Our passion and expertise is to help clients with their business and real estate needs.

The Real Estate Law Practice at Neek Law Firm, focuses on transactions, litigation, and development of mainly commercial real estate properties. Our clients are typically investors or business owners involved in development, purchase, sale, or lease of existing net-lease investment properties, vacant land, or owner-user properties. Many of our clients specifically focus on development of vacant land or redevelopment of existing properties; our representation in this area includes joint ventures with investors and developers, financing, entitlements, syndication, and assistance with exit strategies and other related matters.  In addition, the real estate practice area also handles litigation matters such as partnership disputes and various breach of contract matters.

The Business Law Practice at Neek Law Firm, encompasses transactional and contractual matters such as formation of companies, documents related to formalities of legal entities, and various agreements between shareholders, officers, partners, employees, and independent contractors. In addition, the business practice area also handles complex high-stake business litigation matters such as partnership disputes, employment disputes, professional liability, personal injury, product liability, and trade secret misappropriation.

Real Estate Development: Entitlements, Land-Use & Joint Ventures

  • Property entitlement
  • Complex zoning matters
  • Subdividing properties
  • Property Line Adjustments
  • Easements and encroachments

Real Estate Transactions: Purchase, Sale, Lease, Title, Finance & Construction

  • Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Letters of Intent
  • Escrow Instructions and Agreements
  • Due Diligence and Analysis
  • Leases, including:
    • Ground Leases
    • Office Leases
    • Retail Leases
    • Industrial Leases
    • Apartment Building Leases
    • Residential Leases
    • Sublease and Assignment Agreements
  • Real Estate Financing, including:
    • Acquisition Loans
    • Construction Loans
    • Conduit Loans
    • Subordination Agreements
    • Seller Financing Agreements
  • Deed and Title Matters, including:
    • Deeds
    • Easements
    • Covenants and Restrictions
  • Construction Agreements, including:
    • Prime Construction Agreements
    • Subcontractor Agreements
    • Design Service Agreements (for Engineers and Architects)
    • Construction Management Agreements

Business Formations: Corporations, Limited Liability Companies & Partnerships

  • Considerations for Business Formation
  • Types of Business Formations, including:
    • Sole Proprietorship
    • General Partnership
    • Limited Partnership
    • Limited Liability Partnership
    • Limited Liability Company
    • Corporations
      • C-Corporation
      • S-Corporation
      • Closed Corporation
  • Fiduciary Duties and Considerations
  • “Piercing of the Corporate Veil”

Corporate Agreements: Stocks, Shareholders, Mergers, Acquisitions, Finance, Partnerships & Joint Ventures

  • Ownership Transfer Agreements, including:
    • Stock Purchase Agreements
    • Stock Exchange Agreements
    • Asset Purchase Agreements
    • Merger Agreements
    • Joint Ventures and Development Agreements
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Compliance & Registration Requirements
  • Corporate Finance Agreements, including:
    • Loan Agreements
    • Security Agreements
    • Promissory Notes
    • Subordination Agreements
  • Organizational, Partnership, and Joint Venture Agreements, including:
    • Shareholder’s Rights Agreements
    • Stock Transfer Restriction Agreements
    • Stock Vesting Agreements
    • Stock Warrant Agreements
    • Founder’s Stock Purchase Agreements
    • Stock Option Grant Agreements
    • Indemnification Agreements
  • Work Relationship Agreements, including:
    • Employment Agreements
    • Consulting Agreements
    • Independent Contractor Agreement
    • Non-Disclosure Agreements
    • Intellectual Property Licensing Agreements
    • Intellectual Property Assignment Agreements
    • Founder’s IP Assignment Agreement

Employment, Independent Contractors, Consultants & Intellectual Property Considerations

  • Employment Agreements and Policies, including:
    • Offer Letter as Contract of Employment
    • Executive Employee
    • Managerial Employee
    • Salesperson and Commission Agreements
    • Notice of Contract Renewal
    • Notice of Breach of Employment Agreements
    • Termination Agreements
    • Employment Handbooks, Policies and Procedures
  • Consulting Agreements
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Intellectual Property and Work-For-Hire Considerations, including:
    • Non-Disclosure Agreements
    • Confidentiality Agreements
    • Work-for-Hire & Fall-Back Assignment Agreements
    • Inventions and Proprietary Rights Agreements
    • Founder’s IP Assignment Agreements

Intellectual Property & Internet Matters: Licensing, Protections, Disputes, Internet Technologies & Related Agreements

    • Intellectual Property Related Agreements and Disclosures, including
      • IP Licensing Agreements
      • IP Assignment Agreements
    • Intellectual Property Protections, including:
      • Protecting Trade Secret
      • Trademark and Servicemark Registration
      • Copyright Filing
    • Intellectual Property Disputes, including:
      • Trade Secrets
      • Trademarks
      • Patents
    • Matters Unique to Technology and Internet Related Clients: Agreements, Disclosures & Considerations:
      • Website Development Agreements
      • Website Hosting Agreements
      • Agreement to use 3rd-Party Content Online
      • Proprietary Information Agreement
      • Special Technology Licensing Agreements
      • Shrinkwrap and Download License Agreements
      • Software Development Agreements
      • Software Consulting Agreements
      • Software Distribution Agreements
      • Software and Internet Use Policies
      • Consumer privacy concerns
      • Forming Valid Contracts Online
      • Online Fraud Risk and Considerations
      • Special IP Considerations

Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • Business Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Professional Liability Litigation: Medical and Legal Malpractice
  • Personal Injury and Product Liability
Attorneys & Staff
Cyrus J. Neek, Esq.

Cyrus J. Neek, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Mr. Neek is the founder and shareholder of Neek Law Firm; his practice experience includes extensive representation in corporate and real estate law matters.

Mr. Neek's practice is mainly concentrated in commercial real estate investments and development. His real estate practice experience includes extensive representation of all types of investors and developers with over $200 million in commercial real estate transactions. He currently serves as counsel to various developers, investors, and real estate private equity firms. In addition, he is a licensed real estate broker in California and counsels agents and brokers in areas of agency representation and fiduciary duties.

Mr. Neek’s corporate practice includes extensive experience in general business law matters, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, corporate finance, employment, and intellectual property matters. He is counsel to several start-up and emerging growth companies.

Mr. Neek earned his Juris Doctor degree from University of Florida, College of Law, where he served as the president of Business Law Association and completed the Certification in Intellectual Property Law; he was also recognized with highest marks in legal writing and corporate crisis. Mr. Neek received his Master of Science degree in Software Engineering from Texas Tech University where he concentrated his thesis research in web-based application development, software design, and project management. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Texas Tech University.

Mr. Neek’s previous legal experience also includes work at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Business Method Patent Examinations, and judicial law clerkship for the Honorable Frances King in Fifth Judicial Circuit Court, Florida.


  • Practice Concentration:
    • Business Transactions
    • Contracts
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Litigation
    • Intellectual Property
    • Real Estate Transactions
    • Real Estate Development
    • Real Estate Agency
  • Education:
    • Juris Doctor, University of Florida College of Law – Levin COL
    • Master of Science in Software Engineering, Texas Tech University
    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Texas Tech University
  • Admissions:
    • State Bar of California
    • U.S District Court, Central District of California