Ralph (Ray) Hornblower, III A graduate of Harvard College, Ray Hornblower became at... more
Ralph (Ray) Hornblower, III A graduate of Harvard College, Ray Hornblower became at the time the third ranked rusher in Harvard football history, and led the Ivy League in rushing for most of his junior year. After working for the Governor of Massachusetts for a year, Ray attended the University of Virginia School of Law and received his Juris Doctor. Hethen joined the Civil Rights Divis... view profile
New businesses that need money often rely on investors whose focus is loaning money to start-up businesses. Venture capital attorneys help negotiate and document the terms of the investment, including what the investors get for their money, and how the business will be run after the investment. The investors usually want shares in the business and the right to have some input into the company's business strategies. Structuring this kind of deal can be very complicated; venture capital lawyers know what terms are standard and what terms are negotiable. If you are starting a business and need financing, a venture capital lawyer will provide advice about how to attract and negotiate with venture capital investors.