Los Angeles Business Attorneys

LEGAL SERVICES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES IN CALIFORNIA

We are a full-service business law firm. Simantob Law Group’s experienced Los Angeles business lawyers routinely provide business legal services to individuals, startups and established businesses throughout the state of California.

Our transactional business legal services include, but are not limited to:

ENTITY FORMATION

Our experienced business lawyers walk clients through all the steps needed to start their business, including:

  • Advising on business entity selection and related tax issues
  • Entity formation (corporations, limited partnerships and limited liability companies)
  • Drafting requisite shareholders agreement, partnership agreements and operating agreements.
  • Drafting and review of buy-sell agreements

BUSINESS CONTRACTS

Our business lawyers assist clients with a variety of business contracts, including, but not limited to:

BUSINESS PURCHASE AND SALE

Buying or selling an existing business usually happens either as an asset purchase or a stock. Our clients receive proper legal guidance and advice from beginning to the end of the process.  In relation to purchase or sale of businesses, our business lawyers guide clients by:

  • Advising on the tax consequences of an asset purchase vs. stock purchase transaction
  • Drafting or reviewing letters of intent
  • Drafting and negotiating an asset purchase agreement or a stock purchase agreement
  • Conducting due diligence on the company’s assets (lease, trademarks and other assets)
  • Assisting with ancillary documents – assignment of leases, assignment of trademarks
  • Reviewing broker agreements and escrow agreement

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS/ GUIDANCE

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  • Handling all our client’s Intellectual Property needs, including the filing of trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • Negotiating and documenting the purchase and sale of intellectual property assets and conducting due diligence with respect to the acquisition of intellectual property assets
  • Negotiating and drafting distribution, sub-distribution and license agreements

FRANCHISE

Buying into a franchise is a route some entrepreneurs take.  Our franchise attorneys have the expertise, skill, and experience to help clients navigate the franchise world.

Some of the full service legal franchise services that our team provides includes:

OUTSIDE GENERAL COUNSEL

Our Los Angeles business attorneys often serve as a business’ full-service outside general counsel.  Our clients take advantage of having access to a team of legal experts with short notice without having to incur the cost of an in-house legal counsel.

START UP LEGAL SERVICES

Our law firm in Los Angeles regularly advises startups in the Los Angeles area and beyond.  Our business lawyers help entrepreneurs with:

  • Selecting and implementing the proper legal structure for their startup
  • Reviewing and negotiating revisions to commercial leases
  • Creating and negotiating agreements with vendors and customers and other business agreements
  • Drafting employee handbooks, employment contracts, arbitration agreements, independent contractor agreements and confidentiality, non-disclosure and non-solicitation agreements
  • Handling financing transactions for their startup (including loans and lines of credit)
  • Registering trademarks
  • Providing legal guidance for day-to-day legal matters

BUSINESS DISPUTES/LITIGATION

Disputes happen in business, either between partners or with clients or other stakeholders. When litigation is necessary to resolve disputes, Simantob Law Group’s business litigation attorneys represent individuals and businesses in a wide range of disputes involving or arising from partnerships, real estate ventures, employment, intellectual property assets and a variety of business contracts.

WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE US AS YOUR LOS ANGELES BUSINESS LAWYERS

  • EXPERIENCE.  Our commercial attorney – Lisa D. Simantob, Esq. has over 30 years’ experience as a business attorney
  • HIGHEST QUALITY SERVICE. Ms. Simantob strives to provide the highest quality legal services to all clients
  • STRATEGIC GUIDANCE.  Our business lawyers provide strategic guidance to clients on all transactions
  • COST EFFECTIVE.  Our legal fees are reasonably priced
  • BROAD INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE.  We have worked with businesses in a vast number of industries and have knowledge of their intricacies

EXPERIENCED CALIFORNIA BUSINESS ATTORNEYS

As experienced business lawyers, we understand our clients’ business operations and goals. We address our client’s business related legal issues and needs on a cost effective basis. In addition to hourly rates, we provide fixed fees on select matters.

To learn more about our law firm’s business legal services and how our business attorneys can handle your business legal needs, please feel free to reach us at info@business-attorney.com

TO DISCUSS YOUR BUSINESS MATTER AND HOW WE MAY HELP YOU, PLEASE CONTACT OUR BUSINESS LAWYERS  AT (310) 281-0041, MESSAGE US ONLINEOR EMAIL US AT INFO@BUSINESS-ATTORNEY.COM TODAY AND SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION.

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