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Lisa Thorsen Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Licensed in California and Texas, Lisa Thorsen focuses on corporate contracts and transactions, trusts and estates, real estate, and startups. She previously worked as an associate attorney at Circuit, McKellogg, Kinney & Ross, LLP for six and a half years and spent the past 3 years in private practice as a solo practitioner. Ms. Thorsen has 8+ years of experience practicing law as a licensed attorney.
39 reviews

Joseph Leak Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

When you have a legal dispute, having an attorney who can both litigate and negotiate deals is an invaluable resource. Joseph Leak has both a litigation and a business practice that extends to individuals, startups, and regional and national businesses. He can deal with issues related to securities, real estate, business entity formation or selection, fundraising, and civil litigation.
9 reviews

Nicolle Muehr Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Nicole is a top-rated lawyer who represents businesses in many cases related to employment and business law for clients in Texas and around the country. She began her own firm, Nanasy Muehr, out of a drive to better serve clients without the overhead of larger firms. She is highly rated in the industry with recognition from The American Lawyer Magazine among other organizations.
8 reviews

Jennifer Carroll Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Your startup is important to you and Jennifer Carroll will help you fund it and protect it. Ms. Carroll specializes in angel, seed, or Series A round venture financing deals, so she can get your business started on the right foot with a solid financing framework. Ms. Carroll can also help your startup with patent and trademark issues as well as licensing and development agreements.
5 reviews

Jeffrey Lambert, Esq. Mpa Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Representing many different business clients, Jeffrey Lambert has experience in both startups and expansion. He once sat second chair on a case involving $165 million sale of an oilfield services company, as well as leading a three party purchase at the value of $20 million. His experience expands to estate transactions - commercial and residential - and litigation. When it comes to service estates, Jeffrey is familiar with interpreting easements and servitudes.
4 reviews

Kristin Scheel Downes Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Kristin Scheel has over 12 years of experience in dealing with commercial agreements. She also specializes in employment, business and other commercial legal matters. Kristin is licensed to practice law in Texas. She has received numerous awards, including a Super Lawyer award and a Reverse Pitch Mentor award in 2015. She has worked with Emerson Process Management, Welsh LeBlanc and Brown Sims in the past. Kristin is currently the managing partner at Scheel Legal.
3 reviews

Dennis James Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Dennis James is a passionate Attorney who has previously worked as a Partner in a large Dallas law firm, as well as a Tokyo law firm. Currently, he lives in Austin, Texas handling matters such as formation, private financing, commercial agreements, governance and technology licensing. He attended SMU and obtained his J.D., as well as his MBA as a Law Review Editor. He also studied Finance with the Indiana University.
3 reviews

Robert Mckee Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Robert Mckee is a business and patent attorney with a primary focus on data privacy law. He is also acquainted with commercial contracts and employment law. Robert has been licensed to practice law in Texas and California. Robert is also a member of the California Patent Bar Association. He has five years’ experience as a lawyer. Robert obtained his legal degree from the University of Houston Law Center. He has been an attorney at Hulsey, PC since August 2016.
2 reviews

Rich Moore Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Rich Moore is a business lawyer who has been serving corporate clients for the past three years. He has been licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from the Villanova University School of Law. Rich is experienced in tax law and often provides his legal assistance to non-profit organizations. Since June 2017, Rich has been serving as an associate at Ryan Law Firm, LLP.
2 reviews

Irma Jacobson Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Irma Jacobson is a commercial litigator and administrative law attorney who regularly practices in state, federal, and administrative law courts. She graduated from West Po... read more
2 reviews

Yuliya Balabon Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Yuliya Balabon has over 14 years of experience as a Corporate Lawyer. Previously, she served as a head regional counsel for a public technology company based in California. She has also worked for large international law firms such as DLA Piper, Akin Gump and Baker & Hostetler. Her specialties include mergers and acquisitions, corporate financing, securities compliance and contracts. She studied law with The University of Texas School of Law.
2 reviews

Michael Smith Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Michael’s practice primarily serves small businesses and he deals extensively with complex contract and licensing negotiations, particularly intellectual property licensing. In many cases, he is the general counsel overseeing the legal needs a growing company may have. He has also been involved with dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration, and litigation in state and federal courts.
6 reviews

