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2540 West Shaw Lane, Suite 110, Fresno, California 93711
Fresno Office
2540 West Shaw Lane
Suite 110
Fresno, California 93711
Phone: 559-449-0571

California Business Litigation Attorneys

Strong, intelligent legal positions for you and your business

Owning and running a business in California is both an exciting and challenging opportunity. Whether you are looking to start a business, are involved in a complex business dispute or otherwise need clear, practical business counsel, our attorneys can help move your business forward through all stages of its life cycle.

At Stammer, McKnight, Barnum & Bailey LLP, we represent hospitals and physicians’ groups, agribusinesses and a variety of other business entities. Through a thorough understanding of our clients’ goals, objectives and operations, we can reach a prompt, cost-efficient and effective resolution to any dispute.

Your trusted business ally

Our attorneys use their trial skills, experience and creativity to handle a broad range of business litigation matters. Working with our clients, we carefully examine the facts, develop an appropriate strategy and aggressively pursue litigation if necessary. We are also experienced enough to know when cases can be best resolved through negotiation, arbitration or mediation. These alternatives are often less expensive and more efficient than traditional court proceedings.

We understand that when your business is involved in litigation, that often diverts valuable resources and energy away from running it. We believe the best way to manage litigation costs is to avoid litigation. Our attorneys work with you to proactively minimize the chances that a dispute will arise by carefully ensuring that any transactions are conducted properly from the beginning. Stammer, McKnight, Barnum & Bailey LLP can help you in the negotiation, drafting and review of a variety of legal documents, including:

  • Contracts
  • Partnership and shareholder agreements
  • Leases
  • Handbooks

Versatile business and commercial services in Fresno

At Stammer, McKnight, Barnum & Bailey LLP, we strategically leverage our lawyers’ broad knowledge base, unique backgrounds and skills to assist you in:

  • Employment law/wrongful termination – Friction between labor and management can hurt a company’s competitiveness and threaten the livelihoods of those involved. We have experience in both sides of labor and employment issues to offer you comprehensive and lasting solutions.
  • Healthcare – Our attorneys work hard to keep up to date on the legislation and regulations that continually transform the healthcare system. Let us help you understand your rights and responsibilities.
  • Agricultural law – We have a rich history of helping farmers and ranchers face their unique business and litigation problems, from handling water rights issues to farmworkers’ injury claims.

Contact insurance defense lawyers in Fresno you can trust

To get your business moving again, contact Stammer, McKnight, Barnum & Bailey LLP at or online to schedule a consultation. Recovering damages and minimizing any negative consequences can mean the difference between profit and insolvency for your business. We have represented businesses and individuals in Fresno and throughout California’s Central Valley for more than 90 years. Our law office is conveniently located on the Shaw Avenue corridor.