Nevers, Palazzo, Packard, Wildermuth & Wynner, PC

Nevers, Palazzo, Packard, Wildermuth & Wynner, PC

Law Firm in Westlake Village, CA

Firm Overview

Civil Trial and Appellate Practice in all State and Federal Courts. General Corporation, Commercial, Construction, Corporate Financing, Creditor's Rights, Environment and Media, Insurance Coverage, Land Use, Limited Liability Company
Main Office
Main Office
31248 Oak Crest Drive, Ste. 100
West Lake Village  CA  91361
Phone
  • 818-879-9700
Websites
Real Estate
Nevers, Palazzo, Packard, Wildermuth & Wynner, PC will represent your Real Estate legal matters.
Areas of Law:
-Civil Trial and Appellate Practice in all State and Federal Courts. -Administrative
-General Corporation
-Commercial
-Construction
-Corporate Financing
-Creditors' Rights
-Entertainment and Media
-Insurance Coverage
-Land Use
-Limited Liability Company
-Mergers and Acquisitions
-Partnership
-Real Estate
-Real Estate Finance

Gary W. Nevers

Attorney in Westlake Village, CA
Beta Gamma Sigma; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Kappa Phi.

Areas of Law:
-Civil Litigation
-Trial Practice
-Media Law
-Appellate Practice
-Entertainment Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1978, California, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, U.S. District Court, Central, Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of California and U.S. Tax Court

Law School Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles
Class of 1978
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Utah
Class of 1975
B.S.
magna cum laude

Birth Information:
Born in 1954
Glendale, California, June 18, 1954

Associations & Memberships:
State Bar of California.
Education
  • University of California at Los Angeles
    Juris Doctorate , 1978

Donald J. Palazzo

Attorney in Westlake Village, CA
Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma. Member, UCLA Law Review, 1975-1977. Author: "The New Non-Profit Corporation Law," Los Angeles Lawyer, Vol. 2, No. 6, September, 1979.

Areas of Law:
-Corporate Law
-Commercial Law
-Corporate Finance
-Real Estate
-Limited Liability Company
-Mergers and Acquisitions
-Partnership Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1977, California
-1978, U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Law School Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles
Class of 1977
J.D.

University Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles
Class of 1974
B.A.
magna cum laude

Birth Information:
Born in 1953
Los Angeles, California, September 17, 1953

Associations & Memberships:
State Bar of California (Member, Business Law and Real Property Sections).
Education
  • University of California at Los Angeles
    Juris Doctorate , 1977

Carlisle G. Packard

Attorney in Westlake Village, CA

Member, 1984-1985 and Articles Editor, 1985-1986, Brigham Young University Law Review. Co-author: "How To Structure Hotel Management Contracts to Protect Your Investment," Institutional Real Estate Letter, December 1997. Author: "Basic Issues in Hotel Lending," California Real Property Journal, Winter 1999; "The Mortgagee's Right to Property Insurance Proceeds," California Real Property Journal Fall 2000. Panelist, "Loan Documentation Strategies in the Nineties: Lessons From the Battle Lines," L.A. County Bar Association, 1994; "Lending Risks: California's Changing Orientation," L.A. County Bar Association, 1995; "Minimizing Real Property Liabilities," CEB, 1996; "Hotel Financing," L.A. County Bar Association Crocker Symposium, 1998; "Insurance for Lenders," L.A. County Bar Association 2001.

Areas of Law:
-Real Estate
-Creditors' Rights
-Commercial Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1987, California

Law School Attended:
Brigham Young University
Class of 1986
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
Brigham Young University
Class of 1981
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1956
San Luis Obispo, California, September 4, 1956

Associations & Memberships:
Los Angeles County Bar Association (Member, Steering Committee; Real Estate Finance Subsection of the Real Property Section, 1994); State Bar of California.
Education
  • Brigham Young University
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 1986

Michael S. Wildermuth

Attorney in Westlake Village, CA

Areas of Law:
-Civil Litigation
-Trial Practice
-Appellate Practice
-Insurance Coverage

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1989, California and U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Law School Attended:
University of San Diego
Class of 1989
J.D.

University Attended:
University of California
Class of 1985
B.A.
Economics

Birth Information:
Born in 1963
Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, July 8, 1963

Associations & Memberships:
Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations.

Representative Cases:
Christerson v. Superior Court (1991) 54 Cal. 3d 868, Buehler v Alpha Beta (1990) 224 Cal. App. 3d 729.
Education
  • University of San Diego
    Juris Doctorate , 1989

Robert E. Wynner

Attorney in Westlake Village, CA

Order of the Coif. Member: Moot Court Honors Board; Jessup Moot Court.

Areas of Law:
-Corporate Law
-Real Estate
-Real Estate Finance
-Corporate Finance
-Mergers and Acquisitions

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1996, California and U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Law School Attended:
Loyola Law School
Class of 1996
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
University of California, Irvine
Class of 1992
B.A.
cum laude

Birth Information:
Born in 1970
Los Angeles, California, 1970

Associations & Memberships:
State Bar of California.
Education
  • Loyola Law School
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 1996

Roxanne Torabian-Bashardoust

Attorney in Westlake Village, CA

Phi Beta Kappa. Editor in Chief, Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business. National Merit Scholar. UCLA Regents Scholar. Golden Key Scholar. UCLA Alumni Scholar. Recipient: Thomas Geraghty Award for Leadership, 1999-2000; Harold Washington Award for Leadership, 2000-2001; Wigmore Key Award (Class of 2002).

Areas of Law:
-Employment Law
-Litigation

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2002, California and U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Law School Attended:
Northwestern University School of Law
Class of 2002
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
University of California, Los Angeles
Class of 1999
B.A.
summa cum laude

Associations & Memberships:
American and Los Angeles County Bar Associations.
Education
  • Northwestern University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 2002

Daniel R. Callender

Attorney in Westlake Village, CA

Daniel Callender advises privately-held companies on a wide range of corporate opportunities and challenges. Daniel's experience includes advising on private equity placements, mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, entity conversions, commercial transactions and corporate governance matters. He also advises boards of directors regarding their fiduciary duties and other responsibilities, and conducts due diligence. Daniel represents acquirers, acquisition targets, private equity investors, pension funds, boards of directors, special committees and other business owners across a wide range of industries.

Areas of Law:
-Corporate
-Corporate Finance

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2001, California

Law School Attended:
University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
Class of 2001
J.D.

University Attended:
University of California, Los Angeles
Class of 1996
B.A.
summa cum laude
Education
  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2001

Lee D. Mackay

Attorney in Westlake Village, CA

Areas of Law:
-Commercial Finance
-Real Estate

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2004, California

Law School Attended:
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Class of 2004
J.D.

University Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles
Class of 2001
B.A.

Languages:
Spanish

Associations & Memberships:
Orange County and American Bar Associations.
Education
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2004

Kevin A. Shaw

Attorney in Westlake Village, CA

Dean's List. Author: "Discovery Sanctions in Federal and State Court," Los Angeles Lawyer Survival Guide (Fall 2006).

Areas of Law:
Corporate Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2004, California

Law School Attended:
Pepperdine University School of Law
Class of 2004
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
University of California, San Diego
Class of 2001
B.A.
cum laude

Birth Information:
Born in 1979
Los Angeles, California, October 2, 1979

Associations & Memberships:
Association of Surfing Lawyers (2004).
Education
  • Pepperdine University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 2004

Eric S. Jones

Attorney in Westlake Village, CA

Mr. Jones advises clients on a wide range of federal and state tax issues in the areas of corporate, partnership, international, and individual income tax, including mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and dissolutions, choice of entity considerations, executive compensation, and transactional matters. He has experience advising prominent entertainers and professional athletes regarding their activities around the world. His practice also includes the taxation of financial instruments, including debt and equity offerings of U.S. and non-U.S. companies.
Additionally, his practice includes corporate work related to the following: formation of business entities; mergers and acquisitions; and capital markets. Prior to joining Venable, Mr. Jones served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Geraldine Mund and Kathleen Thompson of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.

Mr. Jones speaks on important tax and business issues and is a regular contributor to several tax publications.

