Saratoga, California Business Lawyers

William L. Bretschneider
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Dedicated, Skilled & Strategic Business Law Counsel & Legal Representation!

I am an experienced, aggressive, and results-oriented business law attorney. I work tirelessly to meet the legal needs and goals of my clients! Visit my website to see reviews and results, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Kate Sagers
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business Litigation Lawyer

Kate Sagers counsels business owners in in Americans with Disabilities (ADA) issues and defends them in ADA litigation. Read More »
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Deirdre M. Digrande
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Free Consultation! Skilled California Business Lawyer! Aggressive Advocacy!

I have been providing exceptional business law representation for 15 years. I am committed to advocating for clients in a wide array of business matters! Visit my website for information and call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Michael William Malter
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Dedicated & Experienced Business Law Attorney! Aggressive Legal Representation!

I have provided determined and skilled advocacy for business law needs for over 35 years. I am committed to exceptional counsel and representation! Visit my website to see representative cases, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Martin S. Snitow
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Saratoga, CA Business Law Lawyer with 49 years experience
(408) 985-7575 PO Box 2821
Saratoga, CA 95070-0281
Business and Real Estate
Yale Law School
See my biography and photo at www.martinsnitow.com/bio.html
John Erik Fraker
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Saratoga, CA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(800) 775-7612 14500 Big Basin Way
Suite K
Saratoga, CA 95070
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Golden Gate University School of Law and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
John Erik Fraker is the chair of the Charitable Planning & Philanthropy Practice Group for Ainer & Fraker, LLP. Specializing in high net-worth estate planning, philanthropy, and asset protection, John excels at providing sophisticated financial solutions and advanced charitable techniques that help individuals reduce taxes, provide a lasting legacy, and strengthen the familyâs core identity. Prior to co-founding Ainer & Fraker, LLP in 2002, John handled the investment and insurance needs of high net worth families as a fee-only financial planner in the affluent Brentwood Santa Monica area of Los Angeles. Additionally, he worked as Business Development Officer for the...
Saratoga, CA Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(408) 257-9426 12153 Candy Ln
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business and Securities
University of California Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law
Saratoga, CA Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(650) 213-0300 21450 Mount Eden Ct
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business and IP
Santa Clara University Law School
Saratoga, CA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(650) 614-7307 14435 Big Basin Way
Suite 217
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business, Employment, IP and Securities
Santa Clara University School of Law
Saratoga, CA Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(408) 861-6500 12901 Saratoga Ave
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business and Medical Malpractice
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Saratoga, CA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(408) 255-6292 19040 Cox Ave #3
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business and Estate Planning
U of San Francisco School of Law
Saratoga, CA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(408) 777-0776 14500 Big Basin Way Ste K
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Saratoga, CA Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(408) 892-1084 12139 Marilla Dr
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business
Lincoln Univ
Saratoga, CA Business Law Attorney with 53 years experience
(408) 868-9107 20230 Merrick Dr
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business, IP and Real Estate
Stanford Univ Law School
Jeffrey Lawson
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Experienced Business Law Attorney! Dedicated Counsel & Legal Representation!

I am committed to aggressive advocacy for those with business law matters! I work with skill and diligence to achieve the best possible results! Visit my website to see reviews and results, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Bennett G. Young
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Insolvency Lawyer

Ben Young represents lenders, financial institutions, secured and unsecured creditors, distressed investment funds, businesses, receivers, special servicers, and creditors' committees, in insolvency matters. Read More »
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Saratoga, CA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(408) 402-3831 15181 Bellecourt
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business
Univ of Washington School of Law
Saratoga, CA Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(408) 569-1267 13957 Albar Ct
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business
UCLA School of Law
Saratoga, CA Business Law Lawyer
18955 Monte Vista Dr
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business
Saratoga, CA Business Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(408) 255-6292 19040 Cox Ave Ste 3
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business and Estate Planning
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Saratoga, CA Business Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(408) 867-4394 14060 Douglass Ln
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business
UC Hastings COL
Saratoga, CA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(408) 205-1862 19853 Park Dr
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business and Immigration
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Saratoga, CA Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(408) 867-8600 20667 Ashley Way
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Saratoga, CA Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(408) 257-0900 19040 Cox Ave Ste 3
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Saratoga, CA Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(408) 985-7575 PO Box 2821
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business and Real Estate
Yale Law School
Saratoga, CA Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(408) 295-4000 12660 Easton Dr
Saratoga, CA 95070
Business and Real Estate
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Joseph N. Demko
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business Trial Lawyer

