Required Reading 2015 for HarvardLaw74 Startup Clients

Teaser Article Quote: “While there is certainly something more admirable, and typically less noxious, about those who innovate ideas and services than those who place bets and structure deals, let’s call it what it is. No matter how fervently techies and entrepreneurs claim they want to “change the world” (see any episode of “Shark Tank”), […]

Kleiner Perkins Gender Discrimintion Goes to Jury on Punitive Damages

“There is sufficient evidence from which a reasonable juror could conclude that Kleiner Perkins engaged in intentional gender discrimination, that Kleiner Perkins acted with malice, fraud or oppression,” wrote Judge Harold Kahn. (source ABA Journal. I am advising all of my startup clients to pay particular attention to gender discrimination issues that may arise in […]

Fruit Street Health Public Benefit Corporation Progress Report

As Interim Comptroller and Counsel to Fruit Street, I am thrilled to share the following press release and bring you all up to speed on its progress under Chief Executive Officer Laurence Girard and Dr. Asif Ali.” NEW YORK, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Fruit Street Health (Fruit Street), a new digital wellness and telemedicine […]

Legal Funding for Large Plaintiffs – CrowdFunding for Fortune 500

In a provocative piece on the Legal Funding Central Blog, Kenneth Min writes: “That legal funding is attracting investment fund managers should come as no surprise, as commercial litigation funding is really just investing equity in an alternative asset class – and one that has the potential for impressive returns for investors. At least that’s […]