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Tanya Viner

Tanya Viner



  • Corporate Law

WSG Practice Industries


California, U.S.A.


Tanya Viner’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, representing both the buyer and seller in large complex transactions ranging from the sale of closely-held family businesses to transactions in excess of a billion dollars.

In addition to her mergers and acquisitions practice, Ms. Viner provides day-to-day counseling on a broad range of transactional and governance matters advising emerging growth companies on formation, venture capital financing, licensing, and employment issues, often acting as outside general counsel, and trusted advisor throughout every aspect of growth.

Ms. Viner advises clients on matters in nearly every major business sector, including consumer product, apparel and textiles, food and beverage, technology, beauty, financial services, manufacturing, and retail. Currently, she is serving on the Board of The Professional Club and on the Board of the California Fashion Association.

Working with a close-knit and dedicated team of professionals known for excelling at client service, Ms. Viner’s clients appreciate her practical approach in offering both legal and business advice to ensure their goals are met and the deal gets done.

Ms. Viner is regularly recognized by industry publications for her exceptional work. Most recently she was selected by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the Most Influential Private Equity Advisors in Los Angeles and in 2019 & 2020 she was named a Top Female Attorney. She was also recognized as a Service Provider of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2018 at the Annual Fashion and Beauty Awards.


  • Adjunct Professor, “Entrepreneurship and the Law,” Pepperdine Law School
  • Presenter, “From Design to Distribution,” at the California Fashion Association Factory Direct Conference, September 30, 2015
  • Instrumental in organizing the Young Associate Training Program at Buchalter, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • Loyola Law School
  • University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Practice

Corporate Law

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

A selection of Ms. Viner’s experience includes representation of:

  • Xponential Fitness in its acquisition of Rumble and Pure Barre, LLC.
  • Bocchi Laboratories in its sale to Bright International LLC
  • Mad Engine, LLC in its sale to Platinum Equity
  • CriticalPoint Capital, LLC in its acquisition of Farm Supply Distribution division from Southern States Cooperative
  • Gas Transmission Services in its sale to Kleinfelder
  • Bonfit America Inc. in the sale of Steripod® to Ranir, LLC
  • Golden State Distillery in its transaction with Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits
  • Green Fiber International in its sale to Indorama Ventures
  • Southwest Elevator in its majority recapitalization by Align Capital Partners
  • Rails International in its investment by SK Holdings
  • Ceilings Plus in its sale to USG Corporation
  • mophie inc. in its sale to ZAGG
  • Discount Tire Centers in its sale to PepBoys
  • ALC in sale to Interluxe
  • La Mexicana Salsa in its sale to Blue Point Capital Partners
  • Sellers in the sale of Roger CPA Review to strategic buyer
  • Venice Baking in its sale to Rich’s Products Corporation
  • Ju-Ju-Be in its investment by Bregal Partners
  • Snak Club and New Century Snacks, a healthy snack food company, in its investment by Insignia Capital
  • Hot 8 Yoga in its investment by BBRC Worldwide
  • Edelbrock Holdings in its sale to Industrial Opportunity Partners
  • Hong-Kong-based investor group in the acquisition of Kellwood Company, LLC, a leading apparel manufacturer
  • Shareholders of Bailey 44 in sale to Norwest
  • Apparel Production Services in its acquisition of Active Ride Shop
  • Mad Engine, LLC, a leading global licensed apparel company, in its acquisition of Lifted Research Group (LRG), a popular urban streetwear brand, and in its acquisition of Neff Headwear
  • Crew Knitwear in sale to Moxie Capital
  • Appro International in its sale to Cray, Inc
  • Spencer Industries in its sale to Ancor Capital
  • Corridor Capital and SPB Partners of Numerous Entities for: TrashMasters Acquisition Roll Up
  • Southwest Elevator in sale to Kone, Inc
  • Charles David in sale to N.Y. Transit
  • Big Strike, Inc. (leading apparel manufacturer of products marketed under the Heart Soul, Soulmates, Halo, Tracy Evans and other brands) with a recapitalization and investment from The Gores Group
  • Haggar Clothing Co. (leading men’s apparel brand) in acquisition of Neema Clothing, Ltd
  • Xcel Hawaii, Inc. (wetsuits/sportswear) and KEM Hawaii Incorporated (retail stores for Xcel products) in cash sale to Billabong
  • Trina Turk in a recapitalization with an investment from Karpreilly Capital Partners
  • Richard I. Koral and his company Jessica’s in sale to Relativity Fund L.P.
  • Treesje, Inc. (contemporary handbag design brand) in sale to Bueno of California


  • Buchalter Client Alert COVID-19: The CARES Act and Its Small Business Loan Program

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