As an entrepreneur, you have the vision and drive to accomplish incredible feats. Unfortunately, navigating complex legal issues can sidetrack you from your true calling. As an experienced business lawyer, I can handle your legal matters so you can focus on growing your business.

Whether it’s helping to get your business off the ground or handling tough negotiations in a pivotal transaction, I’m available to provide insightful legal counsel and trustworthy guidance.

Business Formations

Business Formations

For startups, I advise on the most appropriate and tax-beneficial business formation based on your needs. Ask me about a U.S. business setup package, with all the documents and assistance to get started. Learn more

Commercial Contracts

Commercial Contracts

I advise on a wide range of commercial contracts, including pre-contract agreements as well as sales and service agreements for software,media, and technology companies. Learn more

Securities and Finance Transactions attorney

Securities and Finance Transactions

I offer startups, investors, corporate borrowers and lenders a full range of services tailored to your specific needs. Learn more

Securities and Finance Transactions attorney

Intellectual Property, Technology and Media

Whether it’s a physical invention or digital innovation, your intellectual property deserves protection. I bring a multidisciplinary approach to media, technology, and intellectual property matters, and technology licensing opportunities for increased revenue. Learn more

Mergers and Acquisitions Attorney

Mergers and Acquisitions

From early negotiations to structuring documents, I aim to provide value and advert risk in your next transaction. Learn more

Employment and Executive Compensation Attorney

Employment and Executive Compensation

Let me help you traverse the numerous legal issues surrounding salaries, bonuses, equity, intellectual property and other compensation for startup founders, executive, and employees. Learn more

Corporate Governance Attorney

Corporate Governance

Want to ensure your corporate governance responsibilities are properly addressed? I can review your business formation, stock issuance, board or shareholders resolutions, and more. I can also carry due diligence on your arrangements and agreements to identify any red flag.

Corporate Reorganizations Attorney

Corporate Reorganizations

When it comes to corporate reorganizations—such changing your corporate structure or moving your company to another state—I can assist with statutory conversions, mergers, or consolidations.

Dispute Resolution Attorney

Dispute Resolution

I bring experience and creativity to resolve contentious issues out of court, including founders/shareholders, commercial, and employment disputes. In the event the disagreement goes to court, I can seamlessly enlist the resources of a large litigation team.

Investment Funds and Private Equity Attorney

Investment Funds and Private Equity

When it comes to structuring investment funds and equity deals, my approach combines real-life experience with legal expertise to deliver the best structure or deal possible. Where needed, I can also call on experienced funds team to assist on larger regulation-heavy transactions.

Aviation Transactions

Aviation Transactions

I have specific experience facilitating aircraft purchases and sale transactions, as well as advising on foreign ownership of U.S.-registered aircrafts.

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