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Asset Protection Services in San Ramon

JGPC Law serves the business and corporate law communities in the San Ramon area

Do You or Your San Ramon Business Need an Experienced Asset Protection Attorney?

JGPC business lawyers are attorneys specializing in helping business owners, managers, investors, buyers, and their businesses in every stage of the business life cycle. We have decades of experience in assisting privately held businesses and business owners with the legal issues related to all stages of business growth.

Our business law firm has received the Top “AV”® Rating for Business Lawyers.* Our attorneys’ extensive business law experience and commitment to excellence will ensure that you and your business make the best possible business law decisions, for today and tomorrow.

Our San Ramon Asset Protection Services

The Five Levels of Asset Protection:


We provide complete pre-incorporation services, including:

  • Review & analysis of business plans
  • Review & analysis of financial models
  • Introduction to sources of funding
  • Introduction to service providers
  • Franchise circular review and analysis in franchise law situations
  • Assisting the client with compliance with federal and state security laws
  • Assisting with private offering memorandum & subscription agreements
  • Helping the client preserve Reg D and other private offering exemptions

Pre-Incorporation Intellectual Property Protection

Pre-formation intellectual property protection services include:

  • Preparation and filing of patent applications
  • Use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)
  • Trademark, trade name & copyright protection
  • Pre-formation IP assignment & protection
  • Patent & other IP licensing arrangements
  • Post-formation trade secret and IP protection
  • Dealing with non-compete and trade secret protection issues
  • Assignment and protection of intellectual property


Some of our incorporation services include:

  • Determining the appropriate state of incorporation
  • Assisting in the choice of a corporate name and reservation of the name
  • Creation of articles of incorporation structured to fit the business plan
  • Hand delivery filing of properly drafted articles of incorporation
  • Obtaining EIN and state identification numbers if appropriate
  • Filing state forms as required, including securities forms
  • Creation of an appropriate set of bylaws & organizational documents
  • Tax analysis including Subchapter S tax election where appropriate
  • Filing of “S” election forms when required
  • Evaluating choices for capitalizing the company
  • Determining appropriate debt and equity options and ratios
  • Creating complex share and security structures when appropriate
  • Creating multiple classes of stock, warrants and options

    and convertible debt instruments where required
  • Drafting employment and independent contractor agreements when required
  • Drafting right of first refusal agreements when required
  • Drafting founder and shareholder agreements and protections
  • Drafting intellectual property protection agreements when required
  • Issuing founders stock with appropriate restrictions & disclosures
  • Providing assistance and documents for opening bank accounts
  • Transfer of business assets to the corporation when incorporating an existing business


Some of our post-incorporation services include:

  • Assisting with angel financing, strategic investment & venture capital financing
  • Drafting Equipment financing and joint development arrangements
  • Assisting with joint venture and strategic partner structuring
  • Drafting documents to provide “cheap stock” for service providers
  • Drafting shareholder buy-sell and related agreements
  • Creating executive compensation plans
  • Creating equity participation documents and plans
  • Drafting employment agreements & employee handbooks
  • Analysis of employee & independent contractor issues
  • Creating restricted stock, stock option and other equity plans
  • Qualifying the corporation in a sister state when required

Corporate Maintenance and Compliance

Our corporate maintenance and compliance services include:

  • Calendaring and providing reminders to the client for annual shareholder & director meetings or actions by written consent
  • Providing the client with assistance in complying with the state requirements for annual meetings or actions by written consent and other documents
  • Drafting annual or special meeting minutes or actions by written consent for directors and shareholders
  • Providing assistance in the preparation and filing of statements of information and other filings

JGPC Business Law is a business law firm providing cost-effective, quality legal services to privately held businesses, corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), general partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability partnerships (LLPs), limited partnerships (LP), trusts, business start ups, entrepreneurs, business owners, managers, executives, investors, buyers & sellers throughout the Tri-Valley and the East Bay Area, including Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore, San Ramon, Danville, Walnut Creek, Castro Valley, Fremont, Tracy, Modesto, Manteca, Stockton and all of Alameda County and Contra Costa County. We are here to serve all of your business and corporate law needs.