Huntington Beach, California Business Lawyers

Paul Jacobs
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California Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience

Attorney Paul Jacobs is a 38 year business lawyer specializing in business litigation. His legal background includes serving as corporate counsel for Thrifty Corporation in Los Angeles. Thrifty Corporation was the... Read More »
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Wei Deng
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Real Estate and Corporate Lawyer

Wei Deng is a bi-cultural and bi-lingual Chinese-American attorney who focuses on transactional, financing and other business matters, including hospitality matters. Read More »
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Scott A. Harshman
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – U.S. and International Tax Lawyer

Scott Harshman focuses on tax, trust and estate matters and business planning for high net-worth individuals, including matters for multinational individuals and families. Read More »
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R. Scott Brink
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Management Labor & Employment Lawyer

Scott Brink represents employers in labor and employment law including California wage and hour law, collective bargaining, wrongful discharge litigation, and individual and class action employment discrimination. Read More »
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Alex Polishuk
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Management Labor & Employment Lawyer

Alex Polishuk is a litigator who represents employers in wrongful termination, breach of contract, discrimination, failure to accommodate, retaliation, protected leave of absences, and wage and hour matters. Read More »
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Dan W Kehr
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Huntington Beach , CA Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(714) 375-6622 17011 Beach Blvd. Huntington Beach, CA 92647
9th Floor
Huntington Beach , CA 92647
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, IP and Tax
California Western School of Law and UCLA School of Law
Dan W. Kehr is the managing attorney at Kehr Business Law, PC. Before that he was a partner in Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Business practice group, where he provided corporate general counsel, technology, Internet and e-commerce legal services. He handles transactional-based legal issues that address the issues that arise when companies develop, license, acquire or sell information technology and Internet or computer-related products and services worldwide. He represents entrepreneurs, businesses, Internet & tech companies as well as their owners and C-level executives. Dan provides legal services for a variety of individuals, entrepreneurs, investors and businesses, including start-ups and mid-market...
Kevin Arnold Spainhour
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Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(714) 375-3720 7372 Prince Dr. #104
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Free ConsultationBusiness and Real Estate
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Paul Lee
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Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(714) 891-2200 7755 Center Ave.
Suite 1100
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Environmental and Personal Injury
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Paul Lee is engaged in the relentless pursuit of justice for victims of serious injuries. He has successfully handled hundreds of major personal injury matters, including those involving vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, products liability, toxic torts and premises liability, including severe spinal cord injuries, brain damage, fractures, amputations, third degree burns, severe lung damage, leukemia and other injuries. In the area of defective and dangerous products, Paul has successfully settled cases involving automobiles, heavy machinery and equipment, consumer products, chemicals and pharmaceutical products. Before founding Kaplan Lee LLP, Paul was a litigation partner at Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith LLP, one of...
Denise Arlene Furubotten
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Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(714) 960-6200 17011 Beach Blvd
#900
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Samuel S. Hu
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Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(714) 878-9312 17011 Beach Blvd., Suite 900
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Business and Family
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Samuel Hu is a former Deputy District Counsel for Orange County Department of Child Support Services (DCSS). In 2009, Samuel Hu opened his own practice, focusing on small business and family law. His mission is to provide high quality, yet affordable legal services to small business owners and families that are facing the most difficult time in their lives. He is focused on educating the legal consumer through his blog, as a legal consultant for Korea Daily, and as a legal consultant for Kimchi Brothers. Before starting his own practice, Samuel handled over 500 cases with Orange County...
Eric Scott Hartman
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Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 49 years experience
(714) 372-2216 7755 Center Ave.
Suite 1100
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Eric S. Hartman is a southern California attorney with several decades of experience and offices located in Huntington Beach, serving coastal and other southern California communities. Mr. Hartman places an emphasis on personally meeting with clients and honestly analyzing their legal needs and objectives. He has earned the highest peer rating available from the Martindale-Hubbell lawyer rating service based on competency and ethics. Mr. Hartman's current law practice emphasizes (1) business law, from start-ups to well established local and national businesses, including corporate and limited liability company formations, transactional and business litigation matters; (2) estate...
Justin M. Betance
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Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(714) 642-1322 7777 Center Ave Ste 450
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Tax
Northwestern California University
Trent Charles Marcus
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Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(714) 964-6335 19900 Beach Boulevard, C-1,
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Whittier Coll School of Law
Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(714) 916-5217 7071 Warner Ave Ste F330
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Business and Real Estate
Columbia Law School
Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(714) 540-1235 6071 Judwick Cir
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Business, Health Care and IP
Jessica Newman
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Knowledgeable & Skilled Business Law Attorney! Aggressive Legal Representation!

