Practice Focus

Business & Commercial Law

Business and Commercial Litigation
Business Dissolution
Business Organization and Starting Business
Enforcing Judgments and Debts
Inventory and Equipment Financing
Lender Remedies
Lien Priorities
Partnership Disputes
Preference Defense
Secured Transactions

Trade Secrets

Unfair Trade Practices/Unfair Competition

Commercial Collections

Prejudgment Writs of Attachment
Writs of Possession
Receiverships

Litigation

Commercial
Employment
Real Estate

Real Estate Law

Commercial Leases
Construction Litigation and Construction Defects
Mortgage Fraud

Construction Litigation & Construction Defects

Mechanic Liens
Stop Notices and Miller Act
Private and Public Works
Prevailing Wages

Employment Law

Employee Rights
Employment Termination
Whistleblower and Qui Tam
Wrongful Discharge

Firm Overview

Snipper Wainer & Markoff is a Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California based law firm established more than 25 years ago which provides legal services of the highest quality to businesses and individuals. We provide our clients with direct answers and creative ways of successfully resolving legal matters. In each matter we focus on the client’s primary objective and then take action to implement and achieve the objective in the most efficient manner possible. Our firm takes pride in the high standards expected by our clients and the effectiveness of our counsel and advocacy. All our staff embrace and continue the tradition of excellence which defines the firm. We help clients get paid, recover assets, protect reputations, protect executives and structure transactions with a view toward avoiding disputes. We know what we do directly affects our clients.

The team at Snipper Wainer & Markoff
  • Committed to making a positive difference.
  • Members of our legal team are long tenured, highly-dedicated and professional.
  • We pride ourselves in being responsive and available to our clients and insist that our staff go the extra mile to deliver results.
  • Client satisfaction and personal attention is of the utmost importance to the firm.
  • We have gathered a strong support team and worked to establish a broad network to help quantify damages which helps determine the financial value of losses and injuries including compensatory and punitive damages, lost profits, and loss of market share where appropriate.

Attorney Profile-Maurice Wainer

Mr. Wainer graduated from the University of California at San Diego in 1978 with a B.A. in Political Science. Mr. Wainer was admitted to the USC School of Law and graduated in 1985. Mr. Wainer was admitted to the California State Bar in 1985. He immediately began working for the law firm of Arak, Welter, Snipper & Greene. In 1989, together with Stephen Snipper and Nancy Markoff, they formed Snipper Wainer & Markoff. The partnership was originally located in Century City, California.

In 2004, Snipper Wainer & Markoff relocated its offices to Beverly Hills, California. Stephen Snipper retired from the firm over 10 years ago.
Mr. Wainer has defended and prosecuted lawsuits involving the financial industry, insolvency, real estate, debtor/creditor collection and complicated commercial issues. Mr. Wainer has represented both debtors and creditors in all aspects of commercial transactions including the use of prejudgment remedies as a tool to facilitate the prompt and early collection of receivables.

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Maurice Wainer
Snipper, Wainer & Markoff
232 North Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5302
(310) 550-5770