Business Law

Emerging Growth Companies and Venture Capital

Quarles & Brady's Emerging Growth and Venture Capital Team represents clients at every stage of the investment cycle. Our attorneys understand how to guide a full range of participants through the legal complexities of their rapidly changing and competitive industry. We have experience in representing entrepreneurs and emerging startup/growth companies and their investors, whether in the areas of technology, healthcare, consumer goods and services, and business goods and services, in a variety of corporate matters, including equity and debt financings, mergers, sales and other liquidity events. We routinely assist clients in the following areas: 

  • Startup/Formation
  • Equity Financings
  • Convertible Debt Financings
  • Angel Investor Financings
  • LLC-C Corp Conversions
  • IP Ownership/Protection
  • Employment Issues
  • Equity Incentive Plans
  • Software Licensing Issues
  • Sale/Exit Transactions

Quarles & Brady attorneys have knowledge and experience to offer clients insight into current market terms for VC and angel investments in addition to providing practical legal advice. Firm attorneys routinely use their networks to connect startup/venture clients to potential capital sources.