94005
Business
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Brisbane, CA Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(650) 676-4745 2000 Sierra Point Pkwy Ste 200
Brisbane, CA 94005
Business, Family and International
Brisbane, CA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(650) 351-6477 8000 Marina Blvd
Ste 300
Brisbane, CA 94005
Business
American U Washington COL
Garrett Sutton
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San Fransisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(800) 600-1760 567 Sutter Street, Third Floor
San Fransisco, CA 94102
Free ConsultationBusiness
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Garrett Sutton, attorney, best-selling author and Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad’s Advisor for corporate strategies, is the founder of the Sutton Law Center. The firm assists individuals and businesses with Asset Protection, corporate and real estate counsel. Sutton Law Center assists its worldwide clients with: Asset protection strategies, Asset protection planning, Nevada Incorporation, Wyoming Incorporation, California Incorporation, Nevada LLC, Wyoming LLC, California LLC, LLC Formation, Operating Agreements, Buy-Sell Agreements, Articles of Incorporation, Business Incorporations ,Asset Protection Trusts, Asset Protection Corporations, Asset Protection service, Registered and Resident Agent Services, Mail Forwarding Office Packages. For more information please call our office 800.700.1430.
Simon Anthony Mazzola
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San Bruno, CA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(650) 403-4802 1001 Bayhill Dr
#200
San Bruno, CA 94066
Business, Construction and Employment
University of San Francisco School of Law
Hector Jose Chinchilla
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(415) 647-8832 2595 Mission St
Suite 202-204
San Francisco, CA 94110
Business, Immigration and Real Estate
UC Hastings COL
Ms. Gemma de Lemos Mondala
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Daly City, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(650) 877-2375 6748 Mission Street, #237
Daly City, CA 94014
Business, Employment, Entertainment & Sports and Insurance Defense
Syracuse University College of Law
Gemma L. Mondala's practice is broad but focuses primarily on business litigation, employment law and complex litigation matters. Gemma's experience includes the defense of insureds against claims related to automobile accidents, premises liability, products liability, slip/trip and falls, dog bites, toxic torts and construction defects. She has also represented business clients in enforcing and defending against breach of contract and business tort claims (i.e. intentional interference with contract and business advantage, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, fraud and misrepresentation) as well as claims involving breaches of fiduciary duties. Gemma also advises Cities, Counties and...
Paul John Mori
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(415) 586-3600 22 Ocean Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
U of San Francisco School of Law
Thomas L. Libby
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(415) 665-0400 P O Box 31575
San Francisco, CA 94131
Free ConsultationBusiness and Personal Injury
University of San Francisco School of Law
I have spent over 25 years in the insurance industry helping both insurance companies and consumers with claims. As a former claims adjuster who knows how the insurance companies work, I am available to assist you with claims questions and evaluation issues. I am one of the very few insurance lawyers who have earned the insurance industry's highest designation, the CPCU. Let me know how I can help you. AMDG
George Ruben Bravo
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney
(415) 823-2548 44 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA 94104
Business
Martin H. Orlick
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Real Estate Lawyer

I am a skilled and experienced attorney representing clients with business law needs. I am committed to exceptional advocacy for your legal issues and concerns. Visit my website for results and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Martin P. Stratte
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California Business Law Lawyer

Thomas Jefferson School of LawCalifornia, Nevada, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and Washington
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Pierre Zado
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(415) 967-1166 500 2nd Street
First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications, Consumer and IP
Valparaiso University
As a corporate & intellectual property attorney, I counsel clients on various technology and intellectual property matters. Prior to law school, I worked in various industries including finance, risk management and consumer electronics. I then pursued my JD/MBA as a CLEO fellow of the Indiana Supreme Court. After my first year in law school, I worked as a summer associate in the Office of General Counsel at Duke Energy in Indianapolis. During my second year, I interned at the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Affairs in Chicago. That summer, I interned at the United States Attorneys Office, Tax...
Ryan B. Noory
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(415) 797-7266 36th Floor
One Market
San Francisco, CA 94105
Business
Harvard Law School
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Reno F.R. Fernandez III
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(415) 362-0449 221 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
Business and Bankruptcy
Golden Gate University School of Law
Macdonald Fernandez LLP focuses on business bankruptcy, reorganization and commercial litigation, including receiverships and assignments for the benefit of creditors, throughout California and pro hac vice in Delaware, the Southern District of New York. – Our clients range from enterprises with assets or amounts in controversy exceeding $100 million to small businesses, including technology companies, biotechnology companies, startups, Bitcoin-based companies, mortgage funds, national and regional banks, retail chains, medical clinics, residential care facilities for the elderly, farms, wineries, restaurants, churches, real estate developers and manufacturers. – In one example, we imposed a receivership over an operating almond reprocessing...
Hanlen J. Chang
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 13 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...
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,...
Mr. Ronnie R Gipson Jr
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 13 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
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
Christina Weed
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(925) 953-2920 201 Spear Street
Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and Whittier Law School
Christina Weed understands the complex life demands and goals of her clients. Christina also understands that most of the time it is not possible to completely separate family life from business. Clients need an integrated plan that covers all of their family, business, tax, and estate planning concerns. Christina has dedicated the past thirteen years to the study and practice of law, taxation, business, accounting, and estate planning and uses this knowledge to consult with her clients in business, tax and estate planning matters. Christina is a licensed attorney with an LL.M. in Taxation from the...
Paul DeAngelis
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(415) 781-0260 534 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
Free ConsultationBusiness and Real Estate
Boston University
Paul DeAngelis practices in the San Francisco Bay Area. He concentrates on real estate matters, including litigating buyer and seller disputes arising from transactions, neighbor and HOA disputes, and broker defense issues. He also provides transaction and counseling services to buyers and sellers, to property owners to resolve neighbor and HOA disputes, and to brokers and agents regarding risk management and BRE compliance issues. The information in this profile and any reviews or endorsements do not constitute a guarantee, warranty or prediction regarding the outcome of any legal representation. It is a communication within Rules of Professional Conduct of...
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...
Michael L. Gallo
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Experienced Business Law Attorney! Dedicated to Aggressive Representation!

