Stanford, California Business Lawyers

Stuart K. Tubis
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business and ADA Litigation

Stuart Tubis is a civil litigator representing businesses in a wide range of matters, including Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claims and intellectual property disputes. Read More »
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Xiaorong Chen Esq.
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California Business Law Lawyer

Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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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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Jonathan Alan Blau
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Experienced & Skilled Business & Real Estate Lawyer! Protecting Your Interests!

I am a dedicated and experienced business and real estate law attorney. I will aggressively represent your rights and interests in court and mediation! Visit my website for more information and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Stanford, CA Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(650) 248-1555 645 Salvatierra St
Stanford, CA 94305
Business and Environmental
New York University School of Law
Stanford, CA Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(415) 315-6305 PO Box 20386
Office Of The General Counsel
Stanford, CA 94305
Business
Duke University School of Law
Stanford, CA Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(650) 724-0014 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305
Business
Univ of Virginia School of Law
Stanford, CA Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(650) 721-1793 326 Galvez St
Stanford, CA 94305
Business and Estate Planning
Santa Clara University School of Law and Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Palo Alto, CA Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(650) 533-5203 P O Box 531
Palo Alto, CA 94305
Business, IP and Real Estate
Stanford Law School and Stanford Univ Law School
Stanford, CA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(310) 781-4961 604 Olmsted Rd
Stanford, CA 94305
Business
Loyola Law School and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Stanford, CA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(650) 843-5000 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Crown Quadrangle
Stanford, CA 94305
Business
Harvard Univ Law School
Roger Royse
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Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(650) 813-9700 149 Commonwealth Drive
Suite 1001
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free ConsultationBusiness and Tax
New York University School of Law and University of North Dakota School of Law
Roger Royse, the founder of the Royse Law Firm, works with companies ranging from newly formed tech startups to publicly traded multinationals in a variety of industries, including technology, entertainment and new media, sports, real estate and agri-business. Roger regularly advises on complex tax structuring, high stakes business negotiations and large international financial transactions. Practicing business and tax law since 1984, Roger’s background includes work with prominent San Francisco Bay area law firms as well as Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy in New York City. Roger is active in leadership roles with several bar associations, including the following: ...
John C.  Martin
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Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(650) 329-9500 1145 Merrill St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Boston College Law School
Attorney John Martin advises individuals, families, and businesses in the areas of legacy planning, wealth preservation, estate & business succession planning, and estate administration. Our law firm focuses exclusively on legacy planning, wealth preservation, estate and business succession planning, and estate administration. Our trust and estate planning services enable clients to protect their spouse's or child's s inheritance from creditors and predators, maximize control over their assets during their lifetime, benefit charities, and effectively transition their business to the next generation. Through an ongoing client maintenance program, we provide peace of mind that a client's goals will not...
Isaac Hal Winer
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(650) 330-0110 2225 E. Bayshore Rd., Ste. 200
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Free ConsultationBusiness
UCLA School of Law
Isaac H. Winer is an experienced business lawyer and civil litigator who has practiced law throughout California since 1992. Mr. Winer’s practice encompasses a broad array of substantive areas, including civil litigation and ADR across a diverse set of subject matters, business formations, funding and governance, business and technology / IP transactions, real property sales and leases, as well as internet and website-related matters. Mr. Winer’s clients have included public and private companies in a variety of industries including software, hardware, life science, internet, telecom and health care. He has also represented start-ups, founders, serial entrepreneurs, joint...
Richard A. Rogan
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Creditors' Rights Lawyer who will fight for you! Request a consultation today!

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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Heinz Binder
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Exceptional Representation! Over 35 Years of Business Law Experience & Success!

I provide knowledgeable and aggressive counsel and advocacy for business law matters. I am dedicated to pursuing the best possible outcomes! Visit my website for representative clients and cases. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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Michael D. Larsen
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
2nd Floor
530 Lytton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Business, International, Securities and Tax
University of Chicago
I have always been interested in European history and languages. I lived in France for four years before returning to the Bay Area to set up my law practice. I often work with people in the Bay Area who have family or assets in France.
Jonathan Alan Blau
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(650) 328-7300 2479 E Bayshore Road
#703
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Business and IP
Stanford Law School
I am Senior Counsel at Nopar & Associates Attorneys at Law. My practice areas include Business & Commercial Law, Business Purchases & Sales, Business Organizations, Corporate Law, and Intellectual Property Law.

I obtained my B.S. at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. I earned my J.D. at Stanford Law School. I am admitted to practice law in the State of California.

