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A Legal Advocate For Your Business And Real Estate Contracts

When you are trying to protect your best interests in any real estate or business venture, having an experienced attorney at your side is vital. Drawing from more than 25 years of experience and legal knowledge, Steven M. Mayer helps his clients facilitate successful outcomes with all their general business needs from startup to shutdown, including bankruptcy and insolvency, business and real estate transactions. His clients include individuals and large and small businesses throughout Southern California. Call Mayer Law Group, A.P.C., for assistance with:

Business formation: Steven is adept at structuring and facilitating a wide variety of business transactions, including advising on the types of entities to form, such as joint ventures, corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), or general or limited partnerships.

Contracts: As your attorney, Steven puts an emphasis on creating well-drafted business contracts to minimize the potential for subsequent misunderstandings that may lead to costly and protracted litigation. When disagreements do occur, he is highly experienced in a range of dispute resolution methods, including arbitration, mediation and litigation.

Business purchase and sales: Steven analyzes every aspect of a purchase to help buyers avoid making costly mistakes. He also aids sellers and buyers in negotiating profitable sale terms and creating security guarantees and other safeguards in order to minimize post-sale claims and litigation.

Residential and commercial real estate: Steven represents buyers, sellers, lenders, borrowers, brokers, agents, developers, and contractors. He assists clients with real property purchase and sale transactions; trust deed and mortgage documentation; and residential, commercial and income-producing property issues. He emphasizes the importance of proactively drafting leases, operating agreements and other documentation. His meticulous attention to details is essential for avoiding preventable disputes.

Bankruptcy alternatives: Steven helps his business clients veer from bankruptcy options by utilizing risk-reducing asset protection strategies. If bankruptcy is the best solution, he assists clients in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 proceedings but not before considering alternatives such as assignments for the benefit of creditors, creditor “workouts,” and creditor composition and extension agreements.

Creditors’ rights: Steven assists secured and unsecured creditors in state and federal courts in developing effective methods and solutions to enforce their rights and collect on unpaid debts. He also represents third parties interested in purchasing assets out of bankruptcy and acts as a court-appointed receiver and assignee. His services include:

  • Collections
  • Creditors’ rights
  • Bankruptcy litigation, including relief from stay motions, proof of claim litigation and adversary proceedings in Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy
  • Fraudulent and preferential transfer actions
  • Wrongful foreclosure defense

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Steven prides himself on the quality of service he offers his clients and has been recognized by his peers for this commitment to excellence. Steven is AV Preeminent peer-review rated,* the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been selected for inclusion in California’s Super Lawyers list of top rated business and corporate law attorneys in 2021 and 2022. This accolade is reserved for fewer than 5% of business and corporate law attorneys in the state.

When you are ready to meet with an attorney who is dedicated to your effectively serving your legal needs, contact Mayer Law Group, A.P.C., today by calling 818-528-2858 or clicking this link to schedule your initial consultation.

Steven M. Mayer is a debt relief agent. He helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.