Lara Slachta Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Lara Slachta

Lara Slachta

Attorney at Law

Cambridge
Licensed in
NY, MA
Yale Law
School

"Very diligent, knowledgeable and detail oriented. Price came in on-budget."

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About
With more than ten years of experience as a corporate attorney at large international firms, Lara has significant experience advising startup companies on formation and financing issues, advising on private placements of debt and equity, and representing investment managers in fund formation. Additionally, she has advised social enterprises and charities on a range of issues including the creation of for-profit and non-profit hybrid structures. A Yale Law School graduate, Lara is a former associate of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and WilmerHale LLP, as well as Vice President and in-house counsel at Wellington Management Company LLP, a… read more global investment adviser.
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4.9
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"Very good work, as before. Thanks."

Draft Collaboration Agreement
Posted on Feb 2, 2017
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"Lara's been very helpful in this project"

Draft Employee Stock Agreement & Vesting Schedule
Posted on Jan 11, 2017
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"Lara was flexible and accommodating to our needs. Enjoyed working with her."

Outside GC Services
Posted on May 25, 2016
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"Lara was such a pleasure to work with. She totally understood the perspective and challenges of starting a company and was there to hold my hand through the early stage financing process and really rolled up her sleeves right alongside me. She also was very generous with her time. "

Convertible Notes Services
Posted on Oct 13, 2015
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"Lara provided timely legal services which were both highly effective and highly efficient. She helped us incorporate and has established herself as a resource for both legal and business decisions."

Delaware Incorporation Services
Posted on May 18, 2015
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"Lara is the best."

Draft Contractor Agreement
Posted on Jan 13, 2015

Work History

Impact Legal Solutions, P.C.

Founding Attorney

May 2013 - Jun 2014

Founding Attorney of Impact Legal, a law firm working with investors and entrepreneurs who are striving to make a difference in the world.

May 2013 - Jun 2014

Wellington Management

Vice President, Counsel

Aug 2011 - May 2013

In-counsel counsel to global investment management firm and their corporate charitable foundation.

Aug 2011 - May 2013

WilmerHale

Senior Associate

Jan 2007 - Jul 2011

Corporate transactional and fund formation senior associate

Jan 2007 - Jul 2011

Cravath Swaine

Associate

Sep 2004 - Jan 2007

Securities and banking transactional associate

Sep 2004 - Jan 2007

Peace Corps Volunteer Jordan

PCV

Jul 1999 - Jul 2001

Jul 1999 - Jul 2001
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