Our corporate and securities practice group represents companies at all stages of their growth, as well as the investment banks and venture capital companies that finance them. We understand our clients’ industries and have deep and long-standing contacts in the venture capital and technology sectors. Our firm has substantial expertise in private equity and debt financings (including start-up, early stage and expansion financings), organizing corporate structures, technology licensing and software protection, stock option plans and employment contracts. We also provide advice to venture capital investors and investment funds on all aspects of formation and operation, including use of partnerships, limited liability companies and other structuring vehicles, investor negotiations, securities law considerations and fundraising and investment activities.