I have experience and skill in all aspects of business law litigation. I am dedicated to solving problems and obtaining the best possible results! Visit my website for settlements and verdicts, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Barry L. Burten
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Corporate and Finance Lawyer

Barry Burten represents businesses in corporate, securities, financing, real estate and bankruptcy matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities. Read More »
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Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(310) 770-6797 15472 Chemical Ln
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Business and Employment
Loyola Law School
Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(714) 968-8181 17011 Beach Blvd.
Ste 900
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Business
U of San Francisco School of Law
Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(714) 848-0143 18915 Evening Breeze Cir
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Business and Real Estate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(714) 841-7400 18377 Beach Blvd
Ste 331
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Business, Civil Rights, Consumer and Health Care
Whittier Coll School of Law
Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(714) 742-6334 7402 Coho Dr Unit 108
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Business
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(714) 444-5992 17011 Beach Blvd
Suite 900-549
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Insurance Defense and Maritime
UCLA School of Law
Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(949) 274-1166 18685 Main St Ste 101
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Business, Criminal, DUI and Tax
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(562) 342-3014 1838 Lake St
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Business and Real Estate
Univ of West Los Angeles
Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(213) 330-7888 19336 Firestone Cir
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Business, Environmental and Real Estate
Loyola Law School
Huntington Beach, CA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(949) 851-9111 2100 Main St
Ste 330
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Business and Bankruptcy
California Western School of Law
Jeffrey E. Sultan
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Corporate, Oil & Gas Lawyer

Jeff Sultan focuses on oil and gas matters, purchase and sale of California properties, corporate securities including public and private offerings, venture capital transactions, M&A, and other corporate issues. Read More »
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Matthew D. Hinks
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Land Use & Zoning Litigation

Matthew Hinks has expertise dealing with disputes between business property owners and governmental agencies involving land use and property rights issues and real estate development projects Read More »
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Doug A. Ames
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Fountain Valley, CA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(714) 593-2318 9550 Warner Ave., Suite 250
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Free ConsultationBusiness and Employment
Western State University College of Law
Attorney Doug Ames has been practicing employment and business litigation for almost 20 years. He has helped his clients achieve courtroom victories for more than $10 million based on his integrity, experience and aggressive representation.
Norman Feirstein
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Westminster, CA Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(714) 892-3320 8251 Westminster Ave., Suite 203
Westminster, CA 92683
Business, Immigration, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Univ of West Los Angeles
Derrick Hoang Nguyen
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Westminster, CA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(714) 531-8860 8231 Westminster Blvd
Westminster, CA 92683
Business
USC Law School
Jonathan Kaiho
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Fountain Valley, CA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(949) 891-0581 10507 Slater Ave.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Business, Domestic Violence, Family and Insurance Claims
Arizona State University
Mr. Kaiho is the primary attorney at Dragan & Kaiho. Born in Yokohama, Japan, Mr. Kaiho is fluent in Japanese and intimately familiar with the Japanese culture. With respect to his undergraduate education, Mr. Kaiho attended Boston University, obtaining his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations. After graduation, Mr. Kaiho moved to Tokyo, Japan, where he worked for a multi-national chemical manufacturing company and was a law clerk in a Japanese law firm. For his legal education, Mr. Kaiho graduated from Arizona State University with his JD/MBA, specializing in business law. During law school, Mr. Kaiho was a judicial law...
Elizabeth Yang
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Irvine, CA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(877) 492-6452 199 W. Garvey Ave.
2102 Business Center Dr., Suite 130
Irvine, CA 92612
Free ConsultationBusiness, Family, IP and Traffic Tickets
University of La Verne College of Law
Founder Elizabeth Yang has been practicing law since 2007 and is admitted to the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). She assists inventors in protecting their inventions, entrepreneurs and business owners in protecting their intellectual property as well as preparing and enforcing their contracts, and families in going through the divorce and child custody process.
Angelina Maria Plumtree
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Los Alamitos, CA Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(562) 594-3911 11132 WINNERS CIRCLE #G 207
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
California Western School of Law
Plumtree & Associates is a boutique construction law firm specializing in representing general contractors, custom homebuilders, 8a contractors, remodelers, subcontractors, suppliers, engineers and architects in both California and Nevada. The firm represents clients in public, industrial, commercial and residential construction. Area of representation include, contract litigation, mechanics liens, bonded stop notices, delay claims, differing site conditions, change order negotiation/litigation, disgorgement, California Home Improvement Contract Issues, contract drafting/negotiation, CSLB license issues, business formation, expansion and dissolution, zoning, code enforcement, etc.
Mark B. Wilson P.C.
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Newport Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(949) 478-0521 4770 Von Karman Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Business, IP, Legal Malpractice and Real Estate
Loyola Law School
A seasoned trial attorney and skilled negotiator, Mark Wilson has won nearly every case he has tried and arbitrated. Mr. Wilson has lost only one jury trial and obtained a complete reversal of that loss on appeal. Mr. Wilson represents clients in federal and state courts in a variety of matters, including business litigation, legal malpractice, real estate, trade secrets, unfair competition, copyright infringement, and trademark infringement.

