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Business Law

Pleasanton Business Law Attorneys for All Types of Industries

Garcia & Gurney, A Law Corporation consistently advises and represents companies of all sizes and at all stages of growth. Our success can be attributed to the innovative legal solutions we implement for corporations, professional firms, and entrepreneurs in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Whether a business is starting up, growing, firmly established, or struggling, we have the expertise to provide effective legal counsel on virtually any issue, from business formation and complex transactions to the resolution of business tort claims and contract disputes.

Entity Formation & Business Transactions

California business entities can be formed in many ways, from traditional partnerships and corporations to hybrid forms such as limited liability companies (LLCs) and limited liability partnerships (LLPs). The selection of the right entity depends on many factors related to the purpose and goals of the business, and impacts everything from taxation and liability issues to decisions regarding how the company will be managed, transferred or sold. Beyond helping companies form and start up their business, we help in negotiations, drafting or reviewing contracts related to business transactions from real estate issues to employment agreements and sales contracts. Our goal is to provide the assistance needed to ensure that our clients’ rights are protected and that their interests are well-represented.

Representing Clients in Commercial Litigation

Business disputes are inevitable and, when they occur, skilled representation is necessary to ensure a prompt, effective resolution. A satisfactory outcome requires the knowledge and experience of an attorney well-versed in mediation, arbitration and commercial litigation. At Garcia & Gurney, A Law Corporation, we provide strong, effective representation in contract disputes and business torts, as well as in business entity and partnership disputes. Our experience working with business clients at every stage means that we understand our clients’ immediate and long-term needs and work to achieve a result that keeps those goals in focus.

Commercial Lawyers Helping Bay Area Businesses & Industries

Whether you’re in Alameda County, Contra Costa County, or elsewhere in the Bay Area, contact the lawyers at Garcia & Gurney, A Law Corporation for help with any business law matter, from start-up to wind-up and every transaction in between, and for effective advocacy in the resolution of commercial disputes.

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Client Testimonials
  • "Melinda Garcia came very highly recommended by two colleagues who raved about her expertise and assertiveness. She and her team are extremely responsive and help us navigate the legal challenges of our consulting business. We're thrilled to have Melinda on our side!"

  • "Melinda Garcia was wonderful to work with. She is an outstanding listener and has a great memory for details and personal information.... which makes one feel very comfortable and welcome. I would highly recommend her to anyone not only because of her outstanding abilities but because of the compassion she eludes in dealing with an individual's issues/concerns."

  • "Highly recommend! I was in need of urgent help with an employment matter and Melinda Garcia came through for me the same day. She fit me in for a consultation within hours of my call and read my documents prior to our meeting. She was thorough, attentive to my needs, knowledgeable, professional and above all very comforting."

  • "Melinda Garcia provided me excellent advice in resolving an employment agreement related to an acquisition of the company I worked for. She is very knowledgeable, asked me what I wanted to achieve with her services, provided excellent service to achieve those goals, and was very cognizant of fees. I recommend her for employment related services."

  • "Melinda Garcia provided excellent guidance with an employment/compensation case. Her knowledge of employment law, and strong negotiation skills, brought the case to a successful conclusion."

  • "Melinda Garcia has done an excellent job assisting us as we established our small business. From incorporation to contract negotiations, Melinda Garcia and her staff were outstanding"