ECJ’s Business and Corporate Law Department advises clients in a broad range of organizational, business, financial and operational matters. In crafting workable, creative solutions to fit our clients’ needs, we apply not just legal expertise, but also business acumen developed through years of experience. We guide our clients through all stages of their business growth, from start-up and early-stage businesses into middle market and larger companies and, finally, into succession planning and exit strategies.

Representative Industries Served

  • Apparel
  • Distribution
  • Digital media
  • Digital security
  • Educational services
  • Entertainment production and visual effects
  • Financial services
  • Health care
  • Interactive agencies
  • IT management and consulting
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional services
  • Restaurants and hotels
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Web and software development

Business Law-related Services

  • General business law including acting as outside “general counsel“ to various companies
  • Corporate Governance, day-to-day operational issues
  • Structuring entities including corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, based on liability, tax and operational considerations
  • Mergers & acquisitions, both acquiring and selling businesses
  • Assisting clients with Internet, digital media, and other technology matters
  • Building and protecting intellectual property rights including negotiation and preparation of licensing and transfer agreements, enforcement and protection of existing rights, interpretation and advice regarding scope of rights, ownership of employee inventions and works
  • Contracts and agreements across the full spectrum of business needs, including structuring shareholder and partnership agreements, complex strategic alliances and joint ventures, manufacturing and distribution agreements, agreements for ownership and protection of inventions and IP
  • Executive compensation matters including employment agreements and compensation plans for management and key employees; equity, phantom equity, and other incentive compensation plans and agreements; and other employee benefit arrangements
  • Corporate finance including equity and debt financing ranging across angel, seed-round, and early-stage investments, private equity and venture capital transactions, and private placements of securities
  • Federal and state securities law compliance
  • Commercial finance, representing borrowers and lenders in all varieties of secured and unsecured arrangements
  • Succession Planning for Family Businesses
  • Analyzing rights and obligations under ongoing contracts and assisting with resolution of early stage disputes

Contact ECJ for Your Business and Corporate Needs

At ECJ, each business and corporate attorney at our firm emphasizes one-on-one relationships, providing a strong foundation for achieving long-term success with each of our clients. For more information about the Department, please contact Ken Luer (310) 281-6329.

ECJ’s Business and Corporate attorneys serve clients throughout California and across the nation.

(310) 281-6329
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Senior Partner
(310) 281-6362
Senior Partner
(310) 281-6313
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Senior Partner
(310) 281-6310
Of Counsel
(310) 281-6309
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