Industries:
-Emerging Companies: Venable Venture Services
-Entertainment Industry Professionals
-New Media, Media and Entertainment

Memberships:
-American Bar Association, Taxation Section
-State Bar of California, Taxation Section
-Los Angeles County Bar Association, Taxation Section
-Los Angeles County Bar Association, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section

Publications:
-May 2012, Income, Estate and Gift Taxation of Entertainment Assets
Bradford S. Cohen, Elizabeth R. Glasgow, Eric S. Jones
Los Angeles Lawyer
-May 2010, Co-Author, "IRS Issues Notice 2010-41 Outlining Regulations to be Issued that will Treat Domestic Partnerships as Foreign Partnerships under the Controlled Foreign Corporation Rules"
Christopher S. Davidson, Eric S. Jones
Practical International Tax Strategies, Volume 14, No. 9
-February 2010, Co-Author, "IRS Continues Push Against Perceived Abuses in the International Arena by Redemptions through Controlled Corporations"
Christopher S. Davidson, Eric S. Jones
Practical U.S./International Tax Strategies, Volume 14, No. 3
-September 2009, Co-Author, "IRS Permits Debt Treatment for Trust Preferred Securities with 'Significantly More' Equity Characteristics"
Christopher S. Davidson, Eric S. Jones
Practical U.S./Domestic Tax Strategies, Volume 9, No. 9
-May 2009, Co-Author, "Obama Administration Takes Aim at Inversion Transactions with Enhanced Surrogate Foreign Corporation Rules"
Christopher S. Davidson, Eric S. Jones
Practical U.S./International Tax Strategies, Volume 13, No. 10
-February 2009, Co-Author, "Corporate Spin-Offs, Split-offs and Split-Ups: IRS and Treasury Close a Trap for the Unwary"
Christopher S. Davidson, Eric S. Jones
Practical U.S./Domestic Tax Strategies, Volume 9, No. 2
-November 2008, Treasury and IRS Issue New Guidance Regarding the Tax Treatment of Transactions Involving Certain Preferred Stock Holdings in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Eric S. Jones
Practical U.S./Domestic Tax Strategies, Volume 8, No. 11

Events/Speaking Engagements:
Past Events:
-February 12, 2013, "Section 409A Issues and Creative Executive Compensation Techniques" for UBS Financial Services, Wealth Planning Division
Eric S. Jones
-November 20, 2012, "Stock Options and Other Compensation Methods" at the California Society of CPA's (CALCPA), Los Angeles, CA
Eric S. Jones
-November 19, 2012, "Stock Options and Other Compensation Methods" at the California Society of CPA's (CALCPA), San Francisco, CA
Eric S. Jones
-August 17, 2012, "Section 409A Issues and Creative Executive Compensation Techniques" for California Society of CPA's
Eric S. Jones
-November 2010, "A Review of the Section 409A Corrections Programs," Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar & California Tax Policy Conference
Eric S. Jones
-November 2009, "Reasonable Compensation Issues," Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar & California Tax Policy Conference
Eric S. Jones
-October 2009, "Appropriate Use of Offshore Jurisdictions," Global Update, Annual Conference of the Financial Planning Association
Eric S. Jones

Areas of Law:
-Corporate

Other Areas of Law:
Business Transactions Tax, International Tax, Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax and Wealth Planning, Tax Controversies and Litigation, Tax-Exempt Organizations, Tax Policy

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Birth Information:
Born in 1982

Abby D. Angelo

Attorney in Westlake Village, CA

Areas of Law:
-Civil Litigation
-Appellate Practice
-Trial Practice

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1989, California

Law School Attended:
Whittier College School of Law
Class of 1987
J.D.

University Attended:
University of California
Class of 1983
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1962
Newark, New Jersey, August 18, 1962

Associations & Memberships:
Los Angeles County (Associate Member) and American (Associate Member) Bar Associations; State Bar of California (Associate Member).
Education
  • Whittier College School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1987

Sharlene D. Lee

Attorney in Westlake Village, CA
Asian Pacific Alumni of UCLA.

Areas of Law:
-Civil Litigation
-Family Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2010, California

Law School Attended:
University of California Los Angeles
J.D.

University Attended:
University of California Los Angeles
B.A.

Associations & Memberships:
Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
Education
  • University of California Los Angeles
    Juris Doctorate
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