Santa Monica, California Business Lawyers

Richard D. Oppenheim Jr.
(818) 461-8500
Encino, CA Business Law Attorney
39 years experience
Laith D. Mosely
(310) 440-4100
Beverly Hills, CA Business Law Attorney
David B. Stern
(310) 201-3530
Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer
29 years experience
Cheryl L Hodgson
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Lawyer. 40 years experience
(310) 623-3515 100 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 940
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Business, Communications, Entertainment & Sports and Trademarks
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Cheryl Hodgson offers a unique combination of legal expertise and practical business experience based upon years of experience in the music industry at a manager, agent, and music publisher. Expert in litigation of matters pertaining to contractual disputes, artist rights, trademarks, copyrights, Cheryl uses her courtroom expertise not only as a litigator but as a mediator in cases involving trademarks copyrights and entertainment related matters. Years in the courtroom provide her clients with strong advocacy for in business transactions, calculated to seal the deal, while minimizing future risks. Hodgson has been certified for...
Antone F. Johnson
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Attorney. 19 years experience
(310) 776-5484 1450 2nd Street
Suite 109
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications, IP and Securities
Columbia Law School
For nearly 20 years, Antone Johnson has served as lawyer, advisor, executive and advocate for emerging growth technology/digital media ventures, founders and investors in a diverse range of business and intellectual property matters. Raised in Menlo Park and Palo Alto, California, suffused with Silicon Valley's unique culture of innovation, he came of age professionally during the Internet explosion of the late 1990s, an entrepreneurial crucible of unprecedented wealth and job creation, reinvention of countless industries, and related venture capital and Wall Street dealmaking. Antone was fortunate to have a ringside seat at major Los Angeles and Silicon Valley law firms,...
(415) 729-5405 169 11th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Alan Abergel
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Lawyer. 11 years experience
(310) 779-4537 100 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 940
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Free ConsultationBusiness, Real Estate and Trademarks
Univ of Maryland School of Law
Our firm’s concentration is in the representation of entrepreneurs and their businesses. Our firm provides transactional/deal services . We often act as outside general counsel for our clients’ businesses. We serve many business industries including, lending, financial services, real estate, construction, technology startups, music, entertainment, new media, fitness/wellness, manufacturing, restaurants, and apparel. We provide professional, cost-effective, responsive, and aggressive representation to our clients. Our skill in incorporating litigation avoidance strategies into our clients’ business planning is a key element of our practice. Regardless of an organization’s size or prominence, legal...
(818) 783-4645 15915 Ventura Blvd
Suite 300
Encino, CA 91436
Salar Atrizadeh Esq.
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Attorney.
401 Wilshire Blvd
12th Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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...
(310) 601-7161 9701 Wilshire Blvd
10th Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
19200 Von Karman Ave
4th Floor
Irvine, CA 92612
Richard Knickerbocker
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Lawyer. 52 years experience
(310) 260-9060 100 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1845
Santa Monica, CA 90401-3605
Business, Appeals, Civil Rights and Criminal
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and USC Law School
I have had a vast range of experience both in the public and private sector. I was formerly Chief of Civil Litigation for the City or Torrance and ultimately became the City Attorney of Santa Monica with experience in Civil Litigation, Advisory functions and deal making, and Criminal Prosecution. When in private practice I had a broad range of experience wining significant trials and appeals. I have an AV (pierless (5.0) rating, which is the highest possible, and am Certified by the State Bar of California in Appellate Advocacy and the Nation Board of Trial Advocates in Civil Trial Advocacy....
