Chad Starkey

Chad Starkey

Attorney at Law

Los Altos
California
Licensed in
CA
Pepperdine University School of Law

"Super professional and fast. Highly recommended!"

4.9 5
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 56 reviews
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.
1
Repeat
client
150
Projects on
upcounsel
22
Years
experience
Contact Chad

Representative Clients

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

4.9
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 56 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Chad is great to work with. He did a great job guiding us through all aspects of our legal project. We look forward to working with him on future projects."

Form Corporation
Posted on Jan 27, 2020
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Chad was very diligent in working with us on our TOU and PP. Through several iterations we completed the job together! Thanks Chad for the resilience!"

Assist with Other Patent Matter
Posted on Dec 19, 2019
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Attorney Chad Starkey is very knowledgeable and experienced on the corporate legal matter that we consulted with him. He listened to our need and provided us with unbiased legal opinions and in-depth legal analysis. We appreciate his prompt response and follow-ups that made our communication with him very efficient and smooth without surprises. We had a great experience by using his services."

Consult on Outside General Counsel
Posted on Nov 12, 2019
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Super professional and fast. Highly recommended!"

Restructure Corporation
Posted on Oct 22, 2019
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"This is my second job with Chad and it all worked out great and as expected."

Starting a New Company with Asserts from Existing Company
Posted on Oct 9, 2019
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"We appreciated his candidness about our level of risk for a given project (in our case, quite low risk, and it's unusual to hear a lawyer say that) and his speediness in replying to our questions."

Consult on Outside General Counsel
Posted on Sep 25, 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

Want to work with
Chad Starkey?

Contact Chad

Share Chad's
profile with your network