Posted by Mark
11 years ago Steve helped me form my first company. Last month, he helped me start another. Over the course of that time he has helped our software company on numerous occasions, and I expect him to continue to help us with our new endeavor. He is extremely knowledgable and has a great way of contextualizing that knowledge with examples grounded in the real world. Most importantly, our bond of trust has grown so that I know he always has my best interests at heart.
You may be able to do as well, but if you're a small company in need of corporate counsel, you can't do any better than Stephen H. Leasia.
Posted by a client
Steve has been counsel for our company for the past 10 years, or better yet, through
a growth trajectory from 4 employees to our current 70 + employees. Steve’s legal knowledge, analytical abilities, judgment and integrity has served us well over the years when faced with business decisions of importance to both an entrepreneurial start-up and now an industry leader. Among his many attributes, Steve excels in contract negotiation, capital fund raising and knowledge of intellectual property.
His judgment is impeccable and his counsel and communication skills exceptional, which is often those intangible assets that businesses benefit from when navigating through difficult decisions. Any startup, early-stage or midsize company would greatly benefit from Steve’s experience and professionalism, without reservation I do completely endorse Steve Leasia.
Posted by Greg
I have worked with Steve on and off for the last 14 years. He's been outside counsel and inside counsel for companies I have worked for. When I started my own company, Steve was the first call I had to make. I cannot say enough good things about Steve and the way he represents his clients. He has a style that makes me confident he is looking out for me first. At the same time he takes a practical look at a situation to be sure I can understand the other parties viewpoint. We have worked together on variety of deals including VC financing, corporate formation, stock option plans, employment law and patent/trademark. I can think of an example where he was instrumental in reviewing/creating a contract that enabled me to collect a six-figure amount that was rightly due. I highly recommend Steve.
Posted by Chris
I first worked with Steve 12 years ago when he was the counsel for a Start Up company I was an executive at. Since then he has been the go-to lawyer for my own company needs, and I have recommended him to others who have been equally happy with him. He is above all accessible, excellent at explaining the legal niceties of an issue without being convoluted or arrogant. I have learned to trust his expertise, which is what I need in a lawyer.
Posted by Scott
We recently retained Steve to guide us through the sale of several company assets, as well as review of employment agreements. He consistently demonstrated a strong working knowledge of the entire range of issues we were facing in our business transition, as well as a deep appreciation for our timing constraints. In addition, Steve has a great ability to provide common sense guidance about what issues really matter. I strongly recommend Steve.
Posted by Robin
I've retained Steve Leasia to advise me on my business' affairs for several years now, and I am exceptionally pleased with his legal services and advise. He is easy to work with, responsive to my questions, is forthright with clarifying for me the difference between fact and opinion, and I trust him to guide my decisions. I recommend Steve Leasia for other small and medium business owners.
Posted by Art
Stephen Leasia is an exemplary lawyer in his field of business, contracts, Intellectual-property, and negotiating complex business deals. I have known Steve for over 30 years and his integrity and intelligence are highly respected by his lawyer peers and by the business community at large. One of Steve's great skills is the ability to make very complex matters simple to understand for parties bogged down in confusion. He helps resolve the confusion which often helps dissolve disputes altogether. I believe that Steve is one of the most trustworthy people I've ever known and I highly recommend him to anybody seeking a lawyer for their business matters.
Posted by Kerry
Steve Leasia has been my firm's corporate attorney for a couple of years now. He is incredibly knowledgeable and remarkably responsive. I value his strategic counsel as highly as his legal advice. On occasion, I've had legal needs out of state, and Steve has identified and introduced me to very capable lawyers in the locations needed. I would give Steve my highest recommendation.
Posted by Chris
I've used Stephen both as my corporate council as well as my personal lawyer. In both context he has been extremely responsive, thorough and efficient. Most of all, he's straightforward and honest, and is not hesitant to raise issues that you'll want to be aware of.