also known as Curt C. Barwick, Curt Barwick
I am an AV-rated corporate and securities law attorney who represents both privately-held and publicly traded companies in corporate governance, securities compliance and business transactional matters. I also have an active mergers and acquisitions practice, representing both private equity buyers and sell-side companies.
Specialties: General corporate and business representation; securities law matters; mergers and acquisitions; venture capital; private equity and angel investments; entity formation and advice for entrepreneurial start-up companies.
Licensed since 1983
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law||Best Lawyers||2009|
|Pro Bono Service Award||California Bar Association||2002|
|AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|Partner||McConnell, Dunning & Barwick LLP||1996 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|State Bar of California, Business Law Section||Member, Executive Committee||2014 - Present|
|State Bar of California, Business Law Section, Corporations Committee||Co-Chair||2000 - 2014|
|Orange County Bar Association, Business and Corporate Law Section||Chair||1998 - 2002|
|American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Committee on State Regulation of Securities||Member||1998 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Committee on Private Equity and Venture Capital||Member||1998 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association, Financial Practice Section||Chair||1990 - 1993|
|State Bar of California, Business Law Section||Contributing Author and Editor, Handbook for Incorporating a Business in California||2006|
|State Bar of California, Business Law Section||Contributing Editor, Report on Legal Opinions in Business Transactions||2005|
|State Bar of California, Business Law Section||Contributing Editor, Guide to California Securities Law Practice||2003|
|University of California, Hastings College of the Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1983|
|University of California, Los Angeles||Political||MA - Masters||1977|
|University of California - Santa Barbara||Political Science and Psychology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1976|
|Annual Capital Markets Seminar||Speaker and Moderator, Going Public--Issues and Perspectives||2002|