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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Southern California - Gould School of Law, 1986
    • B.A., University of Colorado-Boulder, 1982, Economics

During each legal transaction, Marc remains intensely focused on the client’s business goals. Marc works on a wide variety of business transactions and brings more than 35 years of corporate and transactional experience to each client engagement. With a calm demeanor and the ability to listen and ask intuitive questions, he is uniquely suited to handle complex and sensitive corporate matters and bring them to a successful conclusion. Marc enjoys working with a wide variety of clients, from Fortune 100 corporations, to wealthy families and individuals, to small family-run businesses.

Marc has represented clients in numerous industries including:

  • Aerospace & Defense 
  • Beauty & Cosmetics
  • Branded Apparel
  • Health Care & Pharmaceuticals
  • Advertising
  • Electronics 
  • Automotive
  • Consumer products
  • Highly Engineered Products
  • Accounting
  • Textiles 
  • Finance 
  • Biotech and medical devices 
  • Food & produce 

Marc has been involved in more than 300 M&A transactions, ranging in size from $10 million to more than $1 billion, with principal responsibility in most of these transactions. These transactions have ranged from very complex, multi-party and multi-jurisdictional matters involving large teams of attorneys working in various countries around the world, to more straight forward transactions entirely located in the Southern California area. He routinely assisted clients with private equity and venture capital transactions, equity and debt financings, and strategic alliance and joint venture transactions. Marc enjoys getting to know the client’s business, which in turn helps him to address the needs of that client. A principal focus of his practice has been providing clients with general outside counsel representation.

 
  • Represented a leading flight simulator software business in connection with its sale to a large aerospace and defense company.
  • Represented an incubator and investment firm in connection with creating, expanding and acquiring leading beauty brands. 
  • Represented numerous branded apparel companies in various transactional and corporate matters.
  • Represented management in the buyout of a well-known advertising firm from a large publicly traded advertising company. 
  • Represented a leading pharmaceuticals distribution and health information technology company in establishing, through a joint venture, one of the largest pharmacy services administrative organization (PSAO) in the US. 
  • Represented a private equity fund in the divestiture of a fast casual restaurant chain with nearly 200 locations across the US and the world. 
  • Represented a major manufacturing company specializing in the design and fabrication of precision high purity and industrial components to a large, publically traded engineering and manufacturing company.  
  • Represented a large automotive parts distributor in its sale to a private equity fund.
  • Represented Fortune 100 company in connection with more than 35 acquisitions and divestures in the defense industry, fluid technology industries and electronic components industries. 
  • Represented the largest automobile retailer in the U.S. in transactions involving more than 75 auto dealerships in the Western U.S. 
  • Represented a large electronics manufacturer in connection with numerous acquisitions and divestitures. 
  • Represented a leading executive recruiting firm in several acquisitions of global providers of leadership development services. 
  • Represented a large Japanese restaurant company in its acquisition of one of the leading U.S. restaurant groups with approximately 50 high end restaurants across the U.S. 
  • Represented a leading textile company in Southern California in its sale to a large private equity firm. Represented the management team in connection with several subsequent sales of the company to another private equity firms. 
  • Represented a leading designer and manufacturer of high tech electronic components for use in the defense industry in connection with its sale to a large public company.