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
Kha Dang is a Partner in Perkins Coie's Seattle office and a member of the Emerging... more
Kha Dang is a Partner in Perkins Coie's Seattle office and a member of the Emerging Companies practice group. Kha's practice focuses on the corporate and transactional needs of startups and high growth technology companies, includingcorporate formation and founders issues, angel and venture capital financing,corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. Kha has over a decade of legal exper... view profile
Mark Worthington concentrates his practice on corporate and securities law and has... more
Mark Worthington concentrates his practice on corporate and securities law and has experience with a wide range of corporate finance and technology licensing transactions. Mark joined Summit Law Group in 1997 and currently serves as the firmâ€™s chief financial officer. He has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, as a â€œSuper Lawyerâ€ by Washington Law & Politics, and as one of â€... 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.