Your Local Business Law Firm

Buynak, Fauver, 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 at We serve the California Central Coast with offices in Santa Barbara and the Santa Ynez Valley. Our clients take us throughout the world with their legal affairs.

2010, 2017

BFAS Attorneys Among the “Who’s Who in Professional Services”!

October 20th, 2017|Comments Off on BFAS Attorneys Among the “Who’s Who in Professional Services”!

We're excited to congratulate BFAS attorneys Michael S. Fauver, Trevor D. Large and Naomi R. Dewey for being named in the Pacific Business Coast Times "Who's Who in Professional Services" list this year!    

1710, 2017

New California Laws Make Housing a Priority

October 17th, 2017|Comments Off on New California Laws Make Housing a Priority

At the end of September, California enacted a number of new bills intended to make it easier for developers to build affordable housing projects throughout the state. What do these mean for central coast residents, [...]

1310, 2017

Legal Alert: Avoiding a “Weinstein” Exposé

October 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Legal Alert: Avoiding a “Weinstein” Exposé

As The Weinstein Company will soon learn, it is a serious mistake to allow a culture of "anything goes" to exist in your workplace.  Whether the vice is sexual harassment, discrimination or retaliation, ignoring the [...]