James Parrinello focuses his practice on corporate and commercial transactions, with an emphasis on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and growth stage investments. He represents public and private clients in connection with acquisitions, divestitures, investments, securities offerings and other corporate transactions. James also advises companies in their day-to-day corporate and governance matters.
Prior to joining Coblentz, James was a corporate and securities associate at Baker & McKenzie LLP in Palo Alto and San Francisco.
James is a member of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California.
James earned his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, magna cum laude, and was elected to the Order of the Coif. While at Hastings, James externed at the Securities and Exchange Commission in San Francisco. James received his B.A. in International Relations from the University of Rochester.