Our Services

 

We work with startups, global brands, investors, and founders on corporate, regulatory, privacy and dispute resolution matters.

 
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Startups

We work with entrepreneurs, startups and companies of all sizes through every state of their life cycle.  We form companies and create founder employment and equity arrangements.  We help companies with new hires, founder departures, and create and maintain equity incentive plans for employees.  We create and negotiate financing documents, asset purchases, joint ventures and strategic partnerships.  We act as an advisor and part-time general counsel by assisting with general contract review, corporate governance and compliance matters.

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     Investors

We help investors, both angels and micro-funds, review convertible note term sheets and documents and equity round financing materials.  We review and negotiate the compensatory terms of advisor roles and Board seats.   We provide guidance and advice on the tax and legal implications of various types of equity and assist in filing Section 83(b) elections.  We create special purpose vehicles for investments.  We maintain a register of our investors' investments, advisor roles, equity compensation, and board seats.

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Privacy & Cybersecurity

We advise clients on privacy and cybersecurity risks associated with the collection, use and disclosure of personal information about their customers and employees, as well as compliance with privacy and cybersecurity regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing (CAN-SPAM) Act, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  We also advise clients on compliance with the EU data protection regime, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements.

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     Disputes

We represent companies, investors, and individuals in connection with a broad range of business disputes in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration and mediation proceedings.  In addition, we advise companies who are contemplating filing lawsuits, or who are facing the threat of a lawsuit, with regard to risk assessment and strategy and pre-suit dispute resolution.  Our team has experience in a range of sectors, including consumer products & goods, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, investment professionals, banking, natural resources, insurance, and tourism sectors.

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Creatives

We draft, review and negotiate master services agreements.  We create tailored partnership agreements.  We advise and review on commercial contracts and consulting agreements.  We provide advice and guidance on intellectual property issues, general commercial arrangements, and market terms. We write terms of use and privacy policies for websites and mobile apps. We help create and maintain a register of bespoke model agreements for employees, contractors, brands and creative agencies.

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