Hennelly & Grossfeld LLP is an AV-rated law firm founded in 1993 by trial lawyers to provide responsive, cost-effective representation in all aspects of business litigation. The firm’s attorneys have extensive trial and appellate experience, with particular depth in matters involving unfair competition, trade secrets, employment, product liability, and real estate and title insurance.
Our attorneys can and do try cases to verdict. Our substantial trial experience permits us to assess more accurately a case’s value and determine how to obtain the best result, whether by verdict or settlement. The firm’s focus is on communicating with our clients to achieve outcomes that will serve each client’s specific business goals, efficiently and cost-effectively.
Spolzino Smith Buss & Jacobs, LLP offers its clients quality legal services in an efficient and professional manner. The firm’s AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell is the highest possible rating for legal services and legal ethics. Spolzino Smith Buss & Jacobs, LLP represents a large and prestigious client base of developers, condominiums, cooperatives, community associations, municipal and educational institutions, businesses and high profile individuals. Our mission is to provide each client with exemplary service and special attention.
Michael King is the Managing Partner of Hennelly & Grossfeld LLP and has been with the firm for 25 years. He obtained his B.A. degree, Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude, from Boston College in 1985 and his J.D. degree from Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley, in 1989. Mr. King has worked exclusively on civil litigation matters, focusing primarily on complex business disputes, products liability defense, trade secret disputes and employment matters. He is a member of the bar of the States of California and Nevada, a member of the American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, and a director of the Orange County Down Syndrome Association.
Charles S. Welcome has broad experience in a wide range of civil litigation matters, including shareholder derivative actions, securities litigation, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, fraud, real estate, restrictive covenants, franchise disputes and international trade law. After law school, Mr. Welcome served as a Public Service Fellow in the Chambers of the Honorable Claire R. Kelly at the United States Court of International Trade. Mr. Welcome represents clients in state and federal court as well as before arbitral tribunals and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Welcome both prosecutes and defends claims on behalf of his clients, which include businesses, co-op and condominium boards, non-profit organizations and municipalities.
Mr. Welcome works to secure positive results for his clients through his diligent, creative style of representation. He understands the diverse considerations of each of his clients and tailors his strategy for every matter to the specific goals of each client.