General Counsel - Serves as general counsel to technology, employment, travel, professional service, telecommunications, manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing, real estate and publishing companies.
Emerging Businesses - Advises early-stage start-ups; critiques business plans; prepares private placement memorandum, founders' agreements, stock purchase and subscription agreements, shareholder agreements, employment agreements and stock option plans and agreements.
Mergers & Acquisitions - Negotiates and structures purchases and sales of businesses and business combinations; drafts asset and stock purchase agreements and merger agreements.
Tax Planning - Provides tax planning advice and prepares complex corporate and individual income tax returns.
Mediator - Serves as mediator in marriage dissolutions involving large estates and closely-held businesses.
Deloitte & Touche - 1985 - 1992
Certified Public Accountant
Senior Tax Manager
Tax Professional Development Director
Tax advisor to closely-held and public companies and their key executives; provided industry-specific consulting, compliance, personal financial and business planning services; technical experience includes non-taxable reorganizations, new business formations, preparation of complex corporate and individual income tax returns, client representation before IRS; SEC, FASB and other agencies.
University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 1985
State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S. in Accounting, 1981