We represent emerging growth companies and investors in venture, private equity and debt financing transactions. We also assist with day-to-day business matters, including entity formation, and equity compensation.
LICENSING & CONTRACTS
We represent companies ranging from start-ups to public companies in commercial transactions of all kinds, including technology-based transactions, IT outsourcing, inbound and outbound licensing, open source software compliance, and strategic commercial partnerships. Our experience includes e-commerce, SaaS, managed services offerings, and mobile, social, and marketplace-related offerings.
Mergers & Acquisitions
We counsel targets and acquirers in a wide range of M&A transactions involving both strategic and private equity buyers. Our M&A clients range from exiting venture and private equity-backed startups, to public company and private equity-backed serial acquirers.
We assist emerging growth and established companies on a broad range of employment matters, including employment contracts, employee and contractor classification, wage and hour matters, employment policies, terminations, and employee disputes.
TAX & EQUITY COMPENSATION
We help corporations, LLCs, and partnerships navigate the tax consequences that affect everything they do, from the issuance of founders stock, to complex restructurings and exits. We also assist with the implementation of equity compensation and cash incentive programs.
We advise on strategies for protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights, including brand names, domain names, logos and other trademarks, and copyright and trade secret protection for software, databases and other written materials. We also assist with securing trademark and copyright registrations.