Orange County, California Business Lawyers

Seth A. Nayowitz
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Experienced California Business Law Attorney! Dedicated to Exceptional Outcomes!

I am a skilled and knowledgeable business law attorney. I am committed to exceptional representation for a vast array of business and real estate law matters. Visit my website to see results, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Travis Gemoets
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Management Labor & Employment Lawyer

Travis Gemoets represents employers in all facets of labor and employment law, including wage/hour class actions, claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, trade secrets and unfair competition. Read More »
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Megan A. Schmenk
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Corporate Lawyer

Megan Schmenk represents businesses in a range of corporate issues. Read More »
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Jeffrey T. Myers
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Hospitality Lawyer

Jeff Myers' represents developers and capital providers in the development, financing, acquisition, and operation of hotels, resorts and other hospitality properties both nationwide and internationally. Read More »
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Jeffrey Robert Matsen
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Orange County, 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...
Zaher Fallahi
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(714) 546-4272 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...
Ali Parvaneh
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 17 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...
Star Q Lopez
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(714) 409-3522 1370 N. Brea Blvd.
Ste. 140
Fullerton, CA 92835
Business, Estate Planning and Family
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....
Kenneth Wonsup Chung
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(949) 261-7700 38 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606
Free ConsultationBusiness, Real Estate and Stockbroker Fraud
U of San Francisco School of Law
Kenneth W. Chung is experienced in both business litigation and business transactions. Mr. Chung’s business law experience includes real estate, contract, corporate, and employment issues. In addition to his skills as a transactional attorney, Mr. Chung’s aggressive yet thoughtful approach to arbitrations and trials, has distinguished himself as a successful litigator and advocate, in both the courtroom and the office. Mr. Chung counsels and represents a variety of businesses ranging from prestigious multi-national conglomerates to emerging private companies. He is proficient in negotiating and drafting a variety of business agreements including real estate contracts, distribution agreements, employment contracts, business alliance...
Elizabeth Yang
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 11 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.
Michael Jay Berger
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333 City Boulevard West
Orange, CA 92868
Free ConsultationOrange County, 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 36 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...
Mark B. Wilson P.C.
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(949) 478-0521 4770 Von Karman Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Business and Legal Malpractice
Loyola Law School
A seasoned trial attorney and skilled negotiator, Mark B. Wilson has won nearly every case he has tried and arbitrated. Mr. Wilson has lost only one jury trial and obtained a complete reversal 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 obtaining a $2.25 million jury verdict in a premises liability case; a $1.8 million binding arbitration award in a legal malpractice case; a $1.4 million jury verdict in a copyright...
Tina K Gehres
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(877) 333-2420 9891 Irvine Center Drive
Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92618
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Estate Planning and IP
Saint Louis University School of Law
Tina K. Gehres is the President and founder of Gehres Law Group, P.C., which she formed to provide affordable legal services to small businesses and individuals in the state of California. With more than two and a half decades of legal and business experience, Ms. Gehres has held a broad range of roles including Corporate Counsel, Director of Human Resources, Law Firm Partner, Legal Consultant, and Senior Accountant. Today, she has positioned herself as a valuable asset to clients as a small business attorney in San Diego and surrounding areas. Ms. Gehres has been a licensed attorney since 1997...
Jonathan S. Dennis
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(949) 408-3000 19200 Von Karman Ave
Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612
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...
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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Marc Lazarus
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(949) 851-0222 1401 Dove Street
#310
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Claims, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Chapman University
Marc Lazarus, partner at Russell & Lazarus, APC, is a distinguished personal injury attorney pioneering the use of video technology, custom computer animation, medical education resources, and the insertion of medical films to present his clientâs stories to juries. As a result, he has won thousands of personal injury cases throughout Southern California. Mr. Lazarus concentrates on cases resulting in traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, shoulder injuries, wrist and hand injuries, knee injuries, and ankle injuries. His experience with these types of injuries is a great asset to his personal injury clients. Mr. Lazarus is committed to continuing his education in...
Ross D. Meador
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(415) 713-0441 5151 California Ave.
Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92617-3059
Free ConsultationBusiness, International and Securities
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

