Theresa A. Wilka

Theresa Wilka's practice focuses on real estate, business and financing transactions. Her clients include individuals, family-owned and other closely-held businesses, financial institutions, and multinational corporations. She also has extensive experience in corporate, business planning and transactional matters.
415-982-1400 | wilka@ddrs.com

Areas of Expertise:

  • Real Estate—purchase and sales; tax-deferred exchanges; leasing of office, industrial and retail properties; representing buyers, sellers, brokers, landlords, managers, and tenants
  • Business Planning and Counseling—planning for and initial formation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies including choice of business entities; restructuring existing entities and ownership interests; negotiation of employee and independent contractor agreements; preparation of a wide range of business contracts
  • Sales of Businesses—structuring, documenting and performing due diligence for asset and stock sale transactions
  • Financing Transactions—real and personal property secured lending transactions; representing investors, borrowers, and both private and institutional lenders
  • Construction Contracts—negotiation and drafting of design, engineering and construction contracts, using modified industry forms and customized agreements on behalf of owner, architect and contractor clients
  • Pro bono representation of various non-profit organizations

Affiliations and Memberships:

  • State Bar of California
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • American Bar Association

Education and Certifications:

  • J.D. - Stanford University Law School, 1981
  • M.A. - Tufts University, 1975
  • B.A. - University of Notre Dame, summa cum laude, 1974