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Kristin Scheel Downes

Kristin Scheel Downes

Business, Intellectual Property & Contracts Expertise. 13+ Years Experience.

Austin
Texas
Licensed in
TX, OR
South Texas College of Law
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About
I'm a technical and highly effective business lawyer with more than 13 years of experience in drafting and negotiating all aspects of commercial agreements.

I've worked with hundreds of businesses, and drafted thousands of contracts within technology, IT, life sciences, healthcare, engineering, manufacturing, eCommerce, creative businesses, education, food and retail industries.

Commercial contract experience includes: SaaS agreements, engineering, procurement and construction, terms of service, warranties, nondisclosure agreements, employment agreements, noncompete, RFQs and RFPs, licensing agreements, transfers of ownership of real
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"Kristin was very knowledgeable, prompt, and very responsive. She was very easily accessible and answered all of my questions throughout the process of registering my new business. I will most certainly be using her expertise again for all future legal matters. "

LLC Formation for Fitness Facility
Posted on Jul 13, 2016
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"I signed the lease, and am the proud new renter of a great office! Thanks to you! I appreciate all your help through this process. It took out a great amount of stress and confusion out of the equation. Keep me posted on my bill, (you are worth it)."

Commercial Lease Review & Negotiation
Posted on May 11, 2016
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"I am always amazed when a blind phone call results in finding the right person to join our team. Meeting you was a great joy. Thank you for your time, for listening to our goals and vision, and for being prepared for our discussions. I have worked with attorneys before who did none of those things."

Operating Agreement & Terms of Use
Posted on May 11, 2016

Work History

Scheel Legal

Managing Partner

Aug 2011 - Present

We help small and large organizations with contractual matters, structural development and technical compliance.

Clients contact us to:

Implement Legal and Financial Protection Strategies
Clarify Applicable Laws

Manage Potential Business Risk

Draft & Negotiate Contracts

Develop Organizational Compliance Policies & Implement Training Programs

Aug 2011 - Present

Emerson Process Management

Senior Contracts Negotiator

May 2016 - Aug 2015

Emerson Process Management is a Fortune 100 company and leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution facilities. Intellectual property is the lifeblood of this global organization. Day to day operations included large capital projects delivering process design, hardware, software, and professional services.

May 2016 - Aug 2015

Wood Group Management Services

Commercial Counsel

May 2016 - Aug 2011

Wood Group provides a range of engineering, production support, maintenance management and industrial gas turbine overhaul and repair services to the global energy industry.

May 2016 - Aug 2011

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