Our mission is to contribute to the success of entrepreneurs, emerging growth companies and investors by providing high-caliber and pragmatic legal and strategic counsel.
Our expertise includes equity and debt financings, intellectual property licensing, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, and employment law. We also assist with day-to-day corporate needs, counseling clients on business formations, corporate governance, intellectual property, tax, and executive compensation issues.
Kastner Gravelle provides our clients a level of expertise and service that has traditionally been available only from top tier national law firms, and our low-overhead platform enables us to do so with a high degree of efficiency. We develop close partnerships with our clients throughout all stages of their growth to help them prepare for and navigate their critical transactions.
OUR Clients and industries
We serve emerging growth and established companies primarily in the software and technology, consumer and fashion, and financial services industries. Our clients range from angel, venture and private equity-backed private companies, to $1 billion + revenue public companies. Our featured clients can be found here.
Kastner Gravelle represents a broad spectrum of technology companies in the e-commerce, SaaS and software, managed services, professional services, mobile, social, marketplace, energy, medical device, and life sciences industries. We assist technology companies on matters ranging from entity formation; seed, venture and growth equity financings; creating standard legal terms for commercial offerings; employment matters; bank and structured debt transactions; intellectual property licensing; and mergers and acquisitions or other strategic transactions. We also assist them with day-to-day needs such as corporate governance, sales and commercial contracts, tax, and executive compensation issues.
Consumer and fashion
We represent a large number of consumer packaged goods, spirits and fashion/retail companies, as well as investors and funds who focus on the consumer space. Kastner Gravelle helps consumer companies as they form and finance their businesses, put in place key supplier, packing, distribution and commercial partner agreements, protect their intellectual property and as they grow and divest through mergers and acquisitions.
We also augment the in-house legal departments of public and large private corporate clients across industries. We regularly assist these clients with technology procurement, IT outsourcing, strategic partnering and sales support transactions, as well as strategic investments and mergers and acquisitions.
KHRG launched in 2010 and was renamed Kastner Gravelle in 2017 in Austin, Texas
We are a proud sponsor of the Startup Games
Multiple partners bring the perspective of having Fortune 50 in-house legal experience
All attorneys and paralegals are national firm alum (WSGR, Cooley, Baker Botts, Vinson & Elkins, Gunderson Dettmer, Jones Day, Andrews Kurth, Latham & Watkins, Schulte Roth & Zabel, Dorsey)