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BOUTIQUE
LAW FIRM GUIDE
DECEMBER 12, 2011 | ESSENTIAL CALIFORNIA LEGAL CONTENT




              2011 EDITION
20 | WEEK OF DECEMBER 12, 2011                INBLF BOUTIQUE FIRMS                                                       THE RECORDER | WWW.THERECORDER.COM




              Boutique law firms offer an attractive alternative to large, full-service law firms. They can feature highly qualified and
              experienced senior attorneys who focus on client service and contact, with billing rates that reflect their lower overhead.
              But finding the right boutique law firm at the right place and time can be challenging.


              The International Network of Boutique Law Firms (INBLF) offers a new alternative. The INBLF is an exclusive
              network of single-discipline boutique law firms, across the United States and Canada, individually reviewed and chosen
              to represent the highest level of knowledge, experience, and reputation. Each member carries credentials comparable
              or superior to what can be found at the highest-ranking full-service firms, without insulating layers of intermediate
              attorneys between client and lawyer, and without the concomitant exorbitant billing rates.


              The INBLF brings together leading boutique firms across a full range of legal specialties in major commercial centers
              throughout the United States and Canada. The INBLF has also partnered with leading full-service law firms around the
              globe – in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and Central and South America – to ensure that top-flight legal services are
              available to clients of INBLF firms wherever the need arises.


              The INBLF has four regional chapters in California: San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, and San Diego.
              California INBLF firms engage in the following practice areas:

              Appeals                        Criminal Defense                Immigration                   Mergers and Acquisitions
              Bankruptcy                     Environmental Law               Insurance Coverage and        Personal Injury
              Business Litigation            ERISA                           Bad Faith                     Professional Liability
              Corporations                   Family Law                      International Trade and       Real Estate
              Corporate Securities           Franchise Law                   Customs                       Tax
              Employment                     Intellectual Property           Land Use                      Trusts and Estates




              California INBLF firms are individually listed
              on the following two pages.


              You can locate INBLF firms nationwide and around the world,
              by geographic region and by practice area,
              at www.inblf.com, or by sending an email to info@inblf.com.
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                     Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP                                        Law Office of Janet L. Brewer
                     John Briscoe                                                       Janet L. Brewer
                     155 Sansome Street, 7th Fl., San Francisco, CA, 94104              2501 Park Blvd. First Fl., Palo Alto, CA, 94306,
                     (415) 402-2700                                                     (650) 325-8276
                     ctofanelli@briscoelaw.net                                          estate_plan@hotmail.com
                      www.briscoelaw.net                                                www.calprobate.com
                                                                                        Practice: Trusts & Estates Probate, Estate and Gift Tax Planning,
                     Practice: Environmental Natural Resource, Land Us, Real Property
                                                                                        Estate Tax Returns
                     Attorneys: 7
                                                                                        Attorneys: 2


                     Dayzad Law Offices P.C.                                            Law Office of Silver & Taube
                     Navid Dayzad, Esq.                                                 Ruth Silver Taube
                     3255 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1688 Los Angeles, California, 90010       1339 Pauline Drive, Sunnyvale, California, 94087
                     (213) 380-6280                                                     (408)-737-2313
                                                                                        mdsrst@cs.com
                     dayzad@DayzadLaw.com
                                                                                        www.silverandtaube.com
                     www.dayzadlaw.com
                                                                                        Practice: Labor & Employment, ERISA
                     Practice: Immigration
                     Attorneys: 1
                                                                                        Lerner-Poole LLP
                                                                                        Esther R. Lerner or Stacey Poole
                     Dovel & Luner                                                      535 Pacific Avenue, 2nd Fl., San Francisco, CA, 94133
                     Greg Dovel                                                         (415) 391-6000
                                                                                        esther@cafamilylaw.com or stacey@cafamilylaw.com
                     201 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 600, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
                                                                                        www.cafamilylaw.com
                     (310) 656-7066
                                                                                        Practice: Family litigation, Mediation, Collaborative law
                     greg@dovellaw.com
                                                                                        Attorneys: 2
                     www.dovellaw.com
                     Practice: Intellectual Property, Patent litigation
                     Attorneys: 8                                                       Miller Law Group
                                                                                        Michele Ballard Miller
                                                                                        111 Sutter Street, Ste. 700, San Francisco, CA, 94104
                                                                                        (415) 464-4300
                     Grimes and Warwick
                                                                                        mbm@millerlawgroup.com
                     Robert Grimes
                                                                                        www.millerlawgroup.com
                     2664 Fourth Ave, San Diego, Ca, 92103
                                                                                        Practice: Labor & Employment, Employment Litigation, ERISA
                     (619) 232-9700
                                                                                        Litigation, Appeals
                     rlgcabo3@gmail.com                                                 Attorneys: 2
                     www.grimesandwarwick.com
                     Practice: Criminal
                                                                                        Mulcahy LLP
                                                                                        James M. Mulcahy
                                                                                        4 Park Plaza, Ste. 1230, Irvine, CA, 92614
                     Hayden Bergman Professional Corporation
                                                                                        (949) 252-9377
                     Peter Bergman
                                                                                        jmulcahy@mulcahyllp.com
                     150 Post Street, Ste. 650, San Francisco, CA, 94108
                                                                                        www.mulcahyllp.com
                     (415) 692-3310                                                     Practice: Commercial Litigation Franchise & Distribution Litigation,
                     pbergman@haydenbergman.com                                         Antitrust, Intellectual Property
                     www.haydenbergman.com                                              Attorneys: 4
                     Practice: Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions, Venture Capital

