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Thomas R. Pollock

Partner, Corporate Department

Overview

Thomas Pollock is a partner in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s San Francisco office. Mr. Pollock is a member of the firm’s national Corporate Finance practice. He represents issuers, private and public corporations, investment banks, and institutional investors in a variety of acquisition, finance, and joint venture transactions. Mr. Pollock has extensive experience in public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisition transactions, joint ventures, leveraged and non-leveraged acquisitions, spinoffs and dispositions, and workout situations, as well as general corporate work, including compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, employment arrangements, employee benefit plans, licensing arrangements, and representing boards of directors.

Recognitions

  • Quoted in multiple articles in Agenda Magazine, including on "Directors: Protect Merger Deals from Bidder Collusion," "Covenant Lite," "FASB Deliberates Controversial Accounting Change," and "Auditors to Amp Up Negative Going Concern Verdicts"
  • Quoted in The Recorder, "Debt Default Q&A with Paul Hastings’ Thomas Pollock"

Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 1984
  • Yale University, B.A., 1981 (cum laude)

Representations

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • BioMarin Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • RBC Capital Markets Corporation
  • Doral Financial Corporation
  • Barclays
  • Intuit Inc.
  • Gander Mountain
  • Capital Access Networks, Inc.
  • Autobytel Inc.
  • Leadqual
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Northwestern Energy Corporation
  • Charter Communications
  • State Street Corporation
  • Time Warner

Engagement & Publications

  • Published article in Agenda Magazine entitled "Opinion: Preparing for the Proxy Revolution"
  • Published an article in International Financial Law Review entitled "In Praise of Ambiguity – Two U.S. Cases and their Lessons for How to Structure a MAC Clause"
  • Taught a webinar for Money-Media entitled "Changes in 2009 Affecting Public Companies"

Involvement

  • Member, American Bar Association

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