S. Craig Tompkins, Executive Chairman, Marshall & Stevens
Mr. S. Craig Tompkins has more than 30 years of experience as a corporate executive and attorney dealing with a variety of M&A, financial and corporate governance matters, including assisting in the restructuring of more than $3 billion in assets and involvement in a variety of extraordinary corporate and corporate governance situations. Mr. Tompkins is the Executive Chairman of and a principal in Marshall & Stevens, Inc., a 75-year-old national valuation and financial advisory firm, headquartered in Los Angeles, California. He also serves as Special Counsel to Reading International, Inc., developers, owners, and operators of international cinema exhibitions and real estate, and to G&L Realty, specializing in medical office buildings and health care properties.
Mr. Tompkins has more than 10 years of experience as a public company director, and experience in various executive positions including service as President of an NYSE listed company, Chief Financial Officer of an AMEX listed company, and Director of Business Affairs and General Counsel of an AMEX company with operations in Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
Mr. Tompkins has extensive experience in the private practice of corporate, securities, finance, financial institution and real estate law, initially as an associate at and subsequently as a partner in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.
Until it went private in 2006, Mr. Tompkins was a member of the Board of Directors of G&L Realty Corp. and also served as the Chairman of the Audit Committee. He continues as a member of the three-member management committee of the limited liability company that has succeeded to the business of G&L Realty.
Until its sale in late 2001, Mr. Tompkins served as a director of Fidelity Federal Bank, where he was a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees and on the Special Board Committee formed to oversee the sale of the bank.
Mr. Tompkins has served as a director of various publicly traded Reading affiliates and has served as an advisory director to GWA Capital, an activist investor, where he consulted on three successful board election proxy contests.
Until February, 1993, Mr. Tompkins was a partner specializing in corporate, M&A and securities law at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, joining that firm as an associate in September 1977, and elected to partnership effective January 1, 1984. From June 1976 to August 1977, Mr. Tompkins was the law clerk to the Honorable Dean Bryson, Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court.
Mr. Tompkins received his J.D. from Harvard Law School and his B.A. from Claremont McKenna College.