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Stephanie Blair

Transactional Law. Contract Drafting. Business Formation. Deals.

Stephanie Blair

Counsel

Contacts

(707) 522-1100
SBlair@SmithDollar.com

Biography

Stephanie Blair practices business and real estate transactional law, and focuses on advising clients and helping them achieve their business goals. Ms. Blair also provides estate planning services, such as trusts, wills and powers of attorney, to clients.

Ms. Blair has extensive experience forming limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and corporations in California and Delaware. Her business transactional experience covers a wide breadth of matters, including the addition and withdrawal of members to partnerships, transferring interests under Buy-Sell Agreements, and leasing equipment. She has also assisted clients in negotiating the sale of businesses.

Ms. Blair is highly skilled in drafting complex contractual agreements, such as indemnification agreements, licensing agreements, collaboration agreements to enable the joint development of technology, purchase agreements, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, and settlement agreements.

Ms. Blair has a great deal of real estate transactional experience; she has drafted numerous commercial and residential leases, purchase and sale agreements, letters of intent, easements, deeds, deeds of trust, and secured promissory notes. She helps clients negotiate the terms of leases and purchase agreements and has assisted clients with obtaining lot line adjustment approvals.  She has experience with the subdivision map act, code enforcement, Administrative Certificates of Compliance, real estate disclosures, and real property reassessment under Proposition 13.

Bar admissions

  • California State Courts
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California

Education

  • University of California Hastings College of the Law, J.D. May 2006
  • University of California, San Diego, B.A. Political Science, 1996

Professional associations and memberships

Sonoma County Bar Association

Awards and designations

“Understanding Changes in Ownership in Property Tax Reassessment Under Proposition 13”, presentation to a group of local CPAs, December 2009