Rosalinda V Amash
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Lawyer. 15 years experience
(310) 246-0722 1223 Wilshire Boulevard
#493
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Boston Univ School of Law
Jeffrey Wrubel Cowan
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Attorney. 24 years experience
(310) 394-1420 1541 Ocean Avenue
Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights, Collections and Elder
UCLA School of Law
Based in Santa Monica, Los Angeles employment and business trial lawyer Jeffrey W. Cowan has an "AV î Preeminent" rating from Martindale-Hubbell. In 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, Mr. Cowan was named a "Southern California Super Lawyer". Professional Experience. Mr. Cowan specializes in employment and business litigation. He represents plaintiffs and defendants, and has recovered many millions of dollars for his clients (and also saved millions for his defendant clients). Learn more at http://www.cowan-law.com/results.php. Mr. Cowan earned his B.A. (cum laude) from Cornell University in 1986 and his J.D. from the...
Pamela Ann Wilson
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Lawyer. 24 years experience
(310) 650-9565 233 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 700
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Business, Consumer, Employment and IP
Steve Payam Hassid
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Attorney. 14 years experience
(310) 400-6291 1115 1/2 Yale St.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
Hastings College of the Law
For over 13 years, I have helped clients in diverse technology areas achieve success in IP and business litigation, patents, trademarks and licensing. Having been at two leading large law firms (Greenberg Trauig LLP, AMLAW 10 and Sheppard Mullin LLP, AMLAW 100) for 10+ years, I have the experience and skills to provide our client's with the very best in quality and service. I have successfully settled numerous IP and business litigation cases, prosecuted hundreds of patent and trademark applications to issuance/registration and successfully negotiated complicated licensing and pre-litigation matters for small startups to Fortune 500 companies....
Patrick E. Bailey
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Lawyer. 37 years experience
(310) 392-5000 2800 28th St
Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Business and Personal Injury
University of La Verne College of Law
I have been practicing law since 1979. In that time I have gained a lot of pride in representing people who need my help to fight for their cause. I handle very complex cases including aviation disasters, brain and spine injury cases and other highly technical issues. These types of cases take knowledge and dedication in order to achieve successful results. I am a pilot and have taught Aviation Law at California State University. During my career I have helped my clients to settle their cases before they ever see a courtroom and I have...
Kathleen Ann Kenne
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Lawyer. 13 years experience
(424) 204-6194 2720 Neilson Way, #5141
Santa Monica, CA 90409-5141
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Personal Injury
University of West Los Angeles School of Law
Mr. Daniel Bernard Wolfberg Esq.
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Attorney. 22 years experience
(323) 842-2194 2001 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 205
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Insurance Claims and Landlord Tenant
Southwestern Univ School of Law
I am a trial attorney. I have tried numerous business and injury cases. I have been to the California Supreme Court, and I was voted a top attorney under 40. I can try a case, and I can also prepare complex business agreements. For example: I have prepared a number of unique employment agreements, each suitable to the business environment for which they were drafted. I am aggressive and confident. I win cases and understand the jury trial system. I believe that I have the experience to know when to settle and when to fight. I believe that all attorneys should show their...
Jeffrey Wittenberg Jeffrey Wittenberg
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Attorney. 14 years experience
(877) 352-2010 2665 Main Street, Suite 240B
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Free ConsultationBusiness, Broker Fraud and Securities
University of California - Berkeley
Mr. Wittenberg began a career on Wall Street 20 years ago. He then attended Berkeley Law where he focused his legal education and securities and business transactions. Upon graduating, Mr. Wittenberg was recruited by large law firms to work on tens of billions of dollars of securities offerings and business transactions. Mr. Wittenberg founded Wittenberg Law several years ago to provide more personalized service to people who are seeking representation from a law firm who will champion their cause, provide strategies and diligence that will achieve their goals, and assist in helping them be winners.
Roshni Gandhi
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Beverly Hills, CA Business Law Attorney.
(310) 564-1400 468 N. Camden Drive Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA 90404
Business, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Tax
Trinity International University
Edward Cyril Stark
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Attorney. 37 years experience
(310) 393-7300 1541 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Business, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Evelyn Susan Ginossi
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Lawyer. 12 years experience
(310) 746-3837 2425 OLYMPIC BLVD.
