We strive to fashion strategies and solutions that are innovative, practical, and attuned to our clients’ business objectives.

Business & Finance

TFLG provides a broad scope of business and finance-related legal services to a diverse client base ranging from small, owner-managed enterprises to emerging growth companies. As outside general counsel to our clients, we strive to be there from startup to exit.

We have extensive experience and regularly provide clients with advice and guidance regarding:

  • Part-time General Counsel Services
  • Business Entity Choice and Formation
  • Permits and Licenses
  • Business Litigation/Debt Collection
  • Corporate Finance Transactional Matters
  • Corporate Governance
  • Federal and State Securities Regulations
  • Stock Option Plans
  • Capitalization Strategy
  • Negotiating and Structuring of Angel, Venture Capital and Debt Financing
  • Negotiation and Structuring of Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Dissolution and Winding Down of Business Entities
  • Draft, Review/Analysis, and Negotiation of various Commercial & Entertainment Agreements

Intellectual Property

At TFLG, we realize that in today’s global business environment, intellectual property can be among the most critical assets of a successful business, no matter the size of that business. We also realize the importance of maximizing the value of those assets and protecting them from misuse, misappropriation and infringement.
TFLG’s intellectual property clients are both large and small, span all stages of product and company development, and include both producers and consumers of intellectual property. We learn our clients’ businesses and work to maximize the contribution of intellectual property to those businesses and our clients’ growth.

We have a strong grasp of this ever evolving and difficult area of law and regularly advise clients in the following intellectual property matters:

  • IP Strategy
  • Copyright: Search, Registration, Licensing
  • Trade Dress
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trade Names
  • Trademark: Search, Registration, Licensing
  • Licensing of Personality Rights
  • Good Will
  • Domain Names
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Know-How

Labor & Employment

At TFLG, we believe that the best way to deal with labor and employment problems is to prevent them from occurring. The firm has considerable experience advising employers throughout all states of the employment relationship, from the pre-employment process to separation of employment. In addition, TFLG counsels employers in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures, and training in key areas.

Our experience includes, but is not limited to, the following labor and employment matters:

  • Confidentiality, Non-Compete, Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Consultant and Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Employment and Termination Agreements
  • Illegal Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wages and Hour Disputes
  • Whistleblowing
  • Wrongful Termination

International Law

At TFLG, we understand that because we represent clients that operate in the global marketplace that it is our job to make sure that our clients follow the laws of the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs & Border Protection, and of the export countries. Through our in-depth knowledge of our clients’ businesses and their supply chains, TFLG is able to provide our clients with an integrated approach to their strategic customs planning and compliance.

We regularly advise our clients on how to secure their international trade objectives when shipments are presented for review by US Customs agents or overseas. This includes analysis of all the matters that make up an import or export declaration including:

  • Valuation
  • Classification
  • Country of Origin
  • Marking and Labeling
  • Qualification for Free Trade Program
  • Import bond
  • Foreign Trade Zone Issues
  • Duties
  • Import Tariffs
  • Protection of IP Rights Abroad

Pro Bono

We believe that the only true way to understand your needs is to hear what you have to say. We encourage you to come hang with us at our pro bono office hours and share your ideas and concerns:

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    Los Angeles, CA 90014 (2nd Sat)
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811 West 7th Street - #946 Los Angeles, CA 90014

San Francisco

Satellite Office – By Appointment Only

2 Embarcadero Center - 8th Floor San Francisco, CA 94111