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Law 360: 4 Things Retail Developers Will Watch For On Black Friday

Retail developers continue to wrestle with the question of brick-and-mortar’s future, and while Black Friday is crucial for sales, the shopping marathon can also lend some clues as to how best to position future retail development, lawyers say.

Press, Corporate
Stephen Halper Speaking Engagement

November 11, 2015 – Stephen Halper will be speaking on a panel regarding Convertible Preferred Stock Provisions: How to Negotiate and Draft What Issuers and Investors Need.

Press, Corporate, Entertainment & Media, Litigation, Real Estate
Daily Journal Recognizes Sklar Kirsh Among California’s Top Boutique Law Firms

California’s most prestigious legal publication, the Daily Journal, today recognized Sklar Kirsh LLP as a top corporate and real estate boutique law firm.  The firm was one of only 25 law firms throughout the State to be recognized for specific industry specialization.

Press, Corporate
LABJ: SEC Charges Remain Drain on Generator Firm

Aura Systems Inc.’s patented power generators have been used by every branch of the U.S. military and have helped foreign navies scour the seas. So popular are they that Aura has nearly $100 million in orders awaiting fulfillment.

Press, Corporate
Los Angeles Business Journal: Private Equity Firms Provide High-Stake Paydays

A lot of people go to Wall Street dreaming of big salaries. But today, the real money is in distributions.

Private equity firms’ standard compensation structure, which offers executives a special equity stake entitling them to a piece of the profits in their firm’s investments, has vaulted a handful of private equity kingpins to billionaire status. When there are substantial profits to be split, these stakeholders can take home tens of millions or much more in these profits, called distributions.

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Crossover Hit

Sklar Kirsh LLP’s rapid ascent in the Los Angeles legal market can be attributed in large part to the seamless marriage of the firm’s corporate transactional and real estate practices.

Press, Corporate
Speaking Engagement

Jennifer Borow spoke on a M&A Panel regarding MAC clauses.

Corporate, Real Estate
3 Takeaways For PE Firms From Energy Future’s Ch. 11

While private equity firms might be nervous to wade back into the energy sector after the KKR & Co. LP- led $45 billion misstep on Energy Future Holdings Corp., experts say Tuesday’s historic bankruptcy has some important lessons for private equity players hoping to avoid a similar fate.

Expert Webcast Panel – M&A Due Diligence: IT, IP and Labor

Jeff Sklar spoke on a panel that addressed M&A due diligence process; Due diligence concerns with regard to IP, IT and labor issues; Cyber security protocols and data breaches; Reps & warranties with regard to cyber security and data breaches; Reps & warranties and cyber insurance as well as case studies.

Press, Corporate
Sklar Kirsh Counsels Hybrid in Recapitalization

Ropes &; Gray provided counsel to Palo Alto-based private equity firm Altamont Capital Partners in the majority recapitalization of Fox Head Inc., a motocross and apparel company based in Irvine, Calif. Altamont led the shareholder group through the transaction. Shareholders included athletes Ricky Carmichael and Carey Hart and strategic supply chain partner Hybrid Promotions LLC.

San Francisco-based partner Howard Glazer led for Ropes & Gray. Additional help was provided by New York-based partners Leo Arnaboldi III and Steven Rutkovsky and Boston-based partner Edward Black.

Latham & Watkins partner Michael Treska led the team advising Fox Head. Hybrid Promotions turned to Los Angeles-based corporate, land use and real estate firm Sklar Kirsh for outside counsel and relied on Bowen Tax Law, based in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., for guidance on tax, executive compensation and benefits issues. Hybrid CEO and founder Jarrod Dogan was represented individually by Los Angeles-based Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman &; Machtinger partner Andrew Apfelberg. Peter Fox, president and CEO of Fox Head, reached out to Wolf Group L.A. attorney Michael Abrams for representation.

  • “When I started Pacific Intelligence I wanted it all - concierge service you can only get from a boutique, big firm attention to detail, and a relationship constantly adapted to my stage of the growth cycle. Sklar Kirsh is the ideal law firm for LA’s entrepreneurs.”

    — Jack Weiss, Principal, Pacific Intelligence & Cyber and former Los Angeles City Councilman

This testimonial does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.