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Richard Gora Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Looking for an attorney with experience? Richard Gora is the exact attorney you want. Having defended over 100 cases both in state and federal courts and working with clients from around the globe, Richard has an array of different experiences. His services are wide-ranging and include business litigation, securities litigations, employment litigation, and business counsel. Prior to founding Gora LLC, he worked for Finn, Dixon & Herling LLP for eight years.
145 reviews

Conor Teevan Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Top-tier talent shouldn’t have to come with a top-tier fee. This is why Conor Teevan combines his top-tier expertise (Yale undergrad, Stanford Law) with affordability. Conor has represented Silicon Valley startups, real estate investors, artists creating companies, and even a child author in need of a book deal. Conor himself started a real estate company with holdings in five states.
122 reviews

Seth Wiener Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

As an experienced trial lawyer and litigator, Seth Wiener has resolved numerous federal and state litigations. His cases have included everything from family law to bankruptcy to fraud and more. Before Seth formed his own firm, the Law Office of Seth W. Wiener, he worked for several prominent law offices where he gained a great deal of experience.
468 reviews

Isaac Warren Security 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.

Paul Geilich Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Attorney Paul Geilich has over three decades of experience as a commercial litigator and also specializes in business bankruptcy and transactional bankruptcy. He has represented clients in and out of state and federal courts. While he does handle all bankruptcy cases, he likes to represent clients with Chapter 11 filings. Some of his clients come from backgrounds in the oil and gas industry, banking industry, and real estate industry. Attorney Geilich has been awarded and holds an AV Preeminent peer rating from the Martindale-Hubbell attorney rating service.

Thomas Deon Warner Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Thomas is currently a Partner of The Warner Law Firm PLLC, and the owner of Warner & Associates PLLC. Previously, he was a Partner of Andrews & Kurth LLP. With over 20 years of experience, Warner is a corporate transactions lawyer who specializes in mergers and acquisitions, oil & gas transactions, securities law, real estate transactions, corporate law and corporate contracts. He attained his Doctor of Law from Howard University School of Law. He serves both civic and government boards.
5 reviews

Brett A. Cenkus Security 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.

Oscar Garcia-Isita Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Oscar Garcia-Isita is a corporate attorney that specializes in cross-border transactions between the United States and Mexico. He has represented domestic and global companies, as well as individuals. Oscar is currently a foreign legal consultant at SMPS Legal. He has also worked as a senior associate at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP and as an associate at Hogan Lovells BSTL. Oscar completed his Juris Doctor degree in 2006 and obtained a Master of Laws in 2014.

Barry Mcfadden Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Barry McFadden is a corporate attorney with over 15 years of experience. He was the youngest person to serve as the Vice President of ExpressJet Airlines and has also served as a senior counselor at Seyfarth Shaw. Barry is licensed to practice law in Texas and obtained his J.D. in law from The University Of Texas School of Law. He has extensive experience in dealing with commercial contracts, and with legal cases related to mergers and acquisitions.
3 reviews

Yuliya Balabon Security 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

Mary Hodges Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Employment is a big part of any business, and Mary Hodges understands that many business owners may not know the legal details of the hiring or termination process. She works with business owners with a variety of needs: from working with independent contractors, to developing and implementing employment policies, non-disclosure agreements, and more. Ms. Hodges can also help with business formation, contracts, and operations.
166 reviews

Johnny Manriquez Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Johnny Manriques is a patent attorney with extensive experience in dealing with cases that involves intellectual property law and related legal matters. He has more than 14 years of experience and is licensed to practice law in California. Johnny is registered with the State Bar of California. He has a Juris Doctor degree in law. Johnny recently started his own firm, but worked with Procopio Cory for three years prior to starting his own law office.
93 reviews

Mario Naim Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Mario's firm focuses on serving growth companies throughout the venture capital life cycle from startups to public companies. The firm provides services related to business law, specifically corporate, securities, business combinations and commercial transactions. He has also helped foreign clients in the acquisitions of businesses in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and South America.
123 reviews

Meaghan Zore Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Meaghan Zore is an attorney and certified information privacy professional (CIPP/US) who has served as an in-house counsel for dozens of companies. Meghan has demonstrated expertise in technology policy strategy, analysis, and advocacy, which is why her insights have been quoted in Time Magazine and San Diego Union Tribune. Her practice provides large firm services at a fraction of the cost.
81 reviews

