PowerCom Energy & Communications Access, Inc. - Los Angeles, Orange County, California
Senior Vice President / General Counsel:
Counsel CEO, CFO and COO, regarding daily operation of pre-IPO company. Contact with various regulatory agencies to insure compliance with industry related statutes and procedures. Obtain bonds, licensure and related contracts. S.E.C. filings and compliance issues. All daily legal corporate activity for the creation and implementation of a bundled services company. Prioritize multi-level management procedures, projects and tasks of executive and middle management team.
Global Village Software Solutions - Tarzana, California and Tel Aviv, Israel
General Counsel: pre-IPO software development company. Communicated directly with the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Operations on daily corporate/internet activities. Oversaw compliance with the Telecommunications Act. Secured foreign license and offshore corporate banking.
Todd, Ferentz, Wallack & Curtis - Beverly Hills and Newport Beach, California Senior Managing Partner, law firm, principally representing Precious Metal Brokerages in the State of California, keeping in compliance with the Commodities Futures Act. Incorporated, merged and assisted in all corporate activities. Litigated extensively in front of the New York and American Stock Exchanges and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission regarding lawsuits and arbitration claims against stock brokerages of Fortune 500 companies.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) - Los Angeles, California
Tax Payer Service Representative
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Martindale - Hubbell Legal Peer Review Rating: This process, which evaluates lawyers in the United States and Canada, is solely based upon peer review. It attests to a lawyer’s ability and professional ethics, and reflects the confidential opinions of lawyers and judges. Gordon Wallack was rated with the Highest Rating of "AV". "A" is defined as very high to preeminent (legal ability); "V" is very high (general recommendation).
Who's Who In American Law
Second Edition. - Includes those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their fields and thereby have contributed significantly to the betterment of a contemporary society.
First Place Winner - Oral Arguments - Honors Moot Court
PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS / MEDIA EXPERIENCE
TELEVISION APPEARANCES: Financial News Network (FNN) - Live National Cable Hookup. - Regularly featured guest on Money Talk, Consumer Corner, and America's Business.
ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE: General Counsel/Business Manager for Harold Robbins, internationally acclaimed fiction writer. Negotiated foreign and domestic rights, copyrights, trademarks, trade names and managed all royalty issues; Executor of his estate.
LIVE RADIO AND TELEVISION: KWHY Channel 22 and KIEV Radio - Hosted a weekly television newsreel and commercial radio spots (Financial News Network and KIEV Radio) presenting "The Legal Recovery of Stock and Commodity Losses."
AUTHOR / PUBLICATIONS: Contributing author to California Real Estate Magazine in areas of substantive law, legal risk management, Department of Real Estate Licensure hearings, and the effects of newly published seminal cases on the real estate industry.
Creator and author of SO YOU’VE BEEN SUED, NOW WHAT? (A primer on what it means to get sued and what to do about it) and
THE RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION GUIDE (A step-by-step guide to listing and selling a home in California)
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
Supreme Court of the United States of America and of the State of California
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth District
United States District Courts for the Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California
United States Court of Claims
United States Tax Court
CERTIFICATES, CREDENTIALS AND LICENSES
Teaching Credential in the subject of Law, California Community Colleges
Judge Pro Tempore for Los Angeles, Culver City, Van Nuys and Santa Monica Superior Courts
Receiver and Provisional Director, Approved: Los Angeles Superior Court
Real Estate Broker, California Department of Real Estate
Attorney At Law, State Bar of California, Professional Fiduciaries Bureau, Professional Fiduciary
Licensed Professional Fiduciary, California Department of Consumer Affairs
Arbitrator and Mediator, Alternative Resolution Centers - Member, Distinguished Panel of Jurists
MEMBERSHIP AND COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS
American Bar Association
State Bar of California
Los Angeles County Bar Association
The California Association of REALTORS®, Inc.
Board of Legal Affairs Steering Committee Member - Participation with C.A.R. staff to plan and present programs for other lawyers throughout California.
Standard Forms Committee - Participation in the drafting process of real property forms copyrighted and sold by C.A.R.
|UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (USC)
Awarded Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
|WESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (WSU)
Awarded Juris Doctorate