North Hills, California Business Lawyers

Taylor N. Burras
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Management Labor & Employment Law

Taylor Burras represents employers in matters relating to discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination, reduction in workforce, hiring, leaves of absence, and wage and hour issues.
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Allison S. Wallin
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California Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience

Seattle University School of LawCalifornia, Federal Circuit and Washington
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Andrew I. Shadoff
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business Litigation Lawyer

Andrew Shadoff represents businesses in litigation including legal and actuarial malpractice cases, music royalty and copyright disputes, patent infringement cases, and commercial lease and contract actions.
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Dustin Ginsburg
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California Business Law Lawyer

Georgetown University Law Center and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia
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Darrell C. Harriman
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North Hills, CA Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(877) 960-1335 8912 Haskell Ave
North Hills, CA 91343
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and University of the Pacific
Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
9756 Lemona Ave
Los Angeles, CA 91343
Business, Collections and Personal Injury
Whittier Coll School of Law
Mrs. Chirnese L Liverpool
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Van Nuys, CA Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(818) 714-2200 6277 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite 126
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Collections and Consumer
North Carolina Central University School of Law
I am an experienced bankruptcy attorney practicing within Los Angeles county. I understand all of the steps and important matters relating to these proceedings. I have represented hundreds of debtors. Please feel free to call (818) 714-2200 or e-mail us for a FREE consultation or visit our web site http://www.liverpoollegal.com for more information.
Marcy Peek
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Burbank, CA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(323) 337-4831 P.O. Box 692
Burbank, CA 91503
Business, Consumer, Employment and IP
Harvard Law School
I offer a boutique firm experience with big firm expertise.
Shelley Rios
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Burbank, CA Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(818) 641-1692 4405 W. Riverside Drive
#201
Burbank, CA 91505
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Loyola University New Orleans
Shelley Rizzotti is an attorney in Burbank, devoted to the practice of real estate, probate, and estate planning. She is a member of numerous associations including the California State Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, and the National Association of Realtors®. With nearly 15 years of experience in real estate and an extensive understanding of estate planning and probate administration, Ms. Rizzotti has the resources necessary to take on even the most complex cases. To find out about working with Attorney Rizzotti, do not hesitate to contact her firm, Shelley Rizzotti, Attorney...
Asmik Jasmine Gevorkyan
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Sherman Oaks, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(818) 497-8565 14156 Magnolia Blvd., Suite 200
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Divorce and Family
Ventura COL
Jasmine Gevorkyan is a litigation attorney who combines her talents and background in service to her clients.She represents wide array of clients, ranging from individuals to corporations, insurance carriers and third party administrators, based in varying parts of the country. She focuses her practice on Personal Injury and Family Law/Divorce cases and handles wide range of complex litigation matters in both the state and federal courts, including car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian accidents, elevator accidents wrongful death, brain injury, slip and falls, dog bite injuries, premises liability, medical malpractice, dangerous products/products liability and other general business contract and tort...
Constance Zec Bessada
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Van Nuys, CA Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(818) 988-9992 14545 Victory Blvd
Suite 402
Van Nuys, CA 91411
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Willamette Univ COL
I have a General practice with emphasis on Family Law, including custody, visitation, child and spousal support, property division and domestic violence issues, as well as other aspects of civil law, business and personal injury. By Appointment Only. Note: Any references and endorsements about me do not constitute a guarantee, warranty or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.
Joann Robin Deutch
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(818) 753-9922 12522 Moorpark St
Los Angeles, CA 91604
Business, Consumer, Estate Planning and Immigration
New York Law School
Joann Deutch is an experienced and versitle attorney ready to serve those legal needs which must be litigiated in Los Angeles County. Some matters require litigation while others can be handled more informally. The presence of local counsel answers the question of whether you are serious about pursuing your case. It is important to have all the facts and know the law so that you can make good decisions about your case. I advise and represent SMALL BUSINESSES with legal issues in Los Angeles. I will file Sister State Judgments for enforcement. I advise individuals and companies in SMALL CLAIMS...
Tiffany Nicole Romine
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Burbank, CA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(818) 839-9819 4100 W. Alameda Ave. Suite 300
Burbank, CA 91505
Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Ohio State University - Columbus
Tiffany N. Travillion (Romine) has spent her legal career aiming to give voice to those seeking fairness and justice. While studying at Moritz College of Law, Tiffany was a judicial extern for the Honorable Magistrate Judge Mark R. Abel of the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio. After obtaining her law degree, Tiffany served as a Deputy Attorney General where she represented the state of Indiana in criminal appeals. During her role as Deputy, Tiffany successfully argued before the Indiana Court of Appeals and in favor of establishing a new precedent in Indiana that...
Melissa C. Marsh
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(818) 849-5206 13527 Huston St
Los Angeles, CA 91423
Business, Employment, IP and Real Estate
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Melissa C. Marsh, a Los Angeles, California business attorney with 10+ years experience, has been employed by major law firms and advised the board of directors of a public company for over five years. She spends an equal amount of her time providing the same high quality services at low rates to small businesses throughout southern California. Her practice focuses on: providing business advice; drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts; organizing and maintaining California corporations and LLCs; advising both employers and employees on employment law matters; handling a myriad of real estate transactions; and some estate planning (wills and trusts) matters.
Isaiah Benjamin Blady Esq.
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California Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience

I. Benjamin Blady is the founding partner of Blady Workforce Law Group, APC, where he heads the Los Angeles Labor and Employment law and Class Action practice. Since 1994, Mr. Blady has focused his practice... Read More »
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Catherine DeBono Holmes
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business and Investment Capital Lawyer

Cathy Holmes is chair of JMBM's Investment Capital Law Group and author of the Investment Law Blog. She helps businesses worldwide to raise, invest and manage capital from U.S. and non-U.S. investors.
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Timothy F Umbreit
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Toluca Lake, CA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(818) 535-7381 4701 Cartwright Ave
Toluca Lake, CA 91602
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
University of Baltimore
Originally from Maryland, I came to California in 1995 and I have been practicing law successfully here in the LA area ever since. I left the big firm environment over 3 years ago to open my own solo practice in Toluca Lake.
I Randolph S Shiner
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Burbank, CA Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(213) 293-5140 2600 W. Olive Avenue
Fifth Floor
Burbank, CA 91505
Business and IP
Emory University School of Law
I am a litigation attorney. Business disputes, international trade disputes, telecommunications, and other general business litigation including talent/artist representation on a case-by-case basis. I offer my clients the same service that they should expect from large law firms, but without the pretense and exorbitant bills. Personal service is something that is sorely lacking in big firms that handle much large litigation owing to corporate red-tape, layers of management and resultant lack of accountability. I pride myself on what I do because I care about what I am doing regardless of whether you are a small group of entrepreneurs or a...
Jerome B Fogel
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Burbank, CA Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(866) 268-2787 4100 West Alameda Avenue
Suite 300
Burbank, CA 91505
Business and IP
New York University School of Law
Our firm brings the ideas of startups and entreprenuers to life from conception to strategy and execution. We acheive this through providing counsel in the areas of corporate, intellectual property, and outsourced General Counsel. Our attorneys are licensed in Calfornia, Illinois, Texas, New York, and Washington D.C. See www.jeromefogel.com for more information.
Michael C. Murphy Jr.
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Burbank, CA Business Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(818) 558-3718 3500 W. Olive Ave., Suite 300
Burbank, CA 91505
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, IP and Personal Injury
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Sherry Chalor Cross
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(310) 990-3639 10 Universal City Plaza
20th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 91608
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Insurance Claims and Nursing Home
University of Miami School of Law
Alexander Shekarchian
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(310) 895-7777 10 Universal City Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 91608
Business, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Construction
Loyola Law School
Lesli Ann Masoner
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Studio City, CA Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(818) 769-9317 12400 Ventura Blvd., #334
Suite 334
Studio City, CA 91604
Business
Univ of LaVerne COL
Victor Segura
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Panorama City, CA Business Law Lawyer
(818) 714-2060 14500 Roscoe Blvd. Suite 400
Panorama City, CA 91402
Business, Construction, Divorce and Family
Amy Beth Lawrence
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Burbank, CA Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(818) 843-6442 2550 Hollywood Way, Suite 202
Burbank, CA 91505
Business, Employment, IP and Insurance Claims
UCLA School of Law
Christopher Blanchard
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Burbank, CA Business Law Attorney
(818) 732-9605 2600 W Olive Ave
5th Floor
Burbank, CA 91505
Business, Appeals and Employment
University of Minnesota Law School
Jessica Bromall Sparkman
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Intellectual Property Lawyer