I have provided determined and skilled legal advocacy to those with business law matters for over 15 years. I provide exceptional legal advice and representation! Visit my website for results or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Alan Scott Nopar
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Experienced Business Law Attorney! Skilled, Knowledgeable, Dedicated! Call Now!

I am a determined and experienced real estate and business lawyer. I provide exceptional legal counsel and transaction services to help you succeed! Visit my website for more information and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Ansel Jay Halliburton
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(415) 955-1155 150 Post Street
Suite 520
San Francisco, CA 94108
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications, IP and Securities
University of California, Davis, School of Law
Michael Lee Mau
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(415) 495-8082 950 Harrison St., Ste. 213
San Francisco, CA 94107-1078
Free ConsultationBusiness, Antitrust, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Santa Clara University School of Law and University of California - Santa Barbara
Our managing attorney Michael L. Mau, Esq. has gained extensive experience as a trial lawyer and advocate for our clients. He has extensive experience in the areas of Construction Law, Real Property and Commercial Litigation, Collections, Business Counseling and Insurance / Surety Defense. He has experience handling cases at all stages of litigation, but unlike many he has successful courtroom trial experience. Initially he worked and gained a wide variety of experience as an Independent Contract Attorney. He then practiced for five plus years with Simpson, Aherne & Garrity, P.C., a construction law firm with offices in San Mateo and...
Bridget McInerney Harris
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(415) 398-8080 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center and Gonzaga University School of Law
Ali Abtahi
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(415) 639-9800 442 Post Street, Suite 901
San Francisco, CA 94102
Business, Antitrust, Consumer and Products Liability
University of Wisconsin - Madison
I am the managing attorney at Abtahi Law Group, a boutique litigation firm with a diversified practice focusing on civil litigation. We offer a full range of litigation services in high-stakes consumer protection actions, public health cases, and environmental litigation. We litigated individual lawsuits, class actions, and group actions in state and federal courts in California and other states. Clients include individuals, governmental entities, non-profit organizations, and businesses. What distinguishes Abtahi Law Group is not only the quality of our practice, but also our commitment to our core value of providing service to the community. We have a...
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...
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
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
Ted Broomfield
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 3 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.
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.
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
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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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Real Estate Finance Lawyer

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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Howard Mark Ullman
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 26 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...
Robert Ted Parker
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer
(415) 412-1615 One Sansome St. #3500
San Francisco, CA 94104
Business, Agricultural, Communications and IP
Cornell University
Ted Parker is a business trial lawyer with extensive experience in a broad range of industries: securities, IP and e-commerce, construction, products liability, agriculture and food products, film and publishing. After graduation from Cornell Law School, he began practice in business law at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison in San Francisco. He was the first corporate counsel at ITEL Corporation. More recently, he has practiced as a large-firm partner (K&L Gates) and a small-firm partner (Berg & Parker), and now operates a "virtual" law firm, collaborating with colleagues electronically. He has handled major litigation nationally and internationally,...
Jason Austin Joseph Lundberg
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(415) 404-6395 655 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationBusiness, Asbestos, Employment and Insurance Claims
Golden Gate Univ School of 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
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.
Joseph N. Demko
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(415) 984-9676 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business
Duquesne University School of 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,...
Kerry Shapiro
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(415) 984-9612 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business and Administrative
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Jon Welner
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(415) 432-6000 44 Montgomery Street
36th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Business and Environmental
Stanford University
Jon Welner is a leading practitioner of environmental law in California. His broad and deep experience over twenty years enables him to solve regulatory problems for clients in virtually every area of environmental practice, including air, water, hazardous materials, hazardous waste, consumer products, traditional and renewable energy, and natural resources. Jon helps clients make sense of the “alphabet soup” of state and federal environmental regulatory agencies in order to achieve their business objectives. He regularly represents clients in court to defend their interests and achieve their goals.

Jon has a robust land use practice and assists clients to successfully navigate the...
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
Ilya D. Frangos
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Free Consultation! Dedicated California Business Law Attorney! Call for Help!

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Richard A. Rogan
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Creditors' Rights Lawyer

Dick Rogan represents banks, financial institutions and other businesses and investors, in financial transactions, real estate, bankruptcy, insolvency, banking, corporate governance, commercial law and trust disputes. Read More »
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