Experienced Business Litigation Attorneys

Proactive. Responsive. Problem-Solvers.

Top Rated Nationwide Business Litigation Team

TALG is a multi-jurisdictional law firm that provides skilled representation for all of your business litigation needs. From contract issues and shareholder disputes to mergers and acquisitions and trade secret protection - TALG is there to provide quality, effective, and thorough representation. We pride ourselves on being proactive and innovative, both in transactions and litigation, while aggressively protecting our clients’ businesses. With over 15 years of dedicated and exceptional service to our clients, our team possesses the know-how and is prepared to assist you with all of your business needs. We look forward to assisting you.

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Business Practice Areas

Shareholder Accounting Disputes

Shareholder Communications, Risk Management

Breach of Fiduciary Duty Litigation

Breach of Contract, Contract Dispute

Commercial Litigation

Regulatory Compliance, Commercial Banking & Lending

Alternative Currency Litigation

Bitcoin, Etherium

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What Our Clients Are Saying

Ismail and his team were invaluable in helping us through a difficult time. The attorneys at TALG are confident, smart, and professional litigation attorneys who understand the financial impacts of their decisions on the bottom line. We trusted them to protect our business against a completely frivolous lawsuit and not only did they exceed all expectations, they were able to do so at ½ the cost of other firms in the market because their business model is so lean. We are very pleased with our civil litigation results and would highly recommend TALG to represent your best interests.

Jake BergmanPrinciple, Cadence Power

Ismail and his team at TALG are superior on all levels. Their understanding and approach to law have helped our company exponentially. In addition to this, we have referred multiple clients and they have had nothing but great things to say about Ismail and his team. If you are looking for a law firm that has your best interests at heart don’t hesitate to use TALG.

Chris Jackson, CPM®CEO, North American Commercial®

SJ Lighting works in a highly specialized industry and needs professionals who understand that. TALG has been exemplary at navigating us through complex agreements with large scale companies; making sure that while protecting our interests, our clients don’t feel that we are being aggressive. TALG is an indispensable part of our workflow and has exceeded our expectations.

Stephen LiebermanPrincipal, SJ Lighting, Inc.

I’ve had the pleasure of engaging TALG as outside counsel for over 6 years. They are professional, efficient and responsive.

Simon ManoucherianDeputy General Counsel, Head of Legal, North America, Grifols

Innovative, Proactive and Responsive

TALG aggressively protects our client’s interests in both the courtroom and board room. In the board room, we’ve counseled our clients in a litany of deals including Mergers and Acquisitions; Distressed Asset Acquisition, Asset Sales, Divestments, capital raises, debt and equity restructuring and financing transactions.

As zealous advocates, we use our arsenal of legal knowledge, combined with strategic thinking and planning, to achieve results.

Our work is both thorough and thoroughly communicated. We recognize that each case is different and deserves quality preparation. Additionally, we keep clients well apprised, so they know what is happening with their case, what our strategies are, and what to expect during each step of the process.

We recognize that there is not a one-size-fits-all approach to business litigation. We tackle each matter on a case-by-case basis to determine what is the most advantageous and cost-effective method of achieving results for our clients. It is important to resolve these disputes in the shortest possible time frame and in the company's best interests in order to keep your company moving forward toward accomplishing business goals.

Our results speak for themselves and our reward for those results are lifelong relationships with our clients.

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Ismail Amin, Esq.

Founder/Partner

Ismail is a multi-jurisdictional practitioner with substantial experience in business, intellectual property transactions and disputes. Ismail has handled disputes all over the world and throughout the United States on behalf of Fortune 500 companies and mid-sized privately held companies in fields such as healthcare, biologics, biotechnology and hospitality. In the Board Room – Ismail has counseled the firm’s healthcare provider clients in acquiring or selling assets, while maximizing return and minimizing risk. He has helped clients acquire or sell over $1 billion worth of healthcare-related assets, including hospitals.

Ismail has considerable trial and arbitration experience, having been involved in over 80 trials and arbitrations across multiple jurisdictions from the inception of his legal career. He has successfully litigated shareholder accounting disputes, trade-secret matters, trademark/trade-dress infringement claims, commercial and breach of contract matters, complex commercial litigation. Ismail has substantial experience before the USPTO, having litigated multiple TTAB proceedings involving trademark disputes.

Ismail is currently attending Georgetown Law Center’s LLM program in Securities & Financial Regulation. Moreover, he is presently a candidate at Johns Hopkins University for a Master’s in Biotechnology, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship.

