Marc W. Hardy is Senior Vice President and General Counsel, having joined the company in May 2021.
From 2001 to 2020 Hardy served as Assistant General Counsel and then General Counsel/Assistant Secretary for the A.G. Spanos Companies. He has extensive experience in corporate law, real estate, land use and environmental issues.
With the A.G. Spanos Companies, Hardy provided executive leadership and management to the Board of Directors, executive members and its operating managers concerning the legal affairs for a fully diversified group of companies, including, the Spanos Corporation, a national multi-family residential homebuilder, mixed-use master plan developer, and owner/operator of Class A office complexes, vineyards, orchards, golf course and marina, and the Los Angeles Chargers National Football League team.
Hardy’s areas of legal practice have included: Real Estate/Land Use, Commercial Construction, Leasing, Corporate Law/Entity Formation, Lending/Finance, Litigation and Risk Management, Labor and Employment, and Compliance. Prior to joining the A.G. Spanos Companies, he served as an Associate Attorney with O’Brien Watters & Davis LLP in Santa Rosa, California, and Ogden Murphy Wallace P.L.L.C. in Wenatchee, Washington.
Hardy earned a BA from the University of California, Davis, a Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law, and a Masters of Law degree in Taxation from the University of Washington School of Law.