CKR Law Orange County Office is focused on helping and protecting dynamic young companies. We understand technology and the business issues involving software, hardware, internet, and media. With an entrepreneurial mindset, we partner with our clients throughout the growth cycle, from the startup phase to exit strategy. We provide strategic advice on business structure and business plans, facilitate and document financing transactions, and attend to the myriad of details in commercial negotiations and documentation so our clients can sleep better at night. As a legal team with a business focus, we respect the need to act with agility, efficiency...
David Jafari
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
120 Vantis, Suite 430
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment and IP
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
www.jafarilawgroup.com _______ David Jafari opened the doors to Jafari Law Group in 2005. His practice has focused primarily on intellectual property, business law, and employment matters. In regard to intellectual property, Mr. Jafari has helped secure dozens of patents and dozens of trademarks for various clients, including individuals and business entities. Furthermore, Mr. Jafari has represented clients in over seventy litigation cases dealing with business, employment, and intellectual property related issues. Mr. Jafari has also served as a mediator and has helped clients settle cases outside of court. He holds a Certificate in Mediation from the Orange County Human...
John A. Messina Jr.
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 24 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...
Robert Scott Lawrence
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(949) 759-3810 15615 Alton Parkway
Suite 250
Irvine, CA 92618
Free ConsultationBusiness, Environmental, IP and Insurance Claims
Northwestern University School of Law
My law practice encompasses a broad variety of litigation matters, ranging from complex commercial disputes to white collar criminal defense. I have represented clients in federal and state courts in cases involving copyright and trademark infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, securities violations, bank fraud, tax fraud, toxic torts, unfair competition, and civil and criminal racketeering. I also have extensive experience in commercial mediation and arbitration.

Most recently, my work has involved class action litigation alleging false advertising under the CLRA and UCL, and a variety of intellectual property and business disputes in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco.
Matthew Sean Harrison
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
16A Journey
Suite 200
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Business, Administrative and Municipal
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Matt’s practice focuses on facilitating innovative change through legal action, and he works with private and public leaders in emerging issues and industries, ranging from internet to cannabis law. Most recently, Matt was one of the lead drafting attorneys on California’s Proposition 64, the successful ballot initiative to decriminalize and regulate cannabis for adult use. Working directly with California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and other state leaders to craft the policy structure, Matt directly authored key provisions in the legislation, integrating complex legislative, political and legal considerations into a balanced, comprehensive and historic reform. For over 10...
Andy Gale
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(714) 634-4838 1820 W Orangewood Ave, Ste 104a
http://www.IncorporationAttorney.com/
Orange, CA 92868
Business and Estate Planning
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Attorney at Law Offices 1820 West Orangewood Avenue, Suite 104a, Orange, CA 92868 Office: +1 (714) 634-4838.

With more than a 1000 small business owners as clients, Andy Gale clearly knows his way around the legal ramifications of small business law. He has been practicing law at Gale & Vallance since 1987.

Andy started his career as a trial attorney for the Office of the District Attorney in Orange County, California working there from 1980 through 1987.

He has served in his community as the Director for the Foundation for Personal Financial Education from May 2009 to January 2011.

He has received many...
Mark Chernoff
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(949) 416-3550 19800 MacArthur Blvd, Suite 1000
Irvine, CA 92612
Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Arizona
For nearly two decades Mark Chernoff has represented business of all sizes, business owners, real estate investors, and individuals in dispute resolution. He has handled cases of every shape and size, carefully considering client goals, evaluating options, and developing practical strategies. Before Practicing law, Mr. Chernoff served in the United States Peace Corps in the Republic of Moldova. Outside the office he enjoys spending time with his family, running, cycling, and hiking.
Kevin C Boileau
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(949) 444-6964 17901 Von Karman Ave Suite 600
Irvine, CA 92614
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Personal Injury
Harvard Law School, University of San Diego School of Law and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
For your mediation or negotiation needs, contact Kevin Boileau at
408.442.2983, 949.444.6964, or 415.830.0065.

Scientist, lawyer, and psychoanalyst specializing in complex negotiation, mediation, and law that utilizes game theory and psychoanalysis.

