Jay Landrum

Mr. Landrum’s corporate practice emphasizes business transactions, including entity formation, buy-sell agreements, and financing transactions (venture, private and debt), as well as day-to-day legal representation. Mr. Landrum frequently serves clients as counsel in acquisition and merger transactions, including purchases and sales, asset and stock acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures, and also in technology transactions, such…

Read More

Thomas P. Murphy

Mr. Murphy has over thirty years of experience in representing a variety of clients from individuals to large, publicly-traded corporations in appellate and extraordinary writ proceedings in state and federal courts and in litigation involving commercial, intellectual property and real estate matters. Mr. Murphy is a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law, State Bar of California Board…

Read More

Christian E. Picone

Mr. Picone represents individuals and businesses in both civil and criminal litigation at the state and federal levels, with a focus on intellectual property disputes, complex commercial and tax litigation, criminal defense, and environmental defense. In addition, Mr. Picone has successfully represented custom automotive companies in the increasingly criminalized area of environmental law. Prior to…

Read More

Jerold A. Reiton

Mr. Reiton represents a variety of clients, individuals, organizations and corporations in business matters ranging from formation, merger, reorganization, acquisition and sale transactions, as well as the negotiation and preparation of business and technology related agreements. He also handles tax controversy related matters before the Tax Court, Bankruptcy Court, United States District Court, and California…

Read More

Effective Counsel Must Understand Poorly-defined Trade Secrets Litigation Procedures

“When an employee leaves his or her employer to work for a competitor, or when a business venture dissolves or splinters under unhappy circumstances and one of the principals in the venture starts a competing venture, a lawsuit for misappropriation of trade secrets under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, codified in California at California Civil Code sections 3426,…

Read More