Business and IP Litigation – Complex, high-stakes business litigation in all state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as arbitration and mediation. Stopping trade secret theft and defending businesses and individuals unfairly accused of stealing trade secrets.
Corporate & Securities – Business formation and financing; venture capital; public offerings and private placements; mergers and acquisitions; international business transactions; and corporate governance and Sarbanes-Oxley counseling.
Criminal Defense – Defend individuals and businesses in criminal cases and investigations including fraud, environmental and real estate matters.
Employment – Advising on employment practices such as hiring, discipline and termination; wage and hour compliance; executive compensation; sexual harassment prevention; compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act; and resolution of employer-employee litigation and other disputes.
Environmental Law – Representing the petroleum, manufacturing, water, agriculture, transportation, financial, real estate, and semiconductor industries in environmental compliance and litigation.
Financial Services – Loan transactions; loan and investment work-outs; secured transactions; and enforcement of creditor rights and remedies.
Information Technology – Compliance, litigation, privacy, and information security matters for IT companies, including in the areas of cloud computing, social networks, software, hardware, and semiconductors, but also in emerging areas such as robotics, artificial intelligence (including ChatGPT and other generative AI), Internet of Things, and Big Data. We help clients comply with data protection laws, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Intellectual Property Protection and Licensing – Registering and maintaining trademark and copyright protection. Establishing trade secret protection programs to stop the theft of vital corporate trade secrets. Technology transfer and licensing.