Mr. Wilson’s victories include a $2.25 million jury verdict in a premises liability case; a $1.8 million binding arbitration award in a legal malpractice case; $1.4 million jury verdict in a copyright...
Zaher Fallahi
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Costa Mesa, CA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(877) 687-7558 650 Town Center Drive, Suite 880
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Pacific Coast University School of Law
Zaher Fallahi, Attorney At Law, CPA, is a California Tax Law Firm and practices as Orange County Tax Attorney and Los Angeles Tax Attorney. We advise clients with undisclosed Foreign Accounts; the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Foreign Trust, Tax Audit Representation, Federal Tax Liens/Levies, Employment Taxes, Innocent Spouse Relief, Non-Filed Tax Returns, Offer-In-Compromise, Tax & Legal aspect of Business Formation, Estate Planning and Civil Litigation. As a California CPA, Mr. Zaher Fallahi testifies before the court as an...
Jeannette C.C. Darrow
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Santa Ana, CA Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(877) 838-5521 1284 South Lyon Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Free ConsultationBusiness and Construction
Southwestern University School of Law
Jeannette Darrow is an experienced Orange County civil litigation and construction attorney helping individuals and small to medium-sized businesses in a variety of industries resolve disputes and litigation.

LITIGATION AND BUSINESS: Jeannette handles contract drafting and review, as well as claims involving breach of contract (including breach of lease, breach of equipment lease, claim and delivery, breach of warranty, breach of guaranty), interference with contract, fraud, misrepresentation, conversion, negligence, and a wide variety of other civil litigation and business disputes, including business-to-business disputes, claims involving employees or former employees, vendor and supplier disputes, and claims by or against competitors...
Douglas Borthwick
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Santa Ana, CA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(714) 654-6742 1800 N. Broadway, Suite 200
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Business, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Capital University Law School
Douglas Borthwick Esq. was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1965. He graduated with high honors (Magna Cum Laude) from Muskingum University in 1988 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business, Economics, and Religion. At Muskingum University he was the recipient of the prestigious Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award, and the Financial Executive Institute Award. Attorney Douglas Borthwick received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1991 from Capital University Law School where he was the recipient of an academic scholarship and was on the Dean's List. Throughout his time in Law School, he worked as an Intern at the...
Roger E. Naghash
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Free Consultation! Experienced California Business Law Attorney! Call for Help!

