I am a startup and corporate transactions attorney in Seattle. My practice falls... more
I am a startup and corporate transactions attorney in Seattle. My practice falls into three broad categories: Startups and emerging companies; Angel and venture financings; and Mergers & acquisitions. I represent companies from inception to exit, and provide general counsel services along the way. For example, I regularly help companies adopt and administer stock option and other for... view profile
Steve is a corporate attorney assisting his clients to protect, grow and monetize... more
Steve is a corporate attorney assisting his clients to protect, grow and monetize intellectual property assets. Clients include product design, branding, advertising, internet-based and mobile commerce businesses. Steve's business transactions workincludesnew business formation, financing, MA, distribution, and licensing.
Since my career has focused on working with start-ups, I understand the common set... more
Since my career has focused on working with start-ups, I understand the common set of issues which effect emerging companies. I have dedicated my career to this area because I am entrepreneurial myself and thrive on the excitement and energy involved in new ventures and ideas. I genuinely enjoy working with entrepreneurs and welcome the opportunity to become part of the team that helps them ach... view profile
Highly experienced and versatile general corporate/securities attorney and business... more
Highly experienced and versatile general corporate/securities attorney and business advisor, including significant experience as General Counsel to both a highly-successful software and a life sciences company. I currently serve as General Counsel and SVP Corporate Affairs for Kineta, where I oversee all legal and corporate matters for a fast-growing drug development company. Admitted to p... view profile
Mergers / acquisitions lawyers help businesses buy other companies, or merge with them to become a single company. For example, America Online and Time Warner merged in 2000 to form AOL Time Warner. There are many reasons companies merge–for example, corporate strategy and finance, economies of scale, increased revenue or market share, and cross-selling opportunities. Mergers and acquisitions attorneys understand business law, are often trained negotiators, and will be able to draft detailed agreements describing the new relationship.