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.
January 22, 2020 - 3:00 - 4:30 pm - Startup Law Panel for SwissNexSF Cohort
Lindsey S. Mignano, Sophie Alcorn of Alcorn Immigration Law, Danielle Delancey of Wilmot Ventures, and Caroline Federal of Fidelity Corporate Business Developmentwill discuss startup law topics such as business formation, immigration, and key tips for raising a significant seed ($1-3M) or Series A ($5-15M) round in the States for SwissNex SF's cohort.
Lindsey S. Mignano will present on a panel entitled "The Art of Juggling -- Strategies for Practicing Law and Wellness Topics," alongside co-panelists Ritu Goswamy of Holistic Legal Services, Rose Ellen Fairgrieve of Fairgrieve Law, and Adam Kaplan of Intel. The panel will cover tips for handling the stressors of practicing law and running a law firm while taking care of yourself; ideas for health, happiness, and the importance of self-care in ensuring a successful future; stress management and ways to improve efficiency and productivity; and wellness tips for busy lawyers.
Neda Shapourian and Kimberly Simms of The Law Office of Kimberly R. Simms will present on a panel entitled "Green Leases: Regulatory and Contract Considerations for Commercial Cannabis" for the Cannabis, Alcohol and Regulated Industries Section of the Barristers Club. They will provide a brief overview of the 2019 Cannabis climate, identify specific CA Cannabis regulations affecting commercial leases, and practical advice for drafting Cannabis commercial leases from both Landlord and Tenant perspectives.
February 4, 2020 - 2 - 4 pm - Guest Lecture at Haas School of Business Lindsey S. Mignano will guest lecture for Professor Mark LeHocky's class on "Structuring Business Ventures" at Haas School of Business. She will discuss business formation and strategy related to structure.