Joe Demko is a trial lawyer who handles complex commercial business litigation. He represents lenders, creditors, property owners, limited liability companies, Board members, trustees and beneficiaries of trusts. Read More »
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Robert B. Kaplan
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Creditors' Rights Lawyer

Bob Kaplan represents banks, securitized lenders, leasing companies, real estate loan servicers, and corporations in cases involving Commercial Code issues, real property transactions, and Chapter 11 cases. Read More »
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George Grellas Esq.
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Cupertino, CA Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(408) 255-6310 20400 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino, CA 95014
Business and IP
Santa Clara University School of Law
I am a startup business lawyer and litigator practicing in Silicon Valley as head of a 4-lawyer boutique firm, George Grellas & Associates. We are business lawyers with a specialty in early-stage tech startups. Since 1984, we have helped small to medium-sized businesses, startups, entrepreneurs, and executives - several thousand in all. We help form companies - fund them - sell or merge or acquire them - sell their assets - do their corporate work, employment work, contracts, leases, and standard terms - licensing, trademark, and IP work - founder and equity incentive structures - commercial deals of all types. We...
Rebekah Joy Turney
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Los Gatos, CA Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(408) 395-6021 266 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Business, Construction, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
Golden Gate University
We provide dedicated representation designed to produce results. Our primary focus is real estate, construction, landlord tenant and business law.
Sujung Park
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Cupertino, CA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(408) 236-7345 19925 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Suite 100
Cupertino, CA 95014
Business and Estate Planning
Emory University
As a business legal counsel, Sujung Park has advised individuals and businesses on various legal transactions and litigation matters. Her practice includes corporate, commercial contracts, and estate and asset planning. Sujung’s clients range from global high tech companies to innovative emerging startups and local small businesses. She also has served as outside general counsel for the US subsidiaries of Korean companies and US companies who has a business relationship with Korea.

Sujung received a J.D. from Emory University School of Law and a M.A. in International Laws from Seoul National University. She is a member of the State Bar...
Kathleen Lawler Bodmer
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Los Gatos, CA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(831) 462-3220 20 South Santa Cruz Avenue
Suite 300
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Free ConsultationBusiness and Estate Planning
Boston Univ School of Law
Kathleen has been practicing law since 1994, concentrating in the areas of estate planning, trust administration and business transaction law. Kathleen's estate planning client base ranges from young couples just starting out to those clients with multi-million dollar estates in need of tax, gift, and charitable planning, as well as a basic estate plan. Additionally, Kathleen enjoys working with clients in the later stages of life to address those matters that can make the transitions that are inevitable proceed more smoothly, and as the client best intends. Kathleen's business practice focuses on smaller businesses in need of...
Suzanne King Nusbaum
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Los Gatos, CA Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(408) 399-2688 119 Millrich Dr
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and IP
Boston Univ School of Law and Santa Clara University
Judge Suzanne K. Nusbaum (Ret.) brings a wealth of experience to her ADR practice. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, with specialized expertise in commercial contract, employment, health care, real estate and intellectual property matters, she serves on many ADR panels, including the American Arbitration Association's National Roster of Arbitrators and Mediators, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), Arts Arbitration and Mediation Services (AAMS), the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), Kaiser Permanente, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Judge Nusbaum arbitrates and mediates legal fee disputes for the State...
Bruce Carl Janke
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Los Gatos, CA Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(408) 356-6556 16965 Roberts Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Free ConsultationBusiness and Appeals
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Mr. William W. Burns Esq.
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LOS GATOS, CA Business Law Attorney
(408) 395-2226 15720 WINCHESTER BLVD
LOS GATOS, CA 95030
Business, Asbestos, Criminal and Nursing Home
Santa Clara University School of Law
Kristie Dawn Prinz
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Los Gatos, CA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(408) 884-3577 P.O. Box 1594
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP and Real Estate
Vanderbilt University
Shahram Miri
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Campbell, CA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(408) 866-8382 80 Gilman Ave Ste. 27
Campbell, CA 95008
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Julie Bettencourt Cliff
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Los Gatos, CA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(719) 331-0727 20 S. Santa Cruz Ave., Ste. 300
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals and Bankruptcy
I have a successful business litigation and civil appellate practice. I also represent both debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. I represent individuals and businesses in Chapter 11 reorganizations. I also represent both plaintiffs and defendants in bankruptcy adversary proceedings in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California and the Eastern District of California.
Nicolas De Lancie
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Commercial Finance Lawyer

