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  • Procopio Promotes Six Attorneys to Partner

    Procopio announced today the promotions of six attorneys to Partner: Kendra J. Hall, Greta A. Proctor, Diane M. Racicot, Matthew D. Short, Eric D. Swenson and David M. Zachry.  Each of these attorneys has performed consistently and tirelessly with impressive diligence and work ethic, and has demonstrated time and again their commitment to the well-being of the firm and its clients.   Kendra J. Hall is a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law by the State Bar of Californi...

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  • Procopio’s William Eigner Appointed to Second Term as Emeritus Trustee by the San Diego Police Foundation

    January 5, 2017 (San Diego) _ Procopio partner  William “Bill” Eigner was recently appointed to a second term as Emeritus Trustee with the San Diego Police Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that supports efforts to improve police/community relations and awards grants to law enforcement for specialized equipment, training and collaborative community programs and works to help kids make smarter, safer online cyber choices. “Bill Eigner has provided leadership and in...

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  • Tom Turner and William Eigner Named in Top 500 Influential Business Leaders by San Diego Business Journal

    December 29, 2016 (San Diego) _ Procopio congratulates Tom Turner and William “Bill” Eigner, recently named two of the San Diego Business Journal’s Top 500 Influential Business Leaders. Honorees are recognized in a wide range of industries, including law, manufacturing, life sciences, service providers, financial and technology firms, and real estate companies. Tom Turner, Procopio's Managing Partner, represents clients on business matters related to commercial real estate transacti...

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  • Procopio Congratulates 15 Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in San Diego for 2017

    December 9, 2016 (San Diego) _ Procopio congratulates the 15 attorneys named by Best Lawyers® as “Best Lawyers” of San Diego for 2017. The Best Lawyers list of outstanding attorneys are compiled by conducing exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Procopio attorneys were recognized in a wide range of areas of law including intellectual property, construction, real estate, tax, environmental, and labor ...

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  • The State Bar of California Names Patrick W. Martin Chair Elect for the 2017-2018 Taxation Section Executive Committee

    November 30, 2016 (San Diego) _ Procopio congratulates Partner Patrick W. Martin on his appointment by the State Bar of California as Chair Elect for the 2017-2018 Taxation Section Executive Committee. The Taxation Section is comprised of tax lawyers working in private law firms, accounting firms, government, and corporations throughout California and its principle purpose is to provide continuing legal education and professional development opportunities in the field of tax for both Californ...

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  • Procopio Partner Paul B. Johnson Named Advisor of the Year 2016 by BNY Mellon Wealth Management

    November 7, 2016 (San Diego) _ Procopio is pleased to announce that Partner Paul B. Johnson, co-chair of Procopio’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Strategic Joint Ventures practice group, has been named Advisor of the Year 2016 in the category of “Sell-side Legal Representation in a Sale to a Public Company – Deal Size under $25M.”  Paul was also a finalist in two additional categories, “Sell-side Legal Representation in a Sale to a Public Company—Deal Size over $25M” and ...

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  • Procopio Represented Strata Equity Group in $720M Acquisition of 24-Property Portfolio in Four States

    November 4, 2016 (San Diego) _ Procopio represented Strata Equity Group (Strata), a San Diego-based real estate investment firm, in its recent acquisition of 24 institutional grade multifamily communities comprising 6,294 residential units in Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The seller was advised by New York-based DRA Advisors, LLC.  Mortgage financing was provided by CBRE placing Freddie Mac/CME debt.  “We are proud to partner with Strata on this acqui...

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  • Procopio Partner Enrique Hernandez Appointed Chair of the International Law Section of the California Bar

    October 26, 2016 (San Diego) _ Procopio Partner, Enrique Hernandez, was recently appointed Chair of the International Law Section of The California State Bar, having previously served as Co-Vice Chair of the Executive Committee and Treasurer. The section serves California lawyers handling international legal matters in a wide variety of areas, including corporate and business transactions, immigration, litigation and arbitration, tax, regulatory and trade matters, bankruptcy, intellectual pro...

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  • Procopio’s Stacy Park Appointed to the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego Board of Directors

    October 5, 2016 (San Diego) _ Procopio attorney Soohyun “Stacy” Park has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego (PALSD). PALSD is dedicated to advancing Asian Americans in the legal profession, promoting and advocating the interests of the Asian Pacific American community, and preserving the culture, heritage, and diversity of our community. Procopio has had a long relationship with PALSD by hosting and sponsoring numerous events including the ...

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  • Procopio’s William Smelko Receives Volunteer Award for Credit Abuse Resistance Education Program (CARE)

    September 27, 2016 (San Diego) _ Procopio Of Counsel William “Bill” Smelko recently received the 2016 Volunteer Award from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California for his time and dedication to the Court’s Credit Abuse Resistance Education program (CARE). The program, established in San Diego County in 2005 by John J. Hargrove (former judge at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California) and modeled after a similar program in New York,...

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