AlvaradoSmith Law Firm Profile |


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Our dealings with Ruben Smith were always handled in an exceptional and professional manner, leaving a positive impact on our staff.
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About AlvaradoSmith

At AlvaradoSmith, diversity is more than a slogan, it's a core principle by which the firm practices law. Ray Alvarado and Ruben Smith had a vision to leverage the growing diversity of the legal profession to bring their clients better service, more creative and practical solutions, and a greater focus on business and strategic success when they founded AlvaradoSmith in 1993. Since then, they have nurtured a culture of service at the firm, inspiring their attorneys and professionals to deliver creative, quality, and lasting value to the entrepreneurs, mid-sized companies, Fortune 500 corporations, and public agencies they represent.AlvaradoSmith is committed to client success, building lifelong relationships that allow them to quickly discern their goals and problems, understand their challenges, and work closely with them to quickly assess their options, develop effective strategies, and execute agreed-upon plans of action to achieve optimal results as efficiently as possible. They provide their clients with practical and comprehensive advice to help them compete and succeed in today's demanding competitive environment, including on a diverse set of labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, environmental and natural resources, public law, intellectual property, and financial institution matters.Diversity and innovation are two of AlvaradoSmith's core values; they are a National Minority Supplier Development Council certified law firm, and one of the nation's largest minority-owned and -operated firms. They draw on the diverse talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of their attorneys and professionals to bring their clients innovative solutions to their legal and business challenges. Additionally, they employ state-of-the-art technology and cybersecurity to better serve, collaborate with, and safeguard their clients' data and strategies.Today, AlvaradoSmith is a full-service law firm with approximately 30 attorneys located in three California offices. They have established themselves as a stronger, smarter, and more skillful 21st-century law firm, dedicated to helping clients succeed today and long into the future.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 3

Total Attorneys: 25

Total Office Wise Attorneys:

Locations No. of Attorneys
Los Angeles, CA 5
San Francisco, CA 4
Santa Ana, CA 17

Total number of Attorneys in this Practice Area:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Bankruptcy 1
Corporate 2
Government and Government Relations 1
Labor & Employment 1
Litigation 14
Real Estate 5
Transportation 1
Trusts and Estates 1

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