SUITE 4000W
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Business, Immigration and Real Estate
University of Westminster, London UK and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Jim Betinol
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Lawyer. 7 years experience
920 Santa Monica Blvd. Ste. 126
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Business, Estate Planning and IP
Johnny Kim
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Attorney. 12 years experience
(323) 920-0255 401 Wilshire Blvd.
9th Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Business, Collections and Real Estate
Hofstra Univ School of Law
Santa Monica, CA Business Law Attorney.
(310) 883-6411 1333 2nd St.
Suite 400
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Business and Securities
University of Southern California
Santa Monica, CA Business Law Lawyer.
(310) 883-6417 1333 2nd St.
Suite 400
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Business and Securities
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Jessica Newman
(310) 785-5372
Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney
Stanley M. Gibson
(310) 201-3548
Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney
22 years experience
Matthew Swanlund
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney. 17 years experience
(310) 486-6958 12777 W Jefferson Blvd
Building D, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Trademarks
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Based in Los Angeles, I assist individuals and businesses throughout Southern California and the nation with a diverse range of entertainment law matters, from contract negotiations to intellectual property protection. My clients comprise celebrities, artists, sports figures and performers, along with businesses and government entities. I am committed to offering each of these clients tailored, effective solutions by applying my 15 years of experience at a large law firm to every case. I regularly help my clients negotiate the production, distribution and licensing of their art, motion pictures, software and other products. I also assist creative artists in registering...
Zaher Fallahi
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney. 6 years experience
(310) 719-1040 10866 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Pacific Coast University School of Law
Zaher Fallahi, Tax Attorney, CPA, represents the US taxpayers throughout the world in resolving their tax problems with the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), Report of Foerign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and tax audits. Zaher Fallahi has been rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo, a US legal forum, and has been named a top Tax Attorney. About 1.8% of the US lawyers are also CPAs, and Zaher Fallahi is proudly one of them. Mr. Fallahi has been a CPA since 1983 and practiced tax law in the US since 1979. He...
(714) 546-4272 650 Town Center Drive, Suite 880
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Jonathan S. Dennis
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney. 9 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. 12 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
Jim Butler
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer.
(310) 201-3526 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Eric Lawton
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney. 44 years experience
(310) 319-5409 12400 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Business, Broker Fraud and Insurance Claims
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Eric Lawton represents businesses and individuals in the resolution of complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on the representation of policyholders in insurance disputes. A seasoned advocate with over 35 years of experience, he has obtained litigation victories and successful settlements in a broad range of matters, including insurance coverage issues of bad faith, unfair business practices, duties to defend, indemnify and/or pay benefits, in matters involving a wide variety of coverage types, claims, and industries. These include policy types such as commercial general liability (CGL), crime and fidelity, directors and officers liability, employment practices liability, professional liability, insurance...
Kevin K. McDonnell
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney. 17 years experience
(310) 201-3590 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business, Administrative, Environmental and Real Estate
Southwestern University School of Law
Barry V. Freeman
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney. 53 years experience
(310) 785-5367 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
University of California Los Angeles School of Law
Barry Freeman specializes in creditors' rights, Article 9 of the UCC and bank and asset-based lending, Barry's practice focuses on all aspects of secured and unsecured lending, asset-based and unsecured lending, special assets services, credits, syndicated and participated credits, representing both agents, participants and line banks; business bankruptcies; corporate reorganization; workouts and restructurings; agricultural lending; real estate workouts/financing; and litigation counseling involving lender liability issues.
David Jafari
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney. 16 years experience
10250 Constellation Boulevard, Suite 2300
Los Angeles, CA 90067
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...
