Protecting Both Business Finances And Futures

Personal Attention From A Full-service Firm


Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP is a Southern California law firm with a reputation for aggressively protecting our clients’ interests. Our respected team of seasoned attorneys maintains an unparalleled record in jury trials, and has garnered multiple plaintiff and defense verdicts of $10 million or more.

Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP is proud to provide outstanding and cost-effective representation for our clients in a full array of practice areas:

  • Business disputes — Trade secrets, shareholder disputes, director and officer (D&O) litigation
  • Employer defense — Wrongful termination claims, discrimination claims, misclassification of employees
  • Real estate disputes — Purchase and sale disputes, commercial lease litigation, eminent domain
  • Investment disputes — FINRA arbitration, securities fraud, Ponzi schemes, churning allegations
  • Business contracts and transactions — Buy-sell agreements, entity formation, general counsel to small businesses
  • Labor and employment issues — Employment agreements, independent contractor analysis, handbooks, employee relations, anti-harassment training
  • Real estate matters — Lease and purchase agreements, investment and ownership structure, property management, brokers, agents
  • Auto dealership concerns — Dealer-manufacturer disputes, New Motor Vehicle Board (NMVB) protests, dealer-versus-dealer conflicts, strategic consumer claims defense, advertising law, Lemon Law defense
  • Estate planning and probate — Wills, living trusts, powers of attorney, probate administration

Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP is also available to assist with numerous other legal matters in California and beyond, including, but not limited to:

  • Administrative law
  • Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate law
  • FINRA arbitration
  • AAA arbitration
  • Shareholder derivative claims
  • Entity formations and structuring
  • Real estate leases and purchases
  • Buy-sell and other shareholders’ agreements
  • Contract review, drafting and negotiating
  • Business risk management
  • E-commerce law
  • Insurance litigation
  • Legal malpractice
  • Mediation
  • Oil and gas litigation
  • Trade secrets and other intellectual property issues

To schedule a consultation with a member of our firm, call us at 888-714-1738 or contact us online.