                                                                                        Murray & Murray, APC
                     Hilding Law Firm                                                   John Walshe Murray
                     Paul Hilding                                                        19400 Stevens Creek Blvd., Ste. 200, Cupertino, CA, 95014-2548
                     501 West Broadway, Ste. 1760, San Diego, CA, 92101                 (408) 907-9200
                     (619)-233-4200                                                     jwmurray@murraylaw.com
                                                                                        www.murraylaw.com
                     hilding@hildinglaw.com
                                                                                        Practice: Bankruptcy Chapter 11 Business Reorganization, Out of
                     www.hildinglaw.com
                                                                                        Court Workouts, Commercial Litigation
                     Practice: Insurance
                                                                                        Attorneys: 9


                     Hochman Salkin Retting Toscher & Perez, P.C.
                                                                                        Myers Urbatsch P.C.
                     Steven Toscher
                                                                                        Kevin Urbatsch
                     9150 Wilshire Blvd. Ste. 300, Beverly Hills, California, 90212,    100 Spear Street, Ste. 1430, San Francisco, CA, 94105,
                     (310)-281-3200                                                     (415) 593-9944
                     Toscher@taxlitigator.com                                           Kevin@Urbatsch.com
                     www.taxlitigator.com                                               www.myersurbatsch.com
                     Practice: Civil and Criminal Tax Litigation and Estate Planning    Practice: Trusts & Estates, Business Succession Planning, Sophisti-
                     Attorneys: 12                                                      cated Estate Management and Special Needs Planning
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                      Nolan Armstrong & Barton                                              Weaver Schlenger Mazel LLP
                      Mike Armstrong                                                        Mary Jane Weaver
                      600 University Ave., Palo Alto, Ca, 94301,                            550 Montgomery Street, Ste. 650, San Francisco, California, 94111
                      (650) 326-2980                                                        (415) 395-9331

                      marmstrong@nablaw.com                                                 mjweaver@wsmimmigration.com
                                                                                            www.wsmimmigration.com
                      www.nablaw.com
                                                                                            Practice: Immigration
                      Practice: Criminal, White collar, DUI and Domestic Violence


                                                                                            Wiegel Law Group, plc,
                      Seid Law Group
                                                                                            Andrew Wiegel
                      Marcine A. Seid
                                                                                            414 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102
                      1530 The Alameda, Ste. 310, San Jose, CA 95126                        (415) 552-8230
                      (408) 271-9888                                                        andrew@wiegellawgroup.com
                      marcine@seidlawgroup.com                                              www.wiegellawgroup.com
                      www.seidlawgroup.com                                                  Practice: Real Estate, China, Litigation and Intellectual Property
                      Practice: Immigration Employment Immigration Law, I-9 Audits/
                      Employer Sanctions, Naturalization
                                                                                            Law Offices of Barnett & Barnett
                      Attorneys: 3
                                                                                            1 City Boulevard West, Ste. 500 Orange, California 92868
                                                                                            (714) 634-3397

                      Spiegel Liao & Kagay, LLP                                             john@barnettbarnett.com
                                                                                            www.barnettbarnett.com
                      Charles Kagay
                                                                                            Practice: Criminal Defense
                      388 Market Street, Ste. 900, San Francisco, California, 94111
                                                                                            Attorneys: 2
                      (415) 956-5959
                      cmk@slksf.com
                      www.slksf.com                                                         Shernoff Bidart Echeverria, LLP
                      Practice: Commercial Litigation Appeals, Antitrust, Complex Litiga-   600 S. Indian Hill Boulevard, Claremont, California 91711
                      tion                                                                  (909) 621-4935
                      Attorneys: 5                                                          wshernoff@shernoff.com
                                                                                            www.shernoff.com
                                                                                            Practice: Insurance, Bad Faith
                      Swanson & McNamara LLP                                                Attorneys: 14
                      Alex Barkett
                      300 Montgomery Street, Ste. 1100, San Francisco, CA 94104
                                                                                            Pyle Sims Duncan & Stevenson
                      (415) 477-3800
                                                                                            Wells Fargo Plaza, 401 “B” Street, Ste. 1500 San Diego, California
                      abarkett@swansonmcnamara.com
                                                                                            92101
                      www.swansonmcnamara.com
                                                                                            (619) 687-5200
                      Practice: Criminal General Criminal Defense, White Collar Crime,
                                                                                            rpyle@psdslaw.com
                      Civil Litigation                                                      www.psdslaw.com
                                                                                            Practice: Bankruptcy
                                                                                            Attorneys: 8
                      Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
                      10050 N Foothill Blvd, Ste. 200, Cupertino, CA, 95014
                      (408) 973-2585                                                        Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge LLP
                      webmaster@ip-patent.com                                               350 Tenth Avenue, Ste. 1300, San Diego, California 92101
                      www.ip-patent.com                                                     (619) 231-8666
                      Practice: Intellectual Property Patent Prosecution                    mkirby@knlh.com
                      Attorneys: 8                                                          www.knlh.com
                                                                                            Practice: Business Litigation
                                                                                            Attorneys: 15
                      Vierra Magen Marcus & DeNiro LLP
                      Brian I. Marcus
                                                                                            The McClellan Law Firm
                      575 Market Street, Ste. 2500, San Francisco, CA, 94105
                                                                                            1144 State Street, San Diego, California 92101
                      (415) 369 9660
                                                                                            (619) 231-0505
                      bmarcus@vierramagen.com                                               craig@mcclellanlaw.com
                      www.vierramagen.com                                                   www.mcclellanlaw.com
                      Practice: Intellectual Property                                       Practice: Personal Injury (Representing Plaintiffs)
                      Attorneys: 10                                                         Attorneys: 2
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                       Butz Dunn & Desantis                                                                          Butler Viadro, LLP
                       101 West Broadway, Ste. 1700, San Diego, California 92101
                                                                                                                     414 13th St., 7th Fl., Oakland, CA 94612
                       (619) 233-4777
                       dmbutz@butzdunn.com                                                                           (510) 287-2400
                       www.butzdunn.com                                                                              viadro@butlerviadro.com
                       Practice: Professional Liability
                                                                                                                     www.butlerviadro.com
                       Attorneys: 11
                                                                                                                     Practice: Personal Injury (Plaintiff Side General Liability, Product
                                                                                                                     Liability and Work Place Injury Law)
                       Law Offices of Miriam Hiser
                       550 Montgomery Street, Ste. 650, San Francisco, California 94111                              Attorneys: 3
                       415-345-9234
                       mhiser@hiserlaw.com
                       www.hiserlaw.com
                       Practice: Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights                                                    Silverstein & Pomerantz LLP
                       Attorneys: 1                                                                                  55 Hawthorne Street, Ste. 440, San Francisco, California
                                                                                                                     94105-3910
                       The Bernstein Law Group, P.C.                                                                 (415) 593-3502
                       555 Montgomery Street, Ste. 1650, San Francisco, California
                                                                                                                     asilverstein@sptaxlaw.com
                       94111
                       (415) 765-6634                                                                                www.sptaxlaw.com
                       mbernstein@blgrp.com                                                                          Practice: Tax (State and Local)
                       www.blgrp.com
                                                                                                                     Attorneys: 5
                       Practice: Intellectual Property (Litigation)
                       Attorneys: 5