Jessica Bromall Sparkman represents businesses in all facets of trademark and copyright law, including litigation, prosecution, domain names, opinions, counseling, acquisition, and portfolio management.
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David R. Schwartz
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California Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience

University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolCalifornia
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Khashayar Eshraghi
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(818) 785-0400 6320 Van Nuys Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 91401
Business
Brooklyn Law School
Eric Palmer
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Sherman Oaks, CA Business Law Attorney
(818) 783-7300 13418 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Business, Construction and Employment
Joann R Deutch
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer
(818) 753-9922 12522 Moorpark Street
Los Angeles, CA 91604
Business
Ryan B. Noory
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Beverly Hills, CA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(213) 986-7266 4th Floor
2029 Century Park East
Beverly Hills, CA 90067
Business, Employment, Entertainment & Sports and Securities
Harvard Law School
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(855) 781-9904 10th Floor
350 10th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
(415) 797-7266 36th Floor
One Market
San Francisco, CA 94105
(281) 888-8182 33rd Floor
3200 Southwest Frwy
Houston, TX 77027
(347) 754-7266 39th Floor
245 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10167
Parham Patrick Parhami
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Encino, CA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(818) 205-2445 6345 Balboa Blvd., Suite 247
Encino, CA 91316
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Southwestern University School of Law
The areas of focus are Personal Injury, Contracts, Business Management, Business Formation (Corporation and LLC), Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Debt Settlement, Estate Planning and Banking. In addition to practicing law, the second part of the firm concentrates on Business Management section in which focus is on accounts payable, accounts receivable, paying bills, doing all tax work and anything else the client is interested in. Lastly, the firm concentrates on business consulting for anyone who currently has a business or plan to start a business.
Sheri L. Bonstelle
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(310) 712-6847 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business and Administrative
Fordham University School of Law
Michael Avanesian
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glendale, CA Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(888) 529-3111 801 N. Brand Blvd Suite #1130
glendale, CA 91203
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Legal Malpractice
Southwestern Law School
If you are in the market for a trustworthy, aggressive and competent attorney, you have found him.
(855) 266-2551 3440 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 915
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Jonathan S. Dennis
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(424) 299-4500 1875 Century Park East, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Loyola Law School
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 2006, Mr. Dennis obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Mr. Dennis was admitted to the State of California Bar in 2007. Mr. Dennis also has been admitted to practice law before the United States District Court for the Central District California. Mr. Dennis’ practice emphasizes both prosecuting and defending a wide range of federal and state civil litigation...
(949) 408-3000 19200 Von Karman Ave
Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612
Jual F Reyes
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(877) 242-4410 1875 Century Park East, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Personal Injury and Real Estate
UCLA School of Law
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Graduated from the University of California Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and obtained law degree from the UCLA School of Law. Worked on a wide variety of matters, including cases involving employment discrimination, business law, real estate, landlord/tenant matters, personal injury and breach of contract matters. Member of the California State Bar and UCLA Alumni Association. Has been a licensed real estate broker in the state of California since December of 2008. Admitted to practice law in all courts in the state of California and the...
(323) 210-3441 3315 Glendale Blvd., Suite 8
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Michael Ahmadshahi
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Century City, CA Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(800) 747-6081 1999 Avenue Of The Stars
#1100
Century City, CA 90067
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications, IP and Patents
Western State University College of Law
Mr. Ahmadshahi's area of practice is Intellectual Property Laws including Patent Prosecution and Litigation, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Unfair Business Practices. Before starting his firm, Mr. Ahmadshahi was a partner at Law Offices of Kayhan S. Shakib where he practiced intellectual property law as well as general law focusing on litigation in the areas of real estate, business, and personal injury cases.

Prior to the practice of law, Mr. Ahmadshahi was a staff scientist at C.E. Niehoff & Co., a defense contractor which manufactures state-of-the-art generators for military vehicles. Mr. Ahmadshahi also held the position of Research Engineer with the University of...
(800) 747-6081 2030 Main Street, Suite 1300
Irvine, CA 92614
(800) 747-6081 9701 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1000
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Susan Allison
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP - Business Litigation Lawyer

Susan Allison handles complex litigation for businesses, including intellectual property and entertainment litigation, defendants' professional malpractice, anti-SLAPP motions and appeals, and healthcare litigation.
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Stanley M. Gibson
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Patent Litigation Lawyer

