MEET OUR TEAM

As a business owner, hiring a business law firm you can trust is imperative. Strategy Law LLP boasts a team of legal professionals with wide-ranging specialties, and invaluable experience in delivering strategic solutions tailored to each client’s unique needs.

Jack W. Easterbrook

Founding Partner

For over 18 years Jack (John) Easterbrook’s practice has been dedicated to structuring and documenting complex loan transactions, real estate transactions and construction financing, as well as representing clients in problem loan workouts, liquidations, bankruptcies and contract disputes. Jack’s practice includes extensive expertise in real estate financing and commercial law matters, as well as security […]

Tamara B. Pow

Founding Partner

Tamara Pow is a founding partner of Strategy Law, LLP. Her practice focuses on partnerships and the needs of business owners and real estate investors. She provides legal advice for various business transactions, including negotiating contracts, limiting liability, company-side employment matters and tax planning. Tamara has extensive experience with the formation and representation of corporations, […]

Serge Filatov

Partner

Filatov is a Partner at Strategy Law, LLP. He focuses his practice on representing lenders and borrowers in all matters of commercial law. His practice includes structuring, drafting, and negotiating all aspects of secured lending transactions for both institutional and private lenders, as well as borrowers. Serge handles commercial and industrial loans, asset-based loans, commercial […]

Leiann Laiks

Partner

Leiann Laiks is the leader of Strategy Law’s employment law practice area. Her practice focuses on advice and counseling, employment law compliance, review and drafting of HR policies and practices, contract drafting and negotiation, workplace investigations and dispute and litigation resolution. After practicing law at a plaintiff-side employment law firm for several years, Leiann felt […]

Esther Brumleve

Executive Director

Esther is the firm’s Executive Director with primary responsibility for daily operations, including overseeing human resources, marketing, accounting, billing and bookkeeping functions, strategic planning, information technology and facilities. Esther previously served as the firm’s Executive Director and as the firm has grown she is now focused on the financial management of the firm. In addition […]

Caroline Chen

Attorney – Of Counsel

Chen has 30 years of legal experience. She assists clients with corporate, international, and individual tax related issues at the federal and state levels. Caroline is an Associate Professor at the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business at San Jose State University. Prior to San Jose State University, she was an Assistant Clinical Professor […]

Laura Finkelstein

Attorney – Of Counsel

Finkelstein is a transactional attorney with experience in entity formation, joint ventures, partnership restructuring, and private offerings. She has extensive drafting experience and specializes in drafting partnership agreements, limited liability company operating agreements, and private placement memoranda. She also assists clients with loan transactions and real estate transactions. Laura previously worked as an associate at […]

Kevin R. Martin

Of Counsel

Martin has over 27 years of experience in a wide variety of legal matters, including business litigation, real estate issues, trademark, copyright and patent litigation, trade secret litigation, broker liability, contractor disputes, wage and hour issues, partnership and corporate disputes, employee/employer separation issues and select personal injury matters. Kevin regularly appears in both state and […]

Tony Mauriello

Senior Counsel

Tony Mauriello is a senior counsel in Strategy Law’s corporate and securities law practice. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Mauriello worked at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom in New York City, Latham & Watkins in San Diego, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in San Diego, and then as a General Counsel in several […]

Eric Mogensen

Attorney – Special Counsel

Mogensen has over twenty-five years of both private practice and corporate in-house experience specializing in real estate transactions (including purchase and sale, leasing and financing, representing sellers, buyers, landlords, tenants, borrowers and lenders); mergers and acquisitions (including acquisitions and dispositions of businesses and business units), representing both buyers and sellers; formation of business entities (i.e. […]

Jason Murai

Attorney

Jason Murai is a real estate attorney with extensive experience handling residential and commercial real estate transactions, including drafting and review of purchase and sale agreements, leases, and easements. Jason previously was an attorney with Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel in the Real Estate practice group, and prior to that he was corporate counsel for […]

Maritza Ventura

Case Assistant

Maritza Ventura is a case assistant who supports attorneys with respect to loan documentation for lenders and borrowers, civil litigation, and corporate matters. She has experience handling a great variety of tasks, including drafting loan documents, preparing pleadings, calendaring, recordings with County Recorder’s Offices, and preparing corporate minute books and limited liability company binders. In […]

Cathy Wong

Senior Paralegal

Cathy Wong is a corporate paralegal and an integral member of the transactional team at Strategy Law, LLP. Cathy specializes in corporate transactional matters and has extensive experience with entity formations, foreign qualifications, corporate maintenance and governance, and dissolutions. She also assists with business transactions including sales, mergers and acquisitions and stock offerings. Cathy has […]