Smith Shapourian Mignano PC is a women- and minority-owned law boutique firm representing startups and small businesses in corporate matters and business litigation. 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 corporate clients include growth-stage tech and cannabis entrepreneurs who are forming and scaling their companies, as well as traditional small businesses, micro-funds, and professional services firms who seek to form, buy, sell, merge or dissolve their businesses. Our business litigation clients include founders involved in disputes with their former companies, partners, or investors; or businesses engaged in contractual disputes with their service providers, clients, or former employees.
March 28, 2019 - "Oh the Places You'll Go" Panel @ University of California, Hastings College of the Law
April 22, 2019 - Foreign Startups Mixer n Pitch Panel @ The Vault
Neda Shapourian, Danielle Delancey of Wilmot Ventures, and Jeff Huang of Alcorn Immigration Law will discuss startup law topics for Growth Circuit and Foreign Startups Silicon Valley at The Vault. Specifically, they will discuss startup law and finance concerns such as approaching investors and raising a seed versus Series A round; protection of intellectual property (i.e., trademark and patent concerns); and hiring a team in California (i.e., independent contractor versus employee classification in California).
Neda Shapourian and Kimberly Simms of The Law Offices of Kimberly Simms will speak at the 38th Annual Spring Conference of the California Lawyers Association in Newport Beach. They will present "Green Leases: Regulatory and Contract Considerations for Commercial Cannabis Leases."