I am a business and corporate attorney primarily representing seed-stage and... more
I am a business and corporate attorney primarily representing seed-stage and emerging-growth companies in the formation, funding, and sale of innovative businesses. I also advise founders and key hires in evaluating contractual and compensatory arrangements; angel investors in evaluating and closing seed-stage investments; and buyers in evaluating, negotiating, and closing business acquisitions.
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.
Venture Capital Attorneys in cities near Redmond, WA