a non-traditional environment

Where Creativity Is Preeminent

Business Litigation

Our litigators guide companies and individuals through the process of bringing and defending lawsuits in a wide variety of disputes, with a special emphasis on cases involving intellectual property rights, trade secret misappropriation, contract and licensing disputes, partnership and shareholder matters, unfair competition, labor and employment matters, real estate and…

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Intellectual Property and Technology

Our group has years of experience providing effective solutions to businesses and individuals in every facet of intellectual property and technology, including creation, identification, evaluation, protection, and monetization. We understand the vital importance and rapidly changing nature of intellectual property in the tech and creative industries. We invest in our…

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Cybersecurity and Privacy Law

As our lives and our businesses continue to move online, our most critical personal and business data is increasingly at risk. The lawyers in Cypress’s cybersecurity and privacy law practice group help clients assess and mitigate those risks and respond to security incidents. By teaming with our clients to understand…

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Outside General Counsel

With a full-service team comprised of business founders and operators as well as former in-house counsel, our team of corporate and business lawyers acts as outside general counsel to emerging and middle-market private companies in need of consistent, reliable guidance throughout the entire life cycle of a business. As consumers…

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Private Company M&A

Our private company M&A group helps buyers, sellers and investors structure, negotiate and close all types of private mergers, acquisitions and divestitures – with special expertise in serving the lower middle market. Boutique private equity firms and merchant banks, family-owned companies, independent private equity sponsors, serial entrepreneurs, and private equity-backed portfolio…

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Startup Company and Venture Capital

Cypress’s startup company and venture capital group includes founders and early-stage investors with strong business and operational experience that makes us well-suited to provide expert legal services as well as strategic business advice. We guide entrepreneurs and investors through all phases of the life cycle of startup and emerging growth…

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Family Law

Our family law team helps individuals and families resolve complex and often contentious personal disputes involving divorce, custody and visitation, and property division. We have a strong track record of successfully guiding our clients through the divorce juggernaut in the most delicate, efficient, and resource-conscious way possible. We also have extensive…

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Employment Law

Cypress’s employment group offers comprehensive guidance for both companies and employees to help them navigate the overwhelming web of employment laws and regulations on the federal, state, and local level. Our attorneys help employers develop and follow best practices to help them stay compliant and avoid litigation while keeping an…

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Art Law

Cypress represents local, national and international art world clients, from the emergent to the established. Its clients include artists, advisors, collectors, estates, galleries, governments, museums, not for profit organizations, online platforms and publishers. LA is a rapidly growing center for contemporary art and we work closely with artists and galleries…

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Commercial Photography Law

Los Angeles is one of the creative capitals of the world. Our photography practice specializes in assisting artists, agencies,and production companies in the commercial, editorial, and fashion businesses. We are experienced in the specific issues and challenges that are unique to the photography industry. We help our clients maximize the…

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Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

Our team helps clients comprehensively manage their nonprofit and social enterprise operations, from implementing best structures for entity formation to providing ongoing strategic business support. We also help manage and administer private foundations, community foundations, social entrepreneurs, and individual philanthropists to ensure their organization’s financial health and mission success. We…

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