East Bay General Counsel, PC

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In an era when large law firms are merging with even larger ones, and law firm clients worry every time the mail comes with their lawyer’s latest invoice, East Bay General Counsel, P.C. reminds you of the good old days.

When was the last time your lawyer took the time to really listen to your business problem, gave you competent, not over-analyzed advice, and sent you a bill that made you feel you had gotten a bargain? That is what we aim to do, every time out, at East Bay General Counsel.

We know about solving business problems, having spent the bulk of our career working inside companies, large, medium, and small.

Our specialty is business and technology law, working with emerging growth companies throughout the Bay Area. Our principal focus is in high tech and biotech, but we represent other emerging growth companies as well, in fields as diverse as electronics recycling and design.

Having trained in industries where the customer is king, we know what it’s like to be on deadline, to need an answer to an urgent question right away, and to stay up late so that our clients can sleep knowing that their needs are being handled.

For start-up companies, we can help you choose your entity, file your papers, prosecute your trademarks, protect your other intellectual property, and help you raise financing.

For sustaining enterprises not yet ready to hire in-house counsel, you can hire us to be your outsourced corporate counsel. We help by reviewing your key agreements, checking for loopholes, and helping you stay out of litigation trouble. In the event that litigation is required, we can manage the process for you, helping you select the right counsel, and managing the litigation if you happen to get into it.  We make sure you are staying compliant with corporate governance issues, and help you to handle issues with your employees, trade secrets, and confidentiality.

If you are a technology company, our expertise in patent and software licensing can help you structure a win-win deal so that you can create new sources of revenue for your company while making sure that your patents and copyrights are respected.

If you have a complex legal challenge that is confronting your company, we can manage it for you, as we pride ourselves on our ability to communicate clearly and to manage other counsel to ensure you are spending your legal funds most efficiently and effectively.

In summary, if you are seeking legal counsel to advise your company, before you hire a name-brand firm, give us a call at East Bay General Counsel. We promise you competitive rates, sound business and legal advice, attention to detail, and unparalleled responsiveness.