C. Thomas Hopkins

Partner in Charge – Los Angeles

+1 310 883 6417

Tom Hopkins practices securities and general corporate law and has worked with public and private companies in many diverse industries. He has counseled clients in the areas of public offerings of equity and debt, M&A, Securities and Exchange Commission reporting and compliance, corporate governance, corporate formations, venture finance, joint venture, licensing and strategic transactions, restructurings and workouts, and general business matters.

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  • The Honest Company – $475 Million IPO 

  • Singapore-based Grab’s Record SPAC Marks Southeast Asia’s Largest Ever US Equity Offering 

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  • HG Insights sale to Riverwood Capital Partners 

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  • University of Southern California
    JD, Order of the Coif, 1993

  • American University
    BA, 1986

Admissions & Credentials



  • State Bar of California

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association

  • USC Gould School of Law Board of Councilors

Rankings & Accolades

    The Best Lawyers in America (2008-2019)

    Southern California's Top Rated Lawyers (2014)

    Southern California Super Lawyer (2009-2013)

    Southern California's Best Lawyers (2009-2012)

    Pacific Coast Business Times: Who's Who in Professional Services (2009-2012)

    The Legal 500: M&A (2008-2009, 2011)

    Los Angeles Business Journal: Who's Who in L.A. Law (2011)

    Pacific Coast Business Times: Dealmaker of the Year


+1 310 883 6417 office
+1 310 883 6500 fax

1333 2nd Street
Suite 400
Santa Monica, CA 90401

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