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Steve Frinsko

Attorney
PHONE   208.388.4876
FAX   208.954.5959
EMAIL   sfrinsko@hawleytroxell.com
 

Steve Frinsko is a transactional attorney in the firm’s business and real estate law departments. His practice focuses on all aspects of business and real estate law, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate compliance, entity formation and governance, commercial transactions, antitrust compliance, and insurance. His M&A experience includes transactions involving both public and private companies, and his current client base covers the gamut from startups to long-established national companies.

Before joining Hawley Troxell, Steve spent five years as in-house counsel for
Packaging Corporation of America, a Fortune 500 manufacturer of corrugated
containers, office paper, and other paper and protective packaging products. As in-house counsel, he provided legal counsel to all aspects of PCA’s business, from procuring raw material inputs for the company’s paper mills to supplying finished goods to its customers.


Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Idaho College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2010

UNDERGRADUATE:Dartmouth College, B.A., Geography, 1992

Community Activities

The Cabin Center for Readers and Writers, Board of Directors, 2017

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise, 2017-2019


Steve Frinsko

Attorney
PHONE   208.388.4876
FAX   208.954.5959
EMAIL   sfrinsko@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

Steve Frinsko is a transactional attorney in the firm’s business and real estate law departments. His practice focuses on all aspects of business and real estate law, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate compliance, entity formation and governance, commercial transactions, antitrust compliance, and insurance. His M&A experience includes transactions involving both public and private companies, and his current client base covers the gamut from startups to long-established national companies.

Before joining Hawley Troxell, Steve spent five years as in-house counsel for
Packaging Corporation of America, a Fortune 500 manufacturer of corrugated
containers, office paper, and other paper and protective packaging products. As in-house counsel, he provided legal counsel to all aspects of PCA’s business, from procuring raw material inputs for the company’s paper mills to supplying finished goods to its customers.


Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Idaho College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2010

UNDERGRADUATE:Dartmouth College, B.A., Geography, 1992

Community Activities

The Cabin Center for Readers and Writers, Board of Directors, 2017

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise, 2017-2019


Memberships & Accolades

Memberships

Idaho State Bar Section on Business & Corporate Law

Idaho State Bar Section on Real Property Law

Idaho Technology Council

Accomplishments

Idaho Business Review, Leaders in Law, Associate, 2015


Articles & Publications

Articles

“If Only I Had Known: Limited Liability Companies”, Zions Bank Small Business Legal Forum, June 2018

Preserving the Liability Shield in Closely Held Corporations and LLCs, Hawley Troxell Business newsletter, October 2017

Is Your LLC Ready For The New IRS Audit Rules?, Hawley Troxell Business Newsletter, February, 2016

What’s In A Name?, Hawley Troxell Business Newsletter, October, 2015

Recent Trends in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement, 55 The Advocate 30 (March/April, 2012

Fair Housing Act Design and Construction Claims in the Ninth Circuit post-Garcia v. Brockway: Erecting New Barriers to Individuals with Disabilities, 46 Idaho Law Review 257 (2009)

Presentations

Drafting Defensible Minutes” Idaho Business & Corporate Law Section 2017 Annual CLE, May 2017

Responding to a Data Breach” Idaho SBDC Cybersecurity Roundtable, October 2017

Top Five Business Issues for Startups”, Ketchum Innovation Center August 2015

Passing the Baton: Business Transition Planning”, Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Executive Round Table October 2015

Data Security for Lawyers”, Hawley Troxell “Ethics at the End” presentation to ACC November 2015

Data Breach Reporting Requirements, the Cloud, and You”, Hawley Troxell IT Roundtable January 2016

M&A Negotiation Trends: Insights from the 2015 Private Target Deal Points Study”, Idaho State Bar Business & Corporate Law section annual CLE event May 2016