Comprehensive In Depth Integrated Representation

Mark D. Maisonneuve

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Mr. Maisonneuve joined the firm in 1979. Mr. Maisonneuve is a member of the State Bar of California and The Colorado Bar.  Mr. Maisonneuve is the firm's Managing Attorney.  Mr. Maisonneuve is also a licensed California Real Estate Broker.

Areas of Practice:

Mr. Maisonneuve brings his scientific background and discipline to the firm in a wide variety of practice areas.

Real Estate: purchase and sale transactions (commercial and residential), real estate purchase financing and refinancing matters, loan modification matters, title problems and solutions, boundary and encroachment disputes, commercial leasing matters, landlord tenant disputes, real estate due diligence and investigations, real estate litigation, broker dispute matters, real estate litigation.

Corporate: formation, corporate governance matters, board of director advice and guidance, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, sale of assets, acquisition financing, business lines of credit matters, corporate reorganization documentation, human resource matters.

Employment Matters: personal services agreements, loan out corporation agreements, termination and severance negotiation matters, executive compensation, employment agreements, employee incentive compensation matters.

Entertainment:  production financing, territorial pre-sale transactions, distribution transactions, entertainment  industry payroll services matters, loan out agreements, personal appearance agreements, endorsement agreements, agency and  management  related matters, talent management matters.

Estate Planning: intervivos (living) trust, durable powers of attorneys, health and physician directives, trust administration matters, advice to trustees and fiduciaries, beneficiary claims and disputes.

Litigation: supervision of electronic discovery projects, supervision and monitoring of litigation related databases, supervision of production documentation, factual background investigation projects, assessment of investigation resources for engagements, dispute resolution strategies, settlement negotiations.

Court Mediation: For a number of years, Mr. Maisonneuve served as a mediator for the Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Personal Interests:

Equal Rights

Children Welfare/Rights

Animal Rights

Environmental issues

Past Positions

  • U.S. Geological Survey, Conservation Division
  • Southern Natural Resources, Gas Reserves Engineer


  • Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D.
  • Colorado School of Mines
    • B.S.
    • Major: Geological Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Colorado

Certified Legal Specialties

  • California Real Estate Broker

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California, Member
  • The Colorado Bar, Member
  • Los Angeles County Superior Court, Mediator