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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
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"The attorney came on very aggressive into a negotiation, and the other party walked away."

Review Merger Documents
Posted on Oct 10, 2017
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"Thank you"

Stripe Atlas Post-Incorporation Package
Posted on Sep 20, 2017
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"Great job."

Stripe Atlas Post-Incorporation Package
Posted on Sep 12, 2017
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"It was a superb experience working with Thomas. Difficult & confusing questions that Google couldn't answer - Thomas answered precisely and completely in one sentence! Brilliant. "

Stripe Atlas Post-Incorporation Package
Posted on Aug 23, 2017
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"Thomas did everything on time and provided good and clear explanations whenever I needed. It's a pleasure working with him, and I'll use his help in future."

Loan Agreement Services
Posted on Aug 22, 2017
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"I have worked with Thomas on 3 jobs in the past few months. His responsiveness has been outstanding as well as his attention to detail. I also appreciate the unprompted advice and guidance, it is very welcome. "

Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial) Services
Posted on Aug 21, 2017

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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