Practice Areas

The broad range of knowledge and experience of our attorneys allows DSMW to provide comprehensive legal services across many, diverse practice areas.  Generally, DSMW offers services in the following areas. 

Litigation
We offer a full range of litigation services.  The trial attorneys on our litigation team regularly represent individuals, small businesses and national companies in the initiation and defense of lawsuits, arbitrations and administrative proceedings in federal and state courts throughout Southern California.  Our trial attorneys are aggressive and efficient in their representation of clients in business, commercial, real estate, and employment disputes, as well as matters involving corporate governance, trade secrets, intellectual property, securities, construction, eminent domain, land use, the environment, healthcare and insurance coverage.

Business
Our business attorneys assist clients in analyzing, structuring and carrying out all types of business transactions, including new entity formations, mergers and acquisitions, preparation and review of buy-sell agreements, employment agreements, executive compensation arrangements, stock option and ownership arrangements, noncompetition and proprietary rights agreements, venture capital and institutional financings.  In addition, our healthcare attorneys possess extensive knowledge and experience representing physicians and health care providers in all aspects of their business.

Intellectual Property
The attorneys on our intellectual property team have extensive experience in intellectual property transactional work and litigation from both the legal and corporate perspective.  Our intellectual property attorneys have successfully managed, protected and extracted revenue from intellectual property portfolios both domestically and internationally.