Mark A. Heyl

Mark A. Heyl

Mark Heyl is the Chair of Hopkins & Carley’s Corporate Practice, its Mergers & Acquisitions practice group, and its Cannabis industry group.  Businesses from around Northern California and across various industry sectors seek Mark’s counsel for complex and sophisticated transactions and business law issues, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Cannabis industry transactions
  • Stock option plans
  • Restricted stock sales
  • Formation
  • Tax and securities
  • Distressed company counseling
  • Debt and equity financing

Prior to joining Hopkins & Carley, Mark had a corporate transaction and corporate reorganization bankruptcy law practice.

  • Representing the seller of a cannabis storefront retail dispensary.
  • Representing the buyer of a cannabis distributor.
  • Represented Manchester Pharmaceuticals LLC in its $62 million sale to Retrophin, Inc. 
  • Represented San Jose Jet Center, Inc. and ACM Aviation, Inc. in their $163 million equity sale to Macquarie Infrastructure Company, an owner and operator of infrastructure businesses in the US.
  • Represented non-profit school in its merger with another non-profit school.
  • Represented Glasforms, Inc., a leading manufacturer of glass and carbon fiber reinforced polymers and advanced composite products, in its $34 million sale to PolyOne Corporation, a public company and provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions.
  • Represented Bay Area Internet Services (BAIS), a colocation provider in Santa Clara with a Tier IV facility, in its sale to The Stephens Group.
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • Silicon Valley Cannabis Alliance
  • State Bar of California (1992)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law
  • M.B.A., Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business
  • B.S.C., Finance, Santa Clara University

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