Business Lawyer

Whether you've heard about us through a lawyer referral service or found us through Google, we're confident we can assist you with handling any legal issues facing your company.

Our team of experienced attorneys and paralegals provides professional legal services for your large or small business. We operate in Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange County, Sacramento, and surrounding areas in California.

With our extensive legal knowledge and business experience, we ensure your business has the legal protection it needs in a competitive economy. We handle business and commercial law, bankruptcy, real estate deals, banking compliance, contract creation, estate planning, and more. Our business attorneys are well equipped to provide legal counsel on your business issues while reducing collateral risk.

You can expect your attorney to take a business-minded yet interpersonal approach to your business. Based on our years of experience, education, and knowledge, we strive to offer sophisticated legal advice to clients looking to support and grow their companies.

What Does a Business Lawyer Do?

We understand you might be new to legal services for businesses. Here's a brief rundown of what to expect from your business lawyer. Business legal services are available for litigation and transactional purposes.

Business lawyers engaged in litigation are tasked with representing you in court if you're using another individual or organization or when being sued yourself.

Litigation business lawyers usually enter the negotiations when a legal contract or document is breached, disputed, or violated. Transactional lawyers typically prepare these legal documents and contracts.

The function of transactional lawyers is to advise clients on how to start and operate a business successfully. They'll help you with advice on business transactions and provide legal counsel throughout all business processes.

Transactional lawyers counsel businesses and individuals in legal matters pertaining to business dealings and transactions. For example, one of the tasks of a transactional business lawyer is to facilitate the legal framework for mergers and acquisitions and ensure legal compliance.

What to Expect When Working with a Business Lawyer?

Before you meet with your business attorney, be prepared to answer a few questions about your business. The attorney will ask you about the history and formation of your company and your future plans for it. They may also inquire about the owner's background.

Suppose you run a small to medium-sized business. In that case, your lawyer manages a business relationship between their firm and your company, protecting you from all legal issues occurring during the business lifecycle. We aim to build a relationship with our clients, assisting them with their business growth from a legal standpoint.

Your business attorney will require a detailed understanding of your organization and its workings. After completing due diligence on the company and its management, The lawyer presents you with an appointment letter to sign. You engage with your attorney to receive advice on your business's risks, strengths, weaknesses, and prospects.

You can expect constant communication with our lawyers, as we make it a point to provide regular and comprehensive feedback to our clients.

Our consultation is free, so you can decide whether you want to go ahead with our services without any strings attached. Contact us today, and we'll arrange an appointment with our top-rated business lawyers.

Why Choose Our Business Lawyers?

Working with the right attorney is important for the health of your business. We prioritize cultivating a hands-on approach to foster close working relationships with our clients, which in turn helps us serve them better.

As a business owner, we understand you want to work with a law firm with a thorough and dependable knowledge of business law. By meeting with our clients and maintaining accessible communication channels, we can assure you we work to protect your interests, using our legal knowledge to provide personalized client service.

Regardless of the business size or your model, you can rest assured our firm is experienced in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts. We're ready to help you navigate the diverse situations and relationships you encounter in your business, whether internal or external.

Outside contract law, our Californian business law firm helps you access new levels of innovation to grow your business. You'll be better prepared to handle the fluctuations of our highly dynamic, competitive, time-sensitive, and ever-changing commercial economy.

After years of experience serving businesses in various industries, we have an acute understanding of the complexities involving the global macro-economic outlook and local business environment. All industries are increasingly competitive, but our legal tools are adapted to this dynamic environment.

Our Californian business law firm is primed to help you and your business contend with any and all problems, preparing your company for complete legal compliance. This includes compliance with codes such as the Business and Professions Code or the Revenue and Taxation Code for business organizations in California.

Any business attorney from our firm can provide professional, affordable legal services. With our firm, you enjoy a close and reliable attorney-client relationship no matter the size or scale of your business.

We engage our clients through continual communication, ensuring they're looped into the legal process every step of the way. No matter what legal issue your business faces, whether in or out of court, contact us today for legal support.

