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REGULATORY RISK MODEL
 

 

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Law Practice + Strategy

 

 

 

T R U S T + E S T A T E

 

 

Planning  |  Wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, business succession, charitable giving strategy, sudden wealth, asset protection, family limited partnership

 

Administration  |  Probate, trust interpretation, income + estate tax, accounting, litigation + dispute resolution, undue influence, fiduciary duty, will contest

 

E.g. |  Prepare estate plans, life insurance trusts, buy-sell and business ownership gifting plan for S corp owners  |  Lead litigation team + draft petition stopping co-trustee attempt to funnel $42 million charitable trust to family

 

 

P R O P E R T Y

 

 

Expertise  |  Commercial sales, leases, development and financing, land use and entitlements, litigation and dispute resolution, residential transactions

 

Project management skills  |  Office, warehouse, R&D, retail and specialty property deals, development and documents

 

Relationship management skills  |  Brokers, landlords, tenants, lenders, regulators

 

E.g.  |  Represent tenant in downtown Palo Alto leases, subleases whose value exceeds $10 million  |  Draft complaint + mediation brief that convince tenant to pay 90+% of client’s six-figure contract breach claim

 

 

R E G U L A T O R Y

 

 

Sectors  |  Start-ups and multi-nationals working in fintech, peer-to-peer commerce, autonomous vehicle tech and other regulatory environments that are undeveloped, unattended or unsettled

Regulatory risk model aims  |  Help a client seize four strategic opportunities: improve economic results, limit regulatory confrontation, strengthen enterprise impact, and emerge as a global leader

Regulatory risk model design  |  Model incorporates licensing, compliance, thought partnership, legislative advocacy and economic leadership

 

E.g.  | Assist European daily fantasy sports firm in assessing regulatory risks of entering U.S. market in all 50 states

 

 

C O R P O R A T E

 

 

Expertise  |  I advise on corporate, financing and dispute resolution matters

 

Outside General Counsel  |  I serve as outside general counsel to enterprises in the consumer, tech and education sectors

 

Commercial Agreements  |  Negotiate and draft IP license + transfer, product source + distribution, financing, JV, consulting, employment, reseller, employee equity, acquisition, mediation, arbitration and settlement documents

 

E.g.   |  Draft operating, employment + consulting agreements for venture capital start-up Negotiate $3.4 million product sourcing agreement for Silicon Valley company

 

 

 

 

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