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Patrick A. Klingborg

Patrick A. Klingborg

(t) 619.238.4882
(f) 619.231.4755

Patrick Klingborg helps clients with starting a business, investing in a business (venture financings, equity purchases, convertible notes, SAFEs, etc.), buying or selling a business (M&A), and a wide variety of major commercial transactions. He received his Bachelor of Arts from UC San Diego and his law degree from University of San Diego School of Law.

  • Represented publicly traded genetic testing company in $1.4 billion acquisition of a private precision oncology company
  • Advised publicly traded Canadian cannabis company in its $300 million acquisition of a U.S. craft brewery
  • Counseled various private equity buyers in their purchase of hotels, including $216 million purchase of a Newport Beach hotel.
  • Represented hotel owners and operators in the negotiation of hotel management agreements
  • Advised private AI network security company in its $200 million sale to a publicly traded networking software company
  • Counseled various medical practice owners (including veterinary practice owners) in the sale of their practices.
  • Represented a web3 data storage startup in the creation of commercial contracts for novel blockchain data storage product offerings.
  • Advised wine, beer & spirits suppliers, and distributors in negotiating supply, distribution, importation, sales, concession, private label and promotional agreements
  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 2013
  • B.A., University of California, San Diego, 2008
  • San Diego Metro 40 Under 40, 2024
  • San Diego Business Journal’s Top Business Leaders Under 40 finalist, 2023
  • San Diego Super Lawyers®  Rising Stars- Business/Corporate, 2022-2023
  • Top 100 Leader in Law 2022 – San Diego Business Journal
  • Member of the California State Bar Association
  • Member of the San Diego County Bar Association
  • Admitted in the Southern District of California
  • Admitted in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • “A Roadmap to Buying or Selling your Practice” Southern California Veterinary Medical Association 2024 (Speaker)
  • “Legal Landmines: Safeguard your Success in Hotel Management Agreements” California Hotel & Lodging Association 2023 (Speaker)
  • “Legal Considerations for Storage Providers,” Enterprise Storage Provider Accelerator conference 2022 & 2023 (Speaker)
  • “Due Diligence Issues When Buying or Selling a Veterinary Practice” 38th Muller- Ihrke- Kwochka Veterinary Dermatology Seminar 2022 (Speaker)
  • Letter of Intent: The most important document when buying or selling a veterinary practice,” VetSuccess.com (October 11, 2022)
  • “Negotiating the Sale of Your Practice: What’s on The Table?,” 37th Muller – Ihrke – Kwochka Veterinary Dermatology Seminar 2021 (Speaker)
  • “Legal Open Session,” San Diego Startup Week 2020 (Speaker)
  • “What You Need to Know About B Corps and Benefit Corporations,” UC San Diego Extension 2020 (Speaker)
  • “Startup Fundamentals,” Jacobs Center’s Academy for Entrepreneurial Success 2020 (Presenter)
  • “Choice of Corporate Entity,” San Diego Startup Week 2019 (Speaker)
  • “Classification Conundrum: It’s Not as Easy as A, B, C after Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court,” San Diego County Bar Association 2019 (Moderator)
  • “Common Legal Traps for New Founders,” San Diego Startup Week 2018 (Panelist)
  • “Green Pitch Slam Competition,” San Diego Startup Week 2017 (Judge)