Sanjeet Ganjam represents owners and managers of restaurants and other small businesses in a wide range of business disputes, including contractual, fiduciary and partnership disputes, solicitation of employees and customers, and misuse and theft of trade secrets.  His representative matters include representing businesses in contractual disputes with contractors who did not deliver on their promises and business owners in disputes over control of the business and distribution of profits.  He represents clients in pretrial and trial proceedings in a variety of forums, including in mediation, arbitration and state and federal court.

Sanjeet also counsels owners and managers of small businesses in organizing and securing their rights as to each other, i.e., allocation of profits, right to operate competing businesses, control of finances and day-to-day operations, and access to information about business operations and financials.

Sanjeet received his JD from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was a Dean’s Scholar and graduated cum laude, and his BA in Economics from the University of California-Davis, where he graduated with honors. Prior to law school, Sanjeet was an economic consultant, with a focus on expert witness preparation and workup in complex litigation.

Represented owners of a restaurant in a dispute with its manager for self-dealing, resulting in a $2 million award to the owners and the restaurant.

Recovered day-to-day control of a prominent San Francisco restaurant to its owners and secured distributions to the owners.

Represented owner in division of restaurant chain with multiple locations in a contentious partnership divorce.

Secured damages under a multi-year supply contract from a franchise operator before significant litigation expenses.

Secured dismissal of a chemical manufacturer in a product defect suit with no monetary payment.

Defended in arbitration a supplier in a product contamination case.

Secured dismissal of a medical device manufacturer in a product liability lawsuit with a nominal monetary payment.

Successfully defended underage mother in a Child Protective Services hearing to establish jurisdiction over her and her daughter.

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