Success Stories


Practice Area: Business and Real Estate Law
Client: Franchise and real estate investment (partnership/LLC)
General counsel to investment company with interests in energy, food service, retail leasing and real estate. Advising all aspects of the business, from acquisitions and contract negotiations to franchising, leasing and corporate law.

Practice Area: Business Law
Client: Restaurant chain (corporation)
Description: Represented a chain of restaurants throughout the Western States in multiple acquisitions and financings; counseled client on real estate and litigation matters.

Practice Area: Construction Law
Client: General contractor (corporation)
Description: Represented a general contractor in formation of subsidiary, negotiating and documenting complex joint venture and construction contracts for construction of major retail shopping center anchored by national tenant.

Practice Area: Construction Law
Client: General contractor (limited partnership)
Description: Represented general contractor in negotiating and documenting transaction for construction office building in Redwood City, including tenant improvement subcontractors.

Practice Area: Construction Law & Business Fraud
Client: General contractor (corporation)
Description: After client’s accountant stole $200,000 from client over three year period, negotiated and documented secured settlement and repayment agreement, including filing of deeds of trust, UCC liens and security agreements, resulting in repayment of entire amount stolen, including interest and attorney’s fees. No litigation required.

Practice Area: Business Law
Client: Retail auto services (corporation)
Description: Represented a retail auto services company with multiple outlets in a complex purchase and leasing of commercial assets from Fortune 500 company.

Practice Area: Technology & Business Law
Client: Equipment manufacturing (corporation)
Description: Represented merger of manufacturer of restaurant equipment into privately held joint venture investment partnership, including a complex contingent payment note, along with spin off of intellectual property assets to management buyout firm.

Practice Area: Technology Law
Client: Software development (corporation)
Description: Represented software development company as general counsel, advising all aspects of the business, including negotiating and preparing license, non-disclosure, equity option, contractor, distribution, employment, non-compete and purchase agreements. Designed and drafted terms of buyout agreements and documenting sale of intellectual property assets.