Saltarelli Law Corporation

Saltarelli Law Corporation

California Real Estate, Business and Corporate Law Attorneys

Firm Overview

Saltarelli Law Corporation was founded in 1994 by attorney Thomas R. Saltarelli. For more than 30 years, Mr. Saltarelli has helped clients effectively negotiate the complexities of their legal matters and to pro-actively prevent and solve business challenges before they escalate. The attorneys at Saltarelli Law Corporation have successfully formed and represented many companies handling sophisticated business and real estate matters, as well as on-going outside general counsel representation, and can help you with:
-Business law
-Corporate law
-Estate planning
-Company formations
-Governmental relations
-Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions
-LLC and partnership transactional law
-Real estate development and entitlement

Our clients include individuals, corporations, businesses and real estate developers.

Professional representation. Personal attention.
We enjoy working closely with our clients and supporting them during each step of the legal process. We work hard at addressing all of your questions and concerns and strive to provide you with excellent legal representation. We value your time and ours, so we ensure that your case is resolved in the most efficient and cost-effective way. Our firm offers:
-Free initial phone consultation
-Fixed hourly rates
-Fixed fees available
-Outside General Counsel Retainer arrangements

Mr. Saltarelli is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for professionalism and ethics. He is a traditional "pen and quill" type lawyer, and thoughtful and conservative in his approach to the practice of law.
Main Office
Main Office
100 Bayview Circle, Suite 500
Newport Beach  CA  92660
  • 949-833-9200
Newport Beach, California Business Law Attorneys
Trusted business allies
If you are planning to start your own business in California or if you want to expand your current business, an experienced and knowledgeable business law attorney can help expedite the process and ensure your success. The business law attorneys at Saltarelli Law Corporation assist individuals and businesses of all sizes with a full range of legal services, including:
- Business formation and advice
- Due diligence
- Financial investment counseling
- Contract review and development
- Breach of contract
- Buy and sell agreements
- Shareholder disputes

With more than 30 years of industry experience, we are well prepared to handle business legal issues of any size or complexity. We work tirelessly to defend your rights in court and provide the best possible results for your case.

Realizing your business dreams
A focus of our firm is helping clients start their own businesses. We review your business plans and advise on issues involved in business formation and maintenance, including potential liability, corporate entity formation and tax structures. Once your business has been established, we continue to help it grow by advising on insurance coverage, investment strategies and corporate compliance issues. We also look after your best interests by finding strategies to limit your personal liability and increase your bottom line.

Helping business owners move forward
Our firm works closely with business owners to ensure businesses run smoothly. We often negotiate and draft contracts and buy-and-sell agreements, assist with corporate compliance measures and tax filing, and represent businesses in shareholder disputes. We are seasoned negotiators and know how to best represent your financial interests, successfully resolving your issues in the boardroom or the courtroom.
Commercial Real Estate
Newport Beach, California Corporate Law Firm
Solving corporate legal problems
The business world can be a fast-paced jungle, full of predators waiting to ambush a corporation that is unprepared to meet the many dangers in the marketplace. Don't fall prey to greedy partners, business rivals or volatile market forces. Saltarelli Law Corporation has been dedicated to the creation and protection of businesses in California for more than 15 years, and our corporate law attorneys work tirelessly to secure the results you desire. Whether you are seeking to create a new business or to expand the horizons of your current company, we have the experience, dedication and skill to solve all your corporate legal problems.

Dedicated to protecting your business in California
We provide advisory and transactional services for clients in all areas of corporate law, including:
- Corporate formation
- Corporate restructuring
- Partnership and shareholder disputes
- Contract drafting and review
- Corporate securities
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Collections
- Labor and employment issues
- Commercial banking

Planning your financial future
Our top priority is to ensure that your business success is secure today and in the future. We are trained to approach every issue with a watchful eye towards the future. We work with our clients to analyze your goals and aspirations. We form corporations grounded in sound business strategies and stable corporate structures to protect your assets. Once your business is formed, we safeguard it from harm by drafting contracts and entering agreements that best suit your plans for long-term growth.
Real Estate
Real Estate Law in California
Experienced Newport Beach real estate lawyers

The attorneys at Saltarelli Law Corporation apply their extensive knowledge about property rights, real estate issues, finance and business to all areas of real estate law. With more than 30 years of experience in real estate law, we can help you with:
- Residential home sales transactions
- Commercial property sales transactions
- Homeowners associations
- Condominium law
- Foreclosures
- Real estate contracts
- Eminent domain
- Zoning, land use and building permits
- Boundary and easement disputes
- Title disputes

Real estate transaction attorneys
From offer to sale, Saltarelli Law Corporation handles all aspects of buying and selling real estate and construction so that you can feel confident about a smooth and precise transaction. We can:
- Draft or review your sales contract
- Negotiate real estate agreements
- Review your lending documents
- Search and clear title
- Analyze your deal and rectify potential problems
- Handle land use, zoning and permitting
- Conduct your real estate closing

Real estate negotiators
Some disputes are better solved outside of the courtroom. We effectively guide negotiations to protect your interests. By retaining an experienced mediator to strategize during the contract negotiation process, you can often prevent disputes from arising at a later stage in the real estate transaction. This can save time, costs and frustration.

Thomas R. Saltarelli


Practice areas
-Business litigation
-Civil litigation
-Real estate litigation

- District of Columbia and U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 1992
- U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Military Court of Appeals, 1991
- California and U.S. District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California, 1981

- Western State University College of Law, J.D., 1978
- University of Southern California, M.B.A.,1974
- Northwestern University
- Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 1969

- BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for professionalism and ethics

Associations & memberships
- Orange County, Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations
- State Bar of California
- District of Columbia Bar
- California Trial Lawyers Association

Biographical details
-Lt., USN, 1969-1972, two active tours in Vietnam
-Former Mayor of the City of Tustin, California
-Former Director of the Orange County Sanitation District
-Former Vice-Chairman of the Orange County Fire Authority
-Former Chairman of the Board and President of Veterans Park Conservancy
-Elected to the Board of Directors of Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation in Washington D.C. (now known as Veterans for America)
  • University of San Diego

Richard K. Semeta

Of Counsel Lawyer

Practice areas
-Business law
-Federal and state taxation
-Mergers and acquisitions

-California, 1987
-Texas, 1984

-University of San Diego, L.L.M., 1985
-St. Mary's University of San Antonio, J.D., 1984
-University of Charleston, B.S. in Accounting, 1981

Associations & memberships
-California State Bar
-Texas State Bar

Biographical details
-Employed as a Senior Tax Accountant at Ernst & Whinney, 1985-1987
  • University of San Diego