Ernest J. C’DeBaca has joined Scottsdale-based The Frutkin Law Firm as of counsel.
His practice focuses on securities, corporate, estate planning and tax law.
Prior to this role, Mr. C’DeBaca has been a trusted advisor to businesses of all sizes – from startups to global organizations, according to a press release.
“The sheer amount of experience Ernie brings to this practice will benefit both our individual and corporate clients immeasurably,” said Principal Jonathan Frutkin, in the release.
Mr. C’DeBaca has been practicing law since 2000. Prior to returning to private practice, Mr. C’DeBaca held various positions within global asset management and other financial services firms, including in-house counsel roles and compliance leadership roles. He began his legal career focusing on tax law, trust administration and estate planning. He also served as an attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
“I look forward to joining the strong legacy of The Frutkin Law Firm, where I can continue to bring value to corporate and individual clients,” said Mr. C’DeBaca in the release, who amongst his transactions has advised on a $180 million community development project as well as a $17 million multi-state asset purchase.
He obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of New Mexico and an MBA in finance from Webster University. He earned his juris doctor degree from the University of New Mexico and his Master of Laws (LL.M) in Securities from the Georgetown University Law Center. He is also a Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Financial Consultant.
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