Venture Capital/Private Equity

We have a long history of representing venture capital and private equity investors, as well as portfolio companies and other issuers of private debt and equity.  Our representation covers the field of legal services needed – from fund formation or emerging company startup, seed and rapid growth financing, to advising in connection with an exit transaction. 

In addition to our capabilities on the formation and transactional side, we have a strong bench of intellectual property attorneys, who provide support by counseling on everything from patents and trademarks to licensing agreements and related litigation. Our attorneys have experience in traditional venture capital industries, including software, bio-tech, pharmaceutical manufacturing and entertainment.

We offer the full complement of services expected of a national firm, including serving as general counsel to many of our clients. Whether a client needs advice on removing a CEO, how to structure benefits programs, getting a visa for an engineer, or how best to enforce its rights, we can provide counsel. 

In today’s economy, more and more capital is invested in emerging and growing companies by private equity and venture capital firms. Participants in today’s economy need to understand and appreciate the drivers and intricacies of this marketplace, and we are here to help guide our clients down that path.