Ross Meador attorney at law

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Ross Meador attorney at law

Meador*Law is a highly-ranked business law firm specializing in corporate organization and finance, contracts, technology licensing, and entertainment. We are experts at settling disputes, but we do NOT practice litigation. Pages of 5 star reviews.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in California and has no record of discipline from the California bar association. *

Ross Meador attorney at law

Ross Meador attorney at law

Open for Business
Offers Video Calls

Meador*Law is a highly-ranked business law firm specializing in corporate organization and finance, contracts, technology licensing, and entertainment. We are experts at settling disputes, but we do NOT practice litigation. Pages of 5 star reviews.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in California and has no record of discipline from the California bar association. *

Firm Overview

Meador*Law is a business and transactional law practice focused on adding value to growing companies. We are experts in business formation, corporate finance, commercial counseling, fundraising, technology licensing, entertainment law, and the negotiation, drafting and review of commercial contracts. Past and present clients include Facebook, Microsoft, Oracle, and many equally interesting but lesser known entrepreneurs.

Main Office

Orange County Office
451 El Camino Dr
Fullerton, CA 92835

Phone

(415) 713-0441

Websites

Meador Law

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Free Initial Consultation to Determine Services Required

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Minimum ten-hour fee paid in advance required for all matters. Fixed fees available.

Hourly Rates

$450 Partner Rate; $200 Paralegal Rate

Office Information
Office Hours

9 am - 6 pm M-F

Office Manager

Tessa Young

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English - Spanish and Chinese translation available

Business

Business formation, corporate finance, commercial counseling, fundraising, technology licensing, entertainment law, and the negotiation, drafting and review of contracts. We are experts at settling disputes, but we do NOT practice litigation.

Meador*Law is a highly-ranked business law firm specializing in corporate organization and finance, contracts, technology licensing, and entertainment. Pages of 5 star reviews.

What are your firm's strengths and style?

Relaxed, approachable style on the outside belies brilliant and relentless advocacy at the highest levels on the inside. Your problems are our problems, and we don't rest until you are satisfied.

Most common client comment: "I have never met a lawyer like you before!"

Ross Meador attorney at law
Ross Meador

Now an internationally recognized authority on international business and law, our principal attorney, Ross Meador's career began in Vietnam in 1974 when he went alone to Saigon to open the wartime office for a child welfare organization, FCVN. The story of his work and evacuation from the roof of the American Embassy in Saigon has been told in several books screenplays, including "Honorable Exit: How a Few Brave Americans Risked All to Save Our Vietnamese Allies at the End of the War" by Thurston Clarke, his photographs of the evacuation hang in the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, and his organization has been nominated twice for the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Mr. Meador graduated from UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law in 1986, where he served as Executive Editor of the International Tax and Business Lawyer law review. He also studied entertainment law at UCLA. He is a former partner at Preston Gates & Ellis, prior to which he practiced with Morrison & Foerster and Howard, Rice for 14 years. He also practiced law with Kim & Chang in Korea, with SSEK in Indonesia, and with VILAF and Kirin in Vietnam for over 10 years, and he serves as in-house General Counsel for select clients.

His law practice focuses on privately held companies and entrepreneurial ventures, particularly in the areas of technology and entertainment. He has negotiated and drafted hundreds of business agreements, and advises clients on business models, financing issues, strategic relationships, and the protection and licensing of intellectual property.

Mr. Meador has lectured on entrepreneurship in many venues, ranging from the Haas School of Business to the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. He also co-founded the executive training company, Advanced Global Connections. He is an Emeritus member the Executive Committee of the International Section of the California Bar Association. Mr. Meador is listed in the Marquis Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in Finance and Business, and Who's Who in the World. Selected as "Super Lawyer." AVVO rating: "10.0 Superb." Selected as "Top Attorney" by Los Angeles Magazine.

License

Bar Number: 127734
California, 1987

Education

Berkeley Law
J.D., 1986

UCLA Law
N/A, 2010

University of California San Diego
BA, 1980

Ross Meador attorney at law
Ross Meador

Now an internationally recognized authority on international business and law, our principal attorney, Ross Meador's career began in Vietnam in 1974 when he went alone to Saigon to open the wartime office for a child welfare organization, FCVN. The story of his work and evacuation from the roof of the American Embassy in Saigon has been told in several books screenplays, including "Honorable Exit: How a Few Brave Americans Risked All to Save Our Vietnamese Allies at the End of the War" by Thurston Clarke, his photographs of the evacuation hang in the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, and his organization has been nominated twice for the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Mr. Meador graduated from UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law in 1986, where he served as Executive Editor of the International Tax and Business Lawyer law review. He also studied entertainment law at UCLA. He is a former partner at Preston Gates & Ellis, prior to which he practiced with Morrison & Foerster and Howard, Rice for 14 years. He also practiced law with Kim & Chang in Korea, with SSEK in Indonesia, and with VILAF and Kirin in Vietnam for over 10 years, and he serves as in-house General Counsel for select clients.

His law practice focuses on privately held companies and entrepreneurial ventures, particularly in the areas of technology and entertainment. He has negotiated and drafted hundreds of business agreements, and advises clients on business models, financing issues, strategic relationships, and the protection and licensing of intellectual property.

Mr. Meador has lectured on entrepreneurship in many venues, ranging from the Haas School of Business to the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. He also co-founded the executive training company, Advanced Global Connections. He is an Emeritus member the Executive Committee of the International Section of the California Bar Association. Mr. Meador is listed in the Marquis Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in Finance and Business, and Who's Who in the World. Selected as "Super Lawyer." AVVO rating: "10.0 Superb." Selected as "Top Attorney" by Los Angeles Magazine.

