Business law attorneys Maire and Deedon


Commercial and Business law is a term intended to encompass all matters pertaining to the operation of a business and includes matters relating to the purchase and sell of products, the preparation and use of written contracts in business relationships, and preserving fair competition. Our attorneys have litigated these types of cases, including actions relating to unfair competition, the fiduciary relationship and its breach, broker representation, buy-sell agreements, adherence to government contracts and specifications, the purchase or sell of products under the commercial codes of our State, labor matters, and fraud in business settings. Most importantly, we understand business law cases need to be resolved quickly, efficiently, and effectively. Our goal is to achieve such results while recognizing the potential adverse impact litigation and legal fees can have on a business; however, should trial be necessary, our firm is capable of taking the matter through verdict. The firm serves clients located in Northern California and the surrounding area, including Shasta, Tehama, Siskiyou, Trinity, Butte, Colusa, and Glenn counties. The firm has experience representing a wide variety of commercial clients in business law transactions and at trial.


At Maire & Deedon, we handle a wide variety of business law matters, including, but not limited to:

  • Contracts (drafting and enforcement)
  • Labor matters
  • Breach of fiduciary duty in all settings, including lending, real estate, appraising, medical care and insurance.
  • Negligence
  • Antitrust
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Corporate governance
  • Fraud


Several businesses throughout our region utilize our firm as house-counsel on matters relating to contracts and general business affairs, including international and national companies that are locally based. And we pride ourselves in the fact that we have built longstanding relationships with our business clients, which physically takes us throughout the State and Country in an effort to protect and preserve their interests.

We are also mindful of the continuing development and regulations of our State’s business atmosphere and remain abreast of these laws for the benefit of our clients through inclusion in State business associations coupled with our constant review of developing laws on the use of evidence, drafting obligation in business contexts, the commercial codes, and general business matters. At Maire & Deedon we understand that a healthy business atmosphere is central to our region’s well-being and we pride ourselves in assisting our business clients to maintain their rightful place in Northern California.

Rated by Super Lawyers, Patrick L. Deedon
Rated by Super Lawyers, Wayne H. Maire
AV Peer Review Rated for ethical standards and legal ability 2010 for Wayne H. Maire
AV Preeminent for ethical standards and legal ability 2015 for Patrick L. Deedon
Top Attorneys 2014
Bar Registered Preeminent Lawyers 2015