I provide high quality legal and consulting services to selected corporate and business clients. I will consider new engagements involving the planning and execution of significant new business ventures, turnarounds and special situations, where imaginative strategic planning, capital formation, development of board- and executive-level management, risk assessment and experienced, sophisticated legal counsel are key requirements.
Thirty-three years’ experience in corporate law, corporate finance, management consulting, securities compliance, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, transactions and business law.
Represented and served as an officer and executive team member of early- and growth-stage public and private companies. Managed capital formation; securities and M&A transactions; disclosure and compliance; new business formations; regulatory and licensing matters; negotiation, drafting and standardization of contracts; corporate governance; risk management; litigation oversight; and the office of the corporate secretary. Supported human resources; finance; technology and equipment acquisitions; IT, systems and process development, and investor relations. Experience spanned several industries including airline, telecommunications, information systems, hospitality, real estate, timeshare, broadcast media and financial services.
A direct, candid and persuasive individual, possessing strong analytical, critical thinking, creative problem solving, and negotiating skills, and oral and written communication skills, with top management and board-level experience.
Education & Licensing:
Mr. Rorke received his J.D. degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in 1981. He is a member of the State Bar of Arizona.