The Corporate Law Group


We’re not like the other guys

We work for you, the founders, not your investors. We can help you avoid the speed bumps and take advantage of the fast lanes. We love helping entrepreneurs pursue their dreams and realize their vision. We can help with protecting intellectual property, forming your business, venture capital, corporate governance, securities, licensing, and employment matters. We believe in free minds, free markets and the creativity in every person. Do you have what it takes to build a company? Do you have a passion? If you’re that person, call us.

French Crazy

Labor laws distort labor markets in all kinds of unpredictable ways. And they not infrequently do so in ways that hurt employees. Many night shift workers want to skip breaks and meals and go home early. Sorry. In California that’s illegal. You must take your break, like it or not. […]

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Andy and Creative Destruction

We recently noted an item in Fortune about Andy Grove, who sadly passed March 21, 2016, titled The Immigrant Who Created Silicon Valley. For those of you not schooled in Valley history, Grove was born in Hungary in 1936 and was a founder and CEO of Intel. If you haven’t […]

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Doing Good Through Your Occupation

There is a lot of talk these days (all of it we love) about doing good work in addition to pursuing your business. We agree. But never discount doing good by pursuing your business well. Tom’s of Maine says, “We’ve always believed that our goals should include more than just […]

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Your Reasonable Expectation of Privacy

One aspect of the Apple / FBI privacy dispute now underway that we don’t hear anyone discussing is that we are in control of our reasonable expectation of privacy. You heard me right. Not the courts. Not the politicians. Not law enforcement. You! You (all of us) determine what is […]

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Lining Up the Ducks

Every company needs two different kinds of leaders. Indispensable is someone with a vision who sees something that most others don’t and who keeps that vision pure and alive through all of the hurdles you have to jump in building a great company. Without that person no company was ever […]

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