Charles E. Toombs practices in the areas of tax, business and real estate law.Â He counsels clients in different areas of sophisticated tax planning for their business and investments.Â He advises clients in matters regarding organizing, operating, merging and dissolving various business entities with particular emphasis on those clients involved in the construction industry.Â He advises clients in matters involving intellectual property, including trademark law and acts of unfair competition.Â He also advises nonprofit entities on operational issues and compliance with applicable tax requirements.Â Mr. Toombs represents clients regarding issues before the State Board of Equalization, the State Franchise Board, and the Internal Revenue Service.
Mr. Toombs is a contributing author to Advising California Partnerships (3rd Ed) and Selecting and Forming Business Entities both published by the California Continuing Education of the Bar.Â He also authored the article entitled Drafting a Basic Partnership Agreement XIV California Business Law Practitioner 89 (Fall 1999 Cal CEB) and appeared as a panelist on the program entitled “Organizing and Advising California Partnerships vs. LLC’s” sponsored by California Continuing Education of the Bar in 1997.
Mr. Toombs was admitted to the State Bar of California and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, in 1984.Â He received his Masters of Law in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 1987, his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1984 and his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.