Marianna Toma

I have over 10 years of experience in M&A, securities, financing, and corporate law advising issuers, underwriters, and private equity funds on debt and equity offerings, securities matters, mergers, fund formation, and corporate governance in the technology, banking, and energy sectors, both domestically and internationally.

San Francisco, CA


[email protected]


Contract Counsel, San Francisco, May 2017 - Present

Contracting as M&A and corporate counsel for SF Bay Area regional law firms. 

DLA Piper, Paris (France), 2016 - 2017

Senior Associate in M&A and corporate law.  Advised large companies on cross-border deals.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, Washington DC, 2013 - 2016

Associate in M&A, securities, and corporate law.  Highest ranked in the corporate group in 2015.

Toma Law Group, Washington DC, 2009 - 2013

Founder and corporate attorney.  Acted as outside general counsel.  Contracted in-house at NASDAQ Group OMX and Olympus Corporation of the America.  

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Moscow (Russia), 2008 - 2009

Associate in M&A, securities, and corporate law.  Advised large companies on cross-border deals.

Morgan Lewis & Bockius, Washington DC, 2006 - 2008

Associate in energy transactions.  Advised large companies on energy-specific transactions.



Georgetown University Law Center

LL.M. Securities and Financial Regulation

2014, with Distinction, Dean's List


Rutgers Law School - Camden




College of William & Mary

B.A. Economics; minor Philosophy


study abroad: Montpellier, France

Bar Admissions

California (pending)

New York (2007)

District of Columbia (2008)


French, Russian, Romanian: fluent

Spanish: beginning

Awards & Honors

Super Lawyers Rising Stars

(2015, 2016, and 2017)

The Legal 500 (2009)

Powered by CakeResumePowered by CakeResume