(Newport Beach, CA) – Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth LLP announced today the addition of Parker Schweich as a shareholder in its Newport Beach office and a member of the firm’s Corporate and Securities practice group. He was previously a partner in Dorsey & Whitney’s Orange County office and head of its Southern California Corporate practice group.
“I have known Parker for more than 10 years and consider him to be an accomplished corporate attorney and a good friend,” says Mark L. Skaist, Shareholder and Co-Chair of Stradling’s Corporate and Securities practice group and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. “We will benefit from his years of experience helping public and private companies achieve their business goals.”
For more than 17 years, Mr. Schweich has been helping companies finance their businesses through public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, including initial public offerings and other registered public offerings, PIPE transactions and venture capital financings. He also advises companies in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and navigating complex and frequently changing SEC requirements and stock exchange listing standards. He counsels clients on best practices in corporate governance, compliance, disclosure and executive compensation. His clients are in a variety of industries including life sciences, medical devices, technology, oil and gas, and consumer/retail.
“Stradling has always been a frontrunner when it comes to the most innovative deals for Southern California companies in every sector where my clients are doing business,” says Schweich. “I am looking forward to becoming a part of an accomplished and sophisticated deal team.”
Mr. Schweich is a graduate of Boston University School of Law and Harvard University.
In the community, he has been a member of Vistage International, the Association for Corporate Growth, OCTANe and the Orange County Bar Association.
Founded in Newport Beach in 1975, Stradling has grown to more than 130 attorneys in ten offices across California, Colorado, Nevada and Washington. The firm offers a wide range of legal services in areas as diverse as corporate transactions, securities and complex business litigation, private equity, class actions, tax, intellectual property, bankruptcy, employment, real estate, public law and municipal finance.