                       Bostwick & Peterson, LLP                                                                      Law Offices of George R. Tuttle, A.P.C.
                       Four Embarcadero Center, Ste. 750, San Francisco, California                                  One Embarcadero Center, Ste. 730, San Francisco, California 94111
                       94111
                       (415) 421-8300                                                                                (415) 986-8780
                       james@bostwickfirm.com                                                                        george.tuttle.sr@tuttlelaw.com
                       www.bostwickfirm.com
                                                                                                                     www.tuttlelaw.com
                       Practice: Personal Injury (Plaintiffs’ Medical Malpractice and Legal
                       Malpractice)                                                                                  Practice: International Trade and Customs Law
                       Attorneys: 2                                                                                  Attorneys: 6




                                                                                          A
                                                                                                    nna Martin and Joseph Rimac both began their careers
                                                                                                    with large law firms. They realized that the heft of the
                                                                                                    large law firm prevented them from representing their
                                                                                          clients in a way that they knew was best, including controlling
                                                                                          costs and permitting flexible approaches to disputes. In 1998, they
                                                                                          made a conscious choice to continue representing their corporate
                                                                                          clients in a smaller and more efficient setting. This allowed Rimac
                                                                                          Martin P.C. to improve the quality of service for its clients with
                                                                                          a more direct, personal and active representation. Rimac Martin
                                                                                          P.C.’s clients receive large firm quality while benefitting from the
                                                                                          reduced cost structure of a boutique law firm.

       The professionals at Rimac Martin P.C. try cases in state and federal courts in California, Nevada and throughout the United States.
       Rimac Martin P.C. also handles appeals.

       Rimac Martin P.C. practice areas are primarily focused on insurance matters, such as life, health and disability (both individual and
       group), property casualty, including the defense of state law bad faith and punitive damages claims as well as claims arising under
       ERISA. The professionals at Rimac Martin P.C. also have significant experience providing insurance coverage advice and in defense
       of commercial, personal injury, toxic tort, intellectual property and transportation cases.

       Contact Information:
       San Francisco Office                          Nevada Office
       Rimac Martin P .C.                           803 Snead Court
       1051 Divisadero Street                        .O.
                                                    P Box 7028
       San Francisco, CA 94115                      Incline Village, NV 89450
       Telephone: (415) 561-8440                    Telephone: (775) 833-2269
       Facsimile: (415) 561-8430                    Facsimile (775) 833-2279
       www.rimacmartin.com                          www.rimacmartin.com
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                             Allan Law Group PC                                              Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP
                             Stella Yap                                                      Linda Yung
                                                                                             155 Sansome Street, 7th Floor San Francisco, California, 94104,
                             22917 Pacific Coast Highway, Ste. 350, Malibu, CA, 90265
                                                                                             (415) 402-2700
                             (310) 456-3024                                                  lyung@briscoelaw.net
                             syap@usachinalaw.com                                            www.briscoelaw.net
                             www.usachinalaw.com                                             Practice: Environmental
                             Practice: International                                         Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP
                                                                                             Dorothy Rausa
                             Allen + Wohrle LLP                                              2600 Michelson Drive, Ste. 800, Irvine, CA, 92612
                                                                                             (949) 622-1661
                             Joseph P. Wohrle
                                                                                             mdisante@cdflaborlaw.com
                             2800 28th Street, Ste. 321, Santa Monica, CA, 90405             www.CDFLaborLaw.com
                             (310) 392-3355                                                  Practice: Labor & Employment
                             jwohrle@allenwohrle.com                                         Chiarelli & Mollica LLP
                             www.allenwohrle.com                                             Terry Mollica
                             Practice: Commercial Litigation                                 2121 N. California Blvd., Ste 520, Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
                                                                                             (925) 262-4888
                                                                                             tjm@cmlawoffices.com
                             Anderies & Gomes LLP
                                                                                             Practice: Real Estate
                             Shane K. Anderies
                                                                                             Dodd Mason George LLP
                             601 Montgomery Street, Ste. 888, San Francisco, CA, 94111
                                                                                              Joseph G. Mason
                             (415) 217-8802                                                  1740 Technology Drive, Ste. 205, San Jose, CA, 95110
                             sanderies@andgolaw.com
                                                                                             (408) 452-1478
                             www.andgolaw.com                                                Mason@DoddMason.com
                             Practice: Labor & Employment                                     www.DoddMason.com
                                                                                             Practice: Business

