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Areas of Practice

Business Law

Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz LLP understands business and business owners including; wineries and vineyards, hospitality, real estate development/construction/brokerage, commercial property leasing/sales, finance, retail, consumer products, professional services, e-commerce, and manufacturing. We offer practical, creative, and responsive counsel on a variety of matters to clients ranging from small, family-owned businesses to emerging growth companies to multinational corporations. We deliver a full range of transactional, counseling, and litigation services, including:

  • Formation of business entities, including for-profit and non-profit corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, limited family partnerships, and corporate governance;
  • Mergers and acquisitions, sales, joint ventures, spin-offs, and restructurings;
  • Business counseling and governance;
  • Business contracts, including drafting, interpreting, and enforcement;
  • Labor and employment issues;
  • Financing transactions, and loan agreements, capitalization, and real estate ventures;
  • Succession planning;
  • Secured transactions;
  • Dispute resolution and litigation related to ownership, operation, employment, financing, and contracts.

Business Law Attorneys

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Burton H. Fohrman

Mr. Fohrman practices in the areas of real estate, business and international transactions. Mr. Fohrman has represented many major US and foreign corporations on real estate and business transactions throughout the US, Europe and Asia.
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Isaac M. Gradman


Mr. Gradman is one of the country's leading experts in mortgage-backed securities litigation and other legal issues stemming from the mortgage crisis. He provides services to clients in litigation, mortgage finance & structured products and business law.
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Martin L. Hirsch


Mr. Hirsch practices in the areas of business transactions, real estate transactions, HOA and public agency governance, landlord-tenant disputes, business entity formation and governance, purchase and sale of businesses, construction transactions, and land use law.
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Michael G. Miller


Mr. Miller is first and foremost a civil trial attorney, having tried over 60 cases to a jury verdict in a host of subjects ranging from real estate, business, dental malpractice, attorney malpractice, civil rights/excessive force and personal injury. Mr. Miller also represents clients regarding employment/labor matters, Long Term Care & Health Care Litigation and homeowner's association disputes.
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Chad O. Dorr


Mr. Dorr practices in the areas of business and real estate transactions, and estate planning. His business law practice includes U.S. export control compliance and regulatory counseling to the alcoholic beverage, cannabis, and aerospace and defense industries, and other manufacturing and supply-chain management clients.
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Leslie R. Perry


Mr. Perry practices in the areas of land use, real estate, mortgage finance & structured products and business law. He represents clients before various administrative and planning agencies, including County of Sonoma, City of Santa Rosa, Town of Windsor, City of Petaluma, City of Rohnert Park, City of Sonoma, City of Cotati, City of Sebastopol, Sonoma County Airport Land Use Commission and Water Quality and Air Quality Boards.

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Kristine Tellefsen

Ms. Tellefsen's practice focuses on estate planning, trust administration, probate, and business transactions.
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Michael E. Tracht

Michael E. Tracht is part of the firm’s litigation group, focusing on complex commercial disputes, structured-finance and securities litigation...