Founded in San Francisco by business attorneys Zach Georgopoulos and Roberta Economidis in 2004, Georgopoulos & Economidis is the vanguard of legal services for businesses helping them from inception, to growth, to sale. G&E strives to pave a path for client success, bringing the client the best possible legal and business practices all under one roof. With a special insight into the hospitality industry, G&E is committed to working with restaurants, hotels, wineries, and entertainment venues of all sizes throughout the United States.

The services provided by the firm include:
  • Business Transactions
  • Corporate Finance, including Private Placement of Securities
  • ABC (Alcohol and Beverage Licensing)
  • Trademark registration and Licensing
  • Employment
  • Commercial Leases
  • Criminal Defense

The firm's Business Transaction practice includes the structuring of entities, partnerships, joint ventures and limited liability companies. We also handle the drafting of key business contracts including real estate and employment matters.

Our Corporate Finance practice provides counseling for our clients in entity restructuring, stock ownership and equity finance in the form of private placement of securities.

Additionally, the firm advises our clients on aspects of hospitality transactions, including acquiring Alcoholic Beverage Licensing, regulatory issues of acquiring and operating restaurants and other hospitality entities. The firm has extensive experience with the preparation of management agreements and liquor license agreements that comply with the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act's requirements.

The firm's Trademark Registration and Licensing practice includes dealing with trademark filings, licensing and counseling our clients on the prevention of infringement.

The firm's Employment practice offers services including counseling employers on compliance with relevant law, executive contract formations and negotiation, representation of termination and disciplinary matters and preparation of employee manuals, Additionally, Georgopoulos & Economidis works with our clients to make sure that the policies and procedures developed adhere to the company's philosophies. Additionally, the G&E team also handles complex employee benefits packages for larger employers.

Commercial Leases: In connection with it's representation of businesses, the firm negotiates and drafts commercial leases on behalf of both tenants and landlords.

The firm's Criminal Defense practice includes representation of individuals with respect to felonies and misdemeanors