Legal Services

Hamburg Law Corporation provides litigation and transactional representation in all areas, with a special emphasis on real estate, business and employment.


Litigation

With over 30 years of experience as a litigator, Ben Hamburg skillfully represents clients in all matters. Specific expertise include:

  • Commercial unlawful detainers
  • Prosecution and defense of real estate non-disclosure cases
  • Prosecution and defense of multi-party construction defect litigation 
  • Representation of real estate brokers in fee disputes with sellers 
  • Enforcement of foreign and sister state money judgments 
  • Representation of technology companies in trade secrets matters
  • Prosecution and defense of employment termination matters

I truly meant it when I said that you are one of the best and most professional attorneys I have met. Thanks for helping me out in all of this and for being very gracious and understanding.”
— Client

transactional Representation

Ben Hamburg represents and advises clients in a variety of business matters to maximize their success. Specific activities include:

  • Forming limited liability companies
  • Contract advice and preparation
  • Termination of retail partnerships, including dissolution and other options
  • Joint ownership agreements
  • Advice on new business structures and intellectual property                
  • Drafting employment and confidentiality agreements
  • Representation of investors providing capital to new companies
  • Obtaining modification of existing real estate loans

Select accomplishments

Litigation:

  • Obtained $6.5 million judgment against guarantors of promissory note
  • Proved alter-ego liability of principal of debtor and obtained judgment for over $2 million
  • Prevailed for prospective buyer in arbitration over liquidated damages deposit
  • Obtained judgment against contractor and bonding company in construction defect matter
  • Defense of private lenders in lender liability case 

Transactional Representation:

  • Advised winery client in connection with $2 million capital infusion, working with client, investors' counsel, and investment banker
  • Advised client in formation of new online service, including providing advice on business structure and intellectual property issues
  • Assisted client in forming a limited liability company that made a documentary film and associated contract preparation and advice