                             Bergeson, LLP                                                   FeldbergPacific Law Group
                             Jan Balli                                                        Achim W. Hoelzle,
                             303 Almaden Blvd. , Ste. 500, San Jose, Ca, 95110               650 California Street, 19th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94108
                                                                                             (415) 398-5555
                             (408) 291-6200
                                                                                             ahoelzle@feldbergpacific.com
                             jballi@be-law.com                                               www.feldbergpacific.com
                             www.be-law.com                                                  Practice: Corporate, Technology related M&A, International and
                             Practice: Intellectual Property                                 commercial transactions




                                                                                         Bergeson                LLP

                                                    SILICON
     Anderies & Gomes practices employment law exclusively. Our services
     include advice and counsel, trainings, investigations, litigation, and trial. We
     have over 30 years of experience regarding almost every type of legal issue



                                                    VALLEY’S
     in today’s challenging workplace, including wrongful termination, discrimi-



                                           SILICON VALLEY’S
     nation, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, wage and hour compli-
     ance, leaves of absence, and trade secrets.



                                                    LEADING
     We represent our clients before state and federal courts and administrative
     agencies throughout California. Our cases range from individual complaints



                                          LEADING BUSINESS
                                                    BUSINESS
     for wrongful termination, to complex trade secret claims between competi-
     tor businesses, to wage and hour class action lawsuits.

     Efficiency is our priority. We never lose track of the bottom line. When a



                                         LITIGATION LITIGATION
                                                    LAW FIRM
     case should settle, we posture the matter for a favorable resolution. We
     have negotiated dozens of settlements, including complex class actions and
     trade secret matters. However, when it is necessary or unavoidable, we are


                                                    LAW FIRM
     not afraid to take a case to trial. In the last two years, we have successfully
     tried two cases to verdict and prevailed in post-trial motions and appeals.



                                                                                                               be-law.com
     Our focus is our clients. We strive to build long-lasting relationships. We
     invest our time learning about our clients’ particular businesses to provide
     creative and practical legal solutions to match their immediate and future
     needs. Ultimately, we view ourselves as problem solvers. Our job is to avoid,
     minimize, and defend against legal issues in the workplace so our clients
     can get back to the business of running their businesses.



                                                                                                          be-law.com
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                     Flynn/Williams LLP                                                                                     Gross & Gross, P.C.
                     Lydia A. Cobb                                                                                          Marc D. Gross
                     1010 B Street, Ste. 200, San Rafael, California, 94901                                                 11377 W. Olympic Blvd., 5th Fl., Los Angeles, CA, 90064,
                     (415) 461-1000
                     lcobb@flynn-williams.com                                                                               (310) 235-2455
                     Practice: Real Estate                                                                                  thefirm@gross-grosslaw.com
                                                                                                                            www.gross-grosslaw.com,
                     Fox, Wang & Morgan P.C.                                                                                Practice: Civil
                     Michele Leyva
                     160 West Santa Clara St., Ste. 700, San Jose, CA, 95113,                                               Hartog & Associates
                     (408) 844-2350
                     mleyva@foxwangmorgan.com                                                                               John A. Hartog
                     www.foxwangmorgan.com                                                                                  4 Orinda Way, Ste 250B, Orinda, CA, 94563
                     Practice: Labor & Employment                                                                           (925) 253-1717
                                                                                                                            info@calteclaw.com
                     Ghantous Law Corporation                                                                               www.jahartog.com
                     2603 Camino Ramon, Ste. 200, San Ramon, CA, 94583
                                                                                                                            Practice: Trusts & Estates
                     (925) 242-2431
                     kghantous@glawcorp.com
                     www.glawcorp.com,                                                                                      Hausfeld LLP
                     Practice: Civil, Insurance
                                                                                                                            Michael P. Lehmann
                     Gibson Robb & Lindh LLP                                                                                44 Montgomery Street, Ste. 3400, San Francisco, CA, 94104
                     Stan Gibson                                                                                            (415) 633-1908
                      201 Mission, Ste. 2700, San Francisco, CA, 94105                                                      mlehmann@hausfeldllp.com
                     (415) 348-6000                                                                                         www.hausfeldllp.com
                     sgibson@gibsonrobb.com                                                                                 Practice: Antitrust
                     www.gibsonrobb.com
                     Practice: Admiralty-Maritime and Transportation Litigation
                                                                                                                            Jung & Yuen, LLP
                     Gray Duffy LLP                                                                                         Curtis C. Jung
                     Barry D. Brown                                                                                         888 S. Figueroa St., Ste. 720, Los Angeles, CA, 90017
                      702 Marshall Street, Ste. 600, Redwood City, CA, 94063
                                                                                                                            (213) 689-8880
                     (650) 365-7343
                     bbrown@grayduffylaw.com                                                                                curtis@jyllp.com
                     www.grayduffylaw.com                                                                                   www.jyllp.com
                     Practice: Insurance, Litigation                                                                        Practice: Banking



