Smith Shapourian Mignano PC is a women- and minority-owned boutique law firm in San Francisco, representing startups and small businesses. We are an innovative and enterprising law firm, utilizing up-to-the-minute technology to maximize our efficiency and effectiveness so as to offer clients a high-touch, high-quality experience.
Our clients include growth-stage tech and cannabis entrepreneurs who are forming and scaling their companies; traditional small businesses, micro-funds, and professional services firms who seek to form, buy, sell, merge or dissolve; and businesses or founders involved in disputes with their former companies, employees, partners, investors, service providers, or customers.
September 30, 2021 - 10 - 11 am PST - "Female Leaders in Tech and VC Community -- Real Solutions and Actions for DEI" by McGriff Insurance
Lindsey S. Mignano will moderate a panel discussion for McGriff Insurance called Female Leaders in Tech and VC Community -- Real Solutions and Actions for DEI" with panelists Alexa Binns of Halogen Ventures, Danielle Delancey of Wilmot Ventures, and Marisa Warren of Alivia Ventures. Panelists will discuss real world solutions and action items for developing DE&I in the workplace and our communities.
October 20, 2021 - 12 - 1:15 pm PST - "Executive Compensation: Important Considerations from the Employer’s and Employee’s Perspectives" for the Bar Association of San Francisco
Teela Smith and Mark Gabel of Workplace Legal, APC will discuss some of the many different types of equity compensation plans for high-level employees; how executives’ compensation can be affected by the particular structure of the business; special considerations regarding executives’ pay under California labor law; and important considerations when there is a termination of employment, whether by voluntary or involuntary means. Barristers Solo and Small Firm Section Chain, Emily McGrath of Lawless, Lawless, & McGrath will moderate.