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Los Angeles Business Law Firm Facilitates Your Company’s Success

Personal assistance from responsive and accountable business attorneys

Barton, Klugman & Oetting LLP serves as counsel to a variety of business clients, ranging from start-up ventures to mature, closely held business organizations, and publicly-held corporations. We serve as legal counsel to internet service providers, web-based businesses, high technology defense contractors and the entertainment industry. We also serve as legal counsel for medical service providers and law firms. When you retain our services, we strive to develop a close working relationship that allows us to understand your business goals, anticipate your needs and remove legal impediments to your success.

Knowledge and skill across the broad spectrum of your legal needs

Los Angeles is one of the most competitive regions for business in the world, with risks and rewards companies must manage effectively. The depth and diversity of our experience allows us to offer crucial advice and strong representation in the areas of your greatest concern, including:

  • Banking and finance
  • Business formation
  • Buy and sell agreements
  • Commercial and civil litigation
  • Commercial transactions
  • Contracts
  • Corporate governance
  • Employment law
  • Executive compensation
  • International business
  • Labor law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Oil and gas law
  • Partnership / shareholder agreements
  • Real estate
  • Securities
  • Taxation

In all areas, we are responsive to your needs and deliver results in the most cost-effective manner possible.

Sage advice for the most competitive aspects of business in Los Angeles

Although it’s impossible to list all the benefits of our services, we can illustrate how we can enhance your prospects of success in this competitive market.

First, our attorneys understand how emerging companies often struggle to provide benefits packages that allow them to recruit and retain talent. Our attorneys have a thorough understanding of the intricacies of ERISA, and can help you manage compliance. We advise business and financial institutions on all types of qualified employee plans, including profit sharing plans, money purchase pension plans, defined benefit pension plans, stock bonus plans, VEBAs, Section 401(k) plans, ESOPs, Keogh plans, Individual Retirement Accounts and SEPs.

Our experience in employment law extends to litigation and business counseling in the areas of executive compensation, wrongful termination, Title VII and state employment discrimination claims, wage and hour law matters, and employee safety concerns. We help you take affirmative steps to develop a positive corporate culture with a productive and stable workforce.

Secondly, we understand the paramount role of real estate in any commercial venture. Our active real estate practice emphasizes commercial real estate development and has involved major office and hotel projects, manufacturing complexes, refineries, recreational subdivisions, financings and refinancings, and exchanges. We also handle many day-to-day real estate matters such as leases, mechanics liens, and purchases and sales. We have extensive experience in representing landlords and tenants in industrial, commercial and office leasing transactions, as well as contractors and subcontractors in the construction industry.

Contact our Los Angeles business attorneys for a full range of legal services


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