I aggressively represent the rights and interests of those with business law matters. I will work tirelessly to obtain the best possible results! Visit my website for more information or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jonathan S. Dennis
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Experienced trial lawyers, we only win when you win.

Jonathan Dennis was born and raised in Los Angeles, California (Oakwood HS in North Hollywood). Mr. Dennis obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance from the University of Southern California in 1999. In... Read More »
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Julie King
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Newport Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(949) 689-2012 1621 Santiago Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Trademarks
Loyola Law School
With 30 years’ experience, Julie King practices law with the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. She handles a wide variety of business and estate planning matters including contracts, employment, corporation/LLC/partnership formation, wills and trusts, pet trusts, trademarks, copyrights, landlord tenant, creditor’s rights, annual meeting minutes and corporate records, mergers and acquisitions, and employee training. She served as in-house counsel to major international corporations, including Toshiba America, where she worked for 15 years. She understands businesses in a way many lawyers do not simply because she has experienced the day-to-day interactions first-hand. See the difference a trained in-house counsel can...
Jeffrey Robert Matsen
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Costa Mesa, CA Business Law Attorney with 52 years experience
(714) 384-6500 695 Town Center Dr
7th Floor
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Business, Estate Planning, International and Tax
UCLA School of Law
Jeff Matsen is Of Counsel Partner to the Southern California law firm, Bohm Wildish & Matsen, LLP and has been providing a wide range of clients with the highest level of legal services for 50 years. Since receiving his law degree with honors from UCLA School of Law in 1967, Jeff has been entirely dedicated to providing his clients with the quality, professionalism, and integrity they deserve. Bohm Wildish & Matsen, LLP consists of a team of professionals ready to provide asset protection for both domestic and offshore; business and sophisticated estate planning services; form corporations, LLCs and partnerships of...
John A. Messina Jr.
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Newport beach, CA Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(949) 383-4356 1400 Quail Street
Suite 200
Newport beach, CA 92660
Business, Employment, Native American and Real Estate
Southwestern University School of Law
John Messina maintains his reputation as one of Southern California’s top rated lawyers and has been lauded by his peers, earning Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating and its prestigious "Preeminent" distinction award. John heads the Firm’s Temecula Valley Office and is a litigation attorney with top executive-level, hands-on experience as a broker, real estate developer, and mortgage banker. Along with being a published author, John has a lengthy record litigating convoluted and difficult cases and is adept at constructing complex business and real estate transactions. John’s recent victory in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals demonstrate the level at which he practices...
Ali Parvaneh
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Irvine, CA Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(949) 756-9050 17702 Mitchell N
Irvine, CA 92614
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment and Real Estate
Newport Univ School of Law and Western State University College of Law
Ali Parvaneh manages Madison Law, and oversees the firm's paralegals, clerks, and staff members. Mr. Parvaneh is a board certified trial specialist, a licensed California real estate broker (DRE No. 01715925), a certified mediator, a Paul Harris Fellow, and a member of various BAR associations. He is admitted to practice before the California Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Parvaneh studied law at Western State University and Newport University. His undergraduate studies were in land surveying at...
Robert Lopez
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Irvine, CA Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(800) 501-9620 2372 Morse Ave Ste 152
Irvine, CA 92614
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Are you a small business owner? or thinking about starting a business? Or do you have an existing business that now has a business, contract or employment issue?

With business disputes, we first try to keep a dispute from become a lawsuit. If we can find a way that protects our client and serves their best interest, then we always try that first. If, however, you are already in a lawsuit, then we immediately go to protect our client, keeping in mind what is best for you.

