CHRISTOPHER CHEDIAK is a senior shareholder in the firm’s Corporate group, and is a leading corporate transactional attorney in the region. Chris’ practice focuses on governance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, fiduciary matters, and other entity transactions. He has extensive experience representing both public and private clients and regularly represents clients in the following industries: agri-business, technology, software, private equity, venture capital, manufacturing and non-profit associations. Chris has received many professional honors, including being named to Best Lawyers in America 2008–2018 and to Northern California Super Lawyers 2009–2017. Chris received a B.A. and B.S. degree from the University of California, Davis, and his J.D. from the University of Southern California.
JIM CLARKE is a shareholder in Weintaub Tobin’s Tax and Corporate groups. He advises his business clients on federal, state, and local tax matters, including tax planning for business transactions and successions. Drawing upon his expertise in both corporate and tax law, Mr. Clarke also advises on executive compensation arrangements. He has been consistently recognized by Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers List for Tax, The Best Lawyer of America for Tax Law and Litigation & Controversy, and Northern California Super Lawyers. Mr. Clarke received his B.A. from the University of Alberta, Canada, and his J.D. and LL.M., from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School on Law.