Services

Scali Rasmussen has experience in a wide array of practice areas. Some of those practice areas are highlighted below.

Business | corporate & real estate

Companies have a variety of needs, from employment advice and counsel, to regulatory issues, to drafting, review and negotiation of vendor agreements. Because many of our clients are in retail sales or involved in the supply chain of inventory-based product manufacture and distribution, we stay abreast of many of the legal issues most companies face and counsel our clients on best practices and litigation avoidance in the day-to-day operation of their business.

Business & complex litigation

Scali Rasmussen defends clients facing a range of commercial and consumer litigation — disputes connected to flooring lenders, franchisors, partnerships, shareholders, class actions, advertising, consumers claims and more. Whether settling a conflict at its earliest stage or defending clients against class action threats, we lead the resolution process so it's efficient and effective.

Regulatory & licensing

Scali Rasmussen's expertise with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, US Trade Representative, International Trade Commission, NHTSA, and the various state motor vehicle boards and agencies elevates the support we can give our clients. With our help, our clients are able to navigate the many regulations and compliance initiatives of business. We are experts in distribution networks, franchise development, consumer regulations, and advertising.

Proposition 65 | consumer product safety

Scali Rasmussen’s Proposition 65 team, located in both Northern and Southern California, has deep and broad experience defending and counseling companies that are subject to California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, commonly known as Proposition 65. Our attorneys have represented clients in a wide variety of industries and ranging from Fortune 100 companies to family businesses.

Retail auto dealership law

Retail auto dealers in California and across the United States face enormous business pressure. Profit margins are tighter, digital technology is disrupting traditional business models and customer expectations, and regulatory burdens from state and federal agencies grow more complex each year.

Labor & employment law

We navigate the constantly evolving employment landscape for California employers by providing advice and counsel and defense in administrative hearings, court or arbitration. The laws governing the employment relationship in California are constantly changing. We help our clients stay abreast of the evolving employment legal landscape and defend them in administrative hearings, court or arbitration. 

Privacy, cybersecurity & trade secrets

Digital transformation and technological innovation have created a parallel universe of security obligations and concerns about protecting proprietary information. Scali Rasmussen attorneys are trained and certified in the cutting-edge laws, both state and federal, governing businesses' obligations to consumers and regulators.

Municipal law

Cities and counties do more to touch people’s daily lives than any other level of government. Budget pressures, financial and logistical challenges, and fraught political environments can sometimes result in costly mistakes and exposure to litigation. Scali Rasmussen attorneys help mitigate those risks and protect municipal clients.

Outside general counsel services

Consider Scali Rasmussen, PC your on-call, one-stop, outside general counsel. Valued by clients for its flexibility, responsiveness, affordability and practicality, our outside general counsel services are scalable to your issue at hand. We also provide experience-backed perspectives on high-stakes opportunities and matters.

COVID-19 Task Force

In these rapidly changing times, Scali Rasmussen is committed to actively monitoring each twist and turn and assisting clients on the wide array of business and legal challenges arising from COVID-19 (coronavirus).

International

For companies based outside the United States and in need of legal assistance with existing U.S. affiliates, or venturing to enter the U.S. market, Scali Rasmussen is ready to assist. With a team of seasoned attorneys, our International practice regularly advises individuals and companies from abroad in nearly all legal matters they face in the U.S. Our firm’s roots are worldwide, and several of our lawyers are bilingual, multilingual, and/or multicultural. Our comprehensive approach allows clients to respond to changing times and address their needs in the U.S.