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Last updated: 6/22/2015
AlvaradoSmith
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AlvaradoSmith
1 MacArthur Place
Suite 200
Santa Ana
California
92707  United States
 [ Map ]
714 8526800 (Phone)
714 8526899 (Fax)
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  AlvaradoSmith is a full-service law firm that provides legal services to emerging businesses, mid-sized companies, Fortune 1000 corporations, and public agencies through a diverse group of highly-qualified attorneys. AlvaradoSmith is a professional corporation with offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Francisco.

With demonstrated expertise in today’s complex business and financial environment, AlvaradoSmith delivers unmatched value to its clients by utilizing state-of-the-art technology and ingenuity created by diversity and inclusion. This combination allows our attorneys to deliver innovative solutions and results that best meet our clients’ needs.

Attorneys at AlvaradoSmith handle business, corporate, employment, real estate, environmental and financial institution matters for public and private sector clients throughout several major industries including, infrastructure, banking, energy, education, and technology. With three office locations throughout California and affiliated firms throughout Latin America, AlvaradoSmith has the ability to provide comprehensive legal services to both domestic and multinational corporations on a local, national, and international level.

AlvaradoSmith’s attorneys have been educated at several of the nation's highest ranking law schools, including Boalt Hall, Georgetown, NYU, UCLA, USC and Yale. Many have distinguished themselves by serving in judicial, presidential and legislative positions and are ex-patriates of larger law firms who in their pursuit for excellence, joined AlvaradoSmith to provide practical services in a quality driven and diverse environment.

AlvaradoSmith’s slogan: "Excellence in practice. Diversity in people." resonates at its core. As a National Minority Supplier Development Council certified law firm, AlvaradoSmith is one of the nation’s largest minority-owned and operated law firms. AlvaradoSmith has built its practice on the talents and diverse backgrounds of its attorneys and is dedicated to its culture of creativity, quality, and value.

For over 20 years AlvaradoSmith and its attorneys have earned a reputation amongst clients and industry leaders as a leading law firm in its commitment to clients and the communities in which they practice.
  Ruben A Smith is the Managing Shareholder of AlvaradoSmith. He represents clients in a wide range of commercial, financial and real estate transactional matters in both the United States and internationally.

Mr. Smith has represented various leading oil and gas companies in the sale of various refineries, pipelines, distribution facilities, service stations and related real property assets. In addition, Mr. Smith has extensive experience representing public and private entities and financial institutions in an array of real estate, land use, environmental, redevelopment, affordable housing, transportation, general corporate and regulatory matters in both the United States and internationally. Mr. Smith has represented various universities, community colleges, school districts, charter schools and served as the General Counsel for one of the largest school districts in California.

Mr. Smith has been a speaker at numerous seminars relating to leasing, real estate acquisition and doing business in Mexico. He has also been a speaker at the California State Bar Annual Convention, the Real Property Section of the California State Bar, and the Crocker Symposium on leasing. Mr. Smith previously served in the White House as Staff Assistant to the Special Assistant to the President for Hispanic Affairs and has worked for various clients drafting legislation for municipalities and the State of California.
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AlvaradoSmith
 
