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Katie Rock

Katie Rock

Corporate and Startup Attorney

Venice
California
Licensed in
CA
University of
Michigan Law
School
About
Katie started her career in corporate law at Latham & Watkins and has since worked with private equity firms and start-ups, and acted as both in-house and outside counsel. She focuses primarily on business operations and contracts, including customer and vendor agreements, NDAs, contractor agreements, licenses, leases, terms of service and privacy policies, and separation agreements, as well as legal compliance issues and resolution of disputes to prevent litigation. She balances excellent firm experience with a solid understanding the realities that companies face day to day. She enjoys getting to know clients' unique challenges and find… read more creative and efficient legal solutions.
10
Years
experience

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Work History

Activyst

Founder and GC

Aug 2012 - Nov 2016

- Launched crowdfunding campaign that reached nearly 3x its goal by campaign end
- Drafted web content; crafted brand identity; and led PR, social media and advertising strategies
- Reviewed and negotiated customer and vendor agreements; researched and filed trademarks; reviewed marketing and advertising materials to ensure legal compliance; assisted with corporate formation, privacy policy, Ts&Cs

Aug 2012 - Nov 2016

Activyst

Founder and GC

Aug 2012 - Nov 2016

- Launched crowdfunding campaign that reached nearly 3x its goal by campaign end
- Drafted web content; crafted brand identity; and led PR, social media and advertising strategies
- Reviewed and negotiated customer and vendor agreements; researched and filed trademarks; reviewed marketing and advertising materials to ensure legal compliance; assisted with corporate formation, privacy policy, Ts&Cs

Aug 2012 - Nov 2016

Cargomatic, Inc.

Head of Legal

Apr 2015 - Oct 2016

- Lead all legal and compliance issues for the company
- Review, draft and negotiate customer, vendor, software, employment and lease agreements
- Review and edit web content for legal risks and compliance
- Manage outside counsel
- Resolve third party disputes to prevent litigation
- Advise company officers on legal risks associated with various transactions
- Create internal compliance systems

Apr 2015 - Oct 2016

Axiom Law

Corporate Attorney

Feb 2017 - Apr 2015

Diligence and vendor contracts for M&A on the buy and sale side

Feb 2017 - Apr 2015

World Health Organization

Attorney

Aug 2010 - Aug 2012

Led collaboration between the WHO/PAHO and the Nicaraguan government to promote equal access to sports and physical activity with the goal of improving the health of Nicaraguan girls.

Presented findings at the United Nations Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases; Global Health Conference, Montreal; UNICEF (Nicaragua); and the Nicaraguan Ministries of Health, Women, Sports, Education, and Youth.

Aug 2010 - Aug 2012

Latham and Watkins

Associate

Sep 2007 - Jul 2010

- Represented corporations in project finance transactions in the U.S. and abroad, participating in the drafting and editing of the financing and ancillary agreements
- Advised clients on corporate compliance issues, and specifically on compliance with the FCPA
- Pro bono representation of juveniles in asylum/immigration matters in both state and federal court
- Led "Buildable Hours"

Sep 2007 - Jul 2010

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