Jamie Richards Whitney Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Jamie Witney specializes in outsourced general counseling services and provides her legal assistance to growing businesses. She has more than 10 years’ experience and have represented AMD, Texas Windstorm Insurance, Pioneer Energy and other large clients. She is licensed to practice law in Texas. Jamie graduated from the University of Texas School of Law with a J.D. in law. She is currently a briefing attorney for Mark Lane, a Magistrate Judge in the United States.
3 reviews

Willia Hulsey Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

William has represented over 500 startup and emerging growth companies for almost 30 years as a patent attorney and intellectual property lawyer. William is a top rated attorney who is listed on the Bar Register of Preeminent Attorney, rated “AV—Preeminent” by the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, and a recipient of the Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award.
2 reviews

John Burns Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

John Burns is a business attorney with 17 years of experience. He has experience in dealing with patent legal cases, as well as with commercial contracts. John has represented Bioo Scientific, Origen Biomedical and various other healthcare corporations. Apart from graduating with honors from the UC Davis School of Law, John also holds a PhD, B.S. and an M.S. John founded his own law office in 2013. Prior to this position, he gained experience while working for two large corporations.
2 reviews

Ali Akhtar Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Attorney Ali Akhtar is an experienced lawyer with over 15 years of experience in business formation, trademark law, employment law, and commercial bankruptcy cases. Graduating from one of the top 10 law schools in the US, Attorney Akhtar has the knowledge and skills to guide you through your business ventures.
2 reviews

Jonathan Charnitski Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Jonathan was involved in large-scale litigation and government investigations and was an Attorney for The Walters Firm before he became the Owner and Attorney for The Law Office of Jonathan W. Charnitski. The aim of his business is to avoid legal liability and foster good corporate governance. He also has experience working for Fannie Mae in governance and compliance during the housing market recovery. In 2008, he graduated from Villanova University School of Law as a Doctor of Law.
2 reviews

Kevin Kneupper Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Kevin Kneupper was the Principal of McKool Smith for the prior 9 years, handling matters in Litigation and in the areas of Technology. Before that, he worked at the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals as a Law Clerk. His experience also includes complex commercial law suits and his main practice areas litigation, appellate law, business law and patent and intellectual property issues. Kevin attended The University of Texas School of Law and graduated in 2005.
2 reviews

Sehar Aijaz Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

I am a Business Attorney licensed in Texas and India. I have over 4 years of international experience in business and corporate law. I have provided business advisory to st... read more
1 review

Michael Ybarra Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

In 2010, Michael Ybarra founded Ybarra PLLC in New York City. Prior to that, he worked for Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett LLP, a well-respected law firm. While working for Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett, he managed some high profile cases, including defending MasterCard in an antitrust action brought against Discover and American Express. Additionally, since one of Michael’s interests is international law and human rights, he provides consulting for the United Nations and its constituents.

Fisayo Fadelu Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Fisayo Fadelu is a business attorney that specializes in assisting startup companies and nonprofit organizations with their legal matters. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and has more than four years of experience. Fisayo obtained her legal degree from the University of Texas School of Law in Austin. She has been the CFO and a general counselor at Pecan Street Inc. since May 2013. Prior to her current position, Fisayo was an IP consultant at Mattersight Corporation.

Greg Pierce Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Greg Pierce has over 26 years of experience as a corporate attorney. He is skilled in dealing with legal matters related to labor and employment law, debt and bankruptcy, as well as other corporate lawsuits. Greg is licensed to practice law in Texas. He received his Juris Doctor degree in law from the University of Texas School of Law. During the past few years, Greg has gained experience at Scott, Douglass & McConicco, as well as while serving as an associate at Wynne & Maney.

Isaac Warren Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Isaac Warren is a corporate attorney with more than 14 years’ experience. He has closed deals worth more than $3 billion in total. He focuses on business formation and operations, as well as employment law, real estate matters, securities and commercial contracts. Isaac is licensed to practice law in Oklahoma, Texas. Isaac is the managing attorney at his own law office, which he founded in 2013. Previously, he was the general counsel at Vertis Inc.

Adriana Lopez-Ortiz Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Adriana Lopez-Ortiz is a research attorney who often works with nonprofit organizations. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree in law from the South Texas College of Law. Adriana is also experienced in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. She served as a partner at Richard Rodriguez & Skeith LLP between October 2016 and August 2017.

