Timothy H. SmallsreedAttorney

Wendel Rosen LLP 1111 Broadway, 24th FloorOakland, CA 94607

Tim is a partner and a member of the firm’s Business practice group as well as the Trusts & Estates practice group.  In his business practice, Tim represents all forms of business entities including solo entrepreneurs and syndicates in the formation and operation of business enterprises. He is experienced in negotiating and documenting mergers and acquisitions,dissolutions, asset sales, intellectual property development contracts, distribution and marketing agreements, international trade facilities and regulatory enforcement actions.

In his estate planning practice, Tim handles business succession planning, including formation of family limited partnerships and limited liability companies; shareholder agreements; buy-sell agreements; real property acquisition and leasing; nonprofit and philanthropic entity formation and operation, including matters involving donors and affiliated entities. He regularly assists clients with insurance trusts, revocable trusts, minors’ trusts, charitable remainder trusts, private foundations and public charities. He is also experienced in trust administration and probate procedures including those that apply to the acquisition, management, improvement and disposition of real property.


East Bay Community Foundation
  • Professional Advisory Committee, 2002-2003
  • Board of Trustees, 2005-present

East Bay Estate Planning Council
  • Member, 2005-present
  • Board Member, 2005-2010
  • President, 2007-2008

East Bay Trusts and Estates Lawyers
  • Member