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Robert D. Tookoian

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Rob has been a practicing attorney for more than 20 years, providing legal services as both in-house and outside counsel.  His practice focuses on commercial transactions, mergers & acquisitions, healthcare, real estate and employment law.  He engages in a variety of industries and service groups, including agriculture, healthcare providers, insurance companies and food processor entities. Rob’s diverse and extensive legal and business experience enables him to provide business owners and executive management with practical, business-oriented solutions to legal issues.

Rob began his practice in the San Francisco Bay Area, working as counsel and General Counsel to internet and “high-tech” companies.  His in-house experience includes businesses ranging from start-up through public companies, focused on complex services and licensing agreements, intellectual property, finance, real property and corporate governance, among other services.

Most recently, Rob has spent the last 15 plus years working with small and mid-size organizations to provide strategic guidance and working on complex transactions, as well as complex litigation and public entity defense.  His work in healthcare includes assisting clients with formation, contract negotiation and preparation, growth strategies, regulatory and contractual compliance, and risk mitigation.  Rob regularly counsels his clients on HIPAA, Stark, AKS and other compliance matters.

Rob grew up in Fresno, returning to the Valley in 2003.  He has served on the boards of several local non-profit organizations including The United Way of Fresno County (Secretary), Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School, and as a founding member of the Central California Rugby Foundation.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • California Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Health Care Compliance Association
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys