Representation of small and medium size businesses
A clients interests can be best advanced through experienced and aggressive, yet cost-effective, legal representation.
It is a basic principle of the firm that client communication is paramount, and that the client is always has input of legal strategy and final say about cost management.
With more than 25 years as an attorney licensed in the states of California and Colorado (inactive), admitted and practiced before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth and Tenth Circuit as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern and Northern Districts of California, Bob’s practice has exposed him to a broad range of practice areas and clients.
Bob has trial experience in both state a federal court as well as business transaction experience. His practice has included represented companies that range in size from sole proprietors to publicly traded companies. He has advised business clients on a broad range of topics from formation, employment, real estate, finance and operations, corporate governance, trademark and copyright, exit strategies and dissolution. He has developed strategic alliances with fellow practitioners and professionals that can assist in the various unique challenges that arise such as, accounting, taxes, intellectual property and merger and acquisition.
Bob has a longstanding interest in technology and the internet, and served as an Advisory Board member to FindLaw.com, a legal internet research portal. He was brought onto the Advisory Board by the consultant who was challenged with positioning the company for acquisition. The company was thereafter acquired by Thomson/West. Additionally, he was retained as outside general counsel to a publicly traded technology company as it wound down through acquisition. He also has advised other small to medium sized companies as their general counsel.
Bob is often called upon to participate as a program panel member for the continuing education of fellow attorneys. Recently, he was selected by the by the Chief Judge of the Eastern District of California to be the Lawyer Representative for the United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference. He is also sits on the Eastern District Conference Planning Committee.
Bob is an active member of various bar related organizations, including the Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Sacramento Bar Association and the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association.
Bob believes in giving back to his community and has chosen to champion the rights of children in foster care by supporting and being on the Advisory Board of Sacramento CASA.
The firm serves clients throughout northern and southern California, including the Bay Area, the Central Valley, Orange County, Los Angeles County, Ventura County, San Joaquin County, Santa Clara County, Marin County, Solano County and cities such as Sacramento, Stockton, Fresno, Santa Rosa, San Francisco, Oakland, Concord, San Jose, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Burbank, Irvine, Long Beach, Anaheim, Hollywood, Ontario, San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego.