Business disputes happen — and they can’t always be resolved through negotiation. You need experienced litigators to take the reins and make sure your interests are protected.

Whether it’s a legal issue between two businesses or one that involves an individual, we customize a litigation strategy that’s cost-effective and gets results.

Our experienced litigation team routinely handles disputes involving:

  • Ownership interests and management of corporations, closely held companies, partnerships, and limited liability companies
  • Contracts of all kinds
  • Intellectual property
  • Business torts, including trade secrets and restrictive covenants
  • And more

In today’s world, technology intersects with nearly every part of your life and business. So we’ve made it our business to be the experts you need on your side — we’re here to stand up for you.

We especially love the challenge of taking on tech issues that are complex, novel, or not-quite-settled under current law.

What if you can’t access your own data, because you’ve been locked out?
What if someone accessed or deleted your data without your authority?

Bring us your problems. We’re listening — and we get results.

With our razor-sharp litigation team on your side, your real property dispute can become our problem, not yours.

Whether it’s a dispute concerning real property (including tenant in common and condominium association matters), an unlawful detainer, an issue regarding the sale and purchase of residential and commercial real estate, a broker/agent duty of care dispute, a claim for defective construction, or anything else — we’ll take the lead and handle the details so you don’t have to.

Ready to hand off those Human Resources services? We prepare employee handbooks, personnel policies, and conduct smooth layoffs and terminations on your behalf.

Our experienced team makes sure every element is perfectly compliant with California law. You’ll skip the prolonged litigation headaches with former employees, and keep on moving forward.

With plenty of experience representing employers in litigation matters of every kind, we know how to make these complex legal matters simple — and we don’t settle for less than your best possible outcome.

Single-plaintiff discrimination. Common law charges. Multi-district and class action matters. And more.

From school districts to transportation agencies to governmental financial agencies, our team of experienced attorneys is regularly called on to represent public entities. And we’re honored.

Especially when the real client is the public good, we’re known for being sensitive to the public and political implications of the work we’re doing.

We seamlessly collaborate with in-house colleagues when needed as we resolve lawsuits to promote fairness, accountability, and public interest.

  • Trials, writs, and appeals.
  • Challenges brought under the state and federal constitutions.
  • Complex statutory issues.
  • Employment, civil rights, real estate, and construction issues.
  • And more.

We handle labor negotiations and disputes at all levels of the collective bargaining system.

Ad Astra possesses a breadth of experience in all aspects of federal and state trademark and brand protection litigation.  Our litigators advocate for clients’ intellectual property rights from initial notice of potential infringement through to trial, handling claims of trademark and trade dress infringement, false advertising, unfair competition, domain name disputes, publicity rights disputes, and other related state-law claims.  When appropriate, we position cases for settlement and guide our clients through successful mediation. We are also experienced with obtaining trademark protection for clients before disputes arise.

Notably, no other firm has as much experience litigating California cannabis trademarks as Ad Astra.  Our seasoned attorneys will make sure your business and its intellectual property stays protected.

The best time to establish a plan to protect your family and your assets is right now. Yes, estate planning is big deal, but with Ad Astra, it never has to feel overwhelming.

Let us develop a comprehensive plan for your future. We leverage every piece of the law to your advantage as we limit your exposure to estate taxes and protect your loved ones from a drawn-out, expensive probate process.

We also include advanced healthcare directive, a power of attorney, and a “pour over” will — all for a flat fee, so you know exactly what to expect.

We also represent beneficiaries, heirs, and trustees in litigation matters involving probate, will contests, and other estates and trusts matters.