We offer our clients an efficient and well-organized approach to handling their legal needs with a range of diverse legal services.

Do I Need a Business Lawyer?

In today's wide and complex commercial ecosystem, business organizations regularly face legal issues in corporate compliance, employment law, etc. Suppose you're a sole proprietor or SME looking to expand your business (through a partnership or mergers and acquisitions, for example). In that case, you'll need the help of a business lawyer to handle the legal process.

Typically, business owners reach out to a business attorney for several issues. They may require help managing a company, hiring and/or firing employees, solving partnership disputes, leasing or purchasing real estate, buying or selling a company, and many other tasks.

A business attorney helps you draft and review legal documents, protect your intellectual property rights, and assist with corporate compliance, business formation, and leasing and licensing property, among other services.

Legal Issues Small Business Owners Commonly Face

Small businesses are particularly vulnerable to the complexities and confusions of business law. Small business owners might have various legal questions and issues, from taxes and contracts to employment. Small business owners might face issues such as:

  • Hiring and managing employees according to California employment law
  • Selecting the right legal structure for your business (i.e., sole proprietorship, partnership, or LLC);
  • Protecting your creative work through intellectual property law;
  • Maintaining your business's compliance with regulations in health and safety;
  • Extending credit and collecting payments lawfully.
    No matter what your legal situation is, we can help you. Below you'll find a full (although not extensive) list of our business legal services.

Our Law Firm Services

Finding an experienced and skilled business lawyer in California can be challenging and time-consuming. Our law firm is dedicated to helping you run your business smoothly and efficiently. We'll help you manage and grow your business through various legal services, including the following.

  • Licensing and business strategy.
  • Unfair business practices.
  • Business dissolution.
  • Partnership dispute.
  • Intellectual property protection.
  • Issues with employees and HR.
  • Sexual harassment.
  • Business purchase and sale.
  • Business litigation.
  • Corporate formation.
  • Collection actions.
  • Contract law (e.g., contract drafting).
  • Breach of contracts.
  • Trade secrets.
    Contact us today if you're dealing with issues in any of these areas. We'll provide legal advice and help your business move forward.

Legal Advice According to Your Industry

Regardless of the nature of your business, you need legal services to help you navigate the market. Our business lawyers have experience in serving organizations in the following industries.

  • Advertising.
  • Start-Ups.
  • Small business.
  • Consulting.
  • Consumer goods.
  • E-Commerce.
  • Design.
  • Industrial design.
  • Electronic hardware.
  • Information technology.
  • Entertainment and media.
  • Food and beverage.
  • Franchising.
  • Beauty.
  • Healthcare.
  • Life Sciences.
  • Publishing.
  • Recruiting.
  • Social media.
  • Telecommunications.
  • Software.
  • Gig economy.
    We understand every business is unique. There is no 'cookie-cutter' solution to your business's legal problems.

We dedicate time and resources to tailor a solution to your business needs. Our business lawyers serve private and publicly-traded companies throughout the state of California.

The Cost of Business Lawyers

Most business lawyers charge by the hour. However, depending on the matter at hand, we might be able to help you with a flat rate to facilitate predictable and workable pricing. We don't want financial issues standing in the way of you appointing us as your attorney.

We believe covering attorney costs should not be a primary concern for business owners – having the best representation is what you need to focus on. We believe in complete transparency with our clients.

A Closer Look at What We Can Do

Here's a more comprehensive idea of what our firm can do for your business. Please note; that it's not an extensive list of our services; these are the most-requested services.

Company Formation

Forming a new company can be a complex process and, by extension, somewhat overwhelming. There are several factors to consider when founding your company.

This includes but is not limited to corporate management and structure, tax law concerns, compliance with state and federal legal guidelines, and drafting and implementing agreements and contracts pertaining to business operation.

Our attorneys are here to guide you through these processes. We'll help you set up your company as smoothly and efficiently as possible to reach your business objectives.

