Business acquisitions come in all shapes and sizes. Our attorneys possess decades of business contract and negotiation experience. We provide powerful and informed legal advice. Clients include acquiring companies and target companies nationwide. Representation includes all aspects of the purchase and sale of businesses, including asset acquisitions, stock acquisitions, mergers and the transfer of alcoholic beverage licenses, applying for conditional use permits, and other operating licenses. We represent our clients through every step of the process, including due diligence, valuation, financing and security, as well as real estate matters.
Our attorneys have handled virtually every type of real estate matter in their decades of practice. We have been relied upon for practical and cost effective advice in countless matters by developers, investors, buyers, sellers, and real estate agents throughout the nation with successful outcomes which include: major real property land acquisitions, financing, municipality negotiations, title issues, leasing, development, land use and easement issues, zoning, real estate disputes, construction defects, landlord/tenant matters, foreclosure, breach of contract, fraud, professional negligence, deeds, assignments and virtually every aspect of any real estate transaction. We are also fully prepared to litigate any matter requiring adversarial proceedings, including trials as well as arbitrations and mediations.
GARRELL LAW advises private and public companies in a wide variety of businesses and industries on statutory and regulatory compliance in the workplace. They assist clients to develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent administrative sanctions and litigation. They draft a variety of agreements which control aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including executive contracts, employment handbooks, and arbitration agreements. The firm represents companies, directors, officers, executives and managers in the negotiation and drafting of services agreements. In labor and employment law matters, the attorneys at GARRELL LAW counsel and represent companies, directors, officers, executives, and managers in state and federal audits, investigations, administrative proceedings, arbitrations, mediations, litigation, trials, and appeals.
The GARRELL LAW team possesses specialized retail liquor and nightclub licensing experience with local and state licensing authorities in numerous jurisdictions. Our clients range from worldwide hospitality chains, restaurants, bars and local retailers. Representation includes license acquisitions, modifications, public hearings, and on-going licensing activities. For any licensing or zoning related matters that are unfairly determined by a municipality, we are well prepared to litigate such matters and have successfully done so through in all forums, including public hearings, trials, and appeals.
Rachael Acrey and her team will help you navigate safely through the complexity of state and federal statutes, codes, regulations and case law which could impact your business. They provide clients with sound, pragmatic legal advice and guidance on a variety of business transactions; acting as counsel and senior advisor with creative solutions to make complex deals seem easily manageable. They represent our clients in business formation, equity deals and distribution structures, partnerships, and negotiating and drafting many types of contracts and other legal documents.
GARRELL LAW has a sophisticated appellate practice. After eight years as a senior chambers attorney for the Second Appellate District, Division Three, John Kennedy has handled dozens of appeals on behalf of appellants and respondents. He is personally familiar with most of the Justices of the Second Appellate District and participates in a wide range of bar related appellate activities. He also mediates appeals for the Second Appellate District and is certified by the State Bar of California as an Appellate Specialist.
Peter Garrell and John Kennedy have litigated hundreds of cases in state and federal courts and have tired dozens of cases to verdict. They are as experienced as any litigators in any situation. They represent plaintiffs or defendants in simple matters to the most complex class actions. Their business clients range from sole proprietorships to some of the largest U.S. corporations. They represent clients in litigation, at trial and on appeal.
The attorneys at GARRELL LAW have represented both plaintiffs and defendants in dozens of class actions involving consumer disputes and labor and employment matters and banking issues. Representing both sides of the aisle gives the attorneys at GARRELL LAW unique insight into how to investigate and litigate particular class actions anticipating how the opposing parties will behave and respond in a variety of situations. The attorneys at GARRELL LAW have litigated some of the largest class actions ever filed in the State of California; but are also sufficiently flexible to resolve a class action involving less than 40 class members without legal fees swallowing the value to the actual dispute.

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