Corporate/M&A (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Concentrates on corporate and securities matters, with emphasis on M&A, corporate governance, and restructurings. Acted as counsel to companies, special committees and investment banks including Activision in its merger with Vivendi Games; Walt Disney Company in its acquisitions of Pixar Animation Studios and Lucasfilm; Gymboree in its sale to Bain Capital; Nationwide Health Properties in its acquisition by Ventas; and Wild Oats Markets in its sale to Whole Foods.
Professional Memberships: Executive Committee, Business and Corporations Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association.
Personal: JD, Fordham University School of Law, 1978; BA, Tufts University, 1975 (magna cum laude).