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► Seeking a US Business Attorney?

Axis Legal Counsel is a U.S. Business Law Firm

Representing International Business Clients
Worldwide in U.S. Legal Matters

Worldwide Service to Europe ● Asia ● Africa ● Middle East ● Oceania

Based out of Los Angeles, California, Axis Legal Counsel is an American law firm licensed and registered in the State of California, specially focused on representing international clients from across the world in U.S. legal matters, U.S. law, and American legal advice/counsel in a variety of legal matters. We assist clients seeking a Los Angeles Business Attorney or California Business Attorney in a wide variety of business law matters.

  • Los Angeles Business Law
  • California Business Law
  • U.S. Business Law
  • U.S. Business Law Legal Advice and Counsel
  • U.S. Solicitor / Barrister Services
  • U.S. Lawsuits and Disputes
  • U.S. Contracts and Transactions
  • U.S. Investments and Securities Offerings
  • Formation of U.S. Businesses and Branches
  • U.S. Trademarks, Copyrights, and Intellectual Property
  • U.S. Business Law and Representation
  • U.S.Trade Regulation and Sanctions

► Who We Represent

We serve all types of clients, including but not limited to:

  • International clients
  • International business clients
  • International businesses
  • International law firms
  •  Geographic Areas of Service:
    • Europe
    • Asia
    • Africa
    • Middle East
    • Oceania


► The Legal Fields We Serve 

Our practice areas span a wide variety of legal matters, including the representation of individuals as well as businesses, in a number of legal fields and subfields, including but not limited to the following:

The law of the United States can be complex and require the assistance of experienced legal counsel.  Axis Legal Counsel offers award-winning representation to clients seeking the assistance of a US Attorney or US Lawyer, in a variety of fields and legal matters.  Contact us today to inquire about whether we may be able to assist with your legal matter.

  • International Law
  • Trade Regulation
  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Lawsuits and Disputes in U.S. Courts
  • Formation of New U.S. Businesses
  • Branches of Businesses in the U.S.
  • United States Law – Advice and Counsel
  • Business Law and Advice
  • Establishing new U.S. Businesses
  • Establishing Branches in the U.S.
  • U.S. Solicitor Services
  • U.S. Barrister Services
  • Intellectual Property Protections
  • U.S. Trademark Registration
  • and Many More

► Business Law Practice Areas

Our Business Law practice spans multiple practice areas, including but not limited to the following:

   Business Formations and Governance

Axis represents new Corporations, S-Corporations, LLCs, LLPs, LPs, general partnerships, joint ventures, and other business entities with a variety of business formation matters. Businesses typically start and form in a handful of states:  California, Delaware, New York, Texas, Wyoming, Nevada, Arizona, and several others. We assist clients maintain the corporate health of their businesses by adhering to the requirements and formalities necessary to remain in good standing with the appropriate governmental agencies.

  • Annual Reports
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Certificate of Good Standing
  • Certificates of Incorporation
  • By-Laws
  • DBA (Sole Proprietorship)
  • Dissolutions
  • Employer/Employee
  • Federal EIN
  • Founders’ Agreement
  • Foreign Qualification
  • Franchise Board Information
  • Good Standing Certificates
  • Incorporator’s Statements & Resolutions
  • Licensing (City/County)
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Applications
  • Operating Agreements
  • Resolutions (General)
  • Sales Licenses
  • Statement of Information
  • Stock Certificates
  • Tax Informational Sheet
  • Tax Registrations
  • Zoning Applications


    Financings and Investments

We assist business clients with a wide variety of financing and investment transactions, whether involving equity issuances, debt-based financings, new investments, acquisitions, incentive-based issuances.

  • Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Assignments
  • Business Loan Agreements
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Collateral Assignments & Security Agreements
  • Convertible Notes
  • Deal Memos
  • Debt Financings
  • Equity Incentive Plans
  • Equity Financings
  • Investor Agreements
  • Lock Up Agreements
  • Mezzanine Loans
  • Memos of Understanding
  • Non-Profit Financings
  • Pledge Agreements
  • Promissory Notes
  • Restricted Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Revolving Notes
  • SAFEs
  • Section 83(b) Elections
  • Stock Issuance
  • Stock Incentive Plans
  • Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Term Sheets

     Intellectual Property & Licensing

Axis assists clients with a wide variety of intellectual property and licensing matters, ranging across copyright, trademark, trade secret, licensing, confidentiality, and related matters:

  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Copyrights
  • Copyright Assignments
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Content-Licensing Agreements
  • End-User Agreement
  • Endorsement Deals
  • Intellectual Property Assignment
  • Licensing Contracts
  • Merchandising
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Privacy Policies
  • Promotional Agreements
  • Records Retention Policies
  • Software Licensing Agreements
  • Sweepstakes & Contests
  • Trademarks
  • Trademark Disputes
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trademark Registrations
  • Web Hosting Agreements
  • Website Terms & Conditions

    Labor & Employment

Axis assists companies with numerous labor law, wage/hour, HR, and employee/employment legal matters, specifically including hiring/firing matters, employee and independent contractor agreements, and compliance with wage ordinances, and local rules.

  • Labor Law Compliance
  • Wage & Hour Compliance
  • Consultant Agreements
  • Discipline Policies
  • Employment Agreements
  • Executive Employee Agreements
  • Employee Disputes
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Employee IP Assignment
  • Employee Stock Options
  • Employee Separate/Release Agreements
  • Employee Wage/Hour Informational Sheet
  • FMLA Leaves
  • HR Policies
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Non-Competes / Non-Solicit Agreements
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Risk Management
  • Sales Rep Agreements
  • Terms of Use Policies

    Contracts and Transactions

Axis assists business clients with a wide variety of business agreements and transactions with business partners.  Businesses commonly engage in the following types of contracts and transactions:

  • Advertising agreements
  • Agent Agreements
  • App development Agreemeents
  • Consulting agreements
  • Contractor agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Marketing Agreements
  • OEM Agreements
  • Manufacturing Agreements
  • Professional Services Agreements
  • Production Agreements
  • Purchase Order Agreements
  • Supply Agreements
  • U.S. Distribution Agreements
  • Website development Agreements
  • Numerous others


     Real Estate

Axis assists business clients with real estate matters.  For business clients, common real estate transactions include the purchase and sale of real estate, negotiating commercial leases, subleasing, landlord relations, property/casualty claims, and similar matters.

  • Commercial leasing
  • NNN Leases
  • Commercial subleases
  • Landlord relations
  • Landlord-commercial tenant matters
  • Commercial lease litigation
  • Property/casualty claims
  • Environmental liability
  • Security liability


    Business Succession Planning

Axis can assist your business and its leadership develop and implement business succession plans, to help businesses continue and thrive after changes in leadership.

  • Business succession planning
  • Business exit strategies
  • Business transitions
  • Business exit strategies
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Family limited partnerships
  • Family LLCs


 Convenient Case Handling and Billing Options

 Axis handles international client matters as cost-effectively and conveniently as possible, with the assistance of various service providers. We regularly handle conference calls and meetings with clients and accept billing through Visa, Mastercard, and Discover, including Paypal, for a variety of flexible billing options.

We have a wide variety of billing arrangements that are flexible for businesses of all sizes and types. On many  occasions, we provide legal services to business clients on a flat fee, or budgeted basis, by which the overall legal expenses are capped for purposes of the task or project being performed. It is generally a very straightforward  process, and many clients are pleased to learn how affordable it can be to obtain reliable legal advice for their business matter.

We also use traditional legal billing structures, such as hourly services, as well as hybrid billing arrangements for clients whose billing needs are more specific. Our billing practices reflect the philosophy of providing value-added services for clients, in a cost-effective, affordable, and reliable manner.

► Getting Legal Help

If you need experienced legal counsel, call today for free consultation, and in as little as 15 minutes, you could have peace of mind with respect to the handling of  your legal matter.



Our talented legal counsel has been quoted in a number of press outlets, including the following:


Our Awards and Accolades

Our talented legal counsel has  consistently been recognized for excellence in legal services, and has been rated or ranked by Avvo, SuperLawyers, Euromoney’s Definitive Guide to Leading Litigation Lawyers & Law Firms, Los Angeles Magazine, and others.

  • Superlawyers – Rising Stars – Top 2.5% of Attorneys in the State
  • “Superb” Rated by
  • “Top Attorneys – Los Angeles Magazine
  • Recognized as one of the Global 100 Lawyers in Business Law
  • “Business Law Firm of the Year” – ACQ/Intertrust Magazine
  • “Top Business Law Firm” – Finance Monthly Magazine
  • “Superb” Rated by
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • “Up and Coming Attorneys”
  • Euromoney’s Definitive Guide to Leading Lawyers and Firms


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► Serving Clients Nationwide and in 22+ Countries Internationally

We represent clients throughout the U.S. and in 22+ countries internationally.


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