Start-Ups and Early Stage Companies


We work with clients to launch, fund, grow, acquire and sell private companies. Entrepreneurs rely on us for guidance in early stage formation, seed, angel and initial rounds of preferred equity financing, IP protection, stock options and incentive compensation for employees. For our later stage growth company clients, we provide follow-on financing, venture capital and private equity/debt transactions, tax credit financing, strategic acquisitions and company reorganizations. Our team members are experienced deal lawyers who routinely structure, document, and close transactions on short notice.






Video thumbnail of Startups 101: Basic Legal Concepts for Entrepreneurs

Jonathan Wilson provides a roadmap for entrepreneurs creating a startup, highlighting important legal considerations. Jonathan leverages his 30+ years of experience counseling startups to outline concepts that can help drive success, including company formation and tax considerations. He provides insights into raising capital–including exempt offerings and prerequisites–in addition to capital raising structures. Jonathan closes by touching on potential investor issues to be aware of and tips for selecting the right lawyer to support your startup journey.

Video thumbnail of Breakfast on the Blockchain Recap

Bryan Jacoutot covers the basics of what blockchain is, how blockchain works, how it came to be and how bitcoin uses the blockchain.