Business Law: Transactions and Litigation
GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP’s business litigation practice covers a wide spectrum of business disputes regularly litigating matters involving all types of contractual issues, partnership, and shareholder disputes, breach of contract claims, business torts, unfair competition and trade secrets.
From pleadings, to motion practice, trial and appellate work, our lawyers are full service litigators and regularly appear before a wide range of administrative agencies and in the state and federal courts. Also, having vast experience with litigation is an asset in connection with the Firm’s corporate and real estate practice because we understand how precise drafting can avoid disputes that can grow into litigation long after the agreements have been signed.
While our attorneys are skilled in negotiation, arbitration, and courtroom strategy; and aggressive and persuasive in trial presentation, we never put our clients in a litigation posture that does not advance their interests in practical and tangible ways. If you face a business law dispute, or a real estate concern, we will advise you of your options and risks and then develop a strategy designed to achieve your goals.
Our business law practice includes:General business litigation
Breach of contract
Non-payment for goods or services
Fraudulent business practices
Wrongful interference with business relationships
Breach of fiduciary duty
Corporate, shareholder, and partnership disputes
Director and officer liability
Restrictive covenants and non-compete agreements
Construction law and Mechanic’s lien work
Real Estate Law: Transactions and Litigation
GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP attorneys regularly litigate real estate matters ranging from simple landlord-tenant eviction proceedings to complex real estate matters involving fraud.
Real Estate transactions can prove to be complex. The attorneys at GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP attorneys are licensed Real Estate Brokers in the State of California who regularly engage in sophisticated real estate transactions representing buyers, sellers, landlors, and tenants. The experience that our attorneys bring to the table enables us to proceed smoothly through the closing process.
Our real estate law practice includes:Buying and selling real estate
Residential and commercial leases
Contract drafting and negotiation
Land use and zoning
Eminent Domain and Inverse Condemnation
Removal of Lis Pendens Easements and lot line adjustments
Disputes between co-owners
The attorneys at GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP know the automobile industry firsthand. For nearly a decade, Bryan Gonzales was a “line 2” dealer for a multi-franchise (domestic & foreign), and multi-location automotive group in Los Angeles, CA. As both Dealer and General Counsel, he personally led the creation, acquisition, sale of, operation, litigation, renovation, transformation, termination, and wind-down of automotive franchises and dealerships.
As a result of its firsthand knowledge, GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP assists dealerships with all aspects of automotive dealership litigation. This includes franchise termination (both voluntary and involuntary), the winding down of dealerships; and the litigation that arises as a result, including but not limited to, disputes with the manufacturer and legal issues related to the real property, both leased and owned, as well as the banks that finance the working capital, property and inventory (flooring).
GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP is prepared to respond to all client needs in the area of environmental law and regulation. We assist clients with the assessment of environmental issues and liabilities in mergers and acquisitions, as well as in real estate transactions. We are also involved with litigation related to contaminated property. GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP attorneys have extensive experience in both the public and private law sectors, including broad experience in dealing with regulations and permitting matters involving air quality, water quality, and solid and hazardous waste management.
GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP advises clients regarding California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and Department of Toxic Substance Control environmental compliance for property acquisition, new construction and modernization projects. GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP has been involved in advising client on compliance with various environmental laws both State and Federal.
GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP has extensive experience in litigation under the Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 - commonly known as Proposition 65
GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP manages the entire business and commercial collections process in a professional and skilled manner. Our comprehensive representation starts with an initial pre-suit demand, followed by filing the appropriate legal action, mediation, trial, and post-judgment remedies.
Our collections practice allows us to serve commercial accounts resulting from the sale of goods, invoices, promissory notes, statements to accounts and open accounts. By consulting our firm, your business will retain the knowledge and experience of GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP – allowing you to focus on your business.
GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP will perform an examination of your financial situation to determine if Bankruptcy is right for you. If so, the firm will create a bankruptcy plan to maximize the exemptions and protections afforded you by the Bankruptcy Code.
Chapter 11 provides reorganization for your business; this typically includes the modification and/or elimination of your obligations. As “debtor-in-possession”, your business may receive financing offers from banks to keep your business in operation. If the business is no longer viable, a Chapter 7 provides the elimination of debt via the liquidation of assets (if any).
Workers Compensation Liens
GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP provides a complete lien recovery solution for Doctors, Facilities, DMEs and Groups. Our free SWOT analysis identifies the true potential of your file sets so we may develop a recovery plan that maximizes the recovery of every lien with the least amount of expense.
Many lien claimants attempt settlement themselves or hire non-lawyer companies. Rarely do these strategies result in maximizing recovery. Hiring GONZALES & JACKSON, LLP solves these problems because it allows you for focus on your business. Moreover, you break the “cost cycle” of never-ending hearing appearances and level the playing field with insurance companies (they use lawyers, shouldn’t you?).