Lawyers play a vital role in the early years of startup companies with big ambition, writes Lee Leslie, for Strategy+Business. But it’s important to find the right fit for your firm, especially when you’re scaling up quickly.
Leslie is a California attorney who has represented emerging growth companies through all phases of development. He sees a clear conflict between the necessity for legal counsel and the propensity for it to stifle risk taking. However, it’s a hurdle that can be conquered with the right approach.
THE ROLE OF A GREAT STARTUP LAWYER