CALIFORNIA:Los Angeles
CALIFORNIA:San Francisco
CALIFORNIA:Santa Ana
 
INTERNATIONAL:Cross-Border Acquisitions & Sales
INTERNATIONAL:Cross-Border Lending
BANKING:Banking Regulatory & Compliance
BANKING:Commercial Lending
BANKING:Cross-Border Loan Transactions
BANKING:Letters of Credit & Revolving Loans
BANKING:Life Insurance Premium Finance
BANKING:Mezzanine Loans & Subordinated Debt
BANKING:Private Banking Transactions
BANKING:Private Equity & Fund Transactions
BANKING:Real Estate Financing
BANKING:Swaps and Other Hedge Transactions
BANKING:Syndicated Credit Facilities, Club Deals & Syndicated Reviews
BANKING:Treasury Management/Deposit Account Control Agreements
BANKING:Workouts and Restructurings
BANKRUPTCY:
BUSINESS:General Business Counseling
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS:
CITY, COUNTY & LOCAL GOVERNMENT:
CLASSACTION LITIGATION:
CONSTRUCTION:Architectural and Design Professional Agreements
CONSTRUCTION:Construction Contracts
CONSTRUCTION:Consulting Agreements
CONSTRUCTION:Equipment Procurement
CONSTRUCTION:Mechanics and Materials Lien Law
COPYRIGHT:
CORPORATE:Corporate Governance
CORPORATE:Crisis Management
CORPORATE:Internal Investigations
CORPORATE:Logistics & Outsourcing
CORPORATE:Nonprofit Formation & Governance
CORPORATE:Records Retention
ENVIRONMENTAL:Environmental Transactions
ENVIRONMENTAL:Regulatory & Compliance
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Arson and Fraud
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:IP Agreements
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Commercial Contracts
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Commercial Leases
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Licensing
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Software Distribution Agreements
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Other Transactions
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Copyrights-Application For Registration
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Copyrights-Prosecution
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Copyrights-Arbitration
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Copyrights-Court Proceedings
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Copyrights-Itc Action/Cbp Protection
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Copyrights-Domestic Licensing
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Copyrights-International Licensing
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Copyrights-Domestic Agreements
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Copyrights-International Agreements
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Copyrights-Searches
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Copyrights-Audits
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Copyrights-Opinions
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Domain Names-Strategic Protection
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Domain Names-Searches
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Domain Names-Audits
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Domain Names-Opinions
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Domain Names-Arbitration
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Domain Names-Court Proceedings
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Domain Names-Udrp Petition/Response
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Domain Names-Domestic Licensing
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Domain Names-International Licensing
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Domain Names-Domestic Agreements
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Domain Names-International Agreements
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Application For Registration
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Prosecution
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Statement Of Use Or Extension
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Six-Year Renewal (Sections 8 & 15 Declarations)
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Ten-Year Renewal (Sections 8 & 9 Declarations)
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Foreign Origin (In U.S.)
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Foreign Filings
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-State Applications
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Appeals To Ttab
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Knock-Out Search
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Comprehensive Search
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Audits
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Opinions
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Arbitration
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Court Proceedings
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Oppositions
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Cancellations
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Itc Action/Cbp Protection
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Domestic Licensing
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-International Licensing
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-Domestic Agreements
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trademarks-International Agreements
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trade Secrets-Develop Programs & Agreements For Protection
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trade Secrets-Searches
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trade Secrets-Audits
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trade Secrets-Opinions
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trade Secrets-Arbitration
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trade Secrets-Court Proceedings
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trade Secrets-Itc Action/Cbp Protection
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trade Secrets-Domestic Licensings
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trade Secrets-International Licensing
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trade Secrets-Domestic Agreements
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Trade Secrets-International Agreement
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:ADA (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:ADA (compliance)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Advising on Employee Matters
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Agency Investigations
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Arbitration
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Class Actions
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Counseling
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Davis-Bacon Act (compliance)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Davis-Bacon Act (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:DOL Audits
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Drafting Employee Handbooks / Policies / Documents
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (non-litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:ERISA (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:ERISA (non-litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:ERISA (compliance)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:FLSA (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:FLSA (non-litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:FMLA (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:FMLA (compliance)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Harassment / Discrimination / Retaliation
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:I-9 Compliance
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Immigration
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Internal Investigations
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:International Employment Law
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Multidistrict Litigation
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:NLRB
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:OFCCP
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:OSHA (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:OSHA (compliance)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:OWBPA
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Sarbanes-Oxley
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Service Contract Act
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Title VII
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Trade Secret
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Training
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Union Campaigns
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Union Negotiations
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Wage & Hour (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Wage & Hour (compliance)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Walsh-Healy Act
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Whistle Blowing
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LITIGATION:
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS:Asset/Stock Purchases
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS:Strategic Acquisitions & Divestitures
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS:Joint Ventures/Strategic Alliances
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS:Leveraged Buyouts
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS:Recapitalizations & Restructures
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS:Real Estate Purchases & Syndications
OIL & GAS:
REAL ESTATE:Acquisitions, Leasing & Dispositions
REAL ESTATE:Development
REAL ESTATE:Eminent Doman
REAL ESTATE:Land Use Planning & Entitlements
TORT:
TRADEMARK:
TRUSTS & ESTATES:
TRANSPORTATION:
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW:
ALCOHOL:
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CIVIL TRIAL:
CONTRACT:Contracting
EDUCATION:
FOOD:
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INSURANCE:Directors and Officers
INSURANCE:Employment Practices
INSURANCE:Environmental and Toxic Tort
INSURANCE:ERISA
INSURANCE:Errors and Omissions
INSURANCE:General Liability
INSURANCE:Governmental Entity
INSURANCE:Product Liability
INSURANCE:Professional Liability
INSURANCE:Regulatory
INSURANCE:Transportation
 
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