Corporate & Transactional Group
The Corporate & Transactional Group has a long history of serving clients in the San Diego and Southern California areas, focusing on an array of legal issues addressing all aspects of forming, operating, administering, and exiting closely held businesses. Representative clients extend across a diverse range of industries and geographic locations, and they include companies engaged in software development, SAS firms, digital marketing, web/internet marketing, e-based commerce for goods and services, investment services, real estate development and holding, consumer goods, food and beverage industry, hospitality, and general manufacturing and distribution services.
Private Client Group
The Private Client Group draws upon the resources of our Tax Group and International Group and provides a range of services across several Practice Areas including Private Client Tax, Estate & Gift Tax, Probate and Trust Administration, Domestic Estate Planning and International Estate Planning. The Firm’s attorneys and staff are committed to providing comprehensive estate planning and tax advice reflecting our clients’ unique values, business needs, and family situations.
The Firm’s attorneys advise a wide range of clients on (i) general estate planning and wealth transfer planning, (ii) efficiently transferring assets while avoiding probate, (iii) planning and implementing complex cross-border estate plans, (iv) international trust and estate planning, (v) estate and gift tax planning for both domestic and international HNW clients and families, and (vi) private office services, tailored to assist high net worth individuals, families and family offices in building, preserving and transferring wealth to future generations and in developing and implementing their philanthropic and charitable objectives. Representative clients vary from local, California based families, to global HNW families and family offices, to leading private banks, trust companies, and legal and accounting firms.
The Tax Group is a stand-alone practice area in the firm and provides unparalleled service in a wide range of areas while also supporting the Private Client, Corporate & Transactional and International Groups.
Members of the Tax Group bring decades of legal, tax and experience to a advise on a wide array of complex matters including (i) income tax planning, audit and tax controversy work, (ii) estate and gift tax planning and compliance, and (iii) foreign tax planning and associated compliance work. Representative clients vary widely within these practice groups and include family-owned businesses, privately held and family-owned operating companies, U.S. subsidiaries of foreign operating companies, banks and trust companies, wealthy individuals and families and family offices.
The International Group is unique within a smaller law firm and plays a pivotal role in our overall work as a firm. At Teeple Hall, LLP, we work with a deep understanding and appreciation for different cultures, customs and laws, and we strive to bring a practical, collaborative and seamless level of service to individuals and businesses navigating the world of international transactions and planning.
Within the International Group we are involved in a wide range of inbound and outbound tax and estate planning matters, as well as complex corporate and transactional matters including (i) advice on the formation and governance of foreign operating and holding company structures, (ii) choice-of-entity and jurisdictional analysis, (iii) international corporate transactions, (iv) international taxation (U.S. inbound and U.S. outbound), (v) international transactions and acquisitions (individuals, families and trusts), (vi) international M&A transactions, (vii) U.S. and International estate planning including formation and administration of foreign trusts (U.S. inbound and U.S. outbound), (viii) asset protection planning, and (ix) U.S. tax reporting and compliance work.
The Litigation Group is a standalone Practice Group that advises clients on all matters of civil litigation and supports all of the Firm’s transactional based practice groups through litigation, arbitration, and mediation services. When litigation arises, the close collaboration of the Firm’s litigators with the attorneys within our other Practice Groups offers a seamless client experience.
Representative clients vary greatly as the Litigation Group focuses on dispute resolution among a diverse range of clients including owners of closely held businesses, individuals, fiduciaries and beneficiaries. Teeple Hall, LLP has significant experience and expertise in litigating and resolving matters involving: (i) civil litigation, (ii) business disputes, (iii) intellectual property & trade secrets enforcement, (iv) privacy rights in both advisory roles and litigation, (v) real estate and land use, (vi) homeowner association representation, (vii) construction defect litigation, (viii) securities fraud, (ix) family/wealth governance and dispute resolution, (x) labor and employment matters, (xi) and contract actions.