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Thomas Bark

Thomas Bark

Experienced Startup/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, corporate finance, M&A, lending, employment, joint ventures and technology transactions. While he has represented large Fortune 500 companies, he regularly works with small companies and startups in all legal matters related to their business.

Thomas's prior experience includes 25 years at two top international law firms, including two years outside the US. Thomas gives practical and efficient advice in a manner that makes it simple for the client to understand. He will not waste your time with
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"Excellent collaboration"

Founders Agreement
Posted on Sep 27, 2020
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"Our company are continuing working with Attorney Thoms Bark. We are very satisfied with his assistance and work."

Business Formation Consults
Posted on Sep 14, 2020
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"Thomas Bark helped us set up an incorporation in Florida, and he did it with great efficiency, friendly communication and thoroughness. Highly recommended."

Form Corporation
Posted on Sep 14, 2020
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"Clear communication, responsive time, and meets deadlines."

Assist with General Advice
Posted on Aug 29, 2020
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"Thomas is very knowledgeable, quick and clear in his communication. Highly recommended."

Form Delaware Corporation
Posted on Aug 29, 2020
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"Great working with Thomas. He gave us very clear and prompt instructions."

Review Asset Purchase Agreement
Posted on Aug 28, 2020

Work History

Freelance

Freelance Attorney

Jan 2016 - Present

Freelance attorney representing startups and personal clients in all corporate matters, including formation, finance, founders' issues, labor and contractors, acquisitions, dissolutions, vesting, tax, etc.

Represented 500+ startups in formation and founder issues; 100+ Series Seed/Series A financings; SAFE and convertible note issuances; acquisitions and dissolutions; 20+ founder departures, etc.

Jan 2016 - Present

Jones Day

Partner

Jan 1998 - Dec 2015

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

Jan 1998 - Dec 2015

Willkie Farr

Associate

Sep 1990 - Jan 1998

Associate in corporate department, specializing in corporate, finance, securities, acquisitions, lending and joint ventures. Worked two years in Paris, France office.

Sep 1990 - Jan 1998

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