Nicolas De Lancie represents banks and other financial entities in creditors' rights, bankruptcy matters, commercial credit and commercial real estate finance transactions. Read More »
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Matthew S. Kenefick
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business Litigation Lawyer

Matthew Kenefick's law practice extends to litigation, compliance and real estate matters. He represents manufacturers, financial institutions, retailers, real estate developers, and the hotel industry, among others. Read More »
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Sharon Glenn Pratt
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Campbell, CA Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(408) 369-0800 1901 S Bascom Ave
suite 350
Campbell, CA 95008
Business
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Reg Lormon
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Los Gatos, CA Business Law Attorney
(408) 354-6100 236 Los Gatos Blvd
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Business
Eric Thomas Hartnett
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(408) 290-8228 563 S. Murphy Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Sunnyvale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
Business, Collections, Construction and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Eric Hartnett possesses an impressive real estate and business law background. He is a former partner at a preeminent real estate firm in Silicon Valley and has garnered a considerable wealth of experience by working his entire career at small and medium-sized firms. He has represented a wide array of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies and government entities to individuals and small businesses. Eric's skills and expertise have been recognized through his repeated receipt of Super Lawyers's Northern California Rising Star award.

While the majority of his cases have been venued in the Bay Area (e.g. Santa...
Jeffrey K Nielsen
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(408) 294-9700 84 West Santa Clara St. #540
San Jose, CA 95113
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Probate
Western State University College of Law
With over 5 years of experience, I understand the challenges facing families when they begin to contemplate their future. I know that you want to make sure that you are leaving your loved ones in a good place, and I want to help you develop a comprehensive estate plan that allows you to achieve your specific objectives.

I offer customized Estate Plans tailored to each client's needs. I have dealt with estates of all different sizes. Even if you feel that it is unnecessary for you to create an estate plan, you may have more assets than you realize. Certainly,...
Jennifer Louise Mispagel
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(408) 286-9800 70 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Jennifer Mispagel focuses her practice on Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate. Jennifer received her Juris Doctorate and her Masters in Business Administration from Santa Clara University in 2008. After completing her first year at Santa Clara University School of Law, Jennifer spent a summer in Tokyo studying the Japanese legal system and interning for a local law firm. When she returned to school, she enrolled in Santa Clara’s MBA program to complement her legal education. Jennifer received both the Witkin and CALI Awards in Community Property as well as the American Bankruptcy...
Matthew G. Grech
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(408) 214-0385 111 North Market St.
Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
St. Thomas University School of Law
As an attorney, Matthew Grech began his career as a civil litigator. From there Mr. Grech transitioned into estate planning and probate & estate administration. As an estate planning/administration attorney Mr. Grech has assisted numerous clients manage trust and estate administrations from inception to closing, as well as guiding and facilitating the planning process. It was during this time that Mr. Grech realized that a number of his clients’ family members and friends were facing mounting financial troubles in the wake of The Great Recession. It was this realization that motivated Mr. Grech to begin practicing bankruptcy law, which...
Kevin C Boileau
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Campbell, CA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(408) 442-2983 1999 S Bascom
Campbell, CA 95008
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,...
Michael William Malter
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Santa Clara, CA Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(408) 295-1700 2775 Park Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Business, Bankruptcy, IP and Tax
Santa Clara University School of Law
Steven Edward Springer
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Morgan Hill, CA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(888) 490-9852 16360 Monterey St. Ste. 180
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Employment and Family
Santa Clara University
Help small to medium size companies navigate through a wide variety of legal challenges: formation, funding, governmental impediments, operational legal planning, merger and acquisition, employee relations, and labor compliance. All with the goal of litigation avoidance. Litigation in all California state courts and the Northern and Eastern U.S. District Courts of California.
Laurence Louis Spitters Jr
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San Jose, CA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(408) 293-0463 96 North Third Street, Suite 500
San Jose, CA 95112
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Employment and Insurance Claims
Washington University
Wendy Watrous Smith
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Over 25 Years of Experience! Exceptional Business Counsel & Representation!

I am a dedicated and skilled business law attorney. I am committed to aggressive advocacy to obtain the best possible results for business matters! Visit my website for representative cases or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Richard A. Rogan
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Creditors' Rights Lawyer

Dick Rogan represents banks, financial institutions and other businesses and investors, in financial transactions, real estate, bankruptcy, insolvency, banking, corporate governance, commercial law and trust disputes. Read More »
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Saratoga Business Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

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Need legal help with a business law matter?

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

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

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

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


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

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