Attorneys

Christopher L. Tinen
Attorney

Professional Summary

Christopher L. Tinen’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law representing public and private companies handling all aspects of securities law compliance, startup formation, and a wide array of financings including registered offerings, PIPEs and venture financings.

Prior to joining Procopio, Christopher was an associate at a boutique corporate law firm in Palo Alto, where he represented a wide range of technology startups in their corporate matters, formations and venture financings.  During law school, Christopher served on the Executive Board of the Chapman Law Review.

Representative Matters

  • Advises small-cap OTC public companies on uplisting to Nasdaq and NYSE, including financings and corporate governance matters.
  • Represents online horse racing syndication platform company in its ongoing multi-million dollar Regulation A (Reg A) offering involving novel series LLC structure.
  • Represented Nasdaq technology company in its $10M at-the-market follow-on public offering.
  • Represented Mexico-based VC firm in its $7M Series A lead investment into Silicon-Valley-based SaaS analytics company.
  • Represents companies in Regulation CF “crowdfunding” offerings, as well as Rule 506(c) advertised offerings.
  • Represented high-performance computing systems company in its Nasdaq initial public offering (IPO).
  • Represented a high-speed wireless data delivery company in its Reg A offering.
  • Represented publicly-traded thermal energy company in public shelf offering of up to $15M.
  • Represented an agriculture technology company in its Series C Preferred Stock Financing.
  • Represented a Silicon Valley-based enterprise sales technology company in its Series B Preferred Stock Financing.
  • Represented a Silicon Valley-based integrated healthcare technology company in its Series A Preferred Stock Financing.
  • Represented an advertising technology company in its Series A Preferred Stock Financing.
  • Represented an image search technology company in its sale to a major retailer.
  • Represented Silicon Valley-based technology start-up companies in their formation and early-stage. financings.
  • Represents public companies in public and private financings, securities law compliance and related corporate matters.

Education

  • JD, Chapman University School of Law, 2011 (Chapman Law Review)
  • BS (Finance), San Diego State University, with distinction, 2008

News Coverage

  • “M&A: One Stop Systems Buys German Tech Supplier with Help from Procopio," San Diego Daily Transcript, November 20, 2018.
  • Julie Bawden Davis. “Could a Nontraditional IPO Be Right For Your Company?” American Express Open Forum, April 13, 2018.
  • “One Stop Systems Goes Public with Help from Procopio, Dickinson Wright,” San Diego Daily Transcript, February 6, 2018.