Lindsey S. Mignano and Teela Crosthwaite Smith will present to an invite-only group of German Accelerator (GSV) startups on topics such as business formation, commercial transactions, employment, and trademarks/patents @ Runway.
Lindsey S. Mignano received the Outstanding Barrister of the Year award at The Bar Association of San Francisco's Annual Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco on December 14, 2017.
Lindsey S. Mignano spoke on a panel of four lawyers entitled, "Leveraging Help From Outside Attorneys: An Overview of the Laws, Legal Ethics, and Practical Considerations Relating to Engaging Outside Attorneys" at The Bar Association of San Francisco. The panel discussed Rule 2-200 and financial arrangements with outside attorneys; Rule 1-400 and disclosure requirements concerning outside attorneys’ relationship with the firm; Rule 3-300 and conflicts of interest; models of structuring relationships with outside attorneys; and practical considerations regarding engaging outside attorneys.
Lindsey S. Mignano presented to an invite-only group of Startup House startups on topics such as business formation, commercial transactions, employment, and trademarks/patents.
Lindsey S. Mignano organized and moderated When Styles Collide: Recognizing and Eliminating Behavior Bias by Alay Yajnik of the Yajnik Group regarding recognition of individual behavior style, understanding the bias that behavior style can create when connecting with other people, and elimination of the bias @ The Bar Association of San Francisco.
Neda Shapourian, Brieanne Traube of Early Growth Financial Services, Lauren McCollom of Square Bank, and Josie Gomez of TriNet discussed key topics to scale your startup at Galvanize. The ladies discussed issues such as choosing the right legal entity for your business, opening a commercial banks account, the importance of collecting and showcasing financial data for your investors, and how to choose and compensate the right team of early hires.
Neda Shapourian, Sophie Alcorn of Alcorn Immigration Law, Brieanne Traube of Early Growth Financial Services, Brian Lee of First Republic Bank, and Gary Chang of Commonwealth FX discussed key topics to catapult the growth of your startup for Foreign Startups Mixer and Pitch at TechShop SF. They specifically discussed choosing the right legal entity for your business; key IP and contractual concerns for early-stage companies; the importance of collecting and showcasing financial data for your investors; fundraising via convertible notes or SAFEs; immigration tips for founders; and transferring funds from overseas parent companies into the States.
On October 21, 2017, ACBA and cannabis attorneys Neda Shapourian, Shabnam Malek, and Kimberly R. Simms presented a three-hour informative panel presentation on corporate formation, intellectual property, and regulatory/compliance issues specific to the cannabis space at The San Diego Bar Association.
Teela Crosthwaite Smith, Sandy Nyugen and Brit Summerill of NowCFO, and Josie Gomez of TriNet, Scott Eldridge of First Republic Bank, and Lindsay Gardiner of California Payroll discussed key topics to catapult the of your startup, specifically choosing the right legal entity for your business, key IP and contractual concerns for early-stage companies, setting up a commercial bank account, the importance of collecting and showcasing financial data for your investors, compensating and providing benefits and insurance to early stage hires, and fundraising via convertible notes or SAFEs, at General Assembly.