Marc D. Pulsifer, Esq.

Marc was born and raised right here in the Valley of the Sun.  After taking a degree in English Literature, summa cum laude, from Arizona State University, he decided to stay close to home and enrolled at ASU’s College of Law.  Since 1998, Mr. Pulsifer has practiced in the areas of estate planning, business transactions, estate and trust administration, charitable giving, and protective proceedings.  He prides himself on his client centered approach to the law.  By focusing on his clients’ goals and motivations, he can design and implement legal solutions that serve his clients’ core values.  In practicing law, Mr. Pulsifer’s guiding principle is his strong belief that the full benefit of the attorney/client relationship can only be achieved when the client’s values and objectives are the focus of the representation.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Represented regional commercial furniture supplier in all aspects of a successful merger with national big-box retail chain, including negotiation of deal terms, development of letter of intent, drafting and negotiating transaction documents, due diligence, key person employment contracts, closing, and post closing transactions.
  • Developed and executed private split dollar life insurance plan for high-net-worth client including identifying appropriate insurer and policy, drafting all plan documents, closing the life insurance purchase, and managing on-going annual gifting transactions.
  • Established construction related petroleum services company for start-up entrepreneur and provided general business consulting and representation as company achieved gross revenue of over $20,000,000 per year.
  • Spearheaded project for high tech research and development firm to restructure all aspects of its governmental contracting processes, including establishing protocols for responding to Requests for Proposals, analyzing key contacting, warranty, and service issues, restructuring licensing agreements for proprietary hardware and related embedded software, developing standard system purchase contracts and annual service agreements, and managing several technology acquisitions by major U.S. cities.
  • Successfully negotiate a $5,000 pre-litigation settlement of a $377,000 deficiency on a commercial real estate loan by leveraging Arizona’s residential anti-deficiency statute in a situation where the land was zoned for agriculture and used as a construction yard, but the yard foreman lived on the property in an unattached manufactured home.
  • Represented numerous families facing foreclosure in analyzing their options and pursuing short-sales, deeds in lieu of foreclosure, and strategic foreclosures.
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