Frances F. Yee Partner (510) 451-3300 fyee@donahue.com Download vCard LinkedIn

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Ms. Yee is a partner and a member of the firm’s Business and Corporate Transactions and Real Estate Practice Groups. She specializes in mergers and acquisitions and related business and corporate governance matters. She has represented companies in numerous stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, corporate finance transactions and restructurings, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and other complex business and commercial transactions.

Ms. Yee provides general corporate counseling to a number of businesses, from start ups to emerging and large companies. In her role as outside general counsel for these companies, she works with senior executives and business owners on all aspects of business and corporate matters, including the formation, governance and dissolution of business entities and the review and documentation of routine and complex business and commercial contracts. Her work includes analyzing, negotiating and preparing asset and stock purchase and sale agreements; partnership and joint venture agreements, buy-sell agreements, distribution and supply agreements; licensing agreements and general trademark and copyright matters.

In addition to her corporate practice, Ms. Yee advises clients regarding commercial real estate law matters, including the review, interpretation and preparation of industrial, office and shopping center leases, and the negotiation and documentation of real estate financing and purchase and sale transactions.

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Member, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Member, Alameda County Bar Association