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Marc Edwin Empey

Marc Edwin Empey

Practice areas:

Business, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate

About Me

Marc E. Empey is a broadly experienced merger and acquisition attorney having completed more than 500 transactions covering 20 different states. Mr. Empey has provided counsel to individuals, families and publicly-held companies. Over the past 25 years Mr. Empey has been instrumental in obtaining difficult governmental approvals and successfully contracting with governmental agencies. He has made hundreds of appearances before numerous cities, counties and other governmental agencies and has assisted a number of public companies develop standardized multi-state agreements and checklists.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Business: 34%
  2. Real Estate: 33%
  3. Mergers & Acquisitions: 33%



Hourly ($395-450/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Polly L. McNeill

    I endorse this lawyer. Marc is experienced and savvy, and has a problem-solving attitude that enhances the value of his work. If I ever become rich enough to buy a company, I'd hire Marc to be my lawyer.


    Polly McNeill Environmental and Natural Resources Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Robert William Hargreaves

    I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer.


    Robert Hargreaves Energy & Utilities Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Slovak Baron Empey Murphy & Pinkney LLP

1800 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA, 92262-7104



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201208/25/2015
DCActive 201105/25/2015
NYCurrently registered 201103/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top LawyerPalm Springs Life2015
Southern California Top LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top LawyerPalm Springs Life Magazine2014
Southern California's Top Rated LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
Featured AttorneyAvvo2013
Clients Choice-BusinessAvvo2013
Top LawyerFortune Magazine2013
Top LawyersCorporate Counsel2013
Top LawyerPalm Springs Life Magazine2013
Top AttorneyInland Empire Magazine2012
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerSlovak Baron & Empey LLP1999 - Present
PartnerBest Best & Krieger1984 - 1999


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Desert Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
$200 Million public company acquistion of private companyN/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
California Lawyer MagazineMergers and Aquisitions Roundtable2012


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
UC Hastings COLN/AlawN/A
Univ of California at Los AngelesN/AundergraduateN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
UCR ExtensionReal Estate InvestingN/A