Corporate & Business Practice Leaders


Varner & Brandt’s Corporate, Business and Transactional Attorneys and staff consult with many different types of businesses (including public, private and non-profit organizations and businesses) in a wide range of industries and a variety of organizational frameworks. Our business law team handles transactional matters involving the entire life-cycle of a business, including business start-up, entity selection and formation, ongoing corporate governance, day-to-day operations and strategy, expansion and growth, mergers & acquisitions (including preparation of relevant Hart-Scott-Rodino pre-merger notifications), and dissolution. The Varner & Brandt Team draws on decades of experience with business issues to find the most appropriate concepts and solutions to enhance our client’s goals and objectives.

Varner & Brandt recognizes that business owners need access to more than just legal advice from business lawyers. Varner & Brandt understands business which facilitates comprehensive legal counsel.

Our work includes:

  • Business Strategy and Analysis

  • Business Start-up

  • Business Transactions

  • Business Ventures

  • Complex Negotiation

  • Contracts

  • Entertainment Law

  • Entity Formation

  • Entrepreneurial Endeavors

  • Expansion

  • Growth Strategies

  • Government, Municipal and Water Districts

  • Intellectual Property

  • Joint Ventures

  • Lending Institutions

  • Licensing

  • Non-Profit and Charitable Organizations

  • Private Equity

  • Private Placements

  • Real Estate Transactions

  • Restaurant Representation

  • Trademarks and Copyrights

  • Venture Capital

Varner & Brandt coordinated and negotiated the financing for one of the largest real estate transactions in Inland Empire history, valued at over $300 million.

Varner & Brandt has coordinated and negotiated several complex financing transactions, many valued at nearly $1 billion.

Varner & Brandt has negotiated business transactions for some of the largest companies in the Inland Southern California region.