Substantively, we operate in:
DIVORCE LAW - - we handle complex financials, estates, and discreet matters
PERSONAL INJURY MEDIATION & NEGOTIATION - - we can help you avoid litigation and get your settlement
ANIMAL RIGHTS MEDIATION - - we protect animals
WATER & LAND MEDIATION - - we offer creative solutions
BUSINESS MEDIATION - - we can help with business conflicts
HUMAN RIGHTS MEDIATION - - we broker peace

We have offices in Silicon Valley/San Jose,...
Lynne Paynter Bolduc
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(949) 788-8900 16148 Sand Canyon Ave
Irvine, CA 92618
Free ConsultationBusiness and Securities
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Lynne Bolduc, a Partner with Oswald & Yap, practices securities and corporate law. She represents both private and public companies, as well as investment bankers and broker/dealers. Lynne's experience includes entity selection and formation matters for businesses just getting started, contract negotiations and drafting, mergers and acquisitions, private offerings, taking private companies public, and public company reporting with the Securities and Exchange Commission. She has structured and implemented over $1 billion in financings.
Gordon A. Schaller
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Taxation, Trusts & Estates Lawyer

Gordon Schaller represents high-net-worth individuals and public and private organizations on tax, estate planning, business succession, charitable and wealth management, trust and estate litigation, and related 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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Angelina Maria Plumtree
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 18 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.
Julie King
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Orange County, 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...
Sebastian Gibson
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
3541 Lilac Ave.
Corona del Mar, CA 92625
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Personal Injury
Univ of San Diego School of Law and Cardiff University
Named one of the Top Lawyers of 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011 by Palm Springs Life Magazine and has been called "Brilliant" and "A Legend." Sebastian also has a "Superb" rating (their highest rating) by Avvo which rates attorneys all across the U.S., Sebastian Gibson has over 40 years of experience in California and in Great Britain. With law degrees in both countries, today Sebastian Gibson has offices in Palm Desert and Orange County and assists personal injury accident victims, businesses and individuals throughout California and internationally. Visit us today at www.SebastianGibsonLaw.com to...
Adina T. Stern
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(949) 459-2111 30021 Tomas
#300
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
Business, Appeals, Construction and Landlord Tenant
Southwestern Law School
Thomas Nowland
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(949) 221-0005 4600 Campus Dr #103
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Employment and Real Estate
Whittier Coll School of Law
I bring a unique approach to business matters and complex business litigation through my years of hands on personal experience in the business of construction and other business ventures. This experience allows me to advise business clients about real world problems and the solutions that really work in today's business climate. Timely settlement of business litigation and other legal problems will further the businesses goals and work to rid the business of wasted time and money. Documenting the actions that resulted in these legal problems will work to make the business more profitable and knowledgeable in the...
Richard Edward Quintilone II
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(949) 458-9675 22974 El Toro Rd
Suite 100
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment and Personal Injury
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Prior to forming Quintilone and Associates, Mr. Quintilone worked with the national labor and employment defense firm of Fisher & Phillips and with some of southern California’s preeminent trial lawyers at Horton, Barbaro & Reilly. Mr. Quintilone was formerly an associate with the insurance defense firm of Hollins Schechter working with large multi-party cases in their environmental, liability and employment practice areas.
Gregory G. Brown
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(800) 237-8129 420 Exchange
Suite 270
Irvine, CA 92602
Business, Divorce, Employment and Personal Injury
University of San Diego School of Law
A native of Southern California and a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, Gregory G. Brown is one of less than 140 lawyers in California to be certified as a Specialist in Civil Trial Advocacy. He has devoted his practice to civil and jury trial litigation, taking on cases involving business, commercial or corporate litigation as well as those involving contract actions, fraud, intellectual property disputes, unfair competition and false advertising, and corporate litigation. He also serves clients in divorce and personal injury cases. After his graduation from law school in 1987, Mr. Brown practiced Kring...
Branigan Robertson
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(949) 667-3025 38 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Insurance Claims
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Branigan Robertson is an attorney who is loves about helping regular everyday members of the community fight for their rights in the workplace. Mr. Robertson exclusively represents employees in employment disputes and focuses his practice on sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination, wage & hour, wrongful termination, and retaliation. In the last few years Mr. Robertson has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients. Mr. Robertson is admitted to practice in courts of the State of California. He is a member the California Employment Lawyers Association. Mr. Robertson attended Chapman University School of Law and focused...
Allan Howard Grant
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(888) 937-7555 7545 Irvine Center Dr. # 200
Irvine, CA 92618
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...
Stanley M. Gibson
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(949) 623-7229 3 Park Plaza
#1100
Irvine, CA 92614
Business, IP and Patents
Duke University School of Law
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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Daniel F. Freedman
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Land Use and Administrative Lawyer

