NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 23, 2014) -  Newmeyer & Dillion, LLP, one of California's most successful multi-service business and real estate law firms, announced today that it has hired seasoned business attorney Karl Foster to handle transactions for its Walnut Creek office.

Foster, a former sales executive, has 12 years of legal experience and specializes in business and real estate transactions, finance and high technology law. Most recently he acted as general counsel for The Hudson Companies, LLC, where he advised senior management on legal implications of business activities, protection and enforcement of legal rights, and risk assessment of mitigation.

Foster has also served as general counsel for Appregatta Technologies, a start-up company, and corporate clients in the areas of business entity formation and maintenance, commercial contract drafting, review and negotiation, and real estate project acquisition, disposition, finance and leasing.

Foster has counseled corporate clients in the areas of corporate, real estate, and finance transactions. Foster is adept at representing clients in all aspects of transactions, from letter of intent to contract execution, due diligence, closing and more.

Foster earned a high tech law certificate from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 2001. He has a bachelor's degree in earth science from the University of California, Berkeley.

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