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MAGNOLIA LAW, APC

Magnolia Law is a boutique startup law firm run by James Alonso. Like lots of firms, Magnolia represents startups in forming, financing and operating their businesses. And it does that at the highest levels, having represented more than one hundred companies over the last decade. But apart from that experience, there are two things that make Magnolia different from other law firms:

HANDS-ON, DEEP INTEGRATION WITH A PERSONAL CONNECTION

Magnolia only takes on clients referred by trusted friends and colleagues, which means that if we are representing you, we believe in you 100% and will go to bat for you every day. We are invested in your success, we are here for you when you need us, and we are focused on what is best and most important for you, not for us.

This usually results in a very close working relationship where we become part of your team in a way that outside counsel typically does not. Our clients can reach us on Slack, by SMS, or cell - we're accessible and can give quick answers where appropriate without over-complicating or over-billing like lawyers often do.

TECH-ACCELERATED

Some firms talk about their technology initiatives, but Magnolia *is* a technology initiative. We have a rule that we "don't do the same thing twice" - if it can be automated, we write the code before the issue comes up again. The practice gets more efficent on every deal, which helps close your deals quickly and offer prices the competition can't match.

WHAT MAGNOLIA CAN DO

  • 01      CORPORATE LAW
  • 02      SELLING YOUR PRODUCTS
  • 03      TAKING CARE OF YOUR EMPLOYEES
  • 04      OTHER OPERATIONS

01/CORPORATE LAW

  • Company Formation
  • SAFE/Note Financing
  • Preferred Stock Financing
  • Venture Debt
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Board of Directors matters
  • Voting and control issues
  • Secondary stock sales

02/SELLING YOUR PRODUCTS

  • SaaS Agreements
  • Terms of Service and Privacy Policies
  • Privacy Shield self-certification
  • Partner/Referral Agreements
  • Marketplace Agreements

03/TAKING CARE OF YOUR EMPLOYEES

  • Employment & Consulting Agreements
  • Employee Confidentiality Agreements
  • Stock Options/Equity Compensation
  • Sales compensation plans

04/OTHER OPERATIONS

  • Real Estate Leases
  • Vendor Contracts

WE'VE BEEN THERE BEFORE

We've represented companies in more than a hundred venture financings, several billion dollars of M&A, and countless customer agreements. We wrote software that has incorporated more than a thousand startups. Chances are, we've seen and solved the problem you are facing.