I have extensive experience in a broad range of business law matters. I am dedicated to providing skilled and knowledgeable counsel for your legal needs.
Alan Scott Nopar
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(650) 328-7300 2479 E Bayshore Road
#703
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
Business and Real Estate
Stanford Law School
Raymund Robles
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(800) 998-6988 228 Hamilton Ave., 3rd Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Business, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
UC Hastings COL
Jeffrey Charles Miller
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(650) 321-0410 2501 Park Blvd
2nd Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Cornell Univ
For over thirty years, I have practiced business law and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in Palo Alto, California. I assist businesses with formation and planning; purchases and sales of existing businesses; termination of business entities; commercial leasing matters; and employment matters. My other focus is on mediation and arbitration, where I help clients settle disputes outside of the courtroom. What I enjoy most about being a business law attorney is helping people transform their hobbies and passions into successful businesses. Whether I’m helping someone start a restaurant or a software company, I’m always mindful of the...
Harry Boadwee
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Los Altos, CA Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(408) 253-6100 PO Box 4134
Los Altos, CA 94024
Business and IP
Columbia Univ School of Law
Scott Adam Berman
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REDWOOD CITY, CA Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(650) 843-1900 2055 WOODSIDE RD
STE 110
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94061-3366
Business, Employment and Insurance Claims
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
I have extensive experience in employment, business, insurance and real estate litigation. In 1997, I graduated Order of the Coif (top 10%) from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley. I clerked for the Honorable Maxine M. Chesney of the United States District Court, Northern District of California in 1999 and the Honorable Robert Boochever of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in 2001. I practiced insurance law as an associate with Sonnenshein Nath & Rosenthal and employment law as an associate at Heller Ehrman. I focused on real estate litigation while working...
Andrew Dylan Winghart
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Redwood City, CA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(510) 593-8546 495 Seaport Court
Suite 104
Redwood City, CA 94063
Business, IP and Insurance Claims
Tulane Univ Law School
Aria Vatankhah
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(650) 391-9630 260 Sheridan Avenue
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Business, Immigration and Real Estate
University of California Hastings College of the Law, LSE and University of Westminster
Clifford Ross Chernick
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Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(650) 327-5570 770 Menlo Avenue
Suite 101
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Family
UC Hastings COL
The Best Lawyers in America 2003-present; Best Lawyers 2017 Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” for San Jose metropolitan area; National Academy of Family Law Attorneys “2016 Nationally Top 10 Attorney Award” for State of California; Best Law Firms – U.S. News and World Report 2014-present; Northern California Super Lawyers 2003-present; Daily News, Readers’ Choice Award “Best Lawyers Office” 2016; Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers; Strathmore’s Who’s Who; National Registry of Who’s Who (life member); Author “Family Law ADR and Other Techniques” (Aspatore, “Inside the Minds – California Family Law Strategies,” 2009); Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Menlo College, 1995-2009,...
Julie Bonnel-Rogers Esq.
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California Business Law Attorney

University of San Francisco School of LawCalifornia
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Rebecca Charlene McCracken Esq.
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California Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience

Vermont Law SchoolCalifornia, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern Districts of New York, U.S. District Courts for the Southern Districts of New York, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and New York
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Kayvon Reza Pourmirzaie
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney
(415) 450-6686 228 Hamilton Ave Ste 300
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Business and IP
University of San Diego School of Law
Harry Isaac Price
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Los Altos, CA Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(650) 949-0840 40 Main St
Los Altos, CA 94022
Business and Real Estate
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Aki Yoshikawa
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Mountain View, CA Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy
Mountain View, CA 94043
Business
Stanford Univ Law School
Ms. Ashitha Bhagwan
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Lawyer
(650) 813-9700 1717 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Business
University Law College, Bangalore, India, National Law School of India University Bangalore, India and University Law College, Bangalore, India
Ashitha Bhagwan’s practice focuses on entrepreneurs and their corporate and legal needs. Ms. Bhagwan has worked on the formation, development and financing of emerging growth and early stage companies located in the US and foreign jurisdictions. She regularly counsels on a wide range of corporate issues such as formation, equity structure, employment, general corporate governance, intellectual property protection and commercial transactions. As part of her cross-border practice, Ms. Bhagwan helps foreign companies enter the US market by advising on optimal structures for US presence, resolving cross-border issues, and advising on intellectual property strategy and foreign direct investment reporting requirements in the...
Stephen Benda
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Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(650) 323-6600 750 Menlo Avenue
Suite 350
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Collections and Tax
Eric Thomas Hartnett
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(408) 290-8228 563 S. Murphy Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Sunnyvale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 15 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...
Matthew G. Grech
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 12 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...
Kristine Keala Meredith
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Redwood City, CA Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(650) 453-3600 333 Twin Dolphin Dr Suite 145
Redwood City, CA 94065
Business, Asbestos, Consumer and Personal Injury
Brigham Young Univ J Reuben Clark LS UT and Howard University School of Law
Kristine Meredith obtained her B.S. with honors from the University of California at Davis and was awarded a scholarship to attend Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School. While in law school, she was awarded the Distinguished Student Service Award and spent a semester at Howard University Law School in Washington, D.C., as a member of the faculty/student diversity exchange.

