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Chad Starkey

Chad Starkey

Attorney at Law

Los Altos
California
Licensed in
CA
Pepperdine University School of Law

"Easy to communicate with and he stuck to his proposal price. Highly recommended"

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About
CES Legal Services provides the highest quality yet affordable legal and strategic business services for all early stage businesses. We pride ourselves not only on the quality of our services but on the speed in which we provide them – a speed that matches the furious pace of today’s start-up environment. We can be your dedicated virtual in-house counsel until such time that you grow to a point where you need a full-time attorney on staff. Or, we can provide project-based assistance to solve your company’s pressing needs.

CES was founded by Chad Starkey who has over 15 years experience representing companies ranging from Fortune 500
… read more companies to 1 man shops working out of their garage.
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"Working with Chad was a pleasure and he was very knowledgeable with SaaS and subscription-based contracts. Looking forward to working with him in the future. He was also flexible to meet my legal needs within the scope I needed."

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Posted on Jun 30, 2019
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"pricy but overall is good"

Assist with Outside General Counsel
Posted on Jun 19, 2019
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"Chad is easy to work with, responsive, professional. It's all went well and I would work with Chad again if the opportunity presents."

Cancel existing SAFE - Create a Payment Plan
Posted on Jun 14, 2019
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"Easy to communicate with and he stuck to his proposal price. Highly recommended"

Advisory Agreement Services
Posted on May 28, 2019
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"Very Helpful"

Review Service Agreement
Posted on May 7, 2019
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"Enjoyed very much working with Chad. He is a true legal professional with lots of experience in the areas we needed help, i.e. B2B tech contract review and negotiation."

Draft Distribution Agreement
Posted on Apr 23, 2019

Work History

CES Legal Services

Principal

May 2017 - Present

CES Legal Services provides the highest quality yet affordable legal and strategic business services for all early stage businesses. We pride ourselves not only on the quality of our services but on the speed in which we provide them – a speed that matches the furious pace of today’s start-up environment.

May 2017 - Present

Jumio

Legal Advisor

Dec 2015 - Feb 2016

Helping to continue Jumio's forward momentum as I take time off from the grind to be with my family and explore new opportunities.

Dec 2015 - Feb 2016

Jumio

General Counsel

May 2010 - Nov 2015

All things legal at an emerging SaaS company in Silicon Valley.

May 2010 - Nov 2015

Talenthouse

General Counsel

May 2009 - May 2010

All things legal for a start-up social engagement site for artists and creatives. Also lead HR and managed Finance.

May 2009 - May 2010

AMEC

Senior Counsel

Jun 2008 - Jan 2009

Negotiated complex commercial deals for company based in Shanghai, China.

Jun 2008 - Jan 2009

Bay Area Law Firms

Commercial Counsel

Jun 1999 - May 2008

Associate and Senior Counsel for two boutique law firms starting commercial groups in Silicon Valley. Representative clients include major biotechnology companies, major custom hardware manufacturer, several Bay Area construction companies, myriad start-up companies and automobile manufacturers.

Jun 1999 - May 2008

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