Practice Areas

 General Civil & Business Litigation

General Civil and Business Litigation: Mr. Farnaes and Ms. Lucio have successfully litigated a variety of disputes in state and federal courts, including business contracts, employment, intellectual property, construction, class actions, professional malpractice, and real estate property disputes.

 Employment

Employment: The firm advises employers on compliance, hiring, termination, wage and hour matters, harassment, discrimination, and employee mobility issues; prepares employee handbooks and contracts; and represents clients in employment-related litigation. Mr. Farnaes and Ms. Lucio have extensive experience litigating employment-related cases for both employers and employees before the administrative boards and state and federal courts.

 Trade Secrets

Trade Secrets: The firm helps clients identify and protect their valuable trade secrets; and prepares agreements, procedures, and policies aimed at safeguarding trade secrets and confidential information. Mr. Farnaes and Ms. Lucio have extensive experience litigating trade secret cases in both state and federal court.

 Trademarks & Copyrights

Trademarks and Copyrights: The firm advises clients on selection and protection of trademarks; registers trademarks and copyrights; counsels clients on cease and desist demands; and represents clients in trademark and copyright infringement litigation. Mr. Farnaes has litigated and tried trademark and copyright cases in both California and Arizona.

 Real Estate & Construction

Real Estate and Construction: The firm also handles all manners of disputes regarding real estate and construction, from simple neighbor disputes to complex construction defect cases.

 Danish/American Business Transactions

Danish/American Business Transactions: The firm is uniquely positioned to advance Danish business interests in Southern California and American business interests in Denmark. Mr. Farnaes speaks fluent Danish and works closely with several law firms in Denmark. He has represented Danish businesses in California Courts, and is a director on the board of the Danish-American Chamber of Commerce of Southern California.