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Omar F. Contreras

Omar F. Contreras

Associate

Expertise

  • Securities and Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Formation and Governance
  • Business and Corporate

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Activity

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Washington, U.S.A.

Profile

Omar is passionate about business, the economy, and how these are impacted by state and federal regulatory structures. He seeks to partner with entrepreneurs to navigate these structures and achieve sustainable success. Prior to attending law school, Omar worked in various positions, both in the public and private sector, including as an Economic Assistant at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, founder of an insurance brokerage company, and as a congressional intern in South Florida. Omar’s breadth and depth of experience as both a legal professional and former business owner affords him an original approach to complex business and corporate legal issues.

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Courts

Education

  • University of Washington School of Law, Juris Doctor (2017)
  • Rutgers University, Bachelor of Arts, Economics with minor in Political Science (2010)
Areas of Practice

Business and Corporate | Corporate Formation and Governance | Mergers and Acquisitions | Securities and Finance

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Collaborated with shareholder and senior associate to draft fiscal sponsorship agreement for Washington-based sustainable energy nonprofit.
  • Developed detailed guidelines to private foundation’s marketing team to ensure full compliance with Treasury regulations.
  • Founded company to provide cost-effective insurance services to small and mid-sized businesses within the New York metropolitan area. Maintained diverse portfolio of 650+ clients, ranging from local grocery stores to New York City developers with over $15,000,000 in annual revenue, generating over $500,000 in commissions for the firm over a 20-month period.

Articles

CARES Act Questions for the Technology Industry (Updated 06/15/2020)
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, June 2020

Congress recently passed the economic stimulus package referred to as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (“PPPHCE Act”), and the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (“PPP Flexibility Act”).  Ttogether, the CARES Act1, PPPHCE Act, and PPP Flexibility Act are called the “CARES Act”...

CARES Act Questions for the Technology Industry (Updated 6/9/2020)
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, June 2020

Congress recently passed the economic stimulus package referred to as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act1”), the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (“PPPHCE Act”), and the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (“PPP Flexibility Act”). Together, the CARES Act1, PPPHCE Act, and PPP Flexibility Act are called the “CARES Act”...

Additional Articles

  • Overview of the Main Street Lending Program
  • CARES Act Questions for the Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail Industry (Updated 06/30/2020)
  • CARES Act Questions for the Transportation, Ports, and Maritime Industries (Updated 06/30/2020)
  • CARES Act Questions for the Technology Industry (Updated 06/30/2020)
  • SBA Issues Additional PPP Rules on Effect of State and Local COVID-19 Orders and Other Items on Loan Forgiveness
  • What to Know for Businesses Completing the Revised PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications (Updated 6/25/2020)
  • Key Considerations for PPP Documentation (updated June 25, 2020)
  • SBA Offers Further Guidance on PPP Loan Forgiveness
  • Noteworthy Amendments to the PPPFA Interim Final Rules
  • Changes to PPP Loans Under the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act
  • Businesses Ineligible for the Paycheck Protection Program
  • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans during the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • CARES Act Resources
  • Washington Mechanic’s Liens: How Recent Changes Impact Contractors
  • The Future Commute: Ready for Crowded Skies?

Seminar

  • Manufacturing Roundtable Reviewing PPP Updates and Loan Forgiveness
  • Moderator, "Lobbying vs. Advocacy," Washington Women’s Foundation
  • Moderator, "Social Impact Structuring and Branding for Early Stage Companies," Bend Venture Conference

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