Thomas Bark Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Thomas Bark

Thomas Bark

Experienced Corporate Attorney

Fort Lauderdale
Florida
Licensed in
NY
University of Virginia School of Law

"He's great a lawyer and reviewed everything perfectly."

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About
Thomas graduated from the University of Virginia school of law and has a bachelor's degree in accounting. His practice includes corporate law and commercial contracts, with a particular emphasis in VC finance, M&A, lending, employment, joint ventures and technology issues. While he's represented some of the largest companies in the world, he prefers working with startups and helping them properly handle all legal matters related to their business.

Thomas's prior experience includes 25 years at two top international law firms, including two years abroad. He is practical, efficient and sees things from the client's perspective. He lives
… read more in NYC but represents clients throughout the world.
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"Always quick and thorough!"

Employee Stock Option Plan
Posted on Nov 14, 2018
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"Thomas did an outstanding job! He is very professional and provided all necessary paperwork in short time."

Assist with Equity Compensation
Posted on Nov 12, 2018
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"Great"

Shareholder Agreement
Posted on Nov 2, 2018
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"Thomas replied to my initial questions quickly and provided clear,concise,relevant guidance and suggestions,which were added as an addendum to our purchase contract making the whole process efficient and uncomplicated."

Assist with Asset Purchase
Posted on Nov 2, 2018
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"Transparent, reliable and fast. Thomas is a great choice for hassle free incorporation services."

Equity Financing
Posted on Nov 2, 2018
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"Thomas is responsive, quick, thorough and gave me exactly what I needed. He also gave me legal guidance without charging for every second of his time."

Contractor Agreement
Posted on Oct 31, 2018

Work History

ArtsPool LLC

Acting General Counsel

Jan 2016 - Present

Lead attorney in formation and representation in all company matters, including general corporate, corporate governance, labor and employment, not-for-profit regulations and compliance, vendor contracts and real estate.

Jan 2016 - Present

Jones Day

Partner

Jan 1998 - Dec 2015

Partner in M&A group, specializing in public and private M&A transactions, joint ventures, VC financing, corporate governance, joint ventures and cross-border transactions.

Jan 1998 - Dec 2015

Willkie Farr & Gallagher

Associate

May 2016 - Jan 1998

Associate in corporate department, specializing in general corporate, finance, securities, M&A, joint ventures and partnerships. Worked two years in Paris, France office.

May 2016 - Jan 1998

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