SMP serves as general outside counsel to hundreds of entrepreneurs and businesses of all types and sizes. Our lawyers can assist you not only in selecting the most advantageous structure for your business, but also in overseeing all necessary corporate maintenance and in drafting all documents needed during operation.
SMP’s lawyers have organized and represented hundreds of Corporations (both S and C corporations alike), non-profit corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), limited partnerships, general partnerships, and sole proprietorships, in a variety of business areas.
We are skilled in nearly any form of business transaction, including, without limitation, business formation, mergers and acquisitions, business financing, securities offerings, joint ventures, buy-sell protection, intellectual property protection, licensing agreements, and employment agreements.
On the litigation side, SMP’s thorough lawyers are also seasoned at handling all forms of commercial conflicts such as breach of contract actions, fraud claims, trade secret litigation, business torts, unfair competition claims, shareholder disputes, and insurance coverage issues, in all California state and federal courtrooms. SMP’s lawyers tirelessly prosecute and defend lawsuits for clients in an efficient and effective manner, while providing candid advice throughout.