Tamara Thompson

Team

Our team consists of:

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Tamara Thompson, Managing Partner

Tamara Thompson is a California lawyer and English law advisor who works with venture capital, corporate and angel investors, start-ups as well as larger companies, individuals and law firms.

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Nan Kim, Senior Attorney

Nan Kim is a California lawyer specializing in venture capital and private equity financings, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, U.S. securities law compliance matters and general corporate matters.  Nan is also qualified to practice law in New York.

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Kate Kirby, Senior Attorney

Kate Kirby is a California lawyer who specializes in negotiating commercial transactions, with particular focus on technology engagements including intellectual property development, transfer and assignments, inbound and outbound licensing matters as well as a variety of other transactions.

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Jason R. Sanderson, Senior Attorney

Jason Sanderson is a California lawyer specializing in venture capital and private equity financings, counseling emerging growth companies, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, U.S. securities law compliance matters and general corporate matters.

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Ben Gliksman, Senior Attorney

Ben Gliksman is a California lawyer advising venture capital firms and emerging growth companies and specializing in venture capital and private equity financings, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, securities law compliance matters and general corporate matters.

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Jeffrey Smith, Finance and Operations

Jeffrey Smith has been working with Thompson Legal Advisory since its formation in February 2000, with increasing roles of responsibility. He currently handles the firm’s general operations, finance and IT matters and divides his time between San Francisco and London.

Norman Sherfield, Legal Assistant

Norman Sherfield has been working with Tamara Thompson since April 2006 on a variety of transactions and documents, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, financing transactions, corporate documentation, licensing and commercial contracts.

Barbara Johne Nathanson, Legal Assistant

Barbara Johne Nathanson joined the team in 2015 after working for many years at Skadden, Arps in San Francisco and Palo Alto. She brings a great deal of experience on a variety of transactions and documents, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, financing transactions, corporate documentation, licensing and commercial contracts.