About Reicker, Pfau, Pyle & McRoy Santa Barbara’s Premier Law Firm
Reicker, Pfau, Pyle & McRoy was established in June of 1996 as a full service business law firm providing business, transactional and litigation legal services so that every client receives individual attention from an experienced and skilled partner. We strive to provide our clients with the finest legal representation available with an effective, efficient and cost-effective approach to solving problems.
Reicker, Pfau, Pyle & McRoy is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell.
Our transactional attorneys, John G. Busby, R. Mark Carney, Bruce W. McRoy, Michael E. Pfau, Daniel A. Reicker, Andrew D. Simons, Fernando Velez, Jr., Russell D. Terry, Lauren B. Wideman, and Nicholas Behrman represent businesses and individuals in general business, corporate, securities, tax, real estate, estate planning, intellectual property, franchising and other legal matters. They have extensive experience with a variety of sophisticated transactions, including private and public offerings of securities, venture capital investments, and private and public mergers and acquisitions. They also have extensive experience in investment and financing transactions, domestic and international licensing, and technology transfer issues and acting as in-house counsel for local businesses.
Our litigation attorneys, Alan A. Blakeboro, R. Mark Carney, Robert B. Forouzandeh, Diana Jessup Lee, Timothy J. Trager , and Meghan K. Woodsome concentrate on civil trials and appeals notably in the areas of corporate and partnership disputes, real estate and leasing, easements, construction litigation, contracts, landlord representation, debtor/creditor relations, intellectual property and employment and retirement law.
Our estate planning attorneys, John G. Busby and Diana Jessup Lee assist clients in developing and implementing clients’ estate plans, wealth management and estate and gift tax minimization. They afford clients sophisticated planning techniques which can reduce taxation and accomplish the clients’ wealth transfer desires. In working with our clients, they are attuned to developing highly personalized estate plans designed to meet the client’s family, charitable and tax goals. Our estate planning attorneys also represent clients in probate and trust administration matters, and have extensive experience in representing both trustees and beneficiaries in trust and probate controversies and litigation
Our clients are located throughout California and the world and include major manufacturers of electronic, biomedical, computer hardware and software and other industrial products, real estate and hotel development and management companies, financial institutions, investment banking and venture capital funds, and high net worth individuals.
We also represent academic and research institutions and professionals with respect to the licensing and exploitation of their scientific developments. We have expertise and experience in dealing with patent, copyright and other intellectual property issues and routinely represent our high tech and industrial clients with respect to licensing, technology transfer and intellectual property enforcement matters.
Our attorneys have experience as in-house corporate counsel for major publicly traded corporations and represent domestic and multinational corporate groups in inter-corporate transactions and operations.