About Our Firm
Business-Focused Legal Partner for Technology Companies from Emerging to Large-Scale Enterprise
Vision - the law firm where technology companies go to grow.
Mission – a client-first law firm providing high-quality advice to help technology clients achieve their desired business outcome. We foster your growth and success with simple, understandable, creative problem solving advice based in the law and more than two decades of practice.
25-years experience serving emerging, medium and large technology companies. Silicon Valley and Austin roots but available virtually wherever you are.
Born in San Francisco, Tom was exposed to technology and its business culture from day one. Educated at UC Berkeley and Stanford Law School, his early legal training and experience was earned at the best law firms in the valley– including Wilson Sonsini and Heller Ehrman and iconic companies like Amazon (Alexa), Sun Microsystems, Dolby, Actuate Corporation, Shutterfly, Docmatter and ClearDATA Networks.
Since 2006, Tom has been general counsel for public and private companies ranging in size from under $1 million to over $1 billion in annual revenue.
Other than change, one thing remains constant. Tom puts clients first and brings all of his experience to bear in support of your success.
This means Tom--
- Is extremely responsive and efficient.
- Is curious and interested in you and your business.
- Wants to know your short, medium and long-term goals.
- Focuses on helping you get you to revenue fast.
- Negotiates hard on critical issues
- Knows how to save you money when negotiating with your technology vendors.
Representative Clients and Employers:
- Accela, Inc.
- Accelo, Inc.
- Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ:BIRT)
- Amazon, Inc. (Alexa)
- ClearDATA Networks, Inc.
- Docmatter, Inc.
- Dolby, Inc.
- Legal Zoom, Inc.
- Shire Biotech, LLC
- Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFLY)