FBFK Grows Orange County Office, Adds Lauded Attorneys Scott McConnell & Andy Moore
DALLAS & MISSION VIEJO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leadership of the Dallas-based FBFK law firm today announced the addition of two highly regarded, Southern Calif.-based attorneys to the leadership team of the firm’s fast-growing West Coast office. Corporate/Transactional Attorneys Scott McConnell of McConnell Barwick and Andy Moore of Moore Law will join as Of Counsel, bolstering FBFK’s strong existing corporate/transactional law practice in Orange County.
“Scott and Andy will add incredible bench strength to our team of seasoned business law attorneys in Southern California,” said FBFK CEO and Founder Kyle Ferguson. “Not surprisingly, we’ve seen a significant increase in legal transactions between Texas and California, and when you couple that with the ever-growing business landscape in Orange County, we see huge opportunity for FBFK to meet that need and grow as well.”
Scott McConnell, the founding partner of McConnell Barwick LLP in Irvine, Calif. and a veteran corporate and transactional attorney, has extensive experience in M&A, financing, corporate, venture capital, technology transfer and general business law. He also has acted as outside general counsel for many of his clients, which range in size from start-ups to companies with $300 million in annual revenue. An AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, McConnell is a member of the Orange County Bar Association (Business and Corporate Law Section), the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association (Business Law Section).
W. Andrew (Andy) Moore, a tenured business transaction and tax attorney, has practiced law in California for more than 20 years. He founded Moore Law in 2009 and his practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, business reorganizations and divestitures, private debt and equity funding, and real estate syndications. Moore earned a Masters of Law (LL.M) in Taxation and specializes in planning and structuring complex business and real estate transactions to enhance after-tax value. He regularly represents real estate developers and/or sponsors, as well as corporate startups to seasoned businesses spanning a wide range of industries. Outside the practice of law, Moore has actively acquired, entitled, and exited his own residential land developments.
The FBFK Orange County office is located at 25909 Pala, Suite 300, Mission Viejo, CA 92691. Phone: 949.569.8923.