Nicholas J. Yocca: Lawyer with The Yocca Law Firm LLP

Nicholas J. Yocca

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Nicholas J. Yocca is a partner with The Yocca Law Firm LLP. The leader of the firm's Transactional Team and the Corporate, Securities and Tax Practice, his practice is devoted largely to complex transactions, regulatory and business matters.
Leader of Transactional Team
Irvine,  CA  U.S.A.
Phone(949) 253-0800

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Securities Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Private Financing
  • Public Offerings
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tender Offers
  • Business Formation
  • Emerging Growth Companies
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Employment
  • Technology Licensing
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Business Law
  • Business Enterprises
  • Business Organization
  • Business Regulation
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Business Reorganization
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Successions
  • Business Taxation
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Transfers
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Entrepreneurial Business Law
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Pass-Through Entities
  • Private Business Law
  • Small Business Law
  • Securities
  • Blue Sky Law
  • Broker-Dealer Regulation
  • Initial Public Offerings
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Insider Trading
  • Private Placement Syndication
  • Private Placement
  • SEC Enforcement
  • Securities Disclosure
  • Securities Finance
  • Securities Offerings
  • Securities Registration
  • Securities Regulation
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Shareholder Derivative Actions
  • Shareholder Rights
  • Shareholders Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Computers and Software
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Partnership Law
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Taxation
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Professional Practices
  • Minority Business Law
  • Joint Ventures
  • Family Business Successions
  • Family Business Law
  • Closely Held Business Taxation
  • Closely Held Business Law
  • Closely Held Business Estate Planning
  • Buying and Selling of Businesses
  • Business Planning
  • Business Estate Planning
Contact InfoTelephone: (949) 253-0800
Fax: (949) 203-6161
University Harvard University, A.B., History, 1983
Law SchoolUniversity of San Diego, J.D., 1985
Admitted1986, California, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Memberships Orange County and American Bar Associations; State Bar of California.
Special AgenciesU.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; California Department of Corporations and all other states' securities law commissions; California Secretary of State and all other secretaries of state.

Nicholas J. Yocca has significant experience in a wide range of corporate transactions in Southern California as head of the firm's Transaction Law Group. He has represented numerous companies in matters ranging from $1 billion transactions and other complex public company matters to assisting in the formation and commercialization of innovative new technology companies. Over the past 20 years, Nick has represented clients involved in virtually all of the in industries represented in Southern California, including web 2.0, social media, electronics, software, alternative energy, medical devices, financial services, banking, insurance, aerospace, manufacturing, business services and cosmeceuticals. Among Nick's clients have been Microsemi, DPAC Technologies, Applied Data Communications, South Coast Commercial Bank, HiLevel Technology, JAVO Beverage Company, S.two Corp., HoldRite, Productivity Enhancement Products, Cyvergence, Apriori Beauty, Forbes Technology Group, PerSage, International Money Management, Information Logix, eSynch Corporation, Force Fuels, MetroConnect, Affiliate Media and HiEnergy Technologies. Nick also has represented AST Computers, Silicon Systems, Archive Corporation, Comprehensive Care Corporation, Offshore Pipelines, NetSoft, Powerwave, Smartflex Systems, The Kipp Group, BE Aerospace, Routerware, Denim Software, Helisys, En Pointe Technology, TL Enterprises, Rapid Response Roadservice Motor Club, and Motors Insurance Corporation, a subsidiary of General Motors.

Transactions Refinancing and Sale of Stock of Systonetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYST) for $2 million to Wearnes Technology, 1988; Acquisition of Dateline Technologies by Applied Data Communications; Acquisition of Archive Corporation (NASDAQ:ACHV) by Seagate Technology; Acquisition of Silicon Systems, Inc. by TDK; Acquisition of Solder Station-One, Inc. by Heartland Technology; Acquisition of Coast Vision by Cooper Companies; Acquisition of The Kipp Group, Inc. by the predecessor to WebMD; Acquisition of Rich Publications by Cowells Magazines; Comprehensive Care Corporation (NYSE:CMP) tender offer for $50 million face amount of Debentures, 1994; Offshore Pipelines, Inc. (NYSE:OPI) $1.5 billion merger with Jay Ray McDermott, Inc., 1995; Acquisition of Cimco, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMCO) for $20 million by MA Hanna (NYSE:MAH), 1996; Initial Public Offering for $20 million by Powerwave Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWAV), 1997; Initial Public Offering of Helisys; Initial Public Offering of EnPointe Technologies (NASDAQ:ENPT); Acquisition of Denim Software for $15 million; Acquisition of Netsoft for $20 million by Netmanage (NASDAQ:NETM); Acquisition of Routerware for $30 million by Wind River Systems (NASDAQ:WIND); Acquisition of Beadlenet for $11 million by Watchguard Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:WGRD), 1998; Acquisition of Linfinity Microelectronics for $20 million by Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ: MSCC), 1999; Underwritten Public Offering for $45 million by Microsemi Corporation, 2000; Acquisitions of New England Semiconductors for $14 million and Compensated Devices for $14 million by Microsemi Corporation, August 2001; Sale of Microsemi RF Products for $11 million by Microsemi Corporation, 2002; $2 million PIPE offering of DPAC Technologies, 2004; $150 million acquisition of Advanced Power Technology by Microsemi Corporation, 2006; $14 million refinancing and Merger of DPAC Technologies with QuaTech, 2006; $20 million PIPE offering for Javo Beverage Company, 2006; $250 million acquisition of PowerDsine by Microsemi Corporation. 2006; $36 million sale of South Coast Bancorp to FCB Bancorp, 2006; Microsemi Corporation's acquisition of Babcock, Inc. and Electro-Module, Inc., 2008; $5 million of private debt financing by American Transportation Exchange, Inc., 2008; S.two Corp.'s private offering of Series A Preferred Stock, 2008; Securus, Inc.'s acquisition of the assets of Presealed Systems, LLC, 2009; Apriori Beauty, LLC's private offering of membership units, 2009; S.two Corp.'s private offering of notes and warrants to purchase Series A Preferred Stock, 2009; International Money Management, Inc.'s private offering of Series A Preferred Stock, 2009; S.two Corp.'s exchange offer with holders of notes, 2010; Cyvergence Corporation's private offering of Common Stock and Warrants, 2011;'s private offering of Series A Preferred Stock, 2011; Catalina Insurance Solutions, Inc.'s acquisition of the assets of Catalina Insurance Services, 2011; Microsemi Corporation's acquisition of the assets of Brijot Holdings, Inc., 2011.

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Nicholas J. Yocca

19900 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 650
IrvineCA 92612


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