Attorney at Law
"On point, and did a lot of research to help my company make the best decision."
My ideal clients (1) small companies working through formation, financing, and capitalization issues (including equity-based incentives); (2) individual and small firm financiers seeking to maximize value in connection with their planned investment; (3) SME's requiring assistance with securities compliance; (4) buyers and targets in M&A transactions; and (5) clients facing new and novel issues related to the above.
- Advisory Agreement
- Business Licenses & Industry Regulations
- Buyout Agreement
- Corporate Dissolution
- Corporate Formation
- Corporate Restructure
- Delaware Incorporation
- Founders Agreement
- Franchise Agreement
- Franchise Disclosure Document
- Franchise Formation
- Joint Venture Formation
- Operating Agreement
- Partnership Formation
- Shareholder Agreement
- Other Business Formation Matter
- Benefits & Compensation
- Contractor Agreement
- Contractor Termination
- Employee Handbook
- Employee Stock Option Plan
- Employee Termination
- Employment Agreement
- Employment Policies & Procedures
- Equity Compensation
- Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement
- Non-Compete Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Employment)
- Severance Agreement
- Worker's Compensation Claims
- Workplace Harassment & Discrimination Claims
- Other Labor & Employment Matter
- Affiliate Agreement
- Business Consulting Agreement
- Distribution Agreement
- Equipment Lease
- Licensing Agreement
- Loan Agreement
- Manufacturing Agreement
- Marketing Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- Profit Share Agreement
- Publishing Agreement
- Release of Liability
- SaaS Agreement
- Sales Agreement
- Service Agreement
- Terms of Service
- User Agreement
- Other Commercial Contract Matter
"It was great working with Patrick. I defenitivelly will work with him again in the future."
"Patrick promptly responded to my inquiries and provided good advice."
"I was very impressed with the quality of Patrick's work and the speed at which he turned around the project. Very happy!"
"Patrick was knowledgeable and helpful. He was concise and did what he said he was going to do. When I have more legal needs in the future I will be sure to ping Patrick first to see if he would like to take the job."
"I thought Patrick provided a thoughtful memo that he crafted for me. He was knowledgeable about the consequences surrounding my equity grant. I would consider seeking his counsel in the future."
"Patrick has a good grasps of the legalities of startups."
Sep 2013 - Present
Corporate lawyer serving companies, funds, individual investors, startup companies, in all manner of corporate and finance law.
K&L Gates LLP
Associate Corporate Attorney
Sep 2011 - Sep 2013
Corporate Attorney serving tech startups, small businesses, non-profits, investors, acquirers and funds.
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)
Feb 2007 - Aug 2008
Policy staffer for U.S. senator.