Biography

Greg LeSaint focuses his practice on corporate and financial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, secured lending, fund formation, corporate finance, secondary and derivative transactions, restructurings, and general corporate representation. 

Greg serves as a trusted advisor to owners, operating companies, family offices, private equity and real estate funds, banks, private clients, high tech executives, entrepreneurs, and investors, and his clients value his broad and deep knowledge of the legal and business issues they face, as well as his leadership, collaboration, and personable and efficient negotiation style.

Greg works across many industries, including technology and software, wine, real estate, financial services and banking, apparel, and professional services.

He is a co-chair of Farella’s Private Equity and Venture Capital initiative and a member of Farella's Professional Standards Committee.

Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers in America: Ones to WatchBusiness Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law (2024)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member, Pro Bono Advisory Board, Swords to Plowshares

Firm Highlights

Publication

Corporate Transparency Act Imposes New Disclosure Obligations on Business Entities Effective January 1, 2024

Corporate Transparency Act Guide - PDF If you own an interest of 25% or more in any business entity or have any substantial control over any business entity (including as a manager or senior...

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News

Farella 2024 Partner Elevations: Cynthia Castillo and Greg LeSaint

Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel is pleased to announce the election of two lawyers to partnership effective Jan. 1: Cynthia Castillo and Greg LeSaint. “We are thrilled to elevate Cynthia and...

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Publication

Corporate Transparency Act: A Guide on Beneficial Ownership for Nonprofit Executives

The Corporate Transparency Act, enacted as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, represents a significant shift in regulatory requirements for entities across the United States. This act, set to...

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Publication

What Nonprofit Leaders Need To Know About the Corporate Transparency Act

Welcome to  EO Radio Show – Your Nonprofit Legal Resource. I'm Cynthia Rowland, and today on EO Radio Show , we are discussing a new law that will have implications for many nonprofit organizations...

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Publication

Corporate Transparency Act: State of the Law and Beneficial Ownership Reporting Requirements

Key Points: Despite ongoing legal challenges, the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) generally remains in effect and enforceable. Clients should continue to abide by its regulations. Initial reports for entities formed in 2024 are due within...

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