Jeff, one of two members of the firm’s management committee, has been a partner with the firm since 1999.
Jeff is a solution oriented legal, tax and business advisor to emerging and growing companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, real estate, equity financings, corporate formation and governance, intellectual property licensing, technology licensing and protection, distribution and supplier contracts and joint venture agreements. He has a straightforward, pragmatic approach to helping businesses with their legal needs. Jeff works with clients in a wide range of industries, including high-tech, med-tech, defense-tech, entertainment, sports, technology and services.
Jeff also is a Certified Public Accountant and has extensive experience in federal and state income taxation (corporate, partnership and individual), tax-deferred reorganizations, and estate and gift taxation. He also advises clients with respect to structural aspects and ongoing operational, administrative, tax and accounting issues associated with both private and court supervised trusts and estates.
Jeff has represented publicly held and private business and individual interests for over 35 years. His experience ranges from serving as tax and business counsel to numerous corporate and partnership entities, including closely-held family businesses and trusts, to investigating transactional fraud and undertaking financial, tax and valuation analysis for those entities.
- Georgetown University, LL.M., Taxation
- University of Pacific, J.D.
- Duke University, A. B.
- C.P.A. certificate granted- CA
AYSO (National Referee Instructor, National Referee Assessor, National 1 Referee; Former Area 1C Director of Referee Instruction and Director of Referee Assessment, Co-Founder Director of the Leo Nedeff Referee Super-Camp, Advanced Coach and Advanced Coach Instructor.
USSF Referee and Coach
Member, Board of Directors, Beeve Foundation for World Eye and Health Care (Surgical Intervention in Fiji for cataracts, corneal transplants and other eye surgical procedures and involving logistical support and medical services performed by surgical teams from USA, Australia and New Zealand.
Former Chairperson, La Canada Unified School District Emergency Response Committee
Former Member, Board of Directors (Nonprofit organization providing housing and outpatient social services for the mentally ill homeless of the City of Los Angeles, California).
Former Executive Committee Member, Board of Directors, The Children’s Clinic (Nonprofit outpatient clinic for underprivileged children residing in Los Angeles County, California).