A resident of Oakland, Len spent much of his prison career with prestigious, top-ranked, San Francisco law offices. Mr. Watkins brings the identical level of knowledge, and widespread of excellence, to his exercise within the East Bay. Focusing on client bankruptcy and enterprise regulation, Mr. Watkins’ intensity of experience and education include:
A Masters of Business Administration, targeting finance, from the University of California, at Davis
A stock brokerage license (inactive) from the National Association of Securities Dealers
A California Real Estate Broker’s license
Norris & Norris (now Archer Norris), Walnut Creek, CA
Lawyer with a standard, financial disaster, enterprise and litigation corporation that specialize in representing and counseling small and mid-sized corporations and excessive internet-worth individuals. Litigation of securities, trademark and alternate mystery problems, antitrust, trade practices, employment, financing, and real estate topics. Negotiation and litigation of complicated economic transactions, contracts, joint undertaking and partnership agreements, employment and intellectual property agreements, and buy and sale transactions.
Steefel, Levitt & Weiss, San Francisco
Lawyer with a 70-lawyer San Francisco financial district bankruptcy firm specializing in representing actual property developers, lenders and experts, and securities brokerages (i.e. Schwab, Prudential, etc.). Emphasis on: real property; banking; securities; trademark infringement and intellectual belongings; anti-trust; class actions; complex enterprise litigation; licensing; merchandise liability; agreement disputes, and; general commercial disputes.
LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae, San Francisco, CA
Lawyer with the San Francisco branch office of an worldwide (New York-primarily based) regulation workplace with over six hundred lawyers international. Emphasis on: commercial enterprise litigation; banking; insurance coverage disputes, and; merchandise liability. Experience in anti-agree with, securities, company, and egulatory litigation.
Navigation officer on diverse freighters, box ships, and oil tankers. Responsible for electronic and celestial navigation, vessel safety, radar observations, communications, and deliver’s enterprise. Holder of various FCC and Coastguard licenses and permits (radio operation, radar, and many others.).
Admitted - Federal Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Admitted - Federal District Court for the Northern District of California
Admitted/has club - California State Bar
License (inactive) - National Association of Securities Dealers - Series 7 Broker s License
California State Real Estate Broker s License
has club - National, California and Contra Costa Associations of Realtors
University Of California, Davis
Graduate School of Management
Degree: Master of Business Administration, 1999
Concentrations in Finance and Marketing
University Of San Francisco, School Of Law
San Francisco, California
Degree: Juris Doctor, cum laude
Honors: Law Review, Senior Staff has club
Three American Jurisprudence Awards
McAuliffe Honor Society
United States Merchant Marine Academy
Kings Point, New York
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Emphasis on: digital, mechanical and structural engineering; naval structure; radar/radio technology; and, graduate stage math and sciences.
Real Estate Professional
Self Employed Residential and commercial lending and actual property specialists. has club, California Association of Realtors.
Merrill Lynch, Oakland, CA
Asset management and financial planning offerings to people, organizations and institutions.
Co-founder and CEO of Internet start-up, which centered on the improvement of prevalent interface between internet audience aggregators and wi-fi gadgets, and home networking/manage net-enabled home equipment. Managed all aspects of financing, commercial enterprise development, product improvement and, criminal and enterprise aspects of corporate shape. Controlled all sports relating to e-enterprise, financing, marketing, and associated strategies. Explored and cast relationships with enterprise and capital markets.
Avid golfer, lure and target taking pictures. Experienced sailing trainer, charter captain, yacht racer, and glider pilot. Experience building and preserving small laptop networks. Course paintings, education and huge studying in computers (hardware and software), electronics, radar, aerodynamics and aircraft design, and astronomy.
- Antitrust Law
- Chapter eleven Bankruptcy, Chapter thirteen Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
- Business Law
- Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
- Communications & Internet Law
- Internet Law, Media & Advertising, Telecommunications Law
- Employment Law
- Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
- Foreclosure Defense
- Intellectual Property
- Products Liability
- Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
- Real Estate Law
- Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Genser & Watkins LLP
Graduation year: 2008
Graduation year: 1984
Graduation year: 1976