West Menlo Park, California Business Lawyers

Joshua Haevernick
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business Litigation Lawyer

Joshua Haevernick focuses on commercial litigation and represents businesses in design and construction defects, suretyship issues, professional negligence, breach of contract, and other matters. Read More »
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Ilya D. Frangos
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Free Consultation! Dedicated California Business Law Attorney! Call for Help!

I am a skilled and aggressive business law attorney. I will zealously advocate for your legal rights and interests! I am dedicated to the best possible results! Visit my website for reviews, call for a free 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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Alan William Sparer
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Experienced & Knowledgeable California Business Law Attorney! Call Now!

I am a determined and skilled business law attorney. I provide legal counsel and advocacy for business law matters with dedication and expertise. Visit my website to see settlements and verdicts. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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John C.  Martin
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Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer with 10 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...
Roger Royse
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Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney with 34 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: ...
Clifford Ross Chernick
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Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer with 46 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,...
Stephen Benda
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Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(650) 323-6600 750 Menlo Avenue
Suite 350
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Collections and Tax
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(650) 493-9300 211 Laurel St
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(650) 324-6706 275 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business, Energy, IP and Securities
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(650) 233-8508 275 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business and Securities
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(323) 640-1582 1 Hacker Way
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business and Criminal
Loyola of Los Angeles Law School
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(650) 853-1711 1854 Doris Dr
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business and IP
UCLA School of Law
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney
(650) 838-4300 101 Jefferson Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business, International and Securities
The Indian Academy of International Law & Diplomacy and University of Mumbai Government Law College
Elina Tilman
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Management Labor & Employment Lawyer

Elina Tilman Taylor Burras represents employers in matters relating to discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination, hiring, wage and hour, and other issues. Read More »
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L. Randolph Harris
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Corporate and Tax Lawyer

Randy Harris represents privately held companies and their owners on matters including business transition, taxable and tax deferred mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, joint ventures, and real estate transactions. Read More »
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Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(650) 233-8356 275 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business, Securities and Tax
University of Chicago Law School
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(650) 376-8526 2128 Sand Hill Rd
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business
University of San Francisco School of Law
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(650) 324-7083 275 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business and Securities
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(650) 463-3016 140 Scott Dr
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business and Securities
University of California Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(650) 463-3067 140 Scott Dr
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business, Environmental, Health Care and IP
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(650) 285-8520 325 Sharon Park Dr. #208
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business, Employment and IP
Columbia Law School
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney
(650) 838-4360 101 Jefferson Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business and International
Harvard Law School
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer
(650) 838-4384 101 Jefferson Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business and IP
Hastings College of the Law
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(650) 324-7020 275 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business, Employment, Health Care and Securities
Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer
(650) 838-4383 101 Jefferson Dr
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business, IP and International
Columbia University School of Law
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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Michael S. Biggs
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California Business Law Attorney! Skilled Representation!

I provide dedicated business law representation for those with legal needs. I am ready to aggressively fight for your business rights and interests! Visit my website for more information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Isaac Hal Winer
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 27 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...
Matthew G. Grech
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Redwood City, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(650) 743-2548 2000 Broadway St.
Suite 231
Redwood City, CA 94063
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...
Inna Efimchik
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Redwood City, CA Business Law Lawyer with 14 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...
Jonathan Alan Blau
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(650) 328-7300 2479 E Bayshore Rd
#703
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Business and IP
Stanford Law School
Michael D. Larsen
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Lawyer with 33 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.
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...
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
Scott Adam Berman
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REDWOOD CITY, CA Business Law Attorney with 21 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...
Alan Scott Nopar
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(650) 328-7300 2479 E Bayshore Rd
#703
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
Business and Real Estate
Stanford Law School
Peter Nixon Brewer
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(650) 327-2900 350 Cambridge Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Business, Construction, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Santa Clara, School of Law
Kerry Shapiro
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Mining and Natural Resources Lawyer

Kerry Shapiro is the Chairman of JMBM's Mining & Natural Resources Group and represents the mining, construction and building materials industries on mineral extraction and land development projects 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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Andrew Dylan Winghart
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Redwood City, CA Business Law Lawyer with 20 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
Nancy Lu Sequoia
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Woodside, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(408) 498-5183 2995 Woodside Rd, Ste. 200
PO Box 620146
Woodside, CA 94062
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Brooklyn Law School
Our mission in the practice of law is to advance justice and provide legal help to our clients with dedication, integrity and excellence. Dedication We represent our clients with zealousness and diligence. We commit our time and energy to providing our clients with excellent legal services. As a customer-service oriented firm, we give our clients personalized and individual attention. Integrity We uphold high ethical standards in representing and serving our clients. Given our dedication and skills, we believe that we can provide outstanding legal services in a legal and ethical manner. Excellence With high professional standards, legal acumen, hard work and strive for perfection, we...
Aaron Benjamin Thacker
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Redwood City, CA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(650) 260-7722 555 Veterans Blvd.
Suite 106
Redwood City, CA 94063
Business
Stanford Law School
Francoise Gilbert
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(650) 804-1235 555 Bryant St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Business
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
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...
Michael Danko
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Redwood Shores, CA Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(650) 453-3600 333 Twin Dolphin Drive
Suite 145
Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Business, Asbestos, Consumer and Insurance Claims
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...
Paul Gerard Minoletti
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San Mateo, CA Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(650) 638-9601 Waters Technology Park
1 Waters Park Drive, Suite 98
San Mateo, CA 94403
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Estate Planning
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
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Harry Boadwee
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Los Altos, CA Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(408) 253-6100 PO Box 4134
Los Altos, CA 94024
Business and IP
Columbia Univ School of Law
Glenn Von Tersch
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San Mateo, CA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(650) 593-2000 1900 S. Norfolk St., Suite 350
San Mateo, CA 94403
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Jean-Yves Pierre Lendormy
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California Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience

University of San Francisco School of LawU.S. Supreme Court, California, U.S. District Courts of California and 9th Circuit
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Sidney Alex Luscutoff
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California Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience

University of California Hastings College of the LawCalifornia, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, U.S. District Court, Southern District of...
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Business laws include all municipal, state, and federal laws that regulate businesses and commerce. Some industries, such as finance, face specific laws and regulations that apply to those in the field. Businesses of all types also must conform to many regulations that apply across the board, such as environmental regulations and advertising laws.

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

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

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


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

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