Lawyers are Slow, But Firms Shouldn’t Be

José Ancer
Oct 11, 2015 · 6 min read
  • It assumes that there is something very unique about a particular lawyer that you need that others in her firm cannot provide. If you are doing cutting edge niche legal work that is unique to your particular market — like perhaps a patent lawyer with a very deep understanding of your special technology that no one else on the market has, this may make sense. For general startup/vc law, this is flatly not true if the firm you’re working with maintains proper standards and training for its roster of lawyers.
  • Lawyer B is assisting this month on (ii) a formation, (iii) three seed deals, (iii) 2 Series A financings, and (iv) a Series B and Series C financing.

    José Ancer

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    consigliere + legal CTO @ E/N, blogger, family dude. Building an independent, world class tech/vc law firm not from Silicon Valley.

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