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In the 19+ years I have been a practicing lawyer, I have become exceptionally proficient in the handling of sophisticated corporate law transactions in a timely manner without sacrificing quality. I have been lauded many times for my drafting skills and attention to detail. In addition, thanks to my involvement in assisting a myriad of companies here and abroad, I have become particularly adept... 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.