CKR LAW LLP ANNOUNCES MAJOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EXPANSION

RAPID EXPANSION OF CKR LAW INCLUDES THE OPENING OF TWO NEW OFFICES IN ORANGE COUNTY AND SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA.

NEW YORK, March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CKR Law LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of their West Coast capabilities, which includes the relocation of its Los Angeles office and the opening of two new offices in Orange County and San Diego.

The new partners in the Los Angeles office come from a wide range of legal practice areas including: Corporate, International, Immigration, Asset Management, Tax, Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Finance and Entertainment areas.

JOINING CKR LLP'S LOS ANGELES OFFICE (IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER):

MONISHA COELHO

Monisha Coelho is a corporate and international law attorney licensed in California & India. Ms. Coelho has a wealth of litigation experience which includes having successfully litigated a broad range of complex business, real estate and class action cases and obtained multi-million-dollar settlements for her clients. 

GARY H. EDELSTONE

Gary H. Edelstone has extensive experience in the tax and estate planning fields and is certified as a Specialist in Taxation Law by the California State Bar's Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Edelstone has written and spoken extensively on tax and estate planning issues on behalf of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Beverly Hills Bar Association. 

DEREK (RICK) MEYER

Derek (Rick) Meyer is a first chair trial lawyer and has tried or arbitrated over thirty cases in venues across the United States. Prior to his 2015 co-founding of Leonard Meyer LLP in 2015, a Chicago and LA-based CKR affiliate firm, Rick served as a partner in a large international firm for 16 years, where he served on the firm's Trial leadership team. 

MAYER NAZARIAN

Mayer Nazarian is a transactional tax attorney uniquely trained with top regional and national tax firms. Mr. Nazarian uses this expertise to assist business owners in developing optimal tax strategies at all stages of an entity's lifecycle, at formation, throughout operations, until sale or dissolution.

ELIZABETH NELSON

Elizabeth Nelson specializes in Federal and State Tax Controversy, including audits, tax collection, appeals, United States Tax Court and the United States Court of Federal Claims proceedings; in addition to actions before the EDD, SBOE and the FTB.

GREGORY PERLEBERG

Gregory Perleberg has over 25 years of legal and private sector experience handling a variety of IP related matters. Mr. Perleberg represents a broad array of clients in the technology, hospitality, and entertainment industries including software and hardware companies, food and beverage businesses, entrepreneurs, filmmakers, and publishers.

FARZANEH SAVOJI

Farzaneh Savoji is a tax and general corporate attorney.  She assists individuals and businesses in tax planning and controversies. She represents taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service, Franchise Tax Board and Board of Equalization in matters of income, corporate and sales taxes. 

YAEL TOBI

Yael Tobi represents businesses and individuals in a broad range of counseling and litigation matters focusing on civil litigation, commercial and business litigation, the full spectrum of fraud cases, entertainment, intellectual property, real estate and commercial disputes, corporate internal investigations, and labor and employment matters.

MARK A. VEGA

Mark A. Vega has over 20 years of experience as a team builder, founder, leader and advocate in the entertainment, technology, new media and advertising industries. As Entertainment, Technology & New Media Partner, he serves as outside general counsel, IP steward and advisor.

The newly opened CKR Law San Diego office includes partners practicing a wide range of legal categories including: Corporate/Transactional, Copyrights, Trademarks and Brands, IP Litigation, IP Due Diligence, Licensing, Corporate Tax Planning, Corporate Tax Controversies, Individual Tax Planning, Individual Tax Controversies, Patent and Trademark Preparation and Prosecution Patent and Trademark Portfolio Development and Management.

CKR LAW SAN DIEGO ATTORNEY PARTNERS (IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER) ARE:

AMAN BADYAL

Aman Badyal is a transactional tax attorney who provides sophisticated tax advice in connection with various business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, cross-border transactions, international investment, loan workouts, executive compensation, fund formation, joint ventures, and real estate development projects.

ROSS A. EPSTEIN

Ross A. Epstein is a legal advisor to a wide array of clients including U.S., European and Asian multinational corporations; universities and other research institutions; small businesses and start-up companies; and sole inventors and entrepreneurs primarily in high tech and life sciences.

JONATHAN KIDNEY

Jonathan Kidney specializes in representing technology clients in the electrical sciences. He has assisted various FORTUNE 100 companies, preparing and prosecuting patent applications covering wireless systems, antenna design, radar, computer networking, software/business methods, micro-fuel cells, MEMS, semiconductors, power systems, electromagnetic and mechanical devices.

LESLIE B. OVERMAN

Leslie B. Overman (Dr. Overman) is a registered patent attorney and a Ph.D. Biochemist with substantial industry experience as a bench scientist before entering the legal profession. Dr. Overman's research, business and legal experience provide a valuable perspective for helping clients integrate their IP needs with their business objectives in global patent procurement and licensing.

MERLE W. RICHMAN, III

Merle W. Richman, III has twenty plus years of experience in preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patents, conducting patent infringement and freedom to operate reviews and drafting related opinions, and providing litigation support for Intellectual Property related legal actions..

CKR LAW'S ADDITIONS IN ITS NEW ORANGE COUNTY OFFICE (IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER) ARE:

ERIC B. ALSPAUGH

Eric B. Alspaugh brings 20+ years of business and legal expertise representing companies in a broad range of technical industries for regulated international business transactions.

ROSS MEADOR

Ross Meador is an international business and technology attorney with broad experience representing American, Asian, and European companies in both domestic and cross-border business operations.

"The addition of our new attorneys offering a wide range of expertise reflects our law firm's ongoing commitment to add to the unique and diverse legal services our global clients are seeking," said Managing Partner Jeffrey A. Rinde. "The expansion reflects the increasing demand throughout Southern California for both local and cross-border capabilities" Rinde added.

CKR Law is a global law firm operating through various separate and distinct legal entities. For further information about these entities and CKR Law's structure, please refer to the Legal Notice page of CKR's website, www.ckrlaw.com.

To inquire about becoming a CKR Law partner please contact:
Jeffrey A. Rinde, Managing Partner: jrinde@ckrlaw.com 
Michael James Maloney, Partner: mmaloney@ckrlaw.com

Media Contact: Catherine Robinson, CKR Law LLP, 2122597312, crobinson@ckrlaw.com

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