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                                                                                  partner. With that alliance, WHGC has now become more accessible to clients, with more dynamic
                                                                                  capabilities, offering local service using international resources and providing critical legal resources and
                                                                                  business savvy for American corporations in the growing Chinese market.
                                                                                  Some of WHGC’s Client-Focused Practice Areas Include:
                                                                                  At WHGC, we will see to it that your business needs are met and intellectual property rights protected.
                                                                                  Our primary consideration is providing a strategy consistent with your business’ philosophy and in line
                                                                                  with your business interests while you remain in control of your investments, nances and objectives.
                                                                                  Intellectual Property Patent Law Trademark Law Copyright Law Licensing Agreements IP Prosecution-Patent and
                                                                                  Trademark Application Patent Infringement Opinion Letters Domain Name Challenges Intellectual Asset Management
                                                                                    IP Litigation Patent Litigation Patent Damages Trademark Damages Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
                                                                                  Employment Litigation & Disputes Litigation & Appeals International Law Representing Foreign Companies Doing
                                                                                  Business in the U.S. Representing U.S. Companies Doing Business in China Business Organization & Transactions
                                                                                  Mergers & Acquisitions IP Transactions and Business Licensing Immigration & Naturalization Employment Law Labor
                                                                                  & Employment Preventative Employment Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Litigation & Appeals
                                                                                                   Toll Free 1-866-970-0186 Toll Free Fax 1-800-515-6301
                                                                                                 ContactUS@WHGCLaw.com             www.WHGCLaw.com
                                                                                            Southern California Of ce                                Northern California Of ce
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                                                                                             Newport Beach, CA 92660                                   Mountain View, CA 94040
                                                                                  *According to Asian Legal Business magazine July 2010
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                         KC Branch Firm, A California Law Firm                                            Law Office of Janet Fogarty & Associates
                                                                                                          Janet Fogarty
                         K. Christopher Branch
                                                                                                          111 Anza Blvd. Ste. 206, Burlingame, CA, 94010
                          P. O. Box 2528, Yountville, CA, 93401                                           (650) 343-8332
                         (707) 204- 9593                                                                  jfogartylawfirm@yahoo.com
                                                                                                          www.jfogartylaw.com
                         info@foodwineandspiritslaw.com
                                                                                                          Practice: Real Estate, Estate Planning, Commercial Transactions
                         http://foodwineandspiritslaw.com
                         Practice: Food, Wines and Spirits                                                Law Offices of James A. Bach
                                                                                                          James Bach
                                                                                                          100 Bush Street, Ste. 1980, San Francisco, CA, 94104-3921
                         Kessel & Associates
                                                                                                          (415) 248-3100
                         Elizabeth M. Kessel                                                              jbach@immilaw.com
                         2410 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, California, 90057                               www.immilaw.com
                                                                                                          Practice: Immigration
                         (213) 383-2800
                         emkessel@kesselaw.com
                                                                                                          Law Offices of Margaret E. Murray
                         www.kesselaw.com
                                                                                                          Margaret Murray
                         Practice: Labor & Employment                                                     517 Los Palmos Drive, San Francisco, CA, 94127
                                                                                                          (415) 585-5400
                                                                                                          margaret@memlawsf.com
                         Law Office of Christian Mammen
                                                                                                          Practice: Labor & Employment
                         Christian Mammen
                         PO Box 9351, Berkeley, CA, 94709                                                 Lerner-Poole, LLP
                         (510) 868-8107                                                                   Esther R. Lerner /Stacey Poole
                         cmammen@mammenlaw.com                                                             535 Pacific Ave., 2nd Fl., San Francisco, CA, 94133
                         www.mammenlaw.com                                                                (415) 391-6000
                                                                                                          esther@cafamilylaw.com stacey@cafamilylaw.com
                         Practice: Intellectual Property                                                  www.cafamilylaw.com
                                                                                                          Practice: Family

                         Law Office of Gary A. Farwell                                                    Lingel H. Winters Professional Corporation
                         Gary A. Farwell                                                                  Lingel H. Winters,
                         6060 W. Manchester Avenue, Ste. 310, Los Angeles, CA, 90045                      275 Battery St. Ste. 2600, San Francisco, CA, 94111
                          AttyGAF@aol.com                                                                 (415) 398-2941
                                                                                                          sawmill2@aol.com
                         (310) 841-4944                                                                   www.martindale.com
                         Practice: Juvenile                                                               Practice: Commercial Litigation




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                                                                                                               Business Litigation
                                                                                                           Business Owners' Liability
      With over 50 years combined experience, Fox, Wang & Morgan
                                                                                                         Commercial & Personal Auto
      P.C. has expertise in all areas of employment law. We are across-
                                                                                                           Commercial Transactions
      the-board employment defense lawyers. Whether it be trying
                                                                                                      Construction Law & Related Claims
      employment cases, drafting HR policies, advising employers about
                                                                                                              Defense of Insureds
      the termination or hiring of employees, or handling government
                                                                                                                Employment Law
      audits, our nationally acclaimed lawyers offer strategic and
                                                                                                                    Healthcare
      preventative advice to help employers avoid or minimize costly
                                                                                                       Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith
      litigation.
                                                                                         Mediation, Arbitration & Other Alternative Dispute Resolutions
                                                                                                                 Product Liability
                                                                                                              Professional Liability

