Fitch Law Firm, apc
A unique business law firm meeting the needs of its clients by providing practical and innovative legal advice and services in a time-sensitive manner.
Founded in 1961 as Burch, Platt & Gregory, Fitch Law Firm, APC has been an active part of the San Diego legal community for over 57 years. Through the many years of its existence, this firm has enjoyed an outstanding reputation in the area of representing individuals and businesses of all sizes ranging from Fortune 500 Companies to the one person enterprises as well as Public Agencies. Fitch Law Firm, APC is a professional corporation with the principal shareholder being Stephen J. Fitch, Esq.
The firm provides a wide range of business services including preformation consultation, formation, and business sale. The firm represents businesses including Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, Corporations, Professional Corporations, Limited Liability Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies. Ongoing business representation of our clients includes not only insuring governmental regulatory compliance, but strategies for protecting the business from the ever increasing risk of litigation and transition.
The firm represents clients in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate transactions. In the area of residential real estate, we advise clients ranging from the purchase of undeveloped land up to the formation, governmental approval and documentation of large multi-home tracts. For our commercial real estate clients, we provide services in the areas of negotiation for the purchase, sale and exchange transactions; negotiating and drafting ground leases; negotiating and drafting retail leases; real estate syndications, including limited partnerships, limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures. Development clients include developers, investment groups as well as contractors.
The firm advises, consults with and represents various governmental entities with primary emphasis on Special Districts. Service includes advising and consulting in the area of employee matters, real estate, board dynamics, board training, compliance with the Brown Act, Litigation, monitoring pending and current State and Federal legislation and regulatory authority.
The firm has through the years provided its diverse client base with a wide range of estate planning services. Services include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, conservatorship and when required, probate. We work with the client to achieve their estate planning goals while minimizing the tax consequence of those goals. For our business clients we have developed successful means for transfer of family business with the use of trusts, Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies.
While no business or individual wants to be involved in litigation, it unfortunately is a part of our lives today. We represent as well as defend our clients in a wide variety of litigation matters including contract disputes, commercial unlawful detainer, real estate matters and business litigation. The representation of our clients include matters in State and Federal Court as well as matters before both State and Federal Regulatory Agencies.. We take a strong business approach to litigation understanding that the costs involved in litigation are critical to any client.