Apogee Law Group P.C.
120 Vantis, Suite 300
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Justin is a well rounded attorney with extensive experience is corporate, real-estate, and entertainment law with about 20 years of legal experience. Justin provides the Firm's clients expertise in corporate, licensing, real-estate and entertainment law both as having been a practicing attorney at some of the Los Angeles area's most prestigious general practice and entertainment law firms and as an in-house attorney at both a technology start-up and his own real-estate business. While at Apogee, Justin has represented Ubiquity, Inc., DashRadio.com, and TEN Media, LLC. in matters that have included:
Justin came to the Firm after being General Counsel for seven years at TEN Media, LLC a technology start-up company in the food services industry. At TEN, Justin created entire legal department and managed the ongoing intellectual property, business, contracts, employment, finance, and other litigation matters for TEN. While at TEN, Justin negotiated license and sponsorship agreements with company’s customers and prospective customers valued at millions of dollars. He managed and drafted finance agreements including notes (secured and unsecured), business plans, funding and finance matters for company and investor issues (including security and loan agreements). Provided counseling and action on all facets of intellectual property portfolio (containing hundreds of properties) on copyright, patent, advertising, trademark, and litigation matters. Counseled company clients on advertising, distribution, marketing, licensing, e-commerce, employment dispute, privacy and other miscellaneous issues and composed related agreements, purchase agreements, partnership agreements, distribution and data agreements, NDAs, source code escrows, service level agreements, copyright and software licensing agreements, technology and development agreements, OEM agreements, employment/independent contractor agreements, producer agreements, and other legal corporate or government agreements valued at millions of dollars; handle legalities for press releases. Complied with federal, state and local food safety regulations pertaining to TEN products. Maintained proper corporate governance and advised boards on their fiduciary duties and potential liabilities to stockholders and creditors in business. Facilitated business formation and development for business owners and other stakeholders. Negotiated corporate issues and M&A issues and offered advice to shareholders. Consulted clients in negotiating and drafting commercial real estate relating to buying, selling, developing and leasing property (including litigation). Represented company regarding related various business bankruptcy and auction actions.
Prior to TEN, Justin was an corporate and entertainment attorney at prestigious law firms of O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Bail and Ross, LLP, and Mayer, Glassman, Gaines & Rapore. While at those firms, Justin :
Prior to TEN, Justin was also an small business owner that included acting as a real-estate broker and attorney at Hidden GEN Mangement, Inc. where Justin bought, sold, and brokered real estate investment properties, single-family dwellings, multi-unit and commercial properties; negotiated and drafted residential and commercial leases and consulted clients on real estate, title, foreclosure, loan, credit, legal, and buy/sell issues. He advised clients on commercial real estate landlord issues and related legal complex transactions and counseled clients on financial plans utilizing knowledge of tax and investment strategies, and real estate market analyses. He also negotiated and drafted real estate sales, rental, and lease-back contracts; advised on related mortgages, notes and loans; enforced agreements via legal solutions and court appearances
and managed rental properties; rehabbed and resold investment properties for profit for clients making them 25% to 50% on their investment.
BA, Political Science, 1993
Northwestern University School of Law
State Bar of California
California Real Estate Broker
California Notary Public
ADMISSIONS TO COURTS:
U.S. Central District of California
Extern for Hon. Stephen V. Wilson
U.S. Central District Court
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