Daniel Freedman represents real estate developers and owners on zoning, land use, and compliance with regulations such as CEQA, NEPA, California Coastal Act, federal and state housing laws and historic designation. Read More »
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Scott A. Harshman
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(949) 623-7224 3 Park Plaza
#1100
Irvine, CA 92614
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and Whittier Law School
Ali Shalchi
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(949) 379-6648 2603 Main St
#200
Irvine, CA 92614
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Patents and Trademarks
University of Iowa College of Law
Ali focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and transactions, with a focus on patent litigation and drafting. He is registered to practice before the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). He has litigated large patent cases involving cutting edge technologies including semiconductors, telecommunications, consumer electronics, and medical devices. Mr. Shalchi obtained his B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from UCSD in 1998, where he completed several research projects on computer modeling of cardiac mechanics. He also received an M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering, with a focus on MEMS (MicroElectroMechanicalSystems) & Semiconductor Fabrication, from UCLA in 2002. While at UCLA, he...
Salar Atrizadeh Esq.
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney
19200 Von Karman Ave
4th Floor
Irvine, CA 92612
Business, Communications and Real Estate
University of Tulsa College of Law
Salar Atrizadeh, Esq. is licensed to practice law in the State of California, District of Columbia, and the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts. Mr. Atrizadeh has dedicated his practice in learning about day-to-day legal problems and providing solutions to his clients. He is familiar with various areas of the law, including, but not limited to, civil litigation and transactional work. Mr. Atrizadeh is a knowledgeable attorney with sophisticated strategies and records of success to protect client interests. He has extensive experience in law office management and after graduation began his private practice in Los Angeles, California. Salar Atrizadeh, Esq. graduated...
Michael Ahmadshahi
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(800) 747-6081 2030 Main Street, Suite 1300
Irvine, CA 92614
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...
Griffin Schindler
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(949) 421-3030 85 Enterprise
310
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Business, Employment, IP and Real Estate
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Griffin Schindler, Esq., associate attorney at Jafari Law Group, practices in the areas of intellectual property and employment law. He is an Eagle Scout who graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. While pursuing his undergraduate degree, Griffin was actively involved with the on-campus organization Sursum Corda whose focus was to help better society through service.

Following his undergraduate education, Griffin received his J.D. from Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law in Orange, California. During law school, Griffin spent two and a half years as the research assistant for his...
David Van Luu
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(714) 697-8600 930 W. 17th Street
Suite B
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Business, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Univ of LaVerne COL
Founded under the direction of Attorney David V. Luu, our offices are centrally located in the cities of Santa Ana and Irvine to better serve the residents of Southern California, which includes Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and Los Angeles County. We are best known for helping people from all walks of life throughout Southern California to prevent, resolve, and litigate issues relating to their debts, personal injuries, and business or real estate transactions It is our mission to give you clear and understandable advice concerning legal matters. We listen to what you have to say...
Majid Foroozandeh Shahraki
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Orange County, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(949) 336-8505 9891 Irvine Center Drive
Ste 130
Irvine, CA 92618
Free ConsultationBusiness, Family, Immigration and Personal Injury
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Court Admissions:

United States District Court, Central District of California, May 30, 2007
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, October 26, 2009
United States District Court, Southern District of California, November 16, 2009
United States Tax Court, November 19, 2009
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, January 10, 2010
United States District Court, Eastern District of California, June 3, 2010
United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, July 13, 2010
United States Court of International Trade, January 2, 2014
United States Court of Appeals For The Federal Circuit, June 30, 2015
United States Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, May 3, 2017
United States...
Anthony James Dispoto
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(714) 337-6389 2424 SE Bristol St., Suite 300
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, IP and Securities
University of San Diego School of Law
Experienced Attorney with a demonstrated history of working in the medical services, clinical laboratory and collections industries. Skilled in Contract Review and Drafting, Legal Research and Writing and Corporate and Business Documentation. Strong legal professional with a Juris Doctor focused in Corporate and Business Law from the University of San Diego School of Law.
Jeff Hoang Pham
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(714) 250-2121 575 Anton Blvd., Third Floor
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Business
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Jeff Pham has devoted his career to counseling businesses and providing them with the legal expertise required to realize their goals. Mr. Pham began his career as corporate counsel to CoreLogic, Inc. (NYSE: CLGX), the world’s largest provider of real estate data and analytics. During his tenure, Mr. Pham advised the company on a broad array of legal matters—from routine business transactions, to trade secret enforcement, to international corporate acquisitions. In 2010, Mr. Pham formed Pham Law Group, bringing his years of experience in the legal department of a large corporation to bear on behalf of small and...
Douglas Borthwick
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Orange County, CA Business Law Attorney with 23 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...
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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.