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Legal Landmines for Startups: How to Manage Risks and Avoid Pitfalls

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Attorney Jon O’Connell of Wilmer Hale will discuss the steps entrepreneurs need to take to launch their startup successfully and the landmines to avoid in the process.

Jon will cover the following topics:

· Founders’ Equity

· Protecting Intellectual Property (IP)

· Employee Compensation

· Raising Capital

· Independent Contractors and Interns

· Choice of Legal Entity

· Working With (Managing) Legal Counsel


11:30 am to 12:00 pm Check In, Food, Networking

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Presentation, Q &A

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Informal Q & A, Networking

About the Speaker

Jonathan O’Connell practices general corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on emerging growth company representation. He has represented private and public companies in a wide array of complex transactions and his practice includes start-up company counseling, venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and corporate governance.

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