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Silicon Legal Strategy Welcomes Former Donahue Fitzgerald Associate Michael Perez

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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silicon Legal Strategy today announced that Michael Perez has joined the firm as an associate in its San Francisco office. 

Michael advises early-stage and emerging technology companies, as well as venture capital and angel investors on a variety of legal matters, including equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, entity formations and general corporate governance issues.  Prior to joining Silicon Legal, Michael was an associate with Donahue Fitzgerald LLP’s Corporate and Real Estate groups in Walnut Creek, CA, where he acted as general outside counsel to several established and startup companies, advising them on a variety of corporate and real estate matters.  Prior to Donahue Fitzgerald, Michael was an associate in Cooley LLP’s Emerging Companies group in San Francisco.  Michael also worked as an employment litigation attorney at Littler Mendelson P.C. in San Diego, CA.

Michael received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and his bachelor’s degree in Economics and Applied Mathematics from the University of California, Davis.

“The entrepreneurial spirit runs deep at Silicon Legal and each attorney has an intimate understanding of the challenges and concerns of founders, startups and investors.  It’s no wonder then, that Silicon Legal has developed such a strong reputation in the startup community for providing top tier client service and excellent legal advice.  I’m excited to join the team of professionals at SLS,” said Perez. 

“Michael’s experience is remarkable and his dedication to high-touch client service brings tremendous value to our ever-expanding client base,” said Andre Gharakhanian, partner at Silicon Legal Strategy.  “We are thrilled to continue growing our team with yet another impressive hire.”

About Silicon Legal Strategy

Silicon Legal Strategy is the premier boutique law firm providing targeted, bottom-line-oriented advice to technology startups, innovative entrepreneurs and seasoned investors. Trained at the top firms in Silicon Valley, our attorneys and staff are incredibly passionate about technology and have extensive experience representing early stage companies and investors. We are a known quantity in Silicon Valley, and work with or sit across the table from every major law firm in the area. Perhaps most importantly, we ourselves are entrepreneurs. We truly understand the challenges of a startup -- like building and motivating a team, creating repeatable processes to ensure continued customer satisfaction at scale and dealing with infrastructure issues. We face these challenges every day -- and as a result, are able to deliver more relevant, bottom-line-oriented advice. Put simply, we actually "get" what entrepreneurs are going through.

Jaime Madden

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