Frank has extensive experience providing sound legal and practice business advice to a variety of companies in all stages of development and across multiple industries including technology, entertainment, manufacturing, aerospace, and defense. His legal practice focuses on sophisticated business deals involving acquisition, divestiture, joint venture, investment, financing, licensing, distribution and leasing transactions.
Frank's prior experience includes over 10 years as the founding… read more partner and head of the business practice of his firm, with prior stints at top international and regional law firms as well as in-house counsel at major aerospace and defense firms and a cash logistics company. He lives and bases his practice in the Santa Barbara area, but represents clients throughout the country.
- Asset Purchase
- Asset Purchase Agreement
- Reverse Merger
- Stock Purchase
- Other Mergers & Acquisitions Matter
- Affiliate Agreement
- Business Consulting Agreement
- Distribution Agreement
- Equipment Lease
- Licensing Agreement
- Loan Agreement
- Manufacturing Agreement
- Marketing Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- Profit Share Agreement
- Publishing Agreement
- Release of Liability
- SaaS Agreement
- Sales Agreement
- Service Agreement
- Terms of Service
- User Agreement
- Vendor Agreement
- Other Commercial Contract Matter
- Buying & Selling Commercial Real Estate
- Buying & Selling Residential Real Estate
- Commercial Lease
- Construction Contract
- Property Management Contract
- Purchase & Sale Agreement (Commercial)
- Real Estate Financing
- Real Estate LLC
- Residential Lease
- Other Real Estate Matter
"I have know Frank for years and he always gone beyond the extra mile to provide great service. He is highly knowledgeable in business law, contract negotiations, and business formation. Frank is a "go-to" attorney I highly recommend for anyone."
"Frank has been my legal adviser for the past few years and has created many contract agreements for my client services and has helped me incorporate my business this year. Frank is very knowledgeable and responsive to my needs. I have to give Frank Taboada five starts for an overall rating as he has my best interest in mind"
WRA Productions LLC
Jan 2017 - Present
Responsible for all legal matters for company focused on providing travel and personal safety and security education and related programs.
Children's Rescue Alliance
Jul 2013 - Present
Responsible for all legal matters for Non-Profit focused on providing anti-human trafficking education and facilitating anti-human trafficking operations.
Taboada Rochlin Govier LLP
Jul 2010 - Present
Heads Greater Los Angeles Office of firm with offices in Santa Barbara, LA, New York and Hartford. Practice focuses on advising entrepreneurs, emerging and small businesses in all aspects of corporate and commercial law and business transactions.
Reverse Sports, Inc.
General Counsel and CFO
Jan 2014 - Nov 2016
Responsible for all business, financial and legal strategy and implementation for innovative action sports start-up company specializing in the design, manufacture, and distribution of inline, quad roller and ice skates.
Greenberg & Bass LLP
Feb 2006 - Jul 2010
Negotiate and provide counsel in connection with numerous acquisition, divestiture, joint venture, investment and real estate transactions. Counsel to private entities and individuals, including businesses in the entertainment, insurance, and retail fields relating to all legal aspects and issues affecting their business.
ATI Systems International, Inc.
Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
Negotiation of service, purchase and sale, leasing, licensing and other commercial contracts in support of all business lines. Provide counsel relating to employment law and other issues relating to company's large and diverse workforce. Provide counsel to management and operations personnel in support of company objectives.
Apr 2004 - Dec 2004
Support management and operations teams in connection with responses to RFPs and preparation of detailed proposals for government and commercial projects and the negotiation and administration of equipment sale and service contracts for commercial and government customers. Provided legal counsel in connection with joint ventures and other business transactions.
Oct 1998 - Mar 2004
Directed legal teams in numerous sophisticated acquisition, divestiture, joint venture and investment transactions. Coordinated numerous M&A transactions. Provided counsel to national and international technology, pharmaceutical and medical service companies.
Aug 1996 - Sep 1998
Coordinated numerous M&A and other transactions including acquisitions of several institutional pharmacies valued over $100 million, the joint venture between financial services and software development companies valued over $90 million and fund purchases of minority positions in consumer products and software development firms.
May 1985 - Mar 1993
Commissioned Officer (Lieutenant) with Naval Flight Officer designation; serving as Tactical Coordinator of P-3 Orion Antisubmarine Aircrew; Watch Officer at Antisubmarine Warfare Operations Center, Bermuda, and Senior Watch Officer for Naval Air Station Bermuda. Direct leadership of small units as well as overall management of large groups of personnel and equipment.