Ekong Udoekwere

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Top Rated Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney in Santa Monica, CA

Rie Law Group
 | 2425 Olympic Blvd, Suite 4000W
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: 310-746-5112
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
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    An attorney at the RIE Law Group, Ekong Udoekwere focuses his practice on business transactions and counseling. From the firm’s offices in Santa Monica, California, he provides representation to clients throughout Los Angeles County and other parts of the state. Mr. Udoekwere received his legal education at Harvard Law School, and he was a member of the Harvard International Law Journal before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2004. He has been admitted to practice before all California state courts since that year.

    A portion of Mr. Udoekwere’s client base consists of entrepreneurs who are contemplating the launch of a new venture. At the outset, he works with them to determine the most appropriate form of legal entity that the business should operate under. Once the company has been formed, Mr. Udoekwere prepares and reviews shareholder or operating agreements, as well as employment and other contracts. He also provides advice and counsel regarding the necessary compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations. In addition, Mr. Udoekwere handles a variety of other matters on behalf of his clients, whether they are new businesses or seasoned companies. His experience in this regard has included sourcing and documenting debt and equity financing, as well as working on divestitures along with mergers and acquisitions.

    Prior to law school, Mr. Udoekwere attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and in 2001, he received both a Bachelor of Science in accounting and a Bachelor of Arts in economics. Before joining the RIE Law Group as a partner in September 2018, he practiced corporate law at the Los Angeles office of two national law firms. He continues to teach courses at the UCLA Extension program.

     
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    Rising Stars: 2014

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    About Ekong Udoekwere

    Admitted: 2004, California

    Honors/Awards:

    • Rising Star, Southern California Super Lawyers, 2014

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • State Bar of California, 2004

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Teacher, Corporate and Transactional Law, UCLA Extension Program
    • “Antitrust and Intellectual Property (A Review of Free the Market!),” Daily Journal (April 17, 2009)
    • “Bridging the (Working Capital) Gap,” Business Law News, State Bar of California, Issue 3, 2009
    • “California’s Revised LLC Statute . . .” Client Advisory (January 2014)

    Educational Background:

    • University of North Carolina – Charlotte, B.A. in Economics
    • University of North Carolina – Charlotte, B.S. in Accounting
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    Office Location for Ekong Udoekwere

    2425 Olympic Blvd
    Suite 4000W
    Santa Monica, CA 90404

    Phone: 310-746-5112

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    Last Updated: 6/9/2020

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