Edmond Farrell


Silicon Valley, California

Edmond Farrell is a partner with t|e General Counsel, Taylor English’s fractional general counsel practice. He provides fractional general counsel and strategic business advice for start-up and scale-up, tech-enabled companies. His straightforward guidance and creative solutions are invaluable to founders, investors, executives, and boards. 

Mr. Farrell has served several times as a company’s first general counsel or practice area leader, and particularly enjoys creating and customizing a company’s legal function. As GC or advisor, he develops a legal coverage strategy that grows with the client. 

Mr. Farrell has served as board member for several non-profits, legal and healthcare associations and a New York hospital; advisory board member; board liaison, and advisor to the board of a major investment bank association.

Mr. Farrell’s provides full-range corporate legal coverage, moving transactions forward while managing risk. His focus areas are finance, acquisitions, healthcare, real estate and construction. He is currently developing a web3 practice for startups and creators, including metaverse real estate, NFT projects and smart contract applications.

Prior to joining t|e General Counsel, Mr. Farrell was GC for two pioneer hospitality companies: Avant Stay, a Los Angeles-based luxury short term rental brand and Stay Alfred, a Spokane startup that pioneered the branded urban travel apartment. As Managing Counsel, Global Real Estate for Oracle, he established and scaled the in-house legal function for global real estate, facilities, and construction. He began his in-house career as Deputy General Counsel with Catholic Health in New York, where he focused on corporate, real estate, finance and healthcare transactions.


  • TechGC, Charter Member

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Governance
  • General Counsel Services
  • Health Care
  • Healthtech
  • International Real Estate, Construction and Proptec
  • t|e General Counsel


  • Duke University School of Law, JD, 1989
  • Duke University, BA, cum laude, 1986

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • California


  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York


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