Brett A. Cenkus Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Based in the vibrant city of Austin, TX, Brett Cenkus concentrates on business transactional law and helping small and medium-sized businesses with drafting contracts, mergers/acquisitions, and raising capital. Earning a JD degree from Harvard Law School, former co-associates say that Brett Cenkus is always impeccable, thorough, and responsive. Another previous client said that his intuitive guidance and straightforwardness was instrumental in the success of her business.

Ej Archuleta Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

EJ Archuleta is an attorney and entrepreneur based in Austin. He is the co-founder of Scanther, a technology startup that develops apps and online solutions for businesses. Previously, he founded a law firm that specialized in immigration, business, and family law. He also has experience with business formation, contracts, and intellectual property. EJ holds a J.D. from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law.

Chad Harlow Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Chad Harlow is a Round Rock, Texas-based attorney specializing in business law and estate planning. Licensed in Texas, he has his own practice called The Harlow Law Firm and counsels small and medium-sized businesses on legal matters related to intellectual property, contracts, compliance, and asset protection. Chad holds a J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law.

Chris Jones Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Through top-notch research, persuasive advocacy, and powerful writing, Chris Jones adds value and perspective to legal matters. He supports his team and clients in navigating complex legal challenges. Mr. Jones has worked cases involving white collar crime, SEC enforcement, accounting fraud, insider trading, violations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and other anti-bribery laws.

Darryl Pruett Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Although he generally focuses on real estate and construction disputes, Darryl Pruett has also represented plaintiffs and defendants in employment and general business disputes. He has extensive experience in vendor contracts, clinical trial agreements, and bioanalytical agreements. In his community, Mr. Pruett has served as director and vice president of the Oak Hill Association of Neighborhoods.

Michael Ramos Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Michael Ramos has a notable education and impressive entrepreneurial record. A graduate of the coveted Stanford Law School, he also earned a master’s in Management Science and Engineering. Founder of, where he serves as General Counsel, he also works in Austin, TX where he focuses his legal practice on serving the technology, real estate, financial and software industries.

Brian Mcgiverin Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Geri Kahn’s experience lies in California immigration and social security disability law. As a designated certified specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, she represents religious workers, political asylum applicants, and people who are in all stages of naturalization. She also advocates for the disabled in the topic of social security at hearings and in federal court.

Matthew A. Henry Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Matthew Henry has experience representing many of the largest U.S. companies involved in energy and utilities. He was once part of the Lead Counsel for Texas’ largest electric transmission and distribution utility. His practice is diverse - involving regulatory compliance, license applications, ETC designation, complaint proceedings, litigation, contract development and technology policy advocacy. He attended the University of Texas at Austin School of Law in 2007.

Katie Butler Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Katie Butler is a corporate attorney with several years' experience. She recently started her own legal firm, Katie Butler Legal. Katie first graduated from The University of Texas at Arlington in 2007 and obtained her J.D. at the University of Arkansas School of Law in 2012. Katie is also fluent in Spanish and always strives towards excellence. She believes that communication is key and prides herself on being clear and approachable.

William Todd Ver Weire Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

William has had plenty experience, in fact, over two decades worth, in dealing with both individuals and large companies. Having studied at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, he is experienced in legal work for various categories - including contracting and business, employment law, corporate governance, personal injury, and complex commercial and consumer issues. Todd takes the time to get to know each of his clients; showing an interest in their goals.

Adrian Resendez Business Lawyer for Austin, TX

Adrian Resendez is an attorney at law who has recently been licensed to practice law in Texas. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the Texas A&M School of Law. Adrian specializes in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. He is also experienced in immigration law, as well as labor and employment law. In January 2016, Adrian founded the Resendez Law Firm, where he now acts as the owner and principal attorney.
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"Delaware C-Corp Formation"
Austin, TX
"We're a startup located in China that wants to register itself as a Delaware C Corp in the USA. We are building a mobile application. We aren't quite sure if we want a C Corp or an S Corp and are looking for assistance in legal matters from the ground up."
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"General Formation Services"
Austin, TX
"We want to create a Delaware C-Corp to create, market, sell, and maintain our software platform. We are also looking for multiple documents including incorporation papers, shareholder agreements, etc."
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2-4 employees
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