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Stephen  A. Dennis


Mergers, Acquisitions and Sales of Businesses
Executive Compensation
Technology Licensing
Intellectual Property Protection
Business Counseling
Equity and Debt Financing
Formation of Business Entities


  • Santa Clara University Law School, J.D., 1983
    Magna cum laude
  • University of San Diego, B.A., 1979
    Magna cum laude

Stephen A. Dennis

Tel: (650) 330-4708
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  • Representative Matters for Stephen A. Dennis:

    • Lead counsel for founders and their privately-held company in negotiation of technology transfer and development agreements with Applied Materials for ion implant technology.
    • Represented privately held swimming pool and spa control automation systems business in its acquisition by Pac-Fab, Inc. a publicly-held corporation.
    • Lead counsel for air cargo handling services company in its successful stock sale to Menzies Aviation, plc, a publicly-held U.K. company and its U.S. subsidiary, Menzies Aviation, Inc.
    • Lead counsel for airport-to-airport expedited freight network operator in its sale for cash and stock to publicly-traded Kitty Hawk, Inc.
    • Counsel for acquiror in merger of large regional property and casualty insurance brokerage and merger of their respective employee stock ownership plans.
    • Counsel for majority shareholders of real estate management and holding company in short form merger facilitating the acquisition of minority shareholders’ interests and the company’s S election to avoid built-in gains tax.
    • General outside counsel for San Francisco Bay Area based television station.