Cindy R. Hughes is the Co-Chair of WFBM's Transactional Department.  Cindy's practice focuses on business transactions and advising business entities. She also provides representation in mergers and acquisitions, the organization and governance of business entities, including corporations, LLCs and partnerships, and commercial real estate transactions, including purchases, sales and leasing.  Cindy also negotiates, reviews and drafts business agreements, including shareholder, partnership, employment, licensing and distribution agreements.  Prior to her legal career, Cindy was a Certified Public Accountant (her CPA license is currently inactive).

Representative Matters

Representation of buyers and sellers in various industries in merger and acquisition transactions

Commercial leasing matters for tenants and landlords in the manufacturing, financial institution and real estate investment and development industries

Commercial real estate purchases and sales

Counseling on entity organization and governance

Drafting, negotiating and reviewing business contracts
Contact Information
Email: chughes@wfbm.com
T: 714.634.2522
F: 714.634.0686
Education
California State University, Long Beach
(B.S., with distinction)

University of Southern California
(M.B.T., J.D.)

Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Alpha Delta

Staff Editor, The Computer Law Journal and Major Tax Planning (1985-1986)
Memberships
State Bar of California (Business Law Section, Real Property Law Section, Trusts & Estates Section)

Orange County Bar Association
(Business & Corporate Law Section)
Admissions
California (1987)
Areas of Practice
Business, Commercial and
Real Estate Transactions