Resume Of Jim Farley
Admitted to State Bar of California, January 1975 (status is currently Inactive).
THE LEICHTAG FOUNDATION (formerly, Leichtag Family Foundation), President, Chief Executive Office and Member of the Board of Directors, November 2007 to Present, Carlsbad, California
JAMES S. FARLEY LAW OFFICES, January 1994 to 2008, Carlsbad, California - Sole Practitioner focused on business counseling, including related tax and estate planning and estate administration services, commercial and real estate matters.
GRADY, FARLEY & GERSON, APC, October 1991 through December 1993, San Diego, California - Managing Partner Comprehensive management responsibilities for thirteen attorney firm. Experience concentrated in areas of general business planning and consultation, including transactional negotiations and extensive formational and operational document preparation.
LORBER, GRADY, FARLEY & VOLK August 1981 through September 1991 San Diego, California - Managing Partner (from 1986) Comprehensive management responsibilities for thirty-three attorney firm. Experience concentrated in areas of general business planning and consultation, including transactional negotiations and extensive formational and operational document drafting, tax analysis and planning, franchise and securities law, real estate sales and acquisitions, and estate planning.
ATC FACTORY, INC., March1978 though August 1981, San Diego, California
Chief Executive Officer/General Counsel Key participant in 1978 corporate reorganization; continuing responsibilities included counseling and/or managerial oversight in the following areas: tax, employment, real estate leases and concession licenses, construction contracts and disputes, asset acquisitions and dispositions, general corporate "housekeeping." Supervision of day-to-day operations. Resumed law practice after favorable disposition of business assets.
ATLANTIC RICHFIELD COMPANY, February 1976 through March 1978, Los Angeles, California - Associate Tax Consultant Legal Counsel for Tax Planning & Analysis Group; assignments concentrated in tax implications of corporate and asset acquisitions and dispositions, employment policies, practices and procedures, employment tax consideration regarding predecessor-successor transactions and capital formation concerns. Participant in Estate Planning Seminar for Company Retirees. Resigned in favor of opportunity with ATC Factory, Inc.
GELFAND, MALAMED, SUSMAN & BENJAMIN, 1975, Beverly Hills, California - Associate Experience concentrated in all phases of business related civil litigation. Resigned to pursue opportunity with Atlantic Richfield Company utilizing tax specialty.
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
LL.M. in Taxation, June 1975
CALIFORNIA WESTERN SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor, May 1974 - Class Standing: 15 of 131 Advocacy Honors Board, Dean's Award for Outstanding Service, Phi Delta Phi.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA at LOS ANGELES
Bachelor of Arts, June 1971, Political Science - Blue Key National Honorary Society, Zeta Beta Tau.
STANFORD UNIVERSITY September 1967-January 1968