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Thomas Christopher Klein

Thomas Christopher Klein

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Practice areas:

Corporate & Incorporation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Venture Capital

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Corporate & Incorporation: 34%
  2. Venture Capital: 33%
  3. Mergers & Acquisitions: 33%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • George Nicholas Mantzidis

    I endorse this lawyer. Tom assisted with a corporate/tech matter with both professionalism and honesty. His goal-driven approach really sets him apart.

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    George Mantzidis Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Greenberg Traurig

1900 University Ave 5th Fl
East Palo Alto, CA, 94303-2283

Persistent Systems Inc.

2055 Laurelwood Rd Ste 210
Santa Clara, CA, 95054-2727

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198905/20/2015
TXInactive 199005/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
San Francisco Daily JournalCrossing the Lines2009
San Francisco Daily JournalWho Owns This Invention2009
San Francisco Daily JournalAccess Denied2009
Insights: The Corporate & Securities Law AdvisorNo Private Right to Compel Disgorgement under Sarbanes-Oxley Section 3042009
Venture Capital JournalIf You Are Triskaidekaphobic, This Will Help Calm Your Fears2008
Venture Capital JournalValue of Patents Has Diminished for VC-Backed Companies2008
Los Angeles Daily JournalRelationship Trouble2008
BNA publications"Executive Compensation Issues for Emerging Companies" chapter,2007
Insights: The Corporate & Securities Law AdvisorCalifornia Court Clarifies California's Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Doctrines2006
Los Angeles Daily Journal9th Circuit Clarifies Liability Standards in Securities Fraud2006
Daily JournalAfter a Merger, Bar Is Higher for Dissenters to Challenge It2006
San Francisco Daily JournalJury Is Out on Sufficiency of Law Shielding Fund Information2005
San Francisco Daily JournalCorporate Officers Face Risks When Workers Don't Get Paid2005
Aspatore Book publicationWinning Legal Strategies, Director and Officer Indemnification and Insurance for VC-Backed Companies2005
The Attorney-CPAInternal Rate of Return for Law firm Financial Executives: A Simple, Non-Technical Explanation2005
San Francisco Daily JournalMerger Negotiations Require Candor by Attorneys, Not Misrepresentation2004
San Francisco Daily JournalNonprofit Act Will Be Helpful If It Does Not Cost Too Much2004
San Francisco Daily JournalIPO Report Backs Reforms to Boost Confidence of Investors2003
Insights: The Corporate & Securities Law AdvisorRecent California Decision Impedes Assigning Product Liability Insurance Coverage in Asset Acquisitions2003
San Francisco Daily JournalShareholders Who Keep Stock Have State Remedy2003
San Francisco Daily JournalCompany May Require Stock Option Plan Rules to be Uniform2003
Stanford Journal of Law, Business and FinanceCo-author with Mark Clawson, "Indexed Stock Options: A Proposal for Compensation Commensurate with Performance,"1997

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Swarthmore CollegeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1985

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