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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"Thomas is excellent. He responds very quickly, does not waste time, and gets things done correctly, efficiently, and timely without exception. 100% dependable and super easy to work with. Will always come back to Thomas for this kind of work."

Corporate Formation
Posted on Feb 4, 2022
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"Thomas is great"

Restructure Corporation
Posted on Jan 23, 2022
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"Thomas is a consummate professional who gives you top-tier firm counsel. He's extremely responsive, efficient and respectful of your time and dollars. Doesn't get better."

Corporate Dissolution
Posted on Dec 16, 2021
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"Thomas helped me with my issue in a very short amount of time."

Outside General Counsel Services
Posted on Dec 1, 2021
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"I got very professional legal support. Thanks Thomas."

Other Mergers & Acquisitions Matter
Posted on Nov 18, 2021
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"Thomas is quick, gets to the point and is very clear in communication."

Corporate Dissolution
Posted on Nov 2, 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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