Eric Kirkland Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Eric Kirkland is a business attorney with a strong entrepreneurial background. He has 26 years of experience. Eric focuses on contracts, intellectual property, strategic partnerships, software licensing and other general business-related legal matters. He is the managing attorney of Kirkland Law and was previously the founder and CEO of Just Cellular Inc. Eric graduated with a Doctor of Law from the Pepperdine School of Law.
120 reviews

Thomas Bark Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Thomas Bark is a Partner at Jones Bay working with startups, but he can also handle legal matters for large companies. Previously, he has worked for two top international law firms for some 25 years - some of his experience includes working abroad.. His practice extends to corporate law and commercial contracts, with a particular emphasis in VC finance, M&A, lending, employment, joint ventures and technology issues. He attended The University of Virginia School of Law.
100 reviews

Helen Quinn Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Helen has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating, and managing corporate transactions. In her previous role as a senior corporate securities attorney for Wilson Sonsini, she provided corporate counsel in connection with over seventy merger and acquisition transactions, over fifty venture capital finance transactions, and several initial public offerings.
52 reviews

Paul Spitz Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

With an MBA in marketing from Indiana University, Paul Spitz offers business experience and legal expertise to companies ranging from startups to midsize organizations. He specializes in the areas of technology, marketing, e-commerce, and digital media. Unlike attorneys at large law firms, Mr. Spitz is able to provide affordable services in counseling, representation, and negotiation.
78 reviews

John Fallone Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

John Fallone thinks big and gets it done. As an early-stage company attorney, John is also a co-founder of SendHub, the cloud-based phone system making it easier for today’s businesses to communicate with customers and employees. A self-identified geek of processes and efficiency, John plans to get an MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business
68 reviews

Philip Heller Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

A corporate and commercial transactions counsel, Philip Heller has represented leading digital media, entertainment, and technology companies, including Warner Bros, Hulu, and American Express. He is particularly knowledgeable about SaaS, software licensing, partnerships, and private equity funds. Mr. Heller specializes in negotiations and drafting complex agreements and privacy policies.
76 reviews

Stacy Smith Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Stacy Smith is your go-to for your business and real estate needs. She can help with business sales and purchases, entity formation, contracts, and more. Whether your business needs help with vendor agreements or financing, Ms. Smith can help. She can also deal with things like zoning and separating or combining lots. She brings her 25 years of experience to every legal issue.
73 reviews

Thomas Love Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Holder of seven patents, Thomas Love has a work history spanning from a partnership in a major firm (specializing in international corporate finance) to working at a number of startups, including in software, global supply chain, and online education. Today, Mr. Love represents clients worldwide and has provided his services to non-profits in theater, women’s empowerment, medical education, and more.
63 reviews

Ramsey Taylor Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Ramsey Taylor is a business attorney with over 21 years’ experience. He has exceptional experience in dealing with international business law, but also assists local companies within the United States with their legal matters. Ramsey is licensed to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the New York University. In March 2017, Ramsey founded his own legal firm, Taylor Legal, where he now acts as the owner and principal attorney.
46 reviews

Michael Allers Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Michael Allers provides legal services related to general business matters. He has been practicing law for the past six years and is licensed to practice law in Texas and New York. Some of the top clients that Michael has represented include Southwest Airlines, Reata Pharmaceuticals and Carousel Capital. Michael has exceptional experience with commercial contracts, business formation and mergers. He has been operating as a private practicing attorney since June 2016.
42 reviews

Jonathan Savar Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

In addition to being a skilled business lawyer, Jonathan Savar is highly experienced in investment banking. He handles strategic transactions, financings, and contracts for individuals, startups, and middle-market companies. Mr. Savar offers every one of his clients individualized attention to provide efficient, cost-effective services.
76 reviews

Grant Maynard Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Grant represents high-growth companies in all aspects of formation, financing, and intellectual property issues. He has previously done general corporate, intellectual, and real estate work at Nebraska's oldest law firm before transitioning to a more virtual lifestyle. As an entrepreneur himself, he understands the need to balance legal and business interests.
54 reviews

