Helping Your Business Succeed

It takes a lot of time, effort, ingenuity and determination to run a successful business. Paying attention to the details — especially the legal details — is equally important for a business to thrive and grow.

At Shanberg, Stafford & Bartz LLP, we provide cost-effective legal services and knowledgeable counsel for the owners and leaders of business organizations in all stages of the business life cycle, from startup and formation to dissolution. Our business clients range in size from entrepreneurs and sole proprietors to midsize companies with up to 100 employees.

Wide-Ranging Experience


Some of the matters we handle in our business law practice include:

  • Entity formation, including limited liability company (LLC) formation, limited liability partnership (LLP) formation, sole proprietorships and corporations
  • Work-for-hire agreements
  • Protecting intellectual property
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Contract negotiation and preparation
  • Corporate minute maintenance
  • Corporate governance
  • Advising directors
  • Drafting personnel policies and procedures
  • Copyrights and trademarks
  • Executive compensation
  • Board compensation
  • Stakeholder disputes
  • General legal counsel

Limit Future Exposure With Our Cost-Effective Representation

Whether guiding entrepreneurs through the process of deciding what type of business entity to form or restructuring established companies to accommodate growth, our goal in our business law practice is always the same: to help our clients succeed.

One way we do this is by considering what could happen in the future, especially when drafting contracts and agreements. The underlying purpose is to limit exposure to future litigation. Our lawyers' experience in business disputes is of significant benefit to clients in this regard.

Our lawyers have 40 years of combined experience in all aspects of business law, including commercial litigation. We value long-term relationships with our business law clients and are dedicated to helping ensure that our clients' businesses prosper, year in and year out.

Learn More Today

To learn more about our business law practice, email us or call our Newport Beach office at 800-519-9810. We represent businesses and individuals throughout Southern California, including Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Los Angeles and Santa Monica.