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Theresa A. Wilka
Of Counsel

Theresa A. Wilka

Of Counsel

Theresa specializes in 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.

  • Real estate, including 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, including planning for and the 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, including structuring, documenting and performing due diligence for asset and stock sale transactions
  • Financing transactions, including real and personal property, secured lending transactions; representing investors, borrowers, and both private and institutional lenders
  • Construction contracts, including 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


  • State Bar of California
  • Bar Association of San Francisco


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