Thomas H. Curzon
Tom's practice focuses primarily on serving as outside general counsel to emerging, growth-oriented companies and on entrepreneurial transactions, including venture capital and other private placements of securities, entity formation and transaction structuring, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, initial public offerings, corporate governance, licensing and distribution of software and other products, employee matters, and executive compensation.
Clients served represent a variety of industries and have included 360 Vantage, LLC; 21st Century HealthCare, Inc.; Adhesive, LLC; Adon Network (myGeek.com); Aegis Technologies, Inc.; Andigilog, Inc.; Apta Software, Inc.; Arizona State University; Axosoft, LLC; AZDB Baseball. L.P.; Brain State Technologies LLC; BrainSavers, LLC; Cadre Partners, LLC; Child Support Network, Inc.; Contatta, Inc.; EmpowHer (HW, LLC); Ethix Media, LLC; FetchBack, Inc.; FireHost, Inc.; Flypaper Studio, Inc.; Fusion Contact Centers, L.L.C.; GoalCentrix, Inc.; Grand Canyon Railway, Inc.; Grayhawk Venture Partners, LLC; Hard Dollar Corporation; HealthCare Dimensions, Inc.; iCrossing, Inc.; ImaRx Therapeutics, Inc.; iMemories, Inc.; Informative Graphics, Inc.; Infusion Software, Inc.; Innocal, LP; Intelligent Coffee Company, LLC; Interact Commerce Corporation (SalesLogix); Inventure Foods, Inc. (Poore Brothers, Inc.); Involve Technology, Inc.; IPRO Tech, Inc.; Lowell Observatory; Mindspace, Inc.; Montage Holdings, LLC; Montage Partners, LLC; Motorweb, Inc.; National Health Enhancement Systems, Inc.; NetPro Computing, Inc.; Next Generation Insurance Group, LLC; Peacock, Hislop, Staley & Given, Inc.; Pink Jeep Tours, Inc.; Realink Corporation; Regenesis Biomedical, Inc.; Scottsdale.com, Inc.; SCS Advisors, Inc.; Serious Integrated, Inc.; Sequencia Corporation; SiVerion, Inc.; SNTech, Inc.; SyCara, Inc.; Tallwave Capital, LLC; University of Arizona; and Unique Home Design, Inc.
- Osborn Maledon Practice Groups and Attorneys Ranked as Tops in Chambers Guide
Three practice areas in the Phoenix law firm Osborn Maledon, P.A. received the highest possible ranking among Arizona law firms for the ninth year in a row in the 2013 ranking by the prestigious legal resource guide, Chambers USA.
- Four Osborn Maledon Partners Named 'Lawyer of the Year'
Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named four Osborn Maledon, P.A. partners as 2013 Lawyers of the Year. Tom Curzon was recognized as "Phoenix Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year," Brett Dunkelman was honored as “Phoenix Litigation-Patent Lawyer of the Year,” Larry Hammond was selected "Phoenix Criminal Defense: White-Collar Lawyer of the Year" and Bill Maledon was named “Phoenix Litigation-Antitrust Lawyer of the Year”.
- 23 Osborn Maledon, P.A. Lawyers Named ‘Best’ in National Publication
Twenty-three of the 51 attorneys in the Phoenix law firm of Osborn Maledon, P.A. have been singled out for national recognition in the new 2012 edition of Best Lawyers®, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession.
- Osborn Maledon, P.A. Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers List
Fourteen of the 49 attorneys at Osborn Maledon, P.A., a Phoenix law firm, have been named to the Southwest Super Lawyers 2011 list.
- Osborn Maledon, P.A. Practice Groups and Attorneys Ranked as Tops in Chambers Guide
Three practice areas in the Phoenix law firm of Osborn Maledon, P.A. received the highest possible ranking among Arizona law firms for the seventh year in a row in the 2011 ranking by the prestigious legal resource guide, Chambers USA.
The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, editions 1995-2014
Southwest Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance 2007-2013
Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/M&A, 2003-2013
Phoenix Best Lawyers®, Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year, 2011
Southwest Super Lawyers, Top 50 Arizona Attorneys, 2007-2010
Best of the Bar, Business Journal, Corporate and Securities Transactions, 2004
Arizona's Finest Lawyers
MIT Enterprise Forum, 2009-Present, Member Chapter Executive Committee, Sponsor Committee Chairman
TiE Arizona, Charter Member, 2009-Present
Invest Southwest Capital Conference, Chairman, Executive Planning Committee, 2006-2007; Board of Directors, 2006-Present
Arizona Technology Council (formerly AZSOFT.net and Arizona Software Association), Board of Directors, 1997-2004, Member, 1991-2008
Arizona Angel Investment Conference, Member, Executive Committee, 2004; Vice Chairman, 2005
Arizona Venture Capital Conference, Member, Planning Committee, 1994-2003
Arizona Technology Incubator, Board of Directors, 1995-2001
The Enterprise Network, President, 1994-1995, Board of Directors, 1989-1997
Arizona Association for Corporate Growth, 1994-1996
Arizona Business Alliance for Entrepreneurs, Chairman, 1994-1996
GSPED Town Hall, Planning Committee Chair, 1993; Scottsdale Equity Conference, Steering Committee, 1993
State Bar of Arizona Subcommittee on Revising the Arizona Corporate Code, 1989-1993
Arizona Town Hall, Member, 1993; Conference on NAFTA, Delegate, October 1992
ASPED Coalition and Executive Committee, Legal Counsel and Secretary, 1991-1992; Cluster Coordinator, 1992
Arizona Small Business United, Director, Legal Advisor and Secretary, 1991-1993
Advisory Board, University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2013-
4th Degree Black Belt, Taekwon-Do (ITF)
Troop Committee Chairman, Troop 644, Boy Scouts of America, 1999-2009; Member, 2009-
- I Like Working With People Whose Hair is on Fire
Southwest Super Lawyers, May 2009
- Arizona's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem , November 11, 2010
Author: Arizona Legal Forms, Business Organizations (Corporations), Volumes 8 and 9, West Publishing, Second Edition, 2001-2002
Presenter: The Good, the Bad or the Ugly: Crowd Funding Update (2012 Arizona Entrepreneurial Conference)
Presenter: Ridin' the Storm Out - Some Thoughts on the Angel and Venture Markets in Arizona (2011 Arizona State Bar Convention)
Presenter: Corporate Governance Issues in Our Troubled Times (2009 Arizona State Bar Convention)
Presenter: Lecture on Hot Topics in Securities Laws (W.P. Carey School of Business MBA Program, 2004-2006)
Presenter: Show Me the Money: Lecture on Intellectual Property in Business Models (Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management, 2004)
Presenter: Venture Capital Financing Recent Trends and Developments (Enterprise Network Business Seminar Series, 2003)
Presenter: Venture Capital Financing - Standard Terms and Recent Developments (Financial Executives Institute, 2002)
Presenter: Disjointed Ventures (State Bar Convention, 2002)
Presenter: Getting Ready for the Dance: Preparing to Raise Venture Capital--A Coaching Primer (The Seminar Group, 2001)
Presenter: Venture Capital Financing - Term Sheet and Purchase Agreement Issues (The Seminar Group, 2001)