Garcia Rainey Blank & Bowerbank LLP, Attorneys in Orange County

Jimmy Y. Chen

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Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1993

Jimmy Y. Chen


Professional Highlights

Mr. Chen currently serves as outside general counsel for the U.S. subsidiary of a publicly-traded international bakery café.  In that capacity, Mr. Chen assists with all franchising and real estate needs, as well as management and oversight of any disputes.

Mr. Chen counsels numerous internet and technology companies, restaurant shopping center owners, a manufacturer of home security systems in connection with technology agreements, joint ventures and strategic partnerships, as well as corporate governance matters.

As a premier attorney in the restaurant industry, Mr. Chen handles acquisitions of restaurant and franchise portfolios, agreements relating to national media and advertising campaigns, financings and capitalizations.
A sampling of Mr. Chen’s past transactions includes:

  • Representing an international media company in connection with the sale of its subsidiaries in the Internet and gaming industries;
  • Handling numerous stock and asset purchase acquisitions for a publicly traded semiconductor company;  
  • Counseling a global media company in connection with its acquisition of a provider of interactive navigation applications for digital cable television;
  • Representing a global media company in connection with its sale of a subsidiary specializing in in-flight publications;
  • Advising the special committee of the board of directors of a publicly traded company with respect to internal corporate investigations;
  • Representing a national automobile parts supplier in connection with its sale of a regional subsidiary.