Before devoting her practice to representing plaintiffs, Kristine represented medical device manufacturers, doctors, and hospitals, serving as part of the national defense counsel teams for medical device manufacturers in multi-district federal litigation cases. She, therefore, has a thorough...
Michael Danko
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Redwood Shores, CA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(650) 453-3600 333 Twin Dolphin Drive
Suite 145
Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Business, Asbestos, Consumer and Personal Injury
University of Virginia School of Law
Trial lawyer representing those harmed due to the wrongful conduct of others. Catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, aviation, and business torts.

The $14.9 million jury verdict we obtained for our client injured in a plane crash was one of the largest personal injury verdicts obtained in the state of California in 2008. The $20 million settlement we obtained for a client burned in a utility explosion was one of the largest personal injury settlements in the state for 2006.

Other representative results:

$10 million jury verdict for widow of man killed in California helicopter crash (2011);

$2.6 million settlement for a...
Mario Fausto
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San Carlos, CA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(650) 948-6114 1001 Laurel Street
Suite C.
San Carlos, CA 94070
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Real Estate and Securities
Santa Clara University School of Law
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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Robert B. Kaplan
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Call today! Expert representation for corporations in business law matters!

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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Inna Efimchik
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Redwood City, CA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(650) 298-6014 541 Jefferson Ave
Suite 100
Redwood City, CA 94063
Business, Health Care and Securities
Inna Efimchik has a corporate and securities practice, focusing on emerging growth companies and venture capital firms. Her practice includes general corporate counseling and securities advising, venture capital financings, debt transactions, corporate partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions. During her practice she has represented companies in a wide range of industries, including software, internet, mobile, life sciences, biotechnology, medical device, communications and clean technology. Prior to joining Emergence Law Group, Inna Efimchik practiced corporate and securities law in the emerging companies groups at Cooley LLP and, previously, at Heller Ehrman Venture Law Group. In 2005, Inna Efimchik earned a J.D. from University...
Shannon A. Kumagai
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Mountain View, CA Business Law Lawyer
(650) 335-7161 801 California St.
Mountain View, CA 94041
Business
UCLA School of Law
Jeffrey Kenton Lee
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Mountain View, CA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(650) 237-7271 1891 Landings Dr
Mountain View, CA 94043
Business, Appeals, Environmental and IP
Vermont Law School and Vermont Law School
Ryan Zachary Keller
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San Carlos, CA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(650) 637-9100 999 Skyway Road
Suite 310
San Carlos, CA 94070
Business, Insurance Defense, Medical Malpractice and Stockbroker Fraud
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Our firm specializes in litigation including insurance defense/coverage, medical malpractice, and investment suitability law. The firm is managed by seasoned trial, coverage, arbitration, and appellate attorneys.

I was a financial advisor at UBS and Charles Schwab before I attended law school at the University of San Diego. I am a Partner at Hayes Scott Bonino Ellingson Simonson Guslani & Clause, LLP. I moved up to Northern California to join the firm in 2011 leaving a similar firm in Orange County after I had twins.
Gregory Wrenn
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Redwood City, CA Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
1900 Seaport Blvd
Third Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063
Business and IP
Matthew Jon Miller
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Sunnyvale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(408) 746-5470 1111 W. El Camino Real
Suite 109-371
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Business, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Criminal
University of California - Los Angeles
It can be a very trying and stressful time when you find yourself in need of an attorney. Not only are you concerned about your particular legal issue, but like most people, you are concerned about the relationship you will have with your attorney and the fees that will be charged. Let's face it, lawyers, like politicians, have a bad reputation. People worry their attorney will not take their case seriously, or will try to squeeze every dime they can out of the case. I understand these feelings and concerns. Unfortunately, they are far too often justified. Before I became a...
Donavon Marble
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Redwood City, CA Business Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(650) 502-1112 274 Redwood Shores Pkwy
Suite 441
Redwood City, CA 94065
Business, Collections, Insurance Claims and Landlord Tenant
University of Wisconsin Law School
Mr. Richard Eric Anthony Dwyer Esq.
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Mountain View, CA Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(800) 372-9983 800 W. El Camino Real
Suite 180
Mountain View, CA 94040
Business, Divorce and Real Estate
Stanford University
Troy V. Sutton
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San Carlos, CA Business Law Lawyer
(650) 593-2388 900 Industrial Road
Suite E
San Carlos, CA 94070
Business, Construction and Entertainment & Sports
Golden Gate University School of Law
Aaron Benjamin Thacker
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Redwood City, CA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(650) 260-7722 555 Veterans Blvd.
Suite 106
Redwood City, CA 94063
Business
Stanford Law School
Eric Hahn
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California Business Law Attorney

Loyola Law School, Los AngelesCalifornia
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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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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.