      Fox, Wang & Morgan P.C.
      160 West Santa Clara St., Suite 700
      San Jose, CA 95113                                                               15760 Ventura Blvd., 16th Floor | Encino, CA | 91436 | 818.907.4000
      (408) 844-2352                                                                   702 Marshall St., Ste. 600 | Redwood City, CA | 94063 | 650.365.7343
      http://www.foxwangmorgan.com                                                                         www.GrayDuffyLaw.com
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                       Michael Nichols                                                                            Peterson, Martin & Reynolds LLP
                       510 South Mathilda Avenue Ste. 8, Sunnyvale, CA, 94086                                     P. Kurt Peterson
                       (408) 733-9221                                                                             49 Stevenson Street, 10th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94105
                       www.calcriminaldefense.com                                                                 (415) 399-2900
                        crimeslawyer@aol.com                                                                      kpeterson@pmrlegal.com
                       Practice: Criminal                                                                         www.pmrlegal.com
                                                                                                                  Practice: Real Estate
                                                         Moscone Emblidge &
                       Sater LLP                                                                                  Petillon Hiraide & Loomis LLP
                       Zerlina Vecino                                                                             Mark Hiraide, Esq.
                       220 Montgomery Street, Ste. 2100, San Francisco, CA, 94104                                 Del Amo Financial Center, 21515 Hawthorne Boulevard, Ste. 1260,
                       (415) 362-3599                                                                             Torrance, California, 9050
                       vecino@mesllp.com                                                                          (310) 543-0500
                       www.mesllp.com                                                                             mhiraide@phlcorplaw.com
                       Practice: Commercial Litigation                                                            www.phlcorplaw.com
                                                                                                                  Practice: Securities
                       Osborne Clarke
                       Steve Wilson                                                                               RIMAC MARTIN P.C.
                       Two Palo Alto Square, Ste. 200, Palo Alto, CA, 94306                                       Arpi Ballian
                       (650) 462-4028                                                                             1051 Divisadero St., San Francisco, CA, 94115
                       steve.wilson@osborneclarke.com                                                             www.rimacmartin.com,
                       www.osborneclarke.com                                                                      abalian@rimacmartin.com
                       Practice: International                                                                    (415) 561-8440
                                                                                                                  Practice: Insurance
                       Palmer, Lombardi & Donohue LLP
                       E. Scott Palmer, Esq.                                                                      Robert Hirsch Law Offices
                        515 South Flower St., Ste. 2100, Los Angeles, CA, 90071                                   Robert Hirsch
                       (213) 688-0430                                                                             PO Box 170428, San Francisco, California, 94117
                       spalmer@pldlawyers.com                                                                     Roberthirschlaw.com
                       www.pldlawyers.com                                                                         Rmhirsch@gmail.com
                       Practice: Securities Litigation and Regulatory Matters, Consumer                           (415) 752-7678
                       Financial Services Litigation and Real Estate                                              Practice: ADR




                          HARTOG & ASSOCIATES, INC.


                                                                       The lawyers of HARTOG & ASSOCIATES, INC. are skilled
                                                                       practitioners in Trust and Estate law. Our focus on this
                                                                       practice area, and the wisdom based upon our collective
                                                                       experience, enables us to provide nimble and creative
                                                                       solutions to the challenges facing our clients. Clients who
                    CERTIFIED SPECIALIST
                                                                       value the quality of their representation and the
                  ESTATE PLANNING TRUST
                                                                       responsiveness of their lawyers consider themselves well
                      AND PROBATE LAW
                                                                       served by us. Clients who appreciate practical and cost
                          TAXATION LAW
                                                                       effective representation with knowledgeable lawyers who
                           CALIFORNIA
                                                                       are committed to the client’s ultimate objective are our
                            STATE BAR
                                                                       best advertisement. We invite you to see how this integration
                        BOARD OF LEGA
                                                                       of experience, dedication & specialization translates into
                        SPECIALIZATION
                                                                       responsive representation of the highest quality.

             4 Orinda Way, Suite 250-B, Orinda, CA 94563 (Directions) | Tel: (925) 253-1717 | Fax: (925) 253-0334 | info@calteclaw.com | Top 100 Lawyers
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                          Royse Law Firm PC                                                                       Sequoia Counsel PC
                          Roger Royse                                                                             Daniel Ballard
                          1717 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, California, 94303                                     770 L St., Ste. 950, Sacramento, California, 95814
                          (650) 813-9700                                                                          (916) 449-3950
                          rroyse@rroyselaw.com                                                                    dballard@sequoiacounsel.com
                                                                                                                  www.sequoiacounsel.com,
                          Practice: Tax, Corporate
                                                                                                                  Practice: Intellectual Property

                          Ruiz Law Group
                                                                                                                  Shenoi Koes LLP
                          Vincent Ruiz
                                                                                                                  Daniel J. Koes
                          170 Columbus Avenue, Ste. 300, San Francisco, California, 94133
                                                                                                                  175 So. Lake Avenue, Ste. 202, Pasadena, California, 91101
                          (415) 398-9000
                          vruiz@ruizlawgroup.com                                                                  (818) 621-4300
                                                                                                                  dkoes@shenoikoes.com
                          www.ruizlawgroup.com
                                                                                                                  www.koeslaw.com
                          Practice: Banking/Corporate Compliance & Ethics
                                                                                                                  Practice: Appellate

                          Sayad & Biren
                                                                                                                  STLG_IP
                          Pamela M. Sayad or Brenda F. Biren
                                                                                                                  Soody Tronson
                          505 Montgomery Street, Ste. 700, San Francisco, CA, 94111
                                                                                                                  2995 Woodside Rd., #400, Woodside, CA, 94062
                          www.sayad-biren.com
                                                                                                                  (866) 325-7964
                          saybir@sayad-biren.com
                                                                                                                  info@stlgip.com
                          (415) 392-4100                                                                          www.stlgip.com
                          Practice: Labor & Employment                                                            Practice: Intellectual Property

                          Scott Law Firm                                                                          The Law Office of Henry Winetsky
                          John Scott                                                                              Henry Winetsky
                          1388 Sutter Street, Ste. 715, San Francisco, CA, 94109                                  58 Maiden Lane, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94108
                          (415) 561-9600                                                                          (415) 365-4006
                          officemanager@scottlawfirm.net                                                          winetskylaw@aol.com
                          www.scottlawfirm.net                                                                    www.HNattorneys.com
                          Practice: Civil                                                                         Practice: Tax




