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Our business team listens intently to provide exceptional advice to clients in a wide array of privately-owned industries and businesses of all sizes, whether an international entity or a sole proprietor. We counsel clients to plan for succession and success.
Our transactional attorneys advise clients on choice of entity, formation, structure, launch, and dissolution of business enterprises. From the outset, we take into account the end-goal of a liquidity event so that business negotiations result in contractual terms to protect and enhance your financial success at the time of acquisition.
Our team also guides clients in all aspects of corporate governance and business operations, including financing and capitalization, Board of Director and Shareholder meeting compliance, technology licensing, intellectual property protection, employment matters, taxation, compensation, stock, stock option, and RSU plans as well as alternatives to equity, and related matters.
We are experienced in mergers, acquisitions, and sales of businesses in a broad range of industries including technology, healthcare, real estate, manufacturing and distribution, waste management, retail, and franchising. We work closely with your CPAs, tax and financial advisors, and other professionals to ensure that you reap the full bounty of your business endeavors.
Our real estate team serves individual investors, homeowners, developers, contractors, and institutional investment organizations. We have experience with virtually all possible deal structures and issues, enabling us to find innovative and practical solutions for our clients.
Our real estate team serves individual investors, homeowners, developers, contractors, and institutional investment organizations. This wide-range of experience means that we are familiar with virtually every possible deal structure and issue that our clients encounter.
We are experienced in managing multi-phase projects, including negotiating and drafting documentation, obtaining regulatory approvals and representing clients before government agencies, institutional lenders, and private investors. We have significant experience representing clients involved in leasing commercial and residential property, secured financing, and real property sales transactions. We also negotiate and prepare commercial and residential leases, representing both landlords and tenants.
We represent buyers, sellers, homeowners, construction companies, and developers in state and federal courts, both in and out of state, as well as in arbitration and mediation. Our litigation team has tried more than 100 cases in over 35 years of practice.
Our employment team counsels clients in all aspects of the employment relationship with an emphasis on claim prevention and early, cost-effective resolution of disputes. Avoidance of expensive employment litigation starts with good advice, well-designed policies and procedures, and effective training. Our attorneys work closely with our clients to understand their specific business needs, and counsel them accordingly.
When employment disputes arise, our employment litigators believe in an aggressive defense, tempered by a clear understanding of our clients’ business needs, objectives and practical guidance. We have successfully defended claims for wrongful termination, discrimination (based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age or sexual orientation), harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, misclassification, and unpaid wages. We have experience defending against both single plaintiff and representative actions, including class actions for misclassification, unpaid overtime, meal and rest break violations, as well as PAGA claims based on alleged Labor Code violations, including wage and hour and health and safety laws.
Our experienced employment attorneys offer state-mandated sexual harassment trainings, as well as customized trainings in the areas of ADA compliance, performance management, and conducting internal investigations.
When an employment claim is made, our experienced investigators undertake thorough, thoughtful, and impartial investigations so that appropriate management decisions may be made to avoid costly mistakes in litigation and to move forward in mitigation of any prior oversights.
Our Trusts and Estates team works with individuals, trustees, and personal representatives to create thoughtful and thorough estate planning documents. We advise Trustees on all aspects of trust administration and probate processes.
Our Trusts and Estates team works with individuals, trustees, and personal representatives to create thoughtful and thorough estate planning documents and advises Trustees on all aspects of the trust administration and probate processes.
We are experienced in all aspects of Trust and Estate litigation, including Elder Law and Advocacy, and we regularly represent clients in Probate courts and proceedings.
Our commitment to service forms the basis of our litigation practice. We work with our clients directly, keeping them informed in a timely fashion and removing the mystery of the litigation process so that they may be better informed and may particiate in the ultimate resolution.
Our litigation lawyers possess extensive courtroom experience in all areas of commercial, intellectual property, real estate, employment, personal injury, and trust litigation. We have successfully represented clients in arbitrations, mediations, and before various federal, state, and local governments. Attorneys on the litigation team also volunteer as judges pro tem for the Santa Clara County Superior Court.
Our litigation team is dedicated to achieving the most favorable dispute resolution for our clients. We leverage our extensive experience and judgment from thousands of controversies to develop practical solutions for clients in litigation matters.
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