Tim Buynak combines an extensive legal and business background to provide his clients with sound yet innovative strategies that help them succeed. He is a trusted advisor to a wide range of clients, including individuals, partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies, associations, foreign entities, and non-profit organizations. Utilizing practical business and litigation experience, Mr. Buynak is able to analyze complex situations and offer efficient, economical resolutions or strategies consistent with a client’s business or project objectives. His litigation background produces significant advantages in negotiations, business strategies, and resolutions.
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Doug Large was a senior partner at Archbald & Spray LLP. He has been selected as one of California’s Super Lawyers for employment law and has earned the Martindale-Hubble “AV” distinction as a preeminent attorney. His practice is focused on employment and labor law for management and on the hospitality and energy industries. He provides preventative counseling and litigation expertise to employers in all areas of employment law and the myriad work place regulations. He staffs both the Santa Barbara Human Resources Association’s and the Human Resources Association of the Central Coast’s Guide Line Services, which are complimentary “help lines” for members with employment law questions.
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Michael Fauver is a founding partner of Buynak, Fauver, Archbald & Spray, specializing in all aspects of business, corporate, and employment law. In addition to general corporate counseling and formation issues, Mr. Fauver represents clients in employment matters, including harassment, discrimination, wage and hour laws, hiring and termination issues, employment contracts, and employee handbooks. He has extensive litigation experience, allowing him to strategize with his clients and negotiate for them during all phases of representation.
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Marcus Kocmur is committed to providing the highest quality legal services to business and real estate clients. His practice consists both of litigation and transactional business law, giving him a well-rounded capability to provide clients with sound advice to help them protect their interests and achieve their goals. His clients include commercial real estate investors, energy companies, service professionals, commercial lenders, hotels, and wineries.
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Trevor Large is a founding partner of Buynak, Fauver, Archbald & Spray LLP, practicing in all aspects of business, employment/labor, public entity, energy and environmental law. In addition to counseling business on best employment practices, and handling an array of employment and labor law issues, Mr. Large represents clients in contract review and negotiation. Mr. Large also has a strong litigation background. This experience with litigations allows Mr. Large to counsel his client as to how best to avoid litigation, and also guide them through the process, should litigation become necessary.
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Olivia K. Marr, Partner
Olivia Marr represents developers, land owners, investors and municipal governments in all aspects of real estate, land use and entitlements matters, including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Subdivision Map Act, and Planning and Zoning Law compliance, development agreements, due diligence review, and transactional issues. She has extensive experience in the navigation of land use regulations and obtaining entitlements for a wide range of projects, from urban infill, to residential and mixed-use Master Planned Communities.
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Christina Loza has had a breadth of experience working for a large firm and as an in-house intellectual property counsel. Tina is dedicated to providing high-quality services and personalized attention to clients. Tina has experience in all areas of intellectual property law including successfully filing for and obtaining trademarks, patents, and copyrights; protecting trade secrets; patent and trademark litigation, including trademark oppositions and cancellations; internet law; IP licensing and counseling; and various business-related IP issues such as confidentiality and non-disclosure by employees.
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In the legal community, Mr. Moes is well known for his representation of attorneys in the entire spectrum of professional negligence litigation, including a complex, multi-million dollar business merger/tax loss case in which he represented one of California’s largest law firms. Frequently engaged as an expert witness on the standard of practice for attorneys, Mr. Moes also counsels attorneys and their insurers on issues related to law practice, including strategies for case resolution and attorney claim avoidance.
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Christopher de la Vega is an attorney at Buynak, Fauver, Archbald & Spray, LLP, with a concentration in civil and public litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. de la Vega worked with a public interest advocacy organization where he managed all phases of civil litigation; including pre-trial motions, discovery, settlement negotiations, trials, and post-trial motions and settlement compliance. He also has experience in employment and real estate law.Mr. de la Vega earned his J.D. from University of San Francisco and his B.A. in Dramatic Arts from UC Berkeley. He even dabbled in professional theater and voice-over work. Now, he and his fiancé spend most of their personal time raising their eleven-month-old daughter, trying to getting her to sleep through the night, and eat solid foods!
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Dallas Verhagen is an attorney at Buynak, Fauver, Archbald & Spray, LLP with a practice focused on transactional business matters. Dallas represents startups and small and large businesses in various industries, including tech, retail, manufacturing, transportation, professional services, marketing and media management, cosmetics, cannabis, food and beverage, and consulting. Dallas advises entrepreneurs, startups, and small and large businesses in all areas of business law, including the formation of business entities, negotiating and drafting employment agreements, implementing employee equity incentive agreements and plans, fundraising transactions, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, and more. Dallas also serves as outside general counsel for many of his clients and enjoys becoming a part of his clients’ growth and success.
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Ian Midiere is an attorney at Buynak, Fauver, Archbald & Spray, LLP with a practice focused on business law, transactional business matters, employment law, and public entity law. Prior to joining BFAS, Ian clerked in the Sacramento City Attorney’s office and in the office of general counsel for a federal facility. He earned his B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of California, Davis and his J.D. from the University of Davis School of Law.
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