      T
              he Law Ofces of James A. Bach is dedicated to providing
              the highest quality immigration legal services to companies
              of all sizes, from Fortune 500 companies to small start-ups,
      to facilitate working visas and green cards for engineers, scientists,
      managers, investors, and other employment-based immigrants.
                            Mr. Bach has been working exclusively with                      Companies on the fast track to success turn to us for help with navigating the
                            immigration cases for three decades, and                        complexities of state and federal securities laws and corporate finance. The
                            has lectured and written extensively on                         firm offers personalized attention from specialists representing venture capital
                            immigration law subjects. He is the author of
                                                                                            funds, start-ups, middle-market companies, broker-dealers and investment
                            The HR Manager’s Guide to Immigration Law
                                                                                            advisors as well as individual officers, directors and investors. The partners,
                                                                                            authors of numerous influential publications and frequent public speakers, are
                            and is currently Chair of the State Bar’s
                                                                                            recognized by their peers as authorities in their field.
                            Immigration and Nationality Advisory
                            Commission, which writes and grades the                         With our depth of legal experience, we are expert at assisting early-stage and
      California Immigration and Nationality Specialty Examination. His                     middle-market clients with:
      rm has been given the highest A/V rating by Martindale-Hubbell                           • Private and public securities offerings and merger and acquisition
      for ability and ethics for over a decade, and is included in the current                    transactions.
      Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He is a graduate                   • Advising directors and officers about fiduciary and compliance
      of Dartmouth College and Hastings College of the Law, and from                              responsibilities.
      1987 to 1990 was the head of the Immigration Law Department of                            • Representing parties in SEC, FINRA and PCAOB regulatory investigations
      Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May (now Reed Smith).                                               and securities- and M&A-related civil litigation.

                     Law Offices of James A. Bach
                                                                                            We look forward to hearing from you when the need arises.
                     100 Bush Street, Suite 1980                                                                     LOS ANGELES SOUTH BAY
                     San Francisco, CA 94104-3902                                                                          310.543.0500
                     (415) 248-3100
                                                                                                                        www.phlcorplaw.com
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                                The Maring Law Firm
                                Harry B. Maring, Attorney at Law
                                456 Montgomery Street, Ste. 1300, San Francisco, CA, 94104
                                (415) 989-8406
                                hmaring@maringlawfirm.com
                                www.maringlawfirm.com                                                 Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP operates on the
                                Practice: Trusts & Estates                                            fundamental principle of providing the highest quality, aggressive legal
                                                                                                      representation for our clients.

                                The Moore Law Team                                                    We pride ourselves on our commitment to promptly achieving effective
                                Thomas E. Moore III                                                   results for our clients in a cost-effective manner, and in maintaining long-
                                228 Hamilton Ave., 3d Fl., Palo Alto, CA, 94301                       lasting, mutually respectful client relationships. Our experienced team of
                                                                                                      partners, associates and support staff stand ready to expertly guide our
                                (650) 798-5352                                                        clients through the complexities of today’s legal issues.
                                tmoore@moorelawteam.com
                                www.moorelawteam.com                                                  The firm strives to be a full-service legal provider for individual and
                                Practice: Commercial Litigation                                       business clients. The partners’ depth of experience allows them to offer a
                                                                                                      wide array of transaction services including Taxation, Real estate, and
                                                                                                      Business and estate planning. We also provide litigation services in
                                The Morales Law Firm                                                  Contract, Probate and Trust Disputes, Tax, Employment, Real property,
                                Christopher F. Morales                                                Class actions, Unfair Business Practices
                                1 Daniel Burnham Court, Ste. 240C, San Francisco, CA, 94109
                                                                                                      Our firm’s success in these areas has built a strong following of clients
                                (415) 552-1215                                                        throughout California. In addition, the accomplishments have earned
                                cmoral@aol.com                                                        Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP one of the highest
                                www.sfcriminallawspecialist.com                                       possible Martindale-Hubbell ratings, a testament to the quality of our
                                Practice: Criminal                                                    legal work and dedication to serving clients.

                                                                                                      Our attorneys represent clients throughout California with special
                                Vasquez Benisek & Lindgren LLP                                        emphasis on the Sacramento Valley and the Bay Area, also coordinate
                                Richard C. Vasquez                                                    our clients’ legal affairs in neighboring states, particularly Nevada,
                                                                                                      Oregon, Idaho and Arizona.
                                3685 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, Ste. 300, Lafayette, CA, 94549
                                (925) 627-4250                                                                            10640 Mather Blvd., Suite 200
                                rvasquez@vbllaw.com                                                                            Mather, CA 95655
                                www.vbllaw.com                                                                                 T: (916) 920-5286
                                                                                                                               www.wkblaw.com
                                Practice: Intellectual Property



                  SCOTT LAW
                  IN PURSUIT OF JUSTICE AND EQUALITY
                                                                                                      The Moore Law Team is a small Palo Alto-based law firm that is dedicated to
   Since 1977, the Scott Law Firm has been committed to protecting individuals' civil rights by
                                                                                                      resolving complex disputes through negotiation and litigation in the general
   holding accountable those who abuse their authority or position of trust. Although our firm's
                                                                                                      commercial, private-entity and intellectual property fields. We specialize in
   history includes many multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts, our greatest successes are    representing individuals and small to medium sized companies, especially
   the cases that influence public policy and positively impact peoples' lives.                        against Goliath-sized adversaries.
              The Scott Law Firm's primary practice areas include:
                                                                                                      Where many law firms seek to leverage their own size, The Moore Law Team
                                                                                                      leverages its experience. Our clients receive the personal attention of a very
                                                                                                      experienced litigator for both strategy and execution. As a consequence, we
                                                                                                      can guide a dispute from initiation to resolution in the shortest, most cost-
                         We offer our clients comprehensive,                                          effective manner, thereby allowing our clients to persevere through the
                       personalized legal services that include:                                      litigation process so that they can keep their energies focused on the
                                                                                                      continued growth and financial success of their businesses.

