Your counsel is your partner in building your business — they’ll help you get stuff right (the first time) and make your life as a founder easier.
We work regularly with all of the top venture- and startup-focused law firms in Silicon Valley and across the United States.
If you're looking for a smaller firm that is familiar with AngelList's products, below is a list of boutique firms that specialize in high-growth, early stage tech startups.
We’ve worked with Kyle Westaway, Managing Partner at Westaway, on a number of AngelList companies and RUVs. He’s familiar with AngelList products and is regularly in touch with our team. Westaway offers upfront, flat pricing per project.
Strengths: Incorporation, funding, intellectual property, employment, contracts, mergers & acquisitions, impact evaluation and general counsel
Howell Legal is a corporate law boutique designed for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. They leverage technology and user-centered design principles to provide technology startups and mature companies with a unique experience—one that maximizes efficiency, transparency, and client engagement.
Strengths Formation, operations, growth, exits, contract drafting and negotiation, Licensing, corporate maintenance, employment issues, early stage-, bridge-, and debt based-financings
For $300 per month, HeyCounsel provides you with seasoned lawyers who are dedicated to helping startups build better, without charging crazy hourly rates. They’ll match your startup with in-house lawyers specific to your industry, and Angellist customers also get the first 3 months free.
Strengths: Regulated spaces (fintech, web3, healthcare, real estate, etc.), product counseling, commercial contracts, hiring/firing, managing legal tasks and driving down legal spend. They also have partnerships for discounted rates with reputable firms for all other standard legal needs (formation, fundraising, intellectual property, and more).
SPZ Legal offers big law reach with a boutique client experience and fee structure. SPZ's experienced attorneys, together with SPZ's unique network of law firms, allow clients to receive the full range of legal work required for emerging companies through the lifecycle of their venture all under one roof.
Strengths: Sales-friendly commercial advice, data privacy compliance, venture financings, business formation and corporate compliance, protection of IP, employment, executive compensation, M&A, investor-side representation, legal ops, and cap table management.