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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"Prompt, accurate, and great communication."

LLC
Posted on Oct 20, 2021
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"All I need."

LLC name change
Posted on Oct 6, 2021
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"It is my pleasure to recommend Thomas. His guidance and expertise greatly benefit our company."

Corporate Formation
Posted on Oct 2, 2021
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"Excellent startup legal support. Thomas was quick to respond, thorough in his explanations, and made the entire process easy while providing confidence it was done right."

Consult on Outside General Counsel
Posted on Sep 27, 2021
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"Thomas was very timely and straight to point without any hidden surprises. Coming from a Client of Thomas, you as client will still need to do your due research on how LLC operate (Tax/Financial wise) after theses entities are formed. Thomas is EXCELLENT when getting you set up with the primary steps to getting your Entity formed."

Form LLC
Posted on Sep 26, 2021
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"I've been working with Thomas on several projects. He continuously provides the top service."

Stock Purchase Agreement
Posted on Sep 11, 2021

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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