Y Law’s Corporate and Emerging Technology Practice focuses on the business objectives of our clients. We provide clients with the legal and market expertise needed to manage and close the most complex transactions, as well as provide practical counsel on clients’ day-to-day operations.

Y Law’s Corporate Practice advise public and privately held companies on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity and venture capital, commercial finance and syndicated lending, cross-border transactions and general corporate matters. Our industry experience includes transactions in a wide range of fields, from technology, to representations involving clients in the aviation, banking, energy, and healthcare sectors.


Emerging Technology

As legal advisors to this industry, we also work closely with high-impact accelerator and incubator programs to address the needs of entrepreneurs.

Y Law’s Emerging Technology Practice is a legal team focused on representing entrepreneurs and investors. We guide emerging technology companies through all the stages of their development, from initial business formation, through angel or venture capital financing, to initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. We understand the needs of entrepreneurs and their investors, as well as the challenges they face.

Blockchain and Disruptive Technologies

At Y Law, we are on the frontlines of developing technologies to guide our clients in regulatory solutions in nuanced areas such as blockchain, smart contracts, and cryptocurrencies. We understand that blockchain and smart contracts do not just have the potential to disrupt businesses and the world, but we currently work with companies applying these technologies to real-world uses. As well, we offer solutions to business owners aspiring to integrate blockchain and crypto into their existing business practice(s).

Our background in corporate, commercial and early-stage startup law enables us to aid businesses in these new technologies to conform to present legal frameworks and anticipate future legal developments. Tech and business are our passions, and we give strategic planning and answers to businesses working with blockchain, smart contracts, and cryptocurrencies to make society more efficient and practical.

We know how to anticipate the negatives and how to bask in the glory of the positives of running a startup. These experiences and more uniquely situate us as the premier law firm for your startup needs.


  • Term Sheets
  • Convertible Notes and SAFE
  • Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Founders’ Restricted Stock Purchase Agreement
  • Stock Certificates and Receipts
  • Preparation and filing of state securities filings for stock issuances to Founders
  • Stock Option/Stock Issuance Plan
  • Stock Option Agreement
  • Stock Issuance Agreement

Employment and Consulting Matters

  • At-Will Employment Offer Letter
  • Proprietary Information and Inventions Agreement
  • Independent Contractor Services Agreement

Intellectual Property Matters

  • Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA, MNDA)
  • Assignment of intellectual property from Founders to the company
  • Preparation of Memorandum re Trademark Matters for a new company
  • IP Transfers

In addition to these documents and filings, we also provide some initial review and guidance through the following consultations:

  • Advise on on protection regarding employment, intellectual property, insurance, record keeping, & other aspects of the business
  • Advise on on venture capital term sheets, PPMs, fund raising, & business plans
  • Advise on advice on negotiation, drafting, and entry into contracts and related agreements (as well as review of contracts)
  • Work closely with local co-working spaces, such as CIC to provide on-demand advices.

Drawing on the firm’s broad platform, the group offers clients a streamlined approach to meeting their diverse legal needs – a single team that can scale up its services as clients’ businesses grow. Our attorneys regularly advise clients on a host of pressing legal issues, from corporate and financing transactions, IP protection and software/IT matters, to labor and employment, compensation, immigration, and tax issues.

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