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Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP provides keen legal counsel and cost-effective representation to sole proprietorships, limited liability companies (LLCs), limited liability partnerships (LLPs), corporations, partnerships and other entities throughout the state. Our attorneys have handled the purchase and sale of numerous companies, including several multimillion-dollar acquisitions.

Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP is available to assist with all legal matters pertaining to:

  • Business entity formation
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Closely held businesses
  • Copyrights and trademarks
  • Corporate finance and restructuring
  • Corporate governance
  • Distribution agreements
  • Intellectual property agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Succession planning
  • Vendor and customer relationships
  • Other business transactions

Trademarks And Intellectual Property Issues

Amanda V. Dwight, a member of Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP‘s outside counsel team, is the co-author of a leading treatise on trademark prosecution law and the only practice guide in the U.S. concerning trademark examining procedures. She has been a guest speaker and instructor on intellectual property law for both local and national organizations.

In addition, Ms. Dwight has practical experience as a former computer programmer, systems consultant and an in-house systems analyst. She has developed distribution control systems for Fortune 500 companies, and installed and supported advertising systems for more than 50 newspapers across the country.

Providing Virtual General Counsel Services To Small Businesses

Our law firm also assists small businesses with matters that transcend the traditional framework of business transactions. We understand that many small businesses do not have the resources to retain in-house counsel, so we provide these services on an as-needed basis.

Whether a client requires knowledgeable assistance with a real estate purchase, desires to draft effective employment documents or has questions about asset protection strategies, we are a trusted resource to meet his or her needs.

To request a consultation with one of our seasoned business transaction lawyers, call Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP at 866-454-2281 or contact our Irvine or Westlake Village offices online.