With our depth of experience, we can assist our clients with the nuances of business, employment, intellectual property, defamation and media law, estate planning and litigation, real estate, and entertainment law as well as the rigors of litigation and trial.
A wealth of trial experience
Ms. Johns has more than twenty-five years of trial experience and her attorneys have extensive experience in several areas of the law. Our attorneys can advise you as to business law, torts, defamation, intellectual property, entertainment law, employment law, employment and corporate assessments and compliance, sexual harassment training, real estate and insurance law.
The attorneys at Hillary Johns, Trial Lawyer are highly experienced in several areas of civil law. Ms. Johns and her staff will work to address her client’s needs, to add genuine value and towards her client’s continued development and success.
Stephen M. Sirota
Mr. Sirota is an accomplished litigator and transactional attorney. Before re-entering private practice, Mr. Sirota was general counsel for a national insurance company. Mr. Sirota obtained his B.A. from University of California at Santa Barbara (1978) and his juris doctorate from Golden Gate University School of Law (1981). Mr. Sirota is admitted to practice law in California and the United States District Court, Northern District.
Mr. Sirota practices in the area of civil litigation, insurance law, corporate law and business formations, estate planning and litigation, family law, employment law, real estate law, and civil torts, including defamation and unfair business practices.
Mr. Sirota has practiced in the Bay Area throughout his legal career and represented clients throughout the State of California. He is a voracious reader, a supporter of local businesses, and an avid fan of the arts, music, and creative works. He currently resides in San Francisco with his rescue dogs, Dolce and Laureant, and adopted cat, Hobbes.
D. Alexander Floum
Mr. Floum is a seasoned litigator and transactional lawyer. Mr. Floum graduated from University of California Los Angeles in 1986 and earned his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 1990. Mr. Floum is licensed to practice law before all State and Federal Courts throughout the State of California and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has written an amicus brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Floum practices in the areas of intellectual property, entertainment law, business law, and technology and international agreements. As a transactional lawyer, he has extensive experience in trademark applications globally, copyright applications for software, music, books, photographs and all other works, trademark, copyright and patent license and assignment agreements, licensing agreements for every industry and every type of property, and all of the other contracts which a client needs. As a litigator, Mr. Floum represents clients in all aspects of civil litigation and dispute resolution involving business, real estate, construction and intellectual property matters in all courts, government hearings, arbitrations and mediations.
In addition to achieving excellence in the practice of law, Mr. Floum taught trademark and related areas of law for several years to both practicing lawyers and law school students as an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University Law School. He was the founding president of the Intellectual Property Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association. He is a current member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association.
Mr. Floum is an enthusiastic runner, an adventurous wine maker, and an accomplished singer and guitar player. He enjoys travel and spending time with his family. Mr. Floum resides in Walnut Creek, California with his wife, two daughters and an array of family pets.