Attorney for Established and Emerging Companies
Rupa is also an entrepreneur. In addition to her law practice, Rupa founded a company to help small businesses merge with or be acquired by larger companies. She is passionate about helping businesses thrive.
Rupa is based in Oakland (SF Bay… read more Area), but represents clients globally.
- Affiliate Agreement
- Business Consulting Agreement
- Marketing Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- Publishing Agreement
- Release of Liability
- Sales Agreement
- Service Agreement
- Terms of Service
- User Agreement
- Vendor Agreement
- Other Commercial Contract Matter
- Breach of Contract
- Cease & Desist Letter
- Demand Letter
- Settlement Agreement
- Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
- Case Law Research
- Other Legal Research & Writing Matter
"Rupa has reviewed numerous contracts for me in connection with my real estate business and provided great insight and legal protection that I would have never thought of. In addition, when I was faced with an Airbnb dispute, she was able to contact the other parties’ legal representation, negotiate, and handle the matter swiftly. Her knowledge of the law, contract drafting and review, legal writing, and negotiation skills are top notch."
"Rupa sets the gold standard for litigation work and I would partner with her any time. I was initially referred to her when I needed local counsel on an international defamation case involving computer servers housed in California. She got the maximum results for what we were seeking, stayed within her estimated budget, and was the consummate professional, even when the client showed rather negative signs of stress. I totally endorse Rupa: she gets the job done, impresses the clients, and is a pleasure to work with."
Nath Cook Law
Commercial and Litigation Counsel
May 2018 - Present
Provide legal advice to growing companies on a broad range of issues such as scope of work, liability, licensing, indemnification, employment, and defamation. Draft and negotiate commercial contracts, including statements of work, master services agreements, independent contractor agreements, terms of service, privacy policies, and EULAs. Work closely with team members across business functions.
Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP
Mar 2015 - May 2018
Research complex legal issues. Conduct pre-litigation investigation. Draft complaints. Draft and argue motions. Manage the discovery process, including by taking and defending depositions, propounding and responding to discovery, drafting subpoenas to third parties, and negotiating with third parties and counsel regarding discovery. Prepare for trial. Create internal procedures and policies.
O'Connor and Associates
Nov 2013 - Mar 2015
Represent clients in a diverse range of commercial matters, including fraud, breach of contract, intellectual property, employment, personal injury, and consumer protection. Manage cases from inception to conclusion, develop case strategies, and manage teams of attorneys and support staff. Draft contracts on a variety of matters. Draft and argue motions. Participate in mediation and settlement.
U.S. Attorney's Office
Aug 2012 - Dec 2012
Defend the United States government in civil lawsuits. Conduct legal research on a variety of federal law issues. Draft civil motions for summary judgment, motions for judgment on the pleadings, and motions to dismiss.
San Mateo Superior Court
Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
Prepare orders for the family law/domestic violence Court, including orders related to restraining orders, custody, and visitation. Assist pro se litigants on issues such as custody, domestic violence, dissolution, and support and provide legal advice related thereto. Present lectures regarding dissolution to members of the community.
Prestige Global Intermediaries
Dec 2006 - Oct 2010
Advise clients on business matters and, specifically, on the sale of their business. Assist escrow and attorneys in the transfer of business stock and assets. Review contracts such as stock and asset purchase agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and license agreements. Manage all aspects of a small business.