Contracts, business formations, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, partnership agreements, employment relationships, buy-sell arrangements, succession planning.
We negotiate and document deals consistent with our clients’ goals and expectations. We consider the legal risks in the transaction or agreement and advise our clients accordingly. Our goal is to work with our clients to get structures and agreements that address their needs and concerns. We assist our clients in every step of the business life cycle, from entity formations and equity investments, relationships among co-owners, and contracts involved in the clients’ operations to the sale or succession plan for the business. We are there for our clients every step of the way.
We counsel commercial and residential real property with property transfers, whether as part of a purchase or sale to a third party or intra-family transfers or co-ownership arrangements. We also form entities for holding and managing real properties. We assist property owners in lease transactions. We also represent tenants when entering into commercial leases, whether for retail, warehouse, or office space.
Purchase and sales of properties, lease transactions on behalf of landlords and tenants, entity formations, deed transfers.
Draft and revise wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives that comport with clients’ expectations.
We advise individual clients on how to accomplish their wishes upon incompetence or death. We know that each client brings unique desires and challenges and we work to figure out how best to address these. Our goal is to counsel clients on alternatives so they can make these important decisions.
We advise our clients on the ethical rules and laws that govern the practice of law and apply those rules and laws and interpretations to the unique situations that our clients bring to us. We advise attorneys, law firms, and service providers in the legal industry.
Legal Ethics Advising
Advise on California’s legal ethics rules and laws.