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Ken Luer is a partner in the firm’s Business and Corporate Law Department.

Mr. Luer’s practice focuses on entrepreneurs, middle market companies and family-owned businesses. His expertise includes:

  • Business law
  • Forming and reorganizing companies
  • Equity and debt financings
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Technology and trademark licensing
  • Strategic alliances
  • Contract negotiations

Ken also has a sub-specialty advising family law attorneys on monetizing valuable companies in marital property divisions. He frequently presents the MCLE program, “M&A Advice for Family Law Attorneys,” to law firms and specialty study groups.

Ken maintains an AV® Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Publications

  • “But What About the Business?” Author — State Bar of California, Family Law News, Issue 4, Vol. 37, January, 2016
  • “Companies Beware: Non-competes are Void in California” Author — Los Angeles Daily Journal, October 20, 2011
  • “Your Family Business—Some Common Mistakes to Avoid” Author — Los Angeles Business Journal (Supplement), November 6, 2006
  • “Protecting Business Names and Trademarks on the Internet” Author — Los Angeles Business Journal, March 27, 2000
  • “The Silverado Report and the California Response” Author — Beverly Hills Bar Association Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, Spring 1993
  • “Business Law Section Report on the Third-Legal Opinion Report of the ABA Section of Business Law” Co-Author — American Bar Association, May 1992
  • “The Guide to Organizing a California Corporation” Author — Drafting Committee on State Bar Practice Guide, 1992

Workgroups

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, VA
  • B.A., University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

Bar Admissions

  • California

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association — Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Business and Corporations Law Section — Member
  • ProVisors (Professional Association of Trusted Advisors) — Member

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