Corporate and Litigation Attorneys in Southern California

Van Etten Suzumoto & Sipprelle LLP

Van Etten Suzumoto & Sipprelle LLP
2801 Townsgate Road
Suite 210

Westlake Village, California 91361

Phone(805) 719-4900
Fax (805) 719-4950

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Law Firm Overview

Van Etten Suzumotto & Sipperlle is a corporate litigation law firm with offices in Westlake Village and Los Angeles, CA. The firm provides a host of commercially oriented legal services to clients throughout southern California, and has developed a strong reputation for integrity, hard work, outstanding results and passionate representation of their clients.

The attorneys at Van Etten Suzumotto & Sipperlle have experience with a range of corporate and litigation matters including business and corporate counseling, complex commercial litigation, employee benefits and executive compensation, employment litigation, trade regulation and regulatory compliance, and product liability and toxic tort litigation. Additionally, the firm offers a number of strategies for protecting, managing and defending intellectual property rights, as well as patent, copyright and trademark infringement litigation.

The complex economic environment of today is full of challenges and obstacles that need to be overcome for your businessís continued growth. The attorneys at Van Etten Suzumotto & Sipperlle are dedicated to providing their clients with efficient, cost-effective service. Each case is handled with the level of care and attention to detail that has helped the firm establish their reputation as leaders in the field of business and commercial law.

Year this Office was Established: 2000

Languages: English

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Business and Corporate Counseling; Construction Litigation; Construction Defect Litigation; Executive Compensation; Employment Litigation and Counseling; Trade Regulation; Business Torts.

Areas of Law Description

At Van Etten Suzumoto & Sipprelle LLP, our attorneys have experience in a range of corporate and litigation matters, including:

- Business and Corporate Counseling

We are experienced problem-solvers providing counseling and advice on a range of business issues and challenges. Our attorneys have particular expertise in providing guidance on employee and workplace issues, commercial dispute resolution and negotiation, product distribution matters, intellectual property protection, and business entity formation.

- Complex Commercial Litigation

Our attorneys at Van Etten Suzumoto & Sipprelle LLP represent clients in complex commercial litigation. We handle a range of business and commercial disputes, including intellectual property, antitrust, business torts, defamation, insurance coverage, real estate, corporate and partnership matters, fiduciary relations, and creditors' rights and lender liability.

- Construction Litigation

We represent clients in construction litigation and a variety of construction law matters. Our clients are developers, owners, design professionals, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and lenders. We have considerable expertise in handling construction and design contracts, licensing issues, insurance issues, and disputes, such as those involving bid protests, contract defaults, mechanic's liens, stop notices, performance bonds, delay claims, extra work claims, and homeowners' association claims.

- Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Our firm counsels corporations and individual employees concerning executive compensation and employee compensation issues. Our attorneys have significant expertise in the areas of salary negotiations, employment counseling and investigations, employee confidentiality and trade secret protection agreements, covenants not to compete, employment termination negotiations, and litigation relating to these matters.


Shane Maguire Mr. Shane M. Maguire
Commercial Litigation, Litigation

Joshua Mendelsohn Mr. Joshua D. Mendelsohn
Intellectual Property, Real Estate

Keith Sipprelle Mr. Keith A. Sipprelle
Commercial Litigation, Employment, Litigation, Product Liability Litigation

Mark Suzumoto Mr. Mark K. Suzumoto
Business Law, Civil Litigation, Intellectual Property, Litigation

David Van Etten Mr. David B. Van Etten
Commercial Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation, Real Estate



  • State Bar of California
  • American Bar Association
  • Ventura County Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

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