Charlie Smith Law Firm Los Angeles

We specialize in the following areas of practice

As an A.V. rated firm with over 30 years of experience, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with expert legal advice and personal attention that is often not possible with large law firms.

General LitigationGeneral Litigation

We litigate business disputes in state and federal court as well as in arbitrations regarding the following matters:

  • Appeals
  • Contract Breaches
  • Computer Fraud
  • Corporate Break-Ups
  • False Advertising
  • Intellectual Property Infringements
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Unfair Competition

Trade Secrets & Non-CompetesTrade Secrets & Non-Competes

Many of our trade secret cases concern a competitor’s use of customer data.  We prosecute and defend cases relating to:

  • Agreements Restricting Competition
  • Agreements Restricting Use of Confidential Data
  • Covenants Prohibiting Solicitation
  • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets

We have special expertise handling requests for temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.

Employment & Labor LitigationEmployment & Labor Litigation

On behalf of employers, we litigate in courts, administrative hearings, and arbitrations involving employment and labor matters such as:

  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Wage and Hour Issues
  • Wrongful Termination

General Corporate AdviceGeneral Corporate Advice

We provide start-ups and established businesses with expert legal advice pertaining to:

  • Business and Partnership Contracts
  • Corporate Break-Ups
  • Dissolutions
  • Incorporation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Licensing
  • Regulatory Compliance

Litigation for Insurance BrokersAdvice & Litigation for Insurance Brokerages

We represent insurance brokerages, including some of the world’s largest, with legal advice such as:

  • Providing Advice on General Corporate Matters
  • Drafting Agreements
  • Litigating Disputes
  • Handling Temporary Restraining Orders and Preliminary Injunctions

Our expertise includes:

  • Producer Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Buy-Sell Agreements