Fauver, Large, Archbald & Spray LLP

Your Local Business Law Firm

Fauver, Large, Archbald & Spray LLP is one of California’s leading law firms – strategic and practical in approach, effective in results. We partner with our clients to realize their goals and achieve success!

We listen. We learn and understand our clients’ needs, desires, businesses, industries, and communities.  We adhere to high client service protocols, which allow us to timely, creatively and proactively solve complex business and individual legal matters through a dedicated legal team.

We enjoy the practice of law. We are passionate about what we do for the benefit of our clients. Our attorneys are experienced professionals; they are as comfortable negotiating transactions with complex business and tax terms as with litigating or implementing alternative dispute resolutions. Firm’s specialties include:

  • Business, Corporate & Venture
  • Employment & Labor
  • Civil Litigation, Trials and Appeals
  • Trust & Estate Planning
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Government Relations
  • Land Use & Real Estate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Tax Planning & Positioning
  • Intellectual Property
  • Environmental & Water
  • Mediation & Arbitration

With over 50 years of experience, we are trusted advisors to over 300 businesses from agriculture to restaurants to technology. We regularly appear before administrative and governmental bodies as well as California’s state and federal courts.

To find out more about our approach to legal issues and strategies, please contact us. We serve the California Central Coast from our office in downtown Santa Barbara. Our clients take us throughout the world with their legal affairs.


1910, 2022

Avoiding Probate in California

October 19th, 2022|Comments Off on Avoiding Probate in California

When someone passes away in California, their assets and debtsare administered in accordance with any estate plan adopted by them during their life and, as applicable, California law. A decedent’s estate can either be administered [...]

1509, 2022

Avoiding Employment Discrimination Claims: A Guide for California Employers

September 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Avoiding Employment Discrimination Claims: A Guide for California Employers

The employment law attorneys at Fauver, Large, Archbald & Spray are available to help our clients respond to and defend employment discrimination claims including claims based on protected class discrimination, sexual harassment claims, and retaliation [...]

605, 2022

Estate Tax Considerations for 2022

May 6th, 2022|Comments Off on Estate Tax Considerations for 2022

The state of California is one of the most taxed in the country when it comes to income taxes. But there is some good news for those concerned about estate taxes — the state [...]