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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 25 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:

  • Automotive
  • Highly engineered products
  • Defense
  • Fluid & motion
  • Electronics
  • Consumer products
  • Technology
  • Real estate
  • Textiles
  • Finance
  • Biotech and medical devices
  • Food & produce

Marc has been involved in more than 250 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 Fortune 100 company in connection with more than 35 acquisitions and divestures in the defense industry, fluid technology industries and electronic components industries.
  • Represented a leading manufacturer of packaging solutions for the cosmetic, personal care, beauty aids and household product markets in its sale to a large public company.
  • Represented a leading international accounting firm in various acquisitions of professional service firms throughout the U.S.
  • Represented venture capital firm in its acquisition of an innovative packaging manufacturer. 
  • Represented a California-based credit union in connection with several acquisitions.
  • 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 the subsequent sale of the company to another private equity firm.
  • Represented a large public Japanese printing company in the U.S. aspects of its acquisition of the printing business of another large printing company.
  • Represented a leading Japanese stock photography company in the sale of its U.S. and European operations to a large U.S. stock photography company.
  • Represented a leading U.S. toy manufacturer in its sale in a leveraged management buyout.
  • 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.