Whether you are on the talent or industry side of entertainment our attorneys are ready to handle all your legal needs.
Corporate and Business Transactions
We are ready to serve as your general corporate counsel regardless of the type or size of your business.
Our experience with a variety of domestic and international financing matters makes us the perfect choice for legal advice to borrowers and lenders.
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
We assist clients in identifying possible disputes, utilize active mitigation strategies to avoid litigation, and get resolutions to cases that match client expectations.
Conducting business on an international scale is never a simple endeavor. There are multiple legal matters to consider and a variety of regulations to be covered.
Our clients can count on our counsel on every aspect of the needs and challenges involved in the restaurant and hospitality industries.
Keith Berglund, principal and founder of The Berglund Group, has been practicing law since 1983. He began his legal career clerking for a federal bankruptcy judge in Chicago who was overseeing at that time one of the largest bankruptcy cases in the world – Energy Cooperative, Inc. For over 37 years, Mr. Berglund has been a zealous advocate and consultant for corporate and high net worth individuals with a focus on complex commercial, entertainment, litigation, and debt restructuring-related matters – with a special emphasis in Europe (Mr. Berglund was with the Royal Danish Consulate for three years), the Pacific Rim and Latin America.
Russell Miller focuses his practice on counseling his clients in both civil litigation and transactional matters, providing result-oriented representation and aggressive advocacy unique to each clients’ needs. Throughout his legal career, Mr. Miller has represented individuals and corporate entities in diverse fields, including financial services, cultivation, sports, entertainment, and retail.
Gregory Lehrmann offers diverse advocacy to his clients with a wide range of experience in both litigation and transactional matters.
Lilibet Behdadnia, Law Clerk at The Berglund Group, is a recent 2020 graduate of Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor and a graduate of UCLA, where she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.
Registered Agents, Business Addresses, and Mailboxes
Starting a small or mid-sized business seems like it has enough pitfalls, and then the LLC or incorporation form demands a "registered agent" and a "business address." For the business owner not well versed in legal jargon, these terms are strangely opaque. What is a "registered agent"? Isn't the "business address" where the business gets its mail? Not necessarily, but there is an easy way to learn the difference.
Checklist for LLC Dissolution in California
The dissolution process is more complicated than setting up an LLC. After all, dissolution secures the LLC away from creditors and sets the rules to wind up any outstanding business issues. Also, bear in mind that once the LLC files for dissolution, another business can file a California business using the LLC name or a similar name.
Exemptions that can Void a Contract
A contract represents a legally binding mutual agreement by both parties that can be enforced under the law. However, there are numerous situations where a contract can be declared void hence rendering it invalid. Below are the various types of exemptions that can void a contract.