Whatever commercial objectives your start-up is striving to achieve, the importance of effective and responsive action, quick turnaround time and a breadth of start-up experience is key to success in such a competitive marketspace. At SWA, you consult with professional lawyers whose global outlook matches your vision, and whose seamless advice provides you with the tools necessary to work towards it.

A roster of start-ups turn to SWA for our advice in a number of areas including:

  • The formation/incorporation of a start-up company
  • Drafting corporate governance instruments
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial and investment agreements
  • Preparing employment contracts, policies and manuals
  • Protecting the intellectual property assets of a start-up

Engagements Have Included

  • Representing a motion-gesturing start-up, including corporate (securities, financing and sale), employment, IP, licensing and commercial aspects.
  • Representing start-up technology companies in their raising additional capital from shareholders and venture capitalists.
  • Representing a start-up in the medical sensor field on corporate and employment matters.
  • Representing an international medical solutions start-up on establishing a U.S. entity in relation to corporate and employment issues, in conjunction with state and Federal law requirements.
  • Advising start-up companies on a range of employment issues including the structuring of key executive employment agreements, sales agent contracts, bonus incentives, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and employee benefit packages.
  • Representing an e-commerce daily deal company in its formation, organization and set up of website and business/legal infrastructure.
  • Representing a start-up internet company with regard to the barter exchange regulations.
  • Preparing offer letters, employment contracts, non-disclosure and non-competition agreements for all levels of employees, including executive level for a start-up in the online video space.
  • Providing corporate and employment law advice to a U.S./Israeli start-up in the edu-tainment field.
  • Representing a start-up television production company in its formation, corporate structuring, protection of intellectual property, and the sale of a television show to a major cable network, as well as all creative contracts related to the production of the program.
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