Advising Startups in a Shifting Market

Originally held on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Program Chair:

James C. Murray
ExSight Ventures

  • The global pandemic and economic recession have rapidly changed the fundraising landscape for startups and emerging companies. Join our panelists as they discuss how legal and economic terms in venture financing agreements have changed and strategies for advising clients amid current market conditions.

    Program Fee:
    $149 for Members | $249 for Nonmembers

    Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2018-2020), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges, or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

  • Mitchell Raab
    Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP

    Matthew E. Foreman
    Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi
    Michael Kurzer Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Rifkind, Wharton, & Garrison LL

  • 10:00 am – 10:05 am
    Introductions and Program Overview

    10:05 am – 10:55 am
    Representing Venture Backed Companies in the time of COVID: Considerations and Practice Tips

    10:55 am – 11:00 am

    11:00 am – 11:55 am
    Practical Liability and Regulatory Implications: Industry Perspectives from Life Sciences/Healthcare, Fitness and Hospitality

    11:55 am – 12:00 pm

  • New York: 2.0 Professional Practice
    New Jersey: 2.2 General
    California: 1.5 General
    Pennsylvania: 1.5 General
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Sponsoring Association Committees:
    Emerging Companies and Venture Capital, James C. Murray, Chair
    Small Law Firm, Anne Wolfson, Chair

    Co-Sponsoring Organization:
    Small Law Firm Center

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 |