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* Highly Experienced Private Equity Fund Attorney in the Silicon Valley Office of Goodwin Procter LLP with nearly a decade of experience advising top-tier venture capitalists in the formation and operation of their investment funds and back office entities.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Financial Services: 50%
  2. Tax: 25%
  3. Partnership: 25%

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Fees:

Hourly ($675-700/hour)

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    I've had the opportunity to work with Jerry Chacon on many projects over the last decade. His work is outstanding, as is his dedication to client service.

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Goodwin Procter LLP

135 Commonwealth Drive
Menlo Park, CA, 94025

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199105/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Peer Review RatingN/A2007
Certified Tax SpecialistN/A2007
AV Peer Review RatingN/A2006
AV Peer Review RatingN/A2005
Certified Tax SpecialistN/A2002
Certified Tax SpecialistN/A1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGoodwin Procter2007 - Present
Of CounselWilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati1999 - 2007
AssociateRosenblum, Parish and Isaacs1995 - 1999
AssociateHopkins & Carley1991 - 1994
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association, Taxation SectionMember1991 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar Association -- Tax SectionChairman1997 - 1998
Golden Gate UniversityAdjunct Lecturer1996 - 2002
California State Bar Association -- Young Tax Lawyers SectionChairman1992 - 1993
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Limited Liability Partnerships, Formation, Operation and Taxation; Wiley Law PublicationsConverting Accounting and Law Firms to Limited Liability Partnerships: Legal, Tax and Practical Considerations1997
Limited Liability Companies: Formation, Operation and Conversion; Aspen Law and BusinessConverting Partnerships and Corporations to Limited Liability Companies: Legal, Tax and Practical Considerations1993
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1995
University of California at Davis School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Stanford UniversityPetroleum EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tax Practices for Venture Capital and Private Equity FirmsChairman2002
Tax Practices for Venture Capital and Private Equity FirmsChairman2001