Established California Business Attorney Offers Sound Legal Guidance

Reliable lawyer helps clients in the Mill Valley area with business formation, operation and disputes

When you are ready to open a new business or take your current business to the next level, Law Office of Stephen M. Tennis can help ensure that you do so in a way that provides you with the tax and liability protections that best fit your short- and long-term plans. I review business plans and advise on issues involved in business formation and maintenance, insurance coverage, investment strategies and corporate compliance issues. I work closely with business owners in the Mill Valley area and throughout California, providing individualized, strategic advice to help their businesses run smoothly. I also negotiate and draft contracts and buy-and-sell agreements, assist with compliance measures, and represent businesses in disputes and litigation.

Knowledgeable California counselor helps business owners navigate legal requirements and challenges

At Law Office of Stephen M. Tennis, I will listen to your business goals and devise thorough strategies to support you as you work to achieve them. I review clients’ business plans and advise on all matters involved in properly forming and maintaining a business, including what corporate entity and tax structures to select and how best to limit your personal liability.

Clients may benefit from my advice regarding:

  • Business formation and dissolution
  • Buy and sell agreements
  • Contract review and development
  • Due diligence
  • Financial investment counseling
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Securities issues
  • Tax planning

For individuals who are not well versed in California business law, it can be easy to overlook certain legal requirements and end up in trouble. My firm provides informed guidance for businesses of all sizes and at all stages and is capable of addressing business legal issues of any size or complexity.

Determined attorney seeks positive resolutions to business conflicts

Disputes with employees, customers or other companies can put a strain on a business and affect consumer confidence. When breach of contract or shareholder arguments arise, I work to resolve them as efficiently and favorably as possible. Law Office of Stephen M. Tennis is prepared to handle business legal issues of any size or complexity. As a seasoned negotiator, I will advocate for your interests regardless of the challenges you face. If litigation becomes unavoidable, however, you can trust me to work tirelessly to keep your business safe and protect your financial interests.

Contact an experienced California business attorney

At Law Office of Stephen M. Tennis, I have the ability and experience to help your business resolve legal matters confidently and completely. Call me today at 415-413-7710 or contact me online to schedule your free consultation at my Mill Valley office.

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Office Location

  • Mill Valley Office


    250 Camino Alto
    Suite 105
    Mill Valley, California 94941

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Steven was our first and only Corporate Counsel- from start up through Public. Excellent counsel and advisor. Thoughtful, connected and capable (managerially for "Legal" as well). As good as they come...

    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    We were honored to have you be much more than a "small part" of our success - your guidance was critical to our existence and success multiple times over a long period. I'll never forget your loyalty as you guided us during the time we cou...
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    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    You were a great part of our success over the years and this was a victory for the entire company. Thanks again for all of your years of unbelievable advice and perspective. We will remain focused on the high standards that folks like yo...
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    — Client