Venture LLP provides emerging growth companies and small and mid-size businesses with sophisticated advice in corporate transactions, meticulous research and drafting, and comprehensive legal strategies. The firm counsels entrepreneurs, inventors, and creatives in formation and early-stage financing transactions, and retention of employees and consultants through equity incentives. Venture LLP attorneys represent investors in due diligence and the negotiation of transaction documents. The firm’s understanding of the Southern California startup and investor communities and its connections to large firms and other elite boutiques enable its client companies to carefully manage legal spend without compromising quality.
Corporate + M&A Team
IAN M. MCDANIEL - Partner
Ian McDaniel focuses his expertise on advising emerging companies and small and mid-size businesses in corporate formation, governance, debt and equity financings, mergers, acquisitions, and outside general counsel services. Ian is particularly experienced in the formation and governance of professional partnerships and corporations. Among his professional clients are firms practicing law, accounting, architecture, engineering, medicine, physical therapy, nursing, chiropractic, and psychology.
ASHLEY K. STENNING - Associate
Ashley Stenning is an associate in the firm’s corporate practice. Ashley’s practice focuses on corporate and business transactional matters, including formation of corporations and LLCs, commercial transactions, consulting agreements, licensing of intellectual property, and mergers and acquisitions. Ashley represents a broad range of clients in diverse industries, including entertainment, sports, fitness, software, and technology.
BRANDON WASHINGTON - Associate
Brandon Washington is an Associate* in the firm’s corporate practice. In collaboration with other firm members, Brandon’s focuses on corporate and business transactional matters. Such matters include entity formation, governance, and drafting and reviewing commercial agreements, including, privacy notices, web terms, and service agreements.
Private Placement Memoranda
Securities and Exemptions
Convertible Note and SAFE Offerings
Preferred Stock Offerings
Equity Incentive Plans and Awards
Advisory Board Agreements
Confidentiality and Proprietary Rights Agreements
Mergers + Acquisitions