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Best Business Lawyers in San Jose

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored San Jose Business Lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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95 S. Market St. Ste. 550, San Jose, CA 95113

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Avvo
5.0 (19)
Google
5.0 (7)
Yelp
5.0 (7)

Why choose this provider?

Lawrence R. Jensen & Associates provides legal assistance to clients in San Jose. Its services include business entity formation, purchase and sale of businesses, real estate broker and contractor licensing, joint venture agreements, and commercial leasing. In addition, it represents clients in contracts between lenders and borrowers and protects entities from lawsuit expenses and liabilities. Principal Lawrence Jensen has been in the legal practice since 1987. He is a member of the business law and real estate law section of the State Bar of California.

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5701-A Makati Circle, San Jose, CA 95123

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4.7 (103)
Yelp
4.5 (12)
Avvo
3.5 (11)

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Mayr Law Firm PC serves both individuals and business owners in San Jose and surrounding areas. The office offers legal counsel in a variety of corporate law matters, such as contract formation and review, business and contract issues, and business formation. Founder Rodney Mayr represents foreign individuals and fluently speaks French and Spanish. He handles other cases involving DUI and DWI defense, traffic violations, and criminal law. He is also a member of the National Trial Lawyers' Top 40 under 40 list.

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2021 The Alameda Suite 200, San Jose, CA 95126

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5.0 (4)
Google
5.0 (1)

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The Law Office of Daniel M. Shafer caters to businesses throughout San Jose. It assists startups and corporations in handling various business matters, including contracts and transactions, non-disclosure agreements, collections, and commercial leases. It also provides intellectual property development and strategic counseling and litigation services. Additionally, the firm has extensive experience advising and representing clients in the entertainment industry. Principal Daniel Shafer is also admitted to practice in Nebraska and the Eastern District of Texas.

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2375 Zanker Road, Ste. 245, San Jose, CA 95131

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4.5 (12)
Google
4.8 (8)
Avvo
5.0 (2)

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Hanley Law provides legal assistance to clients in San Jose and its nearby areas. It handles matters involving business contracts, formations, and transactions. The firm was established in 1974 by Daniel E. Hanley, who was succeeded by his son, Sean S. Hanley, in 2013. Sean has a background in accounting and taxation and takes on cases related to business ownership, reorganization, dissolution, and finance. Hanley Law also offers out-of-court resolution for real estate and injury disputes.

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1570 The Alameda, Suite 316, San Jose, CA 95126

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4.6 (10)
Yelp
5.0 (3)
Google
5.0 (2)

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Rossi Domingue LLP is a small law firm that caters to San Jose clients. It assists founders and entrepreneurs in matters involving different business life cycles from early-stage formation to corporate governance and compliance. The firm also represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, purchase and sale disputes, contract negotiations, and writ and appeal proceedings. Co-founder John Domingue has been practicing law since 1997 and serving as an alternative dispute provider for the Santa Clara County Bar Association for over a decade.

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55 S Market St #1500, San Jose, CA 95113

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Google
5.0 (36)
Yelp
5.0 (2)

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Founded in 1984, Richard G. Burt, Attorney and Counselor at Law, represents San Jose clients in business law matters. Founder Richard Burt helps with the formation of business entities such as corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies, as well as contract and agreement negotiation, the purchase or sale of a business, and the execution of various business and real estate transactions. In his more than four decades of experience, his typical clients have included founders of closely held businesses, corporate executives, and professionals.

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5595 Winfield Blvd, Suite 110, San Jose, CA 95123

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Yelp
4.0 (11)
Google
4.9 (7)
Avvo
5.0 (6)

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Nick Heimlich Law focuses on litigation for small business owners and individuals in San Jose and the surrounding areas. Its lawyers provide legal advice on business formation, assist in legal planning, and help resolve disputes. They defend clients in matters of fraud, partnership disagreements, and franchise conflicts. In addition, the team represents both employers and employees in legal disputes. The firm's founder, Nick Heimlich, has recovered over $45 million in a breach of contract case for a small business owner client.

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1 S Almaden Blvd. Suite 700, San Jose, CA 95113

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Avvo
5.0 (13)
Yelp
4.5 (12)
Google
5.0 (7)

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Strategy Law, LLP, assists San Jose businesses with entity formation, employment contract preparation, and commercial equipment leasing and purchasing. The real estate and business law firm caters to startups, small businesses, and commercial property developers and investors. Its legal team provides counsel on business transactions, negotiates contracts, and manages corporate tax planning. Founding partner Tamara B. Pow also holds an MBA, and a California real estate broker license. She received the 2018 Tribute to Women Award from the YWCA Silicon Valley.

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1754 Technology Drive Suite 135, San Jose, CA 95110

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Google
4.8 (29)
Yelp
4.5 (10)
Facebook
5.0 (5)

Why choose this provider?

Structure Law Group, LLP, serves startup businesses and multi-national corporations in San Jose. It represents business owners in mergers and acquisitions, financing and commercial transactions, employment counseling, business formations, and commercial litigation. Austin T. Jackson, one of the firm's attorneys, devotes his practice broadly to business and litigation matters. He is focused on resolving disputes through mediation, discovery, and arbitration. In addition, he is affiliated with the San Mateo County Bar Association Barristers Section as a board member.

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Attorney Information

Attorney NameBar StatusExperience
Ryan Penhallegon - AssociateActive20 yrs

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