Our Law Firm’s Mission

 

GVM Law serves and preserves family businesses for owners and employees. A trusted, approachable team of advisors and confidants, Gaw Van Male is dedicated to providing personal service to clients and creating life-long relationships. Employees are treated like family, and we are proud of the long-term tenure of our team. Through unparalleled expertise, GVM seeks to preserve and improve the Napa Valley community and beyond. 

 

Practice Areas

 

At GVM Law, our legacy is about creating yours.

We strive to provide the best services in Estate Planning, Wine Law, Business Law, Real Estate Law, Litigation and Cannabis Law in Northern California.

 

Trusts & Estates Law

Your Legacy Matters

GVM’s Estate Planning attorneys are dedicated to helping individuals and families pass their assets and investments from one generation to the next in a manner consistent with their desires and personal values.

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Wine Law

Deep-Rooted Values

Based in Napa Valley, GVM has grown over the past forty years alongside the greatest vintners in the United States. We’ve broken new ground helping our clients run successful businesses in the wine industry.

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Business Law

ensured business trust

For the past forty years, GVM has represented regional, national, and multinational companies in the wine industry and virtually every other industry as corporate counsel and in a wide variety of business and financial transactions. Learn More

Cannabis Law

unsurpassed opportunities

GVM brings its unmatched expertise to the emerging legal cannabis industry in California and nationwide. GVM’s Cannabis Law department focuses on transactions and investments in the industry, advising companies, investors and ancillary service providers on dealmaking and capital raising. Learn More

 

Litigation

GVM litigators work in tandem with our Estate Planning, Wine Law and Business Departments to provide keen insight and support to address a myriad of disputes and achieve successful resolutions for clients whether through informal negotiations, court process, or private alternative dispute resolution. Learn More

Employment and Labor Law

GVM offers proactive employment and labor law counseling to minimize your business liabilities. We are versed with issues ranging from pre-application to post separation that present unique challenges both at the administrative level or in formal litigation. Learn More

Taxation Law

GVM provides tax planning and advisory services to its clients in the areas of corporate taxation, partnership taxation, estate & gift taxation, real estate taxation and more. Learn More

 
 

Real Estate Law

GVM has a depth of experience in agricultural and other real estate matters. This includes acquisition, financing, leasing and sale transactions. Learn More

 
 

We have a commitment to our community, and it all starts with the relationship we have with our clients.