Who we have represented

and who we have counseled

Business Acquisitions & Sales

We’ve handled over $100 million of dollars of business acquisitions (including, asset purchases/sales, stock purchases/sales and mergers) throughout the U.S., including:
  • California
  • New York
  • Minnesota
  • Oregon
  • Arizona
  • Wisconsin
  • Georgia
  • Pennsylvania
  • Illinois

Full spectrum of Corporate Governance

  • Company organization, formation and structuring
  • Advise board of directors and special committees on hundreds of companies
  • Corporate record keeping (minutes, elections, reports)
  • Corporate/personal guaranties, collateralization

Real Estate Transactions

nationwide, including:
  • West Palm Beach, FL – $12,000,000 acquisition of shopping mall
  • Trenton, WI – acquisition of shopping mall
  • Acquisitions of Nightclubs: Anaheim, CA; Santa Ana, CA; Atlanta, GA; Phoenix, AZ; Yuma, AZ; Trenton, WI; Portland, OR; Beaverton, OR; Minneapolis, MN; and many others. Please feel free to use our contact form to request a full list.
  • Lease Negotiations (government and private contracts)

Business Licensing/Conditional Use Permits

  • Food and Beverage (Alcohol)
  • Acquisition of liquor licenses for resellers (restaurants, bars, nightclubs)
    Defense of regulatory actions (alcohol services, health department, municipal code violations, misconduct)
  • Food Provisioning
  • Liquor License Transfers

Employment Matters/Other Business Relationships

  • Employment agreements
    • For highly compensated executive personnel, including unique bonus and commission arrangements, certain non-competition and other restrictive covenants, and phantom stock arrangements
    • Employee handbooks, contracts, policies
  • Administrative hearings
  • Settlements
  • Independent contractor and agency relationships
  • Joint venture relationships

Financing/Banking

  • Commercial borrowing and lending transactions with banks, private lenders, and venture capital investors

Other

  • Retail Vendor Transactions
  • Technology and software development agreements
  • Counseling and reviewing the client’s portfolio of trademarks; preparing trademark licensing agreements

Appeals

  • SBD Enterprises, Inc. v. Mountaingate Associates, LLC (B225873)
  • Jewels Connection, Inc. v. Czar Jewelry/Oro Direct (B219034)
  • Enpalm, LLC et al. v. Yadegar et al. (B201175)
  • Massoud et al. v. Massoud et al (B206781)
  • Cleveland et al. v. Internet Specialties West, Inc. et al. (B203174)
  • Vista International Insurance Brokers v. Bernstein (B247681)
  • MyMedicalRecords,Inc. v. Surgery Center Management, LLC (B241348)
  • Liberty Mutual Ins, CO, v. Brookfield Cystol Cove, LLC (G046731)
  • E.L. Jr. a Minor on Habeas Corpus (B255059)
  • Children and Family Services v. G.W. (B225969)
  • Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services v. Oscar A. (B254869)
  • Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services v. Oscar A. (B254784)
  • Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services v. Oscar A. (B254784)
  • Children and Family Services v. E.L. SR. (B253647)
  • Children and Family Services v. D.J.( B224125)
  • Children and Family Services v. C.M. (B248751)
  • Children and Family Services v. T.A. (B247773)
  • Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services v. W. H.( B247304)
  • Children and Family Services v. D.M. et al. (B247302)
  • Children and Family Services v. C.M. (S215688)
  • Children and Family Services v. P.B. (B245846)
  • Children and Family Services v. J.P. et al. (B243956)
  • Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services v. David G.( B242200)
  • Children and Family Services v. D.M. (B240507)
  • Children and Family Services v. A.R. (B236908)
  • Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services v. M. A. (B231301)

Los Angeles Superior Court

  • Hoisington v, Inland Restaurant (BC419669)
  • Omlor/Vintimilla v. Inland Restaurant (BC420882)
  • Omlor/Wright v. City of Industry Hospitality (BC418020)
  • Salazar v. Spearmint Rhino (BC432102)
  • Sullivan v. Farmdale (BC445307)
  • Sullivan/Salazar v. Olympic Avenue Ventures (BC445244)
  • Mendez v. Jewels Connection (BC443303)
  • “Jackie” v. Gale Avenue Hospitality (BC543791) (Ordered to individual arbitration)
  • Cabrera v. Complete Facilities Maintenance and Interstate Cleaning Corporation (BC538248)
  • Lopez v. Player’s II Gentlemen’s Club, LLC (BC387109)

Santa Maria Superior Court

  • Broce v. WPS (1320074)

United States District Court

  • Trauth et al v. Spearmint Rhino (EDVC09-1316 VAP (DTBx))
  • California Coalition of Undressed Performers, et al v Spearmint Rhino, et al (08-CV-04038)