At Foley, we have the resources, connections, access to funding, practical experience, and legal insight to help you succeed — from early-stage start-up through your sale or IPO. Our Technology Industry Team includes more than 90 attorneys with extensive experience in diverse legal areas, including venture capital, securities, IP, tax, and corporate law. We understand young technology companies and are experienced in providing the sophisticated legal services needed in such areas as business formation and structuring; IP strategies and protection; angel, seed, and venture capital financing; joint ventures and strategic alliances; technology licensing; securities law matters; Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and other grant programs; and employment matters.

From coast to coast, in overseas markets, and across disciplines, our attorneys have real-world and professional experience to help you realize your goals. We have a proven track record of working with tech incubators and accelerators across the country, including MassChallenge, Catapult Chicago, TechStars Chicago, and Plug and Play Tech Center. We draw on our extensive network of contacts, relationships, and experience throughout the United States, allowing us to structure and negotiate a vast array of investment transactions, and help you build the relationships you need for a strong enterprise. We have a long record of designing creative new deal structures and compensation arrangements that offer a “win-win” solution to venture investors, founders, and management teams.

About Foley

Foley & Lardner LLP provides award-winning business and legal insight to clients across the country and around the world. Our exceptional client service, value, and innovative technology are continually recognized by our clients and the legal industry. Foley has been recognized in a survey of Fortune 1000 corporate counsel as an elite BTI Client Service 30 for 12 years — one of only seven law firms to hold this distinction for more than 12 years (2015 BTI Client Service A-Team survey, The BTI Consulting Group, Wellesley, MA). In addition, Foley received 27 national Tier 1 rankings in the 2016 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms and was named to the InformationWeek 500 list for seven of the past eight years for technological innovation that enhances business value. At Foley, we strive to create legal strategies that help you meet your needs today — and anticipate your challenges tomorrow. Learn more at