License

Bar Number: 127734
California, 1987

Education

Berkeley Law J.D., 1986


UCLA Law N/A, 2010


University of California San Diego BA, 1980


Firm Overview

Meador*Law is a business and transactional law practice focused on adding value to growing companies. We are experts in business formation, corporate finance, commercial counseling, fundraising, technology licensing, entertainment law, and the negotiation, drafting and review of commercial contracts. Past and present clients include Facebook, Microsoft, Oracle, and many equally interesting but lesser known entrepreneurs.

Main Office

Orange County Office
451 El Camino Dr
Fullerton, CA 92835

Phone

(415) 713-0441

Websites

Meador Law

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Free Initial Consultation to Determine Services Required

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Minimum ten-hour fee paid in advance required for all matters. Fixed fees available.

Hourly Rates

$450 Partner Rate; $200 Paralegal Rate

Office Information
Office Hours

9 am - 6 pm M-F

Office Manager

Tessa Young

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English - Spanish and Chinese translation available

Business

Business formation, corporate finance, commercial counseling, fundraising, technology licensing, entertainment law, and the negotiation, drafting and review of contracts. We are experts at settling disputes, but we do NOT practice litigation.

Meador*Law is a highly-ranked business law firm specializing in corporate organization and finance, contracts, technology licensing, and entertainment. Pages of 5 star reviews.

What are your firm's strengths and style?

Relaxed, approachable style on the outside belies brilliant and relentless advocacy at the highest levels on the inside. Your problems are our problems, and we don't rest until you are satisfied.

Most common client comment: "I have never met a lawyer like you before!"

Ross Meador attorney at law
Ross Meador

Now an internationally recognized authority on international business and law, our principal attorney, Ross Meador's career began in Vietnam in 1974 when he went alone to Saigon to open the wartime office for a child welfare organization, FCVN. The story of his work and evacuation from the roof of the American Embassy in Saigon has been told in several books screenplays, including "Honorable Exit: How a Few Brave Americans Risked All to Save Our Vietnamese Allies at the End of the War" by Thurston Clarke, his photographs of the evacuation hang in the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, and his organization has been nominated twice for the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Mr. Meador graduated from UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law in 1986, where he served as Executive Editor of the International Tax and Business Lawyer law review. He also studied entertainment law at UCLA. He is a former partner at Preston Gates & Ellis, prior to which he practiced with Morrison & Foerster and Howard, Rice for 14 years. He also practiced law with Kim & Chang in Korea, with SSEK in Indonesia, and with VILAF and Kirin in Vietnam for over 10 years, and he serves as in-house General Counsel for select clients.

His law practice focuses on privately held companies and entrepreneurial ventures, particularly in the areas of technology and entertainment. He has negotiated and drafted hundreds of business agreements, and advises clients on business models, financing issues, strategic relationships, and the protection and licensing of intellectual property.

Mr. Meador has lectured on entrepreneurship in many venues, ranging from the Haas School of Business to the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. He also co-founded the executive training company, Advanced Global Connections. He is an Emeritus member the Executive Committee of the International Section of the California Bar Association. Mr. Meador is listed in the Marquis Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in Finance and Business, and Who's Who in the World. Selected as "Super Lawyer." AVVO rating: "10.0 Superb." Selected as "Top Attorney" by Los Angeles Magazine.

License

Bar Number: 127734
California, 1987

Education

Berkeley Law
J.D., 1986

UCLA Law
N/A, 2010

University of California San Diego
BA, 1980

Ross Meador attorney at law
Ross Meador

Now an internationally recognized authority on international business and law, our principal attorney, Ross Meador's career began in Vietnam in 1974 when he went alone to Saigon to open the wartime office for a child welfare organization, FCVN. The story of his work and evacuation from the roof of the American Embassy in Saigon has been told in several books screenplays, including "Honorable Exit: How a Few Brave Americans Risked All to Save Our Vietnamese Allies at the End of the War" by Thurston Clarke, his photographs of the evacuation hang in the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, and his organization has been nominated twice for the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Mr. Meador graduated from UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law in 1986, where he served as Executive Editor of the International Tax and Business Lawyer law review. He also studied entertainment law at UCLA. He is a former partner at Preston Gates & Ellis, prior to which he practiced with Morrison & Foerster and Howard, Rice for 14 years. He also practiced law with Kim & Chang in Korea, with SSEK in Indonesia, and with VILAF and Kirin in Vietnam for over 10 years, and he serves as in-house General Counsel for select clients.

His law practice focuses on privately held companies and entrepreneurial ventures, particularly in the areas of technology and entertainment. He has negotiated and drafted hundreds of business agreements, and advises clients on business models, financing issues, strategic relationships, and the protection and licensing of intellectual property.

Mr. Meador has lectured on entrepreneurship in many venues, ranging from the Haas School of Business to the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. He also co-founded the executive training company, Advanced Global Connections. He is an Emeritus member the Executive Committee of the International Section of the California Bar Association. Mr. Meador is listed in the Marquis Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in Finance and Business, and Who's Who in the World. Selected as "Super Lawyer." AVVO rating: "10.0 Superb." Selected as "Top Attorney" by Los Angeles Magazine.

License

Bar Number: 127734
California, 1987

Education

Berkeley Law J.D., 1986


UCLA Law N/A, 2010


University of California San Diego BA, 1980


This lawyer is licensed to practice in California and has no record of discipline from the California bar association. *

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in California and has no record of discipline from the California bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.