Mr. Crane is a partner in the Corporate Section, specializing in business acquisitions/sales, securities, technology/licensing, corporate finance, and business organizations.
Mr. Crane provides representation in a wide variety of business transactions, including buying and selling businesses, securities regulation, commercial finance, technology issues, and the organization of corporate, partnership, and limited liability entities. Typical matters include public company regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, business start-ups, public and private offerings of securities, venture capital, software and technology related licensing, shareholder and partnership agreements, loan agreements, stock option plans, and executive benefits/employment related agreements.
Mr. Crane has previously served as the Managing Partner of the firm and a member of its Executive Committee.
Awards & Honors
•AV Preemininent rating with LexisNexis/Martindale Hubbell
•Best Lawyers in America 2007-2015
•“Securities Fraud,” American Criminal Law Review, 1982
8/18/2014 Eight Partners At Rutan & Tucker, LLP Named To 2015 List Of Best Lawyers In America
8/26/2013 Nine Partners At Rutan & Tucker, LLP Named To 2014 List Of Best Lawyers In America
10/10/2012 Nine Partners At Rutan & Tucker, LLP Named To 2013 List Of Best Lawyers In America
9/1/2011 Nine Partners At Rutan & Tucker, LLP Named To 2012 List Of Best Lawyers In America
10/1/2010 Nine Partners At Rutan & Tucker, LLP Named To 2011 List Of Best Lawyers
11/4/2009 Nine Partners At Rutan & Tucker LLP Named To 2010 List Of The Best Lawyers In America
9/24/2009 Rutan & Tucker LLP Attorneys Mentor New Students At UCI School Of Law
2/11/2005 Tom Crane Elected Managing Partner Of Rutan & Tucker