                                                                                                      We litigate bigger than our size. We have many resources on which to draw
                                                                                                      when circumstances demand them, such as networks of technical consultants,
                                                                                                      expert witnesses, litigation support vendors and fellow small law firms. We
                                                                                                      also have close connections to various Internet-oriented civil rights groups.
     Burris. Appellate practice in state and federal courts
                                                                                                      To retain The Moore Law Team is to retain lawyers who measure their
                                                                                                      experience in decades, not years, who have been on the front lines of cases
                                                                                                      that have impacted the course of industries, who have seen enough and done
                                                                                                      enough to isolate the key areas of the other party’s strengths and weaknesses
   economically and efficiently bringing and defending cases in courts.                                and who can adjust quickly as circumstances change.
      In addition, our firm’s lawyers have tried over 130 cases to verdict, obtained numerous multi-
   million dollar verdicts and settlements, handled over 100 appeals, and were counsel of record in   The Moore Law Team has a proven record of achievement. We believe that
   more than 25 published decisions.                                                                  clients are entitled to strong, effective advocacy during disputes, innovative
      The Scott Law Firm is made up of a diverse group of talented individuals that have dedicated    advice for matters relating to intellectual property, and experienced,
   their lives to protecting the rights of others.                                                    knowledgeable guidance for start-up companies.

                                                                                                                              The Moore Law Team
                                                                                                                         228 Hamilton Avenue, Third Floor
                  SCOTT LAW: PROVEN EXPERIENCE THAT YOU CAN TRUST.                                                             Palo Alto, CA 94301
                    Contact us at (415) 561-9601. www.scottlawfirm.net                                                             866-353-4316
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                           Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans
                           Minna Yang
                           166 Belle Avenue, Pleasant Hill, CA, 94523
                           (916) 920-5286
                           minna@wkblaw.com
                           www.wkblaw.com                                                     E E I G        FMI L
                                                                                            K K E P IPNN GF A A MLIY Y
                           Practice: Tax
                                                                                              B S I E E SE I
                                                                                            B U U ISNN S S E S SI NN
                           Wald & Thorndal, P.C.                                              TE      FMI L
                                                                                            T H H EF A A MLIY Y
                           Stephen Neuburger
                           88 Kearny Street, Ste 1475, San Francisco, CA, 94108               PREMARITAL AGREEMENTS - DIVORCE
                                                                                            PREMARITAL AGREEMENTS - DIVORCE
                           (415) 648-3097
                           info@waldlaw.net
                           www.waldlaw.net
                           Practice: Family


                           Walzer & Melcher LLP
                           Christopher C. Melcher
                           21700 Oxnard St., Ste. 2080, Woodland Hills, California, 91367
                           (818) 591-3700
                           ccm@walzermelcher.com
                           www.walzermelcher.com                                                                  Peter M. Walzer
                                                                                                              Peter M. Walzer                   Christopher C. Melcher
                                                                                                                                            Christopher C. Melcher
                           Practice: Family


                           WHGC LLP
                           Rae Nguyen                                                                            Woodland Hills, California · (818) 591-3700
                                                                                                               Woodland Hills, California · (818) 591-3700
                           1301 Dove Street, Ste. #1050, Newport Beach, CA, 92660
                           (949) 833-8483
                           RaeNguyen@WHGCLaw.com                                                www.walzermelcher.com
                                                                                              www.walzermelcher.com
                           www.WHGCLaw.com
                                                                                                    www.drprenup.com
                                                                                                  www.drprenup.com
                           Practice: Intellectual Property




     T
          he Morales Law Firm specializes in criminal trial and appellate
          work. We have a sub-specialty of post conviction relief in                         Technology Clients.
          which we help people clean up their prior criminal record. We
     practice in Federal and State Courts with offices in San Francisco
                                                                                             Intellectual Property Litigation.
     and Redwood City.
                                                                                             Vasquez Benisek & Lindgren LLP is an intellectual property boutique located
       Christopher F. Morales is a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal                     in the San Francisco Bay Area with the singular focus: helping technology
     Law, Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California. His firm                    companies overcome intellectual property uncertainties.
                          is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau,                         VBL handles litigation and non-litigation intellectual property matters for
                          is rated Superb by Avvo.com and has been                           some of the most dynamic companies in the technology universe. We have
                          awarded a Triple A rating by Attorney Search                       deep experience helping technology clients protect their most valuable
                          Network.                                                           assets and relationships, and represent a compelling alternative to AmLaw
                                Mr. Morales is licensed to practice law in                   200 multi-office firms for select clients.
                             the State of California, Northern District of                   Our clients hail from Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Boston, New York,
                             California(Federal), the 9th Circuit Court of                   Toronto, Los Angeles, Taipei, Shenzhen and Shanghai. Our typical client
                             Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.                    manufactures in China, designs in Taiwan, and sells on five continents.
                                                                                             We prosecute and defend their intellectual property issues in federal
                               Chris has been in private practice since
                                                                                             courts throughout the United States. We work with their employees and
                            1991 and has tried more than 75 criminal jury
     trials. He has been interviewed on local and national television and                    management worldwide, and handle their issues with customers, suppliers,
     is the author of two books.                                                             and competitors.
                                                                                             We are chosen because of our expertise, our success and our industry
       Please visit our website to download free special reports on The
                                                                                             knowledge.
     Basics of Insider Trading and a primer on Criminal Anti Trust Cases.
                                                                                                   If your company values experience and focused expertise,
     Christopher F. Morales                                                                                 try our laser approach to solving IP issues.
     Attorney at Law
     Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law
     State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization

     415-552-1215 | 415-674-7643 fax
                                                                                            3685 Mt. Diablo Blvd. #300 | Lafayette, CA 94549 | (925) 627-4250   | www.vbllaw.com
     www.sfcriminallawspecialist.com

				
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