120 Vantis, Suite 430
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
8105 Irvine Center Drive, 9th Floor
Irvine, CA 92618
155 North Riverview Drive
Anaheim Hills, CA 92808
17011 Beach Boulevard, Suite 900
Huntington Beach, CA 92610
Robert E. Braun
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney. 35 years experience
(310) 785-5331 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business, Real Estate and Securities
University of California - Los Angeles
Jeffrey D. Goldman
(310) 785-5386
Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney
25 years experience
Stephen Farkas
(949) 358-7426
Beverly Hills, CA Business Law Lawyer
David A. Sudeck
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney. 20 years experience
(310) 201-3518 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business and Real Estate
UCLA School of Law
David Meyer Esq
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney. 21 years experience
(866) 827-6537 2029 Century Park East
Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationBusiness, Broker Fraud, Consumer and Securities
Capital University Law School and Capital University
Attorney David P. Meyer is the principal founder of Meyer Wilson. He has gained national recognition as an investment fraud lawyer, representing more than 800 investors in investment misconduct claims. He has won verdicts, settlements and judgments of hundreds of millions of dollars on their behalf. Because he is recognized as an authority in this field, he is often asked to speak for bar associations and at educational seminars. He is an active member of the Public Investors’ Arbitration Bar Association and various other legal professional associations. In 2013, Attorney David Meyer was included in the list of Best...
(888) 390-6491 1320 Dublin Road
Suite 100
Columbus, OH 43215
Martin S. Appel Sr.
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney. 57 years experience
(310) 201-3563 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Northwestern University School of Law
Jonathan A. Weininger
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer. 15 years experience
(310) 712-6812 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business, Environmental, IP and Securities
Whittier Law School
Matthew D. Hinks
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer. 17 years experience
(310) 201-3558 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business, Appeals, Environmental and Real Estate
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Parag L. Amin
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer. 5 years experience
(213) 293-7881 3415 South Sepulveda Boulevard
Suite 1156
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Business and Personal Injury
University of Southern California
Parag L. Amin earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California's Gould School of Law after receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Finance from the University of Maryland, College Park. During both his undergraduate studies and law school, Mr. Amin actively participated in community service activities and made a concerted effort to obtain practical business and legal experience. Mr. Amin applies the same practical approach to his law practice. Many individuals and small business owners have a difficult time finding a law firm that meets their unique legal needs. Far too many attorneys take a universal approach to...
(213) 293-7881 633 W. 5th St.
Suite 2600
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 293-7881 633 W. 5th St.
Suite 2600
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Daniel J. Ronen Esq.
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney. 1 year experience
(424) 248-6688 11845 W Olympic Blvd
#1000
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Robert Aaron Polisky
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer. 20 years experience
(310) 405-0888 10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business and Health Care
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
A diligent, problem-solving, and results-oriented professional with substantial expertise in healthcare transactional and regulatory law. I have more than 15 years of law firm and in-house experience representing a variety of healthcare providers and companies in complex business transactions and navigating a myriad of different healthcare laws and regulations. My practice at the Law Offices of Robert A. Polisky focuses on the representation of healthcare providers and companies, including hospitals, medical groups, accountable care organizations, management companies, billing companies, diagnostic imaging centers, cancer treatment centers, surgery centers, laboratories, equipment lessors, health information technology companies, and others associated with the...
Guy Maisnik
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer. 32 years experience
(310) 201-3588 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business and Real Estate
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Ivan Jose Parron Esq.
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney. 10 years experience
(310) 598-3550 1999 Avenue of the Stars Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports and IP
Florida International University and Florida State University College of Law
Mr. Parron has over 20+ years of executive and legal experience in the television, music and motion picture industries. He is the immediate past-chair of the Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law section, a board member of the Miami-Dade County Film & Entertainment Advisory Board and an elected Grammy Governor of the Recording Academy. Prior to opening his law firm and his tenure at Universal Music Group as in-house attorney, Mr. Parron served as CEO & founder of Ritmoteca.com, Inc., the worlds first legal source for downloadable Latin music via the Internet and mobile networks. Mr. Parron is...
(305) 459-3349 175 SW 7th Street
Suite 1403
Miami, FL 33130
(212) 419-0773 1500 Broadway
5th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Scott Price
(310) 440-4100
Beverly Hills, CA Business Law Lawyer
27 years experience
Daniel M. Grigsby
(310) 201-3587
Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney
35 years experience