Stan Gibson is a trial lawyer who focuses on high-stakes cases involving technology. He is the Chairman of JMBM's Patent Litigation Group and the publisher of the Patent Lawyer Blog.
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Rabeh M. A.  Soofi
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(213) 403-0130 5670 Wilshire Boulevard
18th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Personal Injury
University of Notre Dame
Rabeh M. A. Soofi is the managing attorney and founder of the firm. Having spent most of her legal career at a large national lawfirm of 300+ lawyers involved in million and billion dollar disputes, Rabeh’s focus is on making world-class legal skills available to individuals in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, to offer exceptional legal services in a client-focused, cost-effective, and strategic manner. Rabeh is hired most often for her unique practice philosophy and is known among the legal community as an aggressive attorney with a no-nonsense and solutions-oriented approach to legal engagements. Rabeh’s legal work combines...
Robert Louis Gigliotti
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ENCINO, CA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(818) 996-9776 15760 VENTURA BLVD., SUITE 700
ENCINO, CA 91436
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Divorce
University of La Verne College of Law
With over twenty-five years experience, Los Angeles attorney Robert Gigliotti has the knowledge and experience necessary to confidently and effectively represent California Clients in all aspects of family law including, divorce, custody and visitation, move-away disputes, child support, ?spousal support, property rights, premarital, post-nuptial, cohabitation agreements, modifications, domestic violence, and restraining orders. ?Los Angeles lawyer Robert Gigliotti understands the emotional and financial stress experienced by clients going through a divorce. ?Although a "do - it - yourself" plan may sound attractive at first glance a family law courtroom is no place to navigate alone or without an experienced...
Michael Cohen
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Beverly Hills, CA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(310) 288-4500 9025 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 301
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
Southwestern Law School
Mr. Cohen is the founder and principal of the Cohen IP Law Group, P.C. Mr. Cohen's practice involves intellectual property, business and entertainment law. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a patent attorney and is experienced in all phases of IP litigation relating to patent infringement validity and enforceability, trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, and interference with contractual relations. Mr. Cohen also specializes in matters involving UDRP proceedings, cybersquatting, and other domain name issues, and has successfully obtained preliminary injunctions against cybersquatters. Mr. Cohen is...
Allan Howard Grant
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Glendale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(888) 937-7555 655 N. Central Ave., # 17 Floor
Glendale, CA 921203
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Patents and Trademarks
California Western School of Law
Grant’s Law Firm, is a business oriented law firm composed of experienced attorneys delivering aggressive and innovative services in a cost-effective manner. While we offer the kind of work product, expected from a large law firm, we retain small firm efficiency and focus on personalized service to individuals, businesses and business owners throughout Orange County, Riverside County, and Los Angeles County, California. Our business lawyers craft creative and efficient solutions to various legal problems, no matter how complex the issues may be. In doing so, we seek to build long term relationships with our clients, so that we can contribute to...
(888) 937-7555 7545 Irvine Center Dr. # 200
Irvine, CA 92618
(888) 937-7555 3638 University Ave. # 203
Riverside, CA 92501
Jessica Bromall Sparkman
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(310) 712-6838 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
University of Southern California Law School
Marta M. Fernandez
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(310) 201-3534 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business and Employment
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Catherine DeBono Holmes
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(310) 201-3553 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business and Securities
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Travis Gemoets
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(310) 785-5387 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business and Employment
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Jeffrey D. Goldman
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(310) 785-5386 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business
Hastings College of the Law
Vanja Habekovic
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Beverly Hills, CA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(310) 281-6377 9401 Wilshire Blvd
9th Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Stanford University
My practice encompasses a wide variety of tax matters for businesses and individuals including partnership, corporate and individual taxation issues, international tax planning, entity formation, and mergers and acquisitions. I have represented clients in the real estate, entertainment, and healthcare industries. I structure transactions to optimize tax results, including tax-deferred Section 1031 real property exchanges. I draft and negotiate partnership and limited liability company operating agreements, and other contracts relating to the formation, sale, merger, acquisition, and liquidation of companies. I also handle executive compensation matters, including non-qualified deferred compensation plan and stock...
David J. Masutani
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California Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

University of Southern California Gould School of Law9th Circuit, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California...
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Dean Weinreich
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California Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience

Washington University in St. Louis and University of California - Santa Barbara9th Circuit and California
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California Lawyers for the Arts
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University of Southern California Small Business Clinic
Los Angeles, CA

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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.