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Pierre Zado

Business Attorney at San Francisco, CA

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  • State Years
    California - CA 13 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 8 years
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2011
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 8 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2015
    Inactive No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Pierre

Learn Pierre’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Business
    I assist clients with compliance with federal and state regulations involving privacy, data, health and advertising laws. I also work with clients drafting and negotiating various commercial technology-related agreements agreements.

    13 years

  2. Corporate and incorporation
    I help entrepreneurs organize their Articles and Certificate of Incorporation, Founder Agreements, Bylaws, Operating Agreement, and Board of Directors.

    13 years

  3. Intellectual property
    I help companies protect their brands by helping them develop and implement an IP strategy. This includes developing trade secret and patent protocols, searching filing and securing trademarks and addressing DMCA issues. This is achieved by working directly with stakeholders of company to asses risk and monitor liability.

    13 years

A corporate and intellectual property attorney advising entrepreneurs, start-ups and emerging growth companies. This includes counseling clients on matters including corporate transactions, partnership agreements, trademarks, licensing, compliance, privacy and deb/equity financing deals. When the time is right, my firm can also assist clients with performing due diligence surrounding M&A transactions.

Zado Law excels at helping clients mitigate risk and leverage resources in order to conduct business more efficiently. I personally enjoy working with entrepreneurs and technology companies. Through experience gained from time spent at a leading global information services company along with time spent at several government agencies, I'm able to help clients develop business solutions to legal problems.

By offering an innovative fixed fee model, many of my clients are able to budget and better control their legal costs allowing Zado Law to set itself apart from the competition.

I'm honored to represent some fantastic up and coming brands. Learn more about my practice and how I can assist your business at .


Zado Law
500 2nd Street
First Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94107

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 350-350 per hour
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.3 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Founder and Attorney
  • Zado Law
  • 2013 - Present
  • Team Lead, Legal Community
  • 2011 - 2013
  • Legal Analyst
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2009 - 2011
  • Judicial Externship
  • United States District Court, N.D. Indiana
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Law Clerk
  • United States Attorney's Office, San Francisco
  • 2008 - 2008
  • Legal Intern
  • U.S. Federal Trade Commission
  • 2007 - 2007
  • Summer Associate
  • Duke Energy
  • 2006 - 2006
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  • Valparaiso Univ SOL
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2009
  • Valparaiso University
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • 2008
  • University of Southern California
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A
  • University of Southern California
  • Minor
  • N/A
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Sample of Legal Cases

  • Matter Dismissed


  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Barristers Club
  • Board Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Service Award
  • California Board of Trustees
  • 2013
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service
  • Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
  • 2012
  • Torts
  • CALI Award Winner
  • 2007


  • American Bar Association International Law News Section Vol. 41 No. 1 (2012): pp. 9-11.
  • Enforcing International Sports Contracts: A US Athlete Learns the Hard Way
  • 2012

Speaking Engagements

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Business Attorney | Apr 03
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. Pierre and I have worked together on a couple of transactions. He understands how to protect his clients and how to help them close deals. His knowledge of technology and business law issues makes him an excellent choice for those needing corporate counsel."
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San Francisco Business Lawyer Pierre Zado
Pierre Zado
Business Attorney
San Francisco, CA
Licensed for 13 years
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