San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 28, 2012
San Jose business lawyer, Robert Hawn of Structure Law Group, LLP has received the prestigious AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale Hubbell®, the highest peer review rating that an attorney can receive.
Mr. Hawn is a Corporate, Technology Transfer, and Mergers and Acquisitions Attorney with over 25 years of experience practicing in the Silicon Valley. His core practice is technology start-up companies, with special emphasis in the areas of technology transfer, mergers and acquisitions, and U.S. market entry. Mr. Hawn has led numerous technology transfer and licensing transactions, as well as many acquisitions and private financings. He has assisted multinational companies in their U.S. market entry strategies and migrated several of those companies into Silicon Valley as part of venture financing transactions.
Mr. Hawn also conducts seminars several times a year on topics ranging from California’s new Type B corporations to internet-related legal issues. He frequently publishes articles for the California Business Law Practitioner and the Business Law News. He is a past Chair of the High Technology Section of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and past co-Chair of the Cyberspace Law Committee of the State Bar of California. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California and the Advisory Committee for Innovation Center Denmark where he coaches Danish companies looking to enter into the U.S. market.
In addition to practicing law, Mr. Hawn finds time to focus on his favorite activities which include mountain biking and jazz. He is an avid jazz pianist and performs at numerous locations in the South Bay with his band The Poblano Project.
An AV Preeminent rating is a significant accomplishment and shows that a lawyer is rated at the highest level of professional excellence by his peers. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® PEER REVIEW RATINGS™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.
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About Structure Law Group, LLP
Structure Law Group, LLP is a business law firm located in the heart of Silicon Valley with clients located in San Jose, Santa Clara, Los Gatos and surrounding cities. Practice areas include:
- Business Litigation
- Business Transactions
- Start-ups & Financing
- U.S. Market Entry
- Limited Liability Companies
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Real Estate
- Tax Planning
Robert Hawn, Esq.
Structure Law Group, LLP