Nearly A Century Of Combined Experience Efficient and Effective Strategies to Resolve Transactional Matters and Legal Disputes

Stockton Commercial Law Attorneys

While the specific needs of any business are unique, there are common goals that businesses of all types and sizes share: Maximizing certainty, avoiding the potential for legal disputes whenever possible, and prevailing in legal disputes that do arise in a time- and cost-effective manner.

Whether you are a small-business owner, the head of a successful family enterprise or the board of a large company, there is one firm in our region that understands how to effectively respond to the needs of businesses throughout our region: Malm Fagundes LLP. Our attorneys have an established tradition of excellence responding to the legal needs of businesses throughout the Central Valley, East Bay and Northern California. In addition to possessing impressive backgrounds in business litigation, they also have the problem-solving skills necessary to approach transactional matters and help business plan for and achieve success.

Learn How Our Firm Can Help You Achieve Your Business Goals

All businesses benefit from well-planned foundations that position them for long-term growth and success. Our attorneys counsel new business owners at all stages of the business formation process to minimize uncertainty from the earliest days of a business venture.

In addition to handling a complete range of transactional services for businesses, including the negotiation, drafting, review and execution of common business contracts, clients also depend on our counsel to resolve business-related disputes. Among the most common types of disputes in which our litigation experience can be an advantage are:

  • Breach of contract claims
  • Partnership disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Employment claims

Whether you need proactive advice or must respond to an ongoing legal crisis, our firm is prepared to develop a strategy to help you resolve your matter as quickly as possible. Schedule a confidential consultation with a lawyer by sending an email or call our Stockton offices at 209-870-7900.


  • We have been clients of Scott Malm for almost thirty years, handling a multitude of personal and business matters. During that time we have experienced the utmost in legal professionalism and sound advice. No matter what area of law the matter pertains to, we have been treated with honesty, integrity, timeliness and are 100% satisfied. Further, because of our long-term association, we would recommend Scott and this law firm to anyone seeking expertise counsel.

    Sherry L. Shields President, Pan Pacific RV Centers, Inc.
  • For over 20 years Scott Malm has attentively and skillfully supported our company with legal counsel. He and his team consistently strive for efficient and effective resolution to the challenges that surface in the ever-shifting waters of employment law in California. Scott’s calm, balanced and professional communication style inspires and creates a high level of trust and confidence in his counsel. Our company’s superior results in the employment law arena under Scott’s experienced watch continues to prove that our trust and confidence in him is well placed.

    Skip Lindstrom V.P. – Industrial Relations, California Natural Products
  • Scott Malm is one of the best attorneys in Stockton. We have worked with him on several matters and have been impressed every time. His work and attention to detail, and overall legal abilities are outstanding. If you are looking to retain one of the best attorneys in Stockton, I highly recommend and endorse Scott Malm.

    Gordon Lindstrom CPA Lindstrom and Winsborrow Accountancy Corp.
  • Therapeutic Research Center has been a client of Malm Fagundes for a few years now specifically working with Scott Malm. We find the firm and Scott to be very professional, knowledgeable, available, and helpful in assisting us with all our legal needs. A great local firm that truly cares about their clients and understands the term partnership. Equally important is that we feel Scott has provided cost savings pertaining to various issues which outweigh their fees.

    Bud Mullanix Vice President of Operations/Administration, Therapeutic Research Center
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  • Fortunately a friend of mine referred me to Attorney Scott Malm. Attorney Scott Malm did an excellent job representing me, was professional, great to work with, extremely knowledgeable and completed my case in positive and timely manner. The staff at Malm Fagundes Law firm were highly professional, always friendly and courteous.

    Betty Thomas

  Our Office Location

Malm Fagundes LLP
2351 W. March Lane
Suite A
Stockton, CA 95207

Phone: 209-870-7900
Fax: 209-870-7922


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