Recognized as California's top boutique automotive law firm, our automotive industry clients include:
- Franchised dealership groups
- Independent auto dealerships
- Auto dealer associations
- Automotive internet marketing companies
- Automotive advertising agencies
- Finance companies
- Providers of after-market automotive products and services
The firm represents small, family-owned companies and startups along with regional, national and global companies in the automotive sector. Our team of attorneys has decades of experience in a number of practice areas, with a high degree of specialization in serving the auto dealer industry.
Founded by Christian Scali in 2013, Scali Rasmussen is dedicated to providing the service that comes from a deep understanding of the automotive industry, state and federal laws and regulations. We stay on the cutting edge of new industry trends.
Scali Rasmussen is modeled after an in-house legal department providing services in all areas a General Counsel in an automotive company must know, while maintaining a high-caliber litigation department to handle both simple and highly complex, multi-party disputes, in which the firm manages several litigation teams. Our team includes attorneys with subject matter expertise in:
- Franchise relations and disputes
- Labor and employment law
- Buy/sell, buy-in and buy-out transactions
- High stakes litigation and class actions
- Corporate governance
- Real estate transactions
- F&I advice and counsel and litigation
- Data security
- Intellectual property
- Finance and banking
Rather than silo this knowledge and expertise, our attorneys collaborate to provide high quality services to our clients.
This expertise and collaborative approach allows the firm to provide top-notch outside General Counsel or Corporate Counsel services to auto dealers and others who serve the retail automotive sector.
Client service is also very important to us. Our attorneys are available day and night to our clients, many of whom have become close friends. To foster these relationships, we offer services on flat fee arrangements, similar to the bygone retainer model, which removes the stigma of the billable hour and encourages our clients to call us to obtain advice on the smaller matters and thereby stay compliant with legal obligations.