Businesses

Baker Manock & Jensen's industry expertise is known throughout the Central Valley. Responsive and always putting your business first, we can handle all your legal needs.

Agribusiness
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts and leases
  • Handling real estate transactions and financings
  • Advising on employment matters
  • Maintaining corporate minutes and stock book
  • Negotiating and litigating disputes, including intellectual property infringements and anti-trust issues
  • Obtaining appropriate licenses and permits
  • Tax advice
  • Counseling on environmental issues
  • Estate planning for the business owners and executives
  • Structuring operations to maximize federal benefits
  • Compliance with Bureau of Reclamation regulations
  • Compliance with Farm Service Agency rules and procedures
  • Cooperative matters, including tax issues and the anti-trust exemption
Construction
  • Enforcement of rights of Mechanics Liens, Stop Notices, Payment Bonds, and Performance Bonds
  • Pre-Liens
  • Home Improvement Contracts
  • Commercial Construction Contracts
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Licensing issues
  • Advising general contractors, sub-contractors, and homeowners before, during, and after construction projects
Distributors & Dealers
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts and leases
  • Handling real estate transactions and financings
  • Advising on employment matters
  • Maintaining corporate minutes and stock book
  • Negotiating and litigating disputes, including intellectual property infringements and anti-trust issues
  • Obtaining appropriate licenses and permits
  • Tax advice
  • Estate planning for the business owners and executives
Food Processors
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts and leases
  • Handling real estate transactions and financings
  • Advising on employment matters
  • Maintaining corporate minutes and stock book
  • Negotiating and litigating disputes, including intellectual property infringements and anti-trust issues
  • Obtaining appropriate licenses and permits
  • Tax advice
  • Counseling on environmental issues
  • Estate planning for the business owners and executives
  • Special knowledge and experience handling allegations of contamination
Manufacturing, Energy & Transportation
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts and leases
  • Handling real estate transactions and financings
  • Advising on employment matters
  • Maintaining corporate minutes and stock book
  • Negotiating and litigating disputes, including intellectual property infringements and anti-trust issues
  • Obtaining appropriate licenses and permits
  • Tax advice
  • Counseling on environmental issues
  • Estate planning for the business owners and executives
Property Development & Management
  • Negotiating and drafting contracts, leases, and sales and option agreements
  • Representation before planning commissions, governmental boards, and governmental staff
  • Negotiation and litigation of disputes
  • Tax advice
  • Counseling on environmental issues
  • Special knowledge and experience in finding solutions to your water supply needs
Tribes and Tribal Members

We have experience with and knowledge of sovereign immunity as it affects tribes and their members.

We have substantial experience in advising tribal members about their California income tax liabilities, and negotiating with the Franchise Tax Board on members' behalf.