Scott M. Halberstadt

Partner

In over 16 years of practice, Scott Halberstadt has represented developers, general contractors, subcontractors, product manufacturers, automobile manufacturers, car dealerships, banking institutions, insurance companies, and public entities, in a varied range of practice areas, including, business litigation, complex construction defect litigation, toxic tort, insurance litigation, product liability, transactional, personal injury, employment law, public entity defense, predatory lending, discrimination, civil rights violations, wrongful death, and administrative law.

As Personal Counsel for several private entities, Scott is experienced in risk assessment and regularly counsels clients on contract negotiation as well as compliance with Unruh Act, OSHA, Contractor’s State Licensing Board, CEQA and EPA requirements.

Over the course of his career, Scott has successfully represented clients at trial in cases involving breach of contract, breach of warranty, negligence, assault, battery, interference with business relations and fraud, obtaining favorable jury verdicts for his clients. Scott received his Bachelor’s degree from California State University at Fullerton and his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. He has been admitted to practice law in California since 1997.

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Kevin Meade

Managing Partner

In nearly 20 years of practice, Kevin has represented hundreds of clients in all areas of litigation, focusing on complex litigation matters, including construction defect, insurance coverage, business disputes, class actions, and environmental or bodily injury claims.

Kevin helps clients identify and develop risk transfer alternatives and utilizes alternative dispute resolution vehicles to efficiently resolve cases. He has successfully handled cases for his clients involving property and bodily injury claims with toxic mold in residential projects, copper pipe pinhole leak class action claims, and product liability stemming from foreign-made products.

Kevin has tried cases on both the defense and plaintiff’s sides; has handled numerous multi-party arbitrations and mediations; has prepared, argued and opposed significant law and motion filings; and has helped his clients create and implement risk management plans. He has presented at several conferences on construction-related issues.

Kevin earned his Bachelor’s degree from UCLA and his law degree from The University of Utah College of Law. He has been licensed to practice in California since 1998.

Katherine Vescera

Partner

Kate Vescera is a Partner at our Irvine, California office. Kate’s practice focuses on business litigation and transactional matters. She works with firms of all sizes, from large publicly traded companies through sole proprietorships. She has successfully litigated numerous cases involving a variety of issues, including, breach of contract matters, commercial disputes, employment matters, shareholder and partnership disputes, developer defense litigation, commercial and premises liability claims, real estate matters and trade secret claims. She also has experience with resolving matters through mediation and informal negotiation.

Kate has assisted clients in completing complicated transactions, including asset sales, stock purchases, the sale of businesses and real estate transactions. These have included the sale of the assets of a health care concierge service and the sale of the business and real estate of a large shopping center. She also has experience in intellectual property matters.

Kate provides outside general counsel services to a variety of business including health care providers, hospitality and entertainment providers, staffing companies, insurance brokers, and automotive accessory producers, amongst many others.

Kate graduated magna cum laude from Pepperdine University School of Law with her Juris Doctorate and a Certificate in International Law. She also earned a Masters in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law.

Joanne Figueroa

Joanne Figueroa

Associate

Joanne Figueroa is an associate on TALG’s corporate practice team and is based in the firm’s California office. Joanne’s practice focuses on business litigation in state and federal courts, with an emphasis on matters involving breach of contract, unfair competition, unfair business practices, breach of warranty, partnership disputes, limited liability company disputes, breach of shareholder agreements, failure to pay invoices, employment disputes, American’s with Disabilities Act violations, as well as fraud and concealment. Joanne also handles matters involving intellectual property protection. Joanne’s reputation for business litigation at TALG is so exceptional that she has been listed in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list.

Joanne earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2015, concentrating in Intellectual Property law. During her tenure at the USD, she studied Intellectual Property law abroad in Florence, Italy, served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Richard E.L. Strauss at the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, and participated as in competitions as a member of USD’s National Mock Trial Team. Joanne also received a certificate in mediation training from the National Conflict Resolution Center in San Diego and was a recipient of the 2012 USD School of Law Scholarship and Class of 1975 Scholarship.

Before attending law school, Joanne cultivated an extensive scientific background. In 2006, she graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Science with Certified Concentration in Medical Microbiology. She acquired years of experience in the biotech industry as a microbiologist for one of Orange County’s multi-billion dollar veterinary enterprises. In addition to diagnosing challenging clinical cases, she collaborated with medical device corporations to develop new diagnostic programs and instruments in the realm of microbiology.

In 2012, Joanne earned a Master of Science in Forensic Science from Drexel University College of Medicine.

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