Practice Areas

 
Grellas Shah’s practice encompasses general corporate, commercial litigation and intellectual property. Our lawyers bring a wealth of knowledge and talent to the firm from their years of work guiding emerging ventures. We represent clients in diverse fields and areas of practice, including:

Corporate

From entity formation to successful exit, we are your trusted advisor for all corporate, venture and angel financing, employment, and commercial contract matters.

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Litigation

Our experienced commercial litigators handle the full-range of business litigation, including contract, fraud, intellectual property, technology, and other complex commercial disputes.

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Intellectual Property

Whether it is patent and trademark filings or drafting and negotiating intellectual property licenses and agreements, we ensure your intellectual property is protected.

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Tax

From optimizing your entity’s tax structure to tax planning in the context of a successful exist, tax expertise is vital to maximizing the value of your startup. Our tax counsel bring decades of practical domestic and international tax experience to help navigate the tension between your tax and business objectives.

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Employment

For startups and early stage businesses, employees present one of the greatest liability risks for the business. Though at-will employment relationships are near-universal in practice, the myriad statutes and court rulings affording employees the right to sue have in practice rendered this area a minefield even for careful employers.

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Immigration

We offer a full range of business immigration law services in conjunction with our corporate law practice. Our lawyers provide immigration law counsel and assistance to startups wishing to hire non-U.S. employees as well as to foreign entrepreneurs wishing to create a business in the United States.

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Small Business

As small business lawyers, we have more than 25 years experience offering a broad range of legal services and legal advice to small business owners and entrepreneurs. We are experienced business attorneys and litigation lawyers serving Cupertino, San Jose, Silicon Valley, and the entire San Francisco Bay Area and California.

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