For more than 40 years top companies and municipalities have counted on Stradling to have the right team and skills to meet their toughest challenges 24/7, 365 days a year.
Stradling is a leading business law firm with more than 110 lawyers providing experienced counsel in critical transactions and disputes from 10 offices across California, Colorado, Nevada, and Washington. By focusing on its clients’ core needs, Stradling’s size, structure, and culture provide big-firm counsel with small-firm flexibility and responsiveness. That deliberate focus on client success has helped the firm attract and retain many of the most accomplished lawyers in their fields. The Stradling teams work together to provide clients with innovative solutions to their corporate, securities, finance, private equity, litigation, employment, tax, venture capital, intellectual property, environmental, real estate, and public finance needs.
Helping Companies at Every Stage of Growth
Originally founded to help Southern California’s most innovative emerging growth companies, Stradling’s corporate team represents high-growth businesses at all stages. The work includes helping with company formation, angel and seed financing, venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, IPOs, and debt financings. Most recently, PitchBook ranked Stradling among the Top 25 Most Active Law Firms in VC Deals for Q1 and Q2 2020. The Legal 500 also recognized Stradling’s Securities Litigation, M&A, and Venture Capital practice groups in their 2020 United States edition.
Litigation Strategies that Help Keep Companies on Track
Stradling’s business litigation team helps companies resolve disputes that could otherwise cripple a business or damage brand reputation. The firm works on a broad spectrum of matters, including securities class actions, merger and acquisition litigation, consumer class actions, trade secret and unfair competition cases, intellectual property disputes and government investigations. Stradling’s experienced trial lawyers have tried cases before judges and juries in state and federal courts across the United States. They also help clients address the day-to-day issues that businesses face including contract disputes and employment problems.
Providing Bond and Underwriting Counsel for Vital Infrastructure
The firm’s public finance lawyers represent municipalities and public agencies in finance and redevelopment transactions throughout the western region. The team’s work in helping to revitalize and build affordable housing units, commercial space, and municipal infrastructure has earned Stradling consistent recognition among the top bond, disclosure, and underwriter’s counsel firms in California.
Stradling’s clients, both public and private, are engaged in a variety of industries, including technology, life sciences, biotechnology, consumer products, retail, manufacturing, and finance. Deckers Outdoor, Tandem Diabetes Care, Endologix, Clearlake Capital Group, and Appfolio are among the firm’s many current clients who rely on Stradling for ongoing strategic advice and as a meaningful network of business relationships critical to their long-term growth and success.