Business law is what we do.  And with a 60+ year tenure and multiple generations of clients who count on us, Andre, Morris & Buttery has a long roster of successes to prove it. Every community has the “go to” lawyers who know the nuances of business and real estate town-by-town and name-by-name.  On California’s Central Coast, that firm is AMB.  The Firm specializes in the following:

  • Business entity formation counseling on day-to-day operations compliance issues and dispute resolution.
  • Mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and dissolutions due diligence compliance and business analysis.
  • Real Estate transactions involving the purchase, sale, leasing and operation.
  • Financing transactions for real and personal property-secured lending.
  • Intellectual property protection, trademark, and licensing.


Business & Real Estate Transactions Attorney:

Michael J. Morris

Michael Morris is the senior principal and Chairman of the Board of Andre, Morris & Buttery. He is the Chair of the Environmental and Land Use Practice Group and a member of the Business and Real Estate Transactions and the Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate Practice Groups. Read More.

Scott W. Wall

Scott Wall is Chairman of the Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate Practice Group and is a member of the Business and Real Estate Transactions Practice Group. He is certified by the State Bar of California as a specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law. Before starting his law practice, he was a Certified Public Accountant. Read More.

Bill Douglass

Bill Douglass is known equally for his even keel and smart-as-a-whip abilities, this attorney proves time and again that bluster is not needed to win the day. His local roots may have led him to specialize in business law, agriculture, winery operations and real property matters, but it’s Bill’s personal commitment to excellence that has spurred his success. Read More.

Karen Gjerdrum Fothergill

Karen is a principal of Andre, Morris & Buttery. She is a member of the firm’s Business and Real Estate Transactions Group, Environmental & Land Use Group, and Wine & Agribusiness Group. She is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating given to attorneys based on legal ability and ethical standards. Read More.

Cameron T. Cotton

Cameron Cotton is an Associate at Andre, Morris & Buttery. He is a member of the Real Estate & Transaction and Estate/Trust Group practice groups. Throughout his career, Cameron has specialized in a variety of transactional, general corporate and governance matters for clients ranging from individuals and emerging companies to large publicly-traded corporations and private equity sponsors. Read More.