Contract Law

When forming or expanding your business, it's important to follow the guidelines of contract law. Contracts are important because they prevent proprietors, customers, and clients from unfair treatment.

Contract validity and the type of agreement you are looking to enter are the foundational aspects of forming a contract. The following are elements of a valid contract.

  • Offer and acceptance.
  • Legal relationship.
  • A non-void agreement.
  • Lawful consideration.
    Our attorneys are highly skilled in contract creation and management and drafting important legal documents.

Co-Founder and Partner Disputes

Sometimes disputes can emerge in small businesses with more than one proprietor (i.e., partnerships), and a business lawyer may be required to step in to help.

Many of our clients present us with issues relating to problems with the organization's founding members. Our business lawyer can help you reach an amicable solution for all parties.

B2B Disputes

Whether your business is established or you're a startup, our legal team provides you with the appropriate guidance and counsel required to handle conflicts with other organizations. Small businesses, in particular, face difficulty when it comes to issues like this, as drafting documents can be complex. Reach out to a business lawyer from our firm if you need assistance.

We also look after unfair competition and contract breaches of all sizes. We're well-versed in California business law and deal with resolving issues between businesses. We're experienced in handling federal and state commercial litigation, including alternative dispute resolution, mediation, and arbitration.

If we have to take the matter to court, you can rest assured your case will be handled competently by our business lawyer, allowing you to focus on what matters: your business.

Corporate Guidance

Our firm is well-equipped to offer many modes of corporate guidance. Our business lawyer can help you with matters including but not limited to the following.

  • Risk mitigation.
  • Asset protection.
  • Regulatory compliance.
  • Operational growth.
  • Corporate governance.
  • Data collection.
  • Data usage.
  • Consumer privacy.
  • Employment practices.
  • Taxation.

Intellectual Property Disputes and Enforcement

Suppose you are a proprietor of a business in a creative industry such as publishing, music, or art, or own a small business. In that case, you might be facing an issue with theft or misuse of your intellectual property. In situations like this, a business lawyer will help you retrieve damages from the offending party.

Our law firm operates an intellectual property practice for online and offline IP issues facing entrepreneurs and business owners. We specialize in trademark, copyright, trade secret, Digital Millennium Copyright Act, patent, and DMCA take-down notices. We've consulted with numerous business owners dealing with IP issues.

Payment Issues

Problems can always occur when it comes to maintaining payment deadlines or collecting payments from clients, vendors, partners, and other business owners. Our firm has a robust practice for helping you negotiate with opposing counsel and serving demand letters for payment.

You're entitled to compensation and damages, and our team of professional IP attorneys will get you the settlement you deserve. Our attorneys help management reduce the risk of future non-payments and advise on how to collect payments on a judgment. Reach out to our office and speak with a business attorney today.

Transaction Services

Our transactional attorneys are here to serve business owners in all matters relating to transactional needs. We do everything from drafting, negotiating, and reviewing commercial contracts to commercial leases and employment agreements.

Our attorneys will help you handle and negotiate transactions in mergers, sales, purchases, and financing agreements for your business operations.

Gig Economy Issues

In the digital age, individual clients and organizations regularly work with independent contractors and freelancers for short-, medium- and long-term projects.

The 'Gig Economy' empowers independent professionals in their chosen line of work. However, the presence of multiple contractors can lead to legal complexities such as employment classification, vicarious liability, and negligence claims.

If you operate in the gig economy or work with those who do, we can help you create best practices and limit your risk.

Schedule Your Complimentary Legal Advice Consultation Today

We understand the needs of your business are unique and require personalized, professional help. Our law office is ready to provide you with the legal information and advice you need to move forward in business.

Ready to reach out? Don't wait—call today. We offer you a free consultation with our business attorneys. With the business lawyers at our firm, you'll reach your business goals and steer clear of legal issues and risks.

Leave the legal issues surrounding your business to us. With our free consultation, you get professional legal advice that only costs you your time. We understand that time is your most important asset in business, and we won't waste any of it.