Starting a new business is a time of optimism, energy and enthusiasm. At every corner, you encounter decisions and choices that have an impact on future success. And often the company founders are seeking business experience to round out the technical expertise of the scientists or engineers.
Our Startup team matches your passion step for step, and covers the range of legal concerns you may encounter. We also have experience across numerous industries and technologies, offering advice in the context of the specific business you’re trying to build.
We help emerging companies with:
We have deep relationships with accelerators in numerous office locations including:
Our immersion in these communities gives us deep context about your business priorities. That informs our ability to offer services to startups beyond the law—routinely connecting clients with our network of accountants, investment banks, and other business consultants. We offer a high level of partnership in launching your company and driving it forward.
Knowing your legal needs may not match your legal budget, we offer a high level of fee flexibility to fit with your business plan.
Buffalo Law Journal | May 26, 2017
Rochester private equity and investment funds partner Jeremy Wolk is quoted in this article about the critical role attorneys can have on the business team for startup companies.
Nibletz: The Voice of Startups Everywhere Else | April 26, 2017
San Francisco office managing partner Tom Gaynor is quoted in this article about the new StartOut Growth Lab in Nixon Peabody’s San Francisco office.
The New York Times | November 17, 2016
Long Island Health Care partner Allan Cohen is quoted in this article about legal challenges entrepreneurs can face when starting a business. Allan’s comments focus on areas start-ups should keep in mind such as patent, ownership and copyright issues, and what companies should consider to avoid being sued.
The Recorder | June 15, 2015
This feature Q&A highlights efforts by San Francisco commercial litigation associate Cameron Cloar-Zavaleta to secure FAA permission for clients for commercial drone use.
Securities Law Alert | 08.04.15
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Securities Law Alert | 02.05.15
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