With starting a company, we look at what our client ultimately wants to accomplish....
Gerald A. Klein P.C.
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Newport Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(949) 478-0521 4770 Von Karman Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Business, IP, Legal Malpractice and Real Estate
UCLA School of Law
Gerald A. Klein has tried more than 40 cases to verdict. His success in the courtroom is underscored by the numerous accolades and recognitions he has achieved throughout his career, including selection by his peers as "Trial Lawyer of the Year" by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association in 2003 and again in 2009.
Mr. Klein represents both plaintiffs and defendants in business litigation, legal malpractice, real estate, trade secrets, unfair competition, and insurance bad faith. He has also served as an expert witness in legal malpractice matters.
His tenacity in the courtroom led to a $26 million recovery, including...
Michael Jay Berger
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333 City Boulevard West
Orange, CA 92868
Free ConsultationOrange, CA Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
Business, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Collections
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Serving Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, San Fernando Valley, Santa Ana, Santa Barbara and Riverside. I am a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law. I am an "AV"* rated attorney with 37 years of experience in solving bankruptcy problems. I am a Mensa certified genius with a strong ability to analyze and solve problems. If you are being hounded by creditors, I can legally erase your debts and get you a fresh start. If your business needs reorganization, I can give you protection from your creditors while you reorganize. If you have a claim against an individual or company that has filed...
Theodore M. Hankin
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Newport Beach, CA Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(949) 383-4356 1400 Quail St
#200
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Shahnaz Hussain
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Santa Ana, CA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(888) 282-8822 2670 N. Main Street, Suite 270
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
The American College of Law
Attorney Shahnaz Hussain has been in practice for over 19 years, and she has handled over 5,000 cases. Shahnaz Hussain is a member of the California Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court: Central District of California and Southern District of California.

Ms. Hussain has a general law practice in Santa Ana, California. She is experienced in:

Personal Injury Law
Car Accident Representation
Criminal Defense
DUI Defense
DWI matters
Family Law
Divorce law
Business Law
Bankruptcy
Landlord-Tenant Law
Products Liability Law

She is an experienced and tenacious litigator who has appeared in courts in counties throughout Southern California.
Most importantly she is a trial attorney. She goes to trial and wins...
Star Q Lopez
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Newport Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(949) 301-9443 260 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Business, Administrative, Arbitration & Mediation and Tax
New York University School of Law and University of California - Los Angeles
Star Q. Lopez focuses her practice in estate planning, business formations, and general tax law services. Having practiced law for over a decade, Star has extensive experience in a variety of matters from estate planning, tax law, international law, and business planning to federal labor law, government contracting, criminal law, and general counsel to federal entities. In addition to her transactional and business experience, Star is a former federal prosecutor. In her role as a Judge Advocate, Star handled several criminal trials, administrative board hearings, and Federal labor law cases on behalf of the United States Air Force....
Joseph J. Mellema
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California Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience

Joe Mellema represents businesses in litigation in federal and state courts, including the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, and business and commercial disputes. Read More »
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Simon Leefatt
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California Business Law Attorney

Simon’s practice focuses on mergers and asset acquisitions, commercial financings, restructurings, and governance issues of public and private companies. He has experience with transactions in various industries,... Read More »
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Need legal help with a business law matter?

Business laws include all municipal, state, and federal laws that regulate businesses and commerce. Some industries, such as finance, face specific laws and regulations that apply to those in the field. Businesses of all types also must conform to many regulations that apply across the board, such as environmental regulations and advertising laws.

A business lawyer can help you address the myriad legal issues that arise when you are starting a new venture, operating an established company, or winding up or selling a business.

Business lawyers handle a broad spectrum of legal issues that confront companies. For new ventures, a business lawyer can help with business formation decisions, including selecting the proper business form, such a partnership, LLC or corporation, or addressing financial compliance issues when raising capital. In addition, business lawyers can offer advice when reviewing leases, purchase agreements, and other types of contracts. Other issues covered in this practice area include employee compensation and benefits, building relationships with independent contractors and other entities, and compliance with relevant advertising regulations.

While most business lawyers deal in transactional work (contracts and forms), some also litigate business disputes that arise from transactional work. Business litigation attorneys may handle issues such as breach of contract claims, consumer class action lawsuits, and wrongful termination claims.


Business judgment rule: a presumption that directors making a business decision, not involving self-interest, act on an informed basis, in good faith and in the honest belief that their actions are in the corporation's best interest.

Pierce the veil: A court no longer affords a shareholder of a corporation the protection of limited liability when the corporation has neglected corporate formalities and intermingled assets between the shareholder and the corporation.