Ilene Goldstein Block

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Sacramento, CA

Duggan Law Corporation
 | 641 Fulton Avenue, Suite 200A
Sacramento, CA 95825
Phone: 916-550-5309
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (40%),
  • Technology Transactions (20%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%),
  • Intellectual Property (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (10%),
  • Tax: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

As an attorney at Duggan Law in Sacramento, California, Ilene Goldstein Block represents business owners and executives with their corporate, commercial, real estate and intellectual property needs. Her experience regarding business law, agribusiness law, health care, intellectual property, cannabis law and education has proven a benefit to clients in Placer, El Dorado and Sacramento counties.

Ms. Block earned her Bachelor of Arts in business administration from California State University, Fullerton in 1981. She graduated with high honors with a double emphasis in accounting and finance. In 1984, she was awarded her Juris Doctor by the University of California Davis School of Law, where she has served as an adjunct professor.

Following law school, Ms. Block worked for the PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Department, primarily working on tax research matters. She then served as in-house counsel to a restaurant holding company where she handled a wide variety of business and corporate law matters that involved contracts, real estate and trademark law. Ms. Block moved to Northern California in 1989 to become the in-house counsel at a local bank. She then entered private practice and was an attorney at several local firms before joining Duggan Law.

In 2016 and 2017, Ms. Block made Sacramento Magazine's Top Lawyers List. The Sacramento Business Journal previously gave her Best of the Bar honors in 2015. She was honored by the Sacramento Business Journal in 2017 as one of the Women Who Mean Business.  She is admitted to practice before all California state courts, she is a member of several legal groups, including the Sacramento County Bar Association. Ms. Block is also active in nonprofit and community organizations.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business/Corporate (40%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Technology Transactions (20%): Internet

Real Estate (10%)

Intellectual Property (10%): Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Employment & Labor (10%)

Tax (10%)

Focus Areas

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Technology Transactions: Internet

Intellectual Property: Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law


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Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018

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About Ilene Block

Admitted: 1984, California

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Honors and Awards:

  • Best of the Bar, Sacramento Business Journal, 2015
  • Sacramento Magazine, Top Lawyer (2016, 2017)
  • Sacramento Business Journal, Women Who Mean Business, 2017
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, California State Bar Association
  • Member, Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Chair, AgStart Committee, 2015-Present
  • Board Member, Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA), 2015-Present
  • Board Member, SACTO, 2014-2015

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Advisor, My Swirl – the New Internet for Women, 2015-Present
  • Member, Sacramento Rotary
  • Board member, Team Donate Life, Inc., 2008-2014
  • Past President, Team Donate Life, Inc.
  • Vice President/Secretary, River City Rowing Club, 2013-2015
  • Board Member, The Chester Foundation, 2011-Present
  • Secretary/Board Member, Delta Sculling Center, 2013-2015

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor, King Hall School of Law, UC Davis, "The Business of Lawyering", 2015-2016
  • Mentor, She Shares, 2016

Educational Background:

  • California State University, Fullerton, B.A., Graduated with High Honors in Business Administration with a double emphasis in Accounting and Finance, 1981
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Office Location for Ilene Goldstein Block

641 Fulton Avenue
Suite 200A
Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone: 916-550-5309


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Last Updated: 12/1/2017

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