Peter D. Feinberg

Peter D. Feinberg

San Rafael, California

Mr. Feinberg has successfully closed more than 100 business transactions and advised individual and corporate clients on a wide range of business legal issues since 1989. His successful deals have included formation, structuring and re-organizations of corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships; corporate and real estate debt and equity finance; mergers and acquisitions; commercial contracts including sales, operating licensing and distribution agreements; real estate leasing and purchase and sale agreements; and venture capital transactions. His transactional and corporate law expertise extends to securities law compliance, corporate governance, intellectual property, real estate, employment and executive compensation, and tax law.

From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Feinberg was a partner in the Business & Finance Group at Thelen Reid & Priest, LLP in San Francisco. From 1995 - 2000, he was an associate and then a partner at Ferrari, Olsen, Ottoboni & Bebb in San Jose. Before joining Ferrari Mr. Feinberg was a Deputy Attorney General for the State of California representing, among other clients, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control. Mr. Feinberg began his practice in 1989 with Nossaman, Guthner, Knox and Elliott, LLP.

Mr. Feinberg obtained his law degree from the King Hall School of Law at the University of California, Davis in 1989. He earned a B.A. with Honors in History from the University of California, Berkeley in 1983.

Areas of Practice

  • Formation, Structuring and Re-Organizations of Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships
  • Corporate and Real Estate Debt and Equity Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Venture Capital Transactions
  • Real Estate Leasing and Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Sales, Operating Licensing and Distribution Agreements
  • Securities Law Compliance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate
  • Employment and Executive Compensation
  • Tax Law


  • University of California at Davis School of Law, Davis, California - 1989
  • University of California, Berkeley
    • B.A. - 1983
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: History

Past Employment Positions

  • Business & Finance Group at Thelen Reid & Priest, LLP in San Francisco, Partner, 2000 - 2002
  • Ferrari, Olsen, Ottoboni & Bebb in San Jose, Associate and then a Partner, 1995 - 2000
  • State of California, Deputy Attorney General
  • Nossaman, Guthner, Knox and Elliott, LLP, 1989