BUSINESS PRACTICE

The Farallon Law Group offers transactional and counseling services in a wide range of legal practice areas for the varying needs of start-up businesses as well as for established businesses requiring ongoing legal services or on a project-by-project basis.  Our attorneys have broad experience having worked in both the public and private sectors, and both as outside and in-house counsel.  These unique perspectives lead our attorneys to provide practical legal advice in a cost effective manner, while maximizing legal protection for our clients.

Entity Formation
Business Transactions
Real Estate
Technology/Intellectual Property
Venture Financings, Private Equity Investments & General Corporate Finance
Mergers and Acquisitions
General Corporate Governance
Employment Law

Entity Formation and Financing
Formation and financing of corporations, partnerships, LLCs and LPs in various jurisdictions. Among other things, we advise our clients on business entity and jurisdiction choice, name selection, securities compliance and other key issues concerning incorporation documents, partnership agreements or LLC operating agreements and, in consultation with associated tax counsel or accounting advisors, tax and accounting issues.

Business Transactions
Preparing, negotiating and reviewing various business agreements, including vendor and services agreements, licensing agreements, purchase agreements, consulting agreements, credit facilities and letters of intent.

Real Estate
Involvement in all aspects of real estate acquisition, development, financing, investment, ownership, leasing, and operation including preparation of leases, letters of intent, purchase agreements, financing documents, escrow agreements and title documents.  We have experience all types of real estate products, including office, commercial, industrial, and multi-family.

Technology Transactions/Intellectual Property
Our attorneys combine their expertise in commercial law with their knowledge of IP licensing to prepare and negotiate development, manufacturing and license agreements for software, hardware and general technology.  We also have advised and prepared agreements relating to joint ventures and strategic alliances, patent licenses, distribution, supply, and OEM agreements, Internet law, open source software development and distribution.  We counsel businesses on copyright and trademark issues, in both offensive and defensive contexts.

Venture Financings, Private Equity Investments & General Corporate Finance
Handling of venture financings and private placements, including preparing stock purchase agreements, registration rights agreements, co-sale agreements, amended charters and review of due diligence materials.

Mergers and Acquisitions
Preparation and negotiation of stock and/or asset purchase agreements, merger agreements, letters of intent and other documents related to mergers and acquisitions, as well as review of due diligence materials.

General Corporate Governance
Counseling small and medium-sized businesses on day-to-day legal matters, including the entity maintenance requirements, employment law matters, and securities law compliance. 

Employment Law
Preparing employment and consulting agreements, offer letters, separation agreements and employee compensation programs, including stock options and stock purchase programs.

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