The Sklar Kirsh Corporate Practice Group is a full-service corporate department serving clients across a wide range of industries, primarily focused on the middle-market. The Corporate Practice Group provides the expertise and depth of a large firm environment while delivering the value and service level of a boutique law firm. Whether handling a complex transaction or serving as our client’s outside general counsel, the Sklar Kirsh Corporate Group maintains a single objective – to be the preeminent boutique corporate law department in Los Angeles.
Our clients range from closely held businesses to public companies, family offices, private investors and commercial lenders, and operate in a broad array of industries, including manufacturing, apparel, aerospace, entertainment, hospitality, technology, healthcare and financial services. With deep experience in each of these areas, our team is able to provide creative, practical advice and an impeccable level of service while counseling our clients through the entire life cycle of their businesses, from formation to disposition, including the following areas:
The Sklar Kirsh Real Estate Practice Group represents a wide array of institutional, closely held, and family office clients throughout the real estate life cycle involving the due diligence, acquisition, entitlement, capitalization, leasing and ultimately the sale of all commercial and residential asset classes. In addition to providing legal services at the highest level, we have developed meaningful relationships within the capital markets and have successfully introduced our clients to both equity and financing sources for the capitalization of their projects. We maintain close relationships with cities, counties and government agencies throughout Southern California allowing us to obtain challenging land use approvals for our developer clients.
Whether providing legal counsel in structuring real estate transactions or navigating through the choppy waters of obtaining governmental approvals for development projects, our attorneys have the legal knowledge, business acumen and political and corporate connections to provide superior legal counsel and business advice to our clients in the following areas within the real estate industry:
The Sklar Kirsh Entertainment & Media Practice Group regularly counsels clients in the entertainment and media industry on matters ranging from film, television and digital media development, production, finance, and distribution to complex corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, and joint ventures. The attorneys in our Entertainment & Media Practice Group possess a deep knowledge of the industry and its players as well as significant experience in executing transactions throughout the entertainment and media space. Three of our partners previously served as General Counsel and/or Head of Business Affairs at entertainment and media companies, which gives them an insider’s view into the needs of our entertainment and media clients and a pragmatic, solution-oriented approach.
Sklar Kirsh’s Entertainment & Media Practice Group’s deep expertise and insider understanding, coupled with our sophisticated corporate practice, enables us to guide our clients through their most significant transactions as well as their bread and butter dealings in producing and exploiting content.
“Sklar Kirsh has been acting as our outside general counsel for several years. The firm has done a superlative job for Caldera Medical. I have found them to be fairly priced and judicious in the amount of time they spend on matters. I value the firm's negotiation skills and, most importantly, I trust their guidance.”— Bryon L. Merade CEO Caldera Medical, Inc.
"I have worked with Sklar Kirsh on more than 20 transactions and they always provide outstanding service, are consistently responsive, and possess strong legal and business knowledge. Protecting the client is their top priority, while they simultaneously appreciate the need to be flexible and fluid in a transaction. Sklar Kirsh brings a deep network of relationships and wealth of experience to each transaction. I especially appreciate their ability to look at a deal from both a legal perspective as well as an investor's."— Jonathan Barach, President, Vista Investment Group
"I have had the pleasure of working with and relying on the lawyers from Sklar Kirsh for many transactions. Sklar Kirsh has an aptitude for understanding the big picture of their clients' objectives, which helps them bring additional value in facilitating his clients to make better business decisions. Their attention to detail, thoughtfulness and integrity make them a pleasure to work with."— Noah Hochman, Senior Managing Director, TruAmerica Multifamily
"Sklar Kirsh provides top notch service to their clients. Black Equities Group has been working with Sklar Kirsh lawyers for years and we hope it continues from many years to come. The lawyers at Sklar Kirsh are professional, timely and they always put their clients first."— Zach Zalben, Black Equities Group
“After vetting out numerous M&A firms, picking Sklar Kirsh proved to be the best business decision I have made in my career. Their attention to detail, focus on my personal needs and the friendship I built through the process made the overall experience world class.”— Jarod Dogan CEO of Hybrid Promotions, LLC
“Sklar Kirsh’s attentiveness to detail, breadth and depth of legal knowledge, uniquely combined with good business judgment, have made them terrific thought partners. Their approach to problem solving and ability to be collaborative, have made them a pleasure to work with. We are delighted to have their counsel.”— Yaniv Tepper, Manager of Kinematics, LLC, and Managing Partner and co-Founder, Angeleno Group, LLC
"Closing real estate deals takes an enormous amount of focus on the operators' part. We rely heavily on the expertise of the Sklar Kirsh team and are confident that our best interests are being met 100% of the time."— Eddie Ring, New Standard Equities, Inc.