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Law Offices of David C. Burgess
Serving Your Business Legal Needs

Practice Areas

Business Entities

Formation, maintenance, governance, and dissolution of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and other entities.


Preparation, negotiation, and review of agreements for all manner of business relationships.


Employee hiring, policies, management, disputes, and terminations, along with employment documents. 

Mergers & Acquisitions

Purchase and sale of businesses from either the buyer or the seller perspective, including structuring, negotiation, due diligence, and all transaction documents.

Real Estate

Purchase and sales, leases, tenancies in common, equity shares, and other real estate matters.


Formation, operation, and compliance for churches and other nonprofit organizations.


Our Vision

At Law Offices of David C. Burgess, we provide practical legal solutions for your business needs. We offer expert

knowledge and seasoned judgment to help you work through the legal complexities you encounter.


Like Benjamin Franklin, we believe “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Thus, we identify legal risks

and implement strategies to minimize them before they cause problems. Drawing on our decades of

experience, we look at the big picture, while also covering all the details.


We are dedicated to delivering the highest quality legal services, tailored to your specific situation.

We offer prompt and personalized attention. We assist businesses and individuals

located in San Jose, Silicon Valley, and across California.


Our Attorney

Attorney David C. Burgess

David C. Burgess has over 30 years of experience in corporate and business law, real estate law, tax law, employee benefit plans, and nonprofit organizations. He is particularly skilled in structuring, negotiating, and drafting contracts for complex business arrangements. He has extensive experience with the purchase and sale of businesses.

Mr. Burgess has written articles in various publications including San Jose Business, In Brief, and the Commerce Advocate. He is the author of three chapters in the book Drafting Business Contracts, published by the California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB). Mr. Burgess also has performed various consulting services for CEB.

Mr. Burgess received his Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Hamilton College, with a concentration in History. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School.

Among Mr. Burgess’s community activities are service with the Presbytery of San Jose, including membership on the Presbytery’s Financial Affairs Committee and Permanent Judicial Commission, and the San Jose Family Shelter.

Mr. Burgess is a member of the State Bar of California, the State Bar Business Law Section, and the Santa Clara County Bar Association. He also is an affiliate member of the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB) and has served on CABB's Forms Committee for many years. He was awarded as CABB's Affiliate of the Year in 2021.


Contact Us

Our Office

51 E. Campbell Avenue, Suite 106-C, Campbell, CA 95008

Tel: 408-376-4155

Please fill out the form below to schedule a consultation.

Thank you!


Serving clients throughout California, including but not limited to Santa Clara County (San Jose, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Mountain View, Milpitas, Palo Alto, Gilroy, Cupertino, Morgan Hill, Campbell, Los Gatos, etc.); San Mateo County (San Mateo, Daly City, Redwood City, South San Francisco, etc.); Alameda County (Oakland, Fremont, Hayward, Berkeley, etc.); San Francisco, Marin, Santa Cruz, Contra Costa, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego Counties.


Disclaimer: The materials on this website are provided for informational purposes only, may or may not be current or complete, and do not constitute legal advice. Use of this website, or contacting us through this website or otherwise, does not create an attorney-client relationship.

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