Umar Farooq Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Umar Farooq focuses on corporate legal matters that include commercial contracts, employment matters and business operation management. He has represented Vodafone, RBS, ExonMobil and various other large corporations. Umar graduated cum laude from the University of Buffalo School of Law in 2007. He also received an Adelbert Moot Scholarship while attending the University in 2006. Umar started his own law firm in 2012 and is currently the managing business attorney.
112 reviews

Kaiser Wahab Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Complex corporate transactions in technology, media, and securities require a knowledgeable and experienced attorney. Kaiser Wahab brings those qualifications with him when he is counseling clients on corporate structuring, investor agreements, and equity incentive plans. Whether you are a Fortune 500 company or a start-up, Mr. Wahab has your complex business needs covered.
55 reviews

Jenny Villier Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Jenny graduated from Notre Dame Law School and has a bachelor's degree in finance and accounting from the University of Dayton. Jenny was a member of the Notre Dame Law Review. Jenny is also a CPA (inactive). Jenny's practice areas include business and tax law, with a particular emphasis on small business and startup legal issues. Jenny regularly writes in the areas of business law, tax law, estate planning and employment law. Her articles have been published in the ABA Business Tax Quarterly, the ABA Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee Newsletter, and the WealthCounsel Quarterly.
42 reviews

Geoffrey Amend Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Geoffrey Amend has over 21 years of experience as a business attorney. He is licensed to practice law in Kansas. Geoffrey has represented numerous corporate clients, including JungleBee, MomoCentral and APIMATIC. He started his own legal firm in 2013 and was the general counsel at Chelsea Partner before starting his own firm. Geoffrey graduated with a J.D. in law from the Washburn University School of Law in 1995.
232 reviews

Alejandro Maher Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Alejandro Maher’s firm specializes in domestic and international corporate transactions, commercial litigation, and arbitration. He has represented individual investors, entrepreneurs, and emerging-growth companies in matters of public and private offerings of equity, M&A, and real estate financing. Currently, Alejandro has over 50 domestic and international clients.
158 reviews

Sheheryar Sardar Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Sheheryar Sardar has extensive experience analyzing, structuring, negotiating, and closing sophisticated commercial transactions. He is the trusted advisor of numerous boards of directors, investors, and executive teams throughout the tech world. Mr. Sardar was the winner of Martindale Hubbell’s client service distinction and at Emory Law School received the dean’s award for comparative law.
45 reviews

Sarvey Askarieh Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Sarvey Askarieh is an award winning attorney, having been named Top Attorney in 2013 and 2014 by Pasadena Magazine and having been selected as the Super Lawyers Rising Star List in 2016. Her clients are numerous and varied, including individuals, small businesses, and even Fortune 500 companies. Her practice is dedicated to being client-focused and she aims to provide the highest quality legal services at all times.
47 reviews

Patrick Jones Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Patrick Jones has 17 years of experience as a business attorney and has represented numerous corporate clients, including AirHelp, Slobbr and several Fortune 500 companies. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and in Arizona. Patrick has extensive experience in debt and bankruptcy, as well as in legal research and writing. He founded his own law firm, PMJ PLLC, in 2015 and is of counsel at Freeman Law.
48 reviews

Renate Harrison Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Renate Harrison provides her clients with legal services as they should be - with compassion, diligence, and attention to detail. Ms. Harrison helps businesses with various transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, cross-border transactions, corporate financings, and restructurings. She can also help with real estate issues and the unique legal issues that face non-profit businesses.
28 reviews

Joseph Waala Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Joseph Waala is an Attorney, who has been licensed for 17 years. In the year 1999, he was an Associate with Baker & Hostetler. After that, he spent time working for Law Firms such as King & Spalding, LLP and Phillips Lytle, LLP. His focus areas include energy and utilities, oil and gas, contracts and agreements, as well as commercial real estate matters. Joseph attended The Georgetown University Law Center and graduated with his J.D. almost two decades ago.
28 reviews

Lauren Roberts, Esq. Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Lauren Roberts was the Senior Associate working for the Law Offices of Bovino & Associates. She is now a Corporate Attorney with plenty experience - handling Corporate Transactions, Intellectual Property, Business Matters and Legal Research. She is well-equipped in conducting of extensive due diligence reviews. Roberts attended the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2008 and graduated with her J.D. three years later. Just prior to that, she graduated cum laude from the New York University.
30 reviews

