James R. Waite, Esq., is a corporate and transactional attorney with over 25 years of experience in buying, selling and leasing businesses, equipment and real estate. Mr. Waite has served as General Counsel, CEO, CFO and COO for companies ranging from airlines to equipment lessors. He wrote the American Rental Association’s book on rental contracts, writes Rental Management’s monthly “Legally Speaking” article, and routinely presents at industry association conferences. Mr. Waite is a veteran of the United States Air Force, has a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at San Antonio, a Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s University, and an MBA from Northwestern University.
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Lidia Pinto, Esq. is a senior corporate lawyer, with over 15 years of experience serving as inside and outside counsel for various companies including Metal One Corporation Japan, Mitsubishi Corporation, and the main Mitsubishi group companies such as Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi Motors, Mitsubishi Electric, among others, especially on deals with the major Brazilian companies of the mining sector such as Usiminas and Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN). Ms. Pinto’s expertise includes international trade and taxation as well and import and export law. Ms. Pinto graduated with a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Ribeirão Preto and has an LLM in Commercial and Business Law from John Moores University– Liverpool University (England).
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Brian S. McQuinn, Esq., is a corporate attorney with six years of experience serving as inside and outside general counsel for various companies. Mr. McQuinn’s areas of practice include corporate formation and governance, debt and equity financing, IP protection and licensing, real estate, employment issues, as well as the creation and negotiation of client and vendor contracts. Mr. McQuinn received a BA in Political Science from the University of Colorado and a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law.
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Nancy Levy has more than 10 years in the equipment industry as a sales and marketing leader, currently serving in the role of Vice President, Business Development. Prior to joining James Waite Law, Nancy held jobs as a Financial Analyst for Unisys in San Jose, CA, Finance Manager for Symantec Corporation in Santa Monica, CA and Finance Manager for Cadence Design Systems/Tality Corporation in San Jose, CA. Nancy holds a BBA in Finance from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX, and an MBA from Santa Clara University.
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Hannah Powers is the Director of Administration for the James Waite Law firm. Ms. Powers is experienced in project management, document review, establishing business systems, developing and implementing technological solutions, creating and executing marketing campaigns, facilitating internal & external communication, web management, social media, managing accounts receivable, and customer relations. Ms. Powers graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Colorado State University and is currently pursuing her master’s degree.
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Don Galvez, Esq., is a senior associate with James Waite Law, with over 21 years of experience as business law attorney. Don’s focus is on reviewing and negotiating complex business transactions and advising on all aspects of contract, employment, and construction law. Don is a former business law litigator with experience trying cases at the state and federal level and acting as in-house corporate counsel.
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Behrad Nazarian is a New York qualified attorney. His practice focuses on cross-border transactions and foreign investment law. Behrad’s prior experiences include working at one of the leading Argentine law firms in the fields of mining, energy and infrastructure development. He also worked at the World Bank as well as other international development organizations in Washington, DC. His other relevant experience includes a stint at Guzman Ariza, one of the largest law firms in the Dominican Republic.
He obtained his Juris Doctor from the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC. He also holds a Master’s in International Affairs from the George Washington University and a Bachelor’s in Government & Politics from University of Maryland. He also studied in Italy and Switzerland. Behrad is fluent in English, Persian, Italian and Spanish.
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Roberto Santos is the Managing Director of Trusts & Taxes Consulting a boutique tax and business consulting firm. Mr. Santos is an Attorney and Public Notary with both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Finance, his role as a management consultant with over 10 years of experience delivering comprehensive business plans, operational structures, international tax plans, business succession, executive estate planning, design of optimized businesses structures, financial and tax modeling and guidance to business management and individuals and design and implementation of private equity funds.
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