Angela Lyons-Justus represents emerging companies and venture capital firms in note and priced round financings, and asset acquisitions. She is skilled in supporting entrepreneurs from incorporation through day to day operations, product development, and partner agreements and negotiations. In her practice supporting both companies and investors, she is especially attuned to deal structures and diligence reviews so as to enable positive returns for both parties.
Before joining Smith Shapourian Mignano PC, Angela practiced at a PitchBook highly-ranked emerging company and venture capital law firm. Angela is also familiar with the challenges startups face in their growth, having worked in a unicorn-rated business prior to her legal practice.
Angela is a Bay Area native and is currently located in Oakland. When she is not practicing law she enjoys spending time with her rescue tri-pawd, skiing in Tahoe and attending meditation retreats.