Ross Meador Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Ross is a partner at TechLaw LLOP, a high caliber business, finance, and IP firm. During his long career, he spent 15 years with prestigious firms, including Morrison & Foerster. His high Avvo rating, "superb," is the result of his expertise in contract drafting, acquisitions and investments, business relationships, and intellectual property protection.
54 reviews

Eric Leander Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Securities law, capital formation, and financial regulation are extremely tricky, yet delicate, areas of the law. It takes a knowledgeable attorney to navigate these issues. Eric Leander has years of experience in these areas, particularly because he has worked with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Corporate Finance.
67 reviews

Tom Shnaider Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Thomas has over 15 years of experience and is the founding partner of Shnaider, a corporate, business, and contracts & licensing law firm. He provides cost-effective service to clients, whether they are individuals or Fortune 100 companies in the US and internationally. In addition to law, he is a licensed real estate broker with expertise in real estate transactions and real estate law.
65 reviews

Eric Alspaugh Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Intellectual property is a very unique area of the law the requires specialized attorneys who have additional training and education. For the complicated area of medicine and medical devices, the IP complexity often increases. Eric B. Alspaugh serves as medical device general counsel or patent counsel for several businesses, a qualification that very few attorneys can boast. His expertise is invaluable to these complicated business ventures.
62 reviews

Eric Norton Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Eric is not only a trusted business and intellectual property attorney, he has founded several businesses himself. As the founder of Norton Law Corporation, his mission is to provide top tier legal services at affordable prices for business owners of all types, from small business owners to multinational corporations. He takes great pride in helping his clients start and grow their businesses.
24 reviews

Carl Loeffler Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Karl has provided quality service to many clients at a fraction of the cost of traditional firms as a sole practitioner in the past and now a partner at FisherBroyles by eliminating unnecessary overhead. His specialties include startup companies, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, and securities compliance. Contact him for any questions regarding an existing enterprise or how to form a new company.
23 reviews

Drew Stokesbary Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Drew Stokesbary is a corporate lawyer that primarily specializes in providing legal assistance to startup companies. He has been licensed to practice law in Washington for the past four years. Drew received a legal degree after he graduated from the Notre Dame Law School. He specializes in legal cases related to securities and finances, as well as labor and employment law. In July 2015, Drew founded a law boutique, Stokesbary PPLC, where he now acts as a managing member.
25 reviews

Brian Selchick Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Brian Selchick’s business law practice has a trademarked approach to providing legal services and advice to small and mid-sized clients: round-the-clock access to their attorney for a set number of hours each month, for a modest recurring monthly fee. Any unused time rolls over to the next month. Clients find it refreshing and it offers them the ability to budget their legal needs.
22 reviews

Jesko Onken Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Licensed in California and Germany, Jesko Onken offers cost-effective legal advice to small and midsize companies. A speaker of German, French, and Italian, Mr. Onken provides services in business law and international legal management. He specializes in entity formation, business contracts, corporate compliance, immigration, licensing, and securities.
46 reviews

William Frenkel Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

William has over 28 years of experience as a corporate lawyer with leading New York law firms, in-house counsel for a U.S. multinational corporation, and as the founder of his own firm Frenkel Sukhmap LLP. For the last 10 years, he has focused on serving the legal needs of the alternative investment funds industry, particularly clients that are emerging and established businesses.
60 reviews

Jon Fisse Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

Inventor of an ad tech patent for TransPrivacy™, Jon Fisse is a Certified Privacy Professional with more than 20 years’ experience in technology, media, and telecommunications. Prior to founding his own company, Mr. Fisse held several senior corporate development, business, and legal positions. He graduated with honors from Cornell University and continued his studies at Columbia Law School.
19 reviews

Christopher Borders Security Lawyer for Austin, TX

The future is now and Christopher Borders not only envisioned it, but he made it happen. His practice provides practical and personal legal services for businesses in an ever-changing, tech-driven world. He is the co-founder and CEO of NOWArchive (24/7 real-time video uploads) and co-founder and Operations Director of Shestock (first and only female-centric imagery by female photographers).
44 reviews
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