About Catalyst Law Group

Catalyst Law Group LLP is a premier business and technology transactional law boutique that provides a unique, tailored client experience to those seeking sophisticated legal advising.

Our team of experienced, business-minded attorneys shares an unwavering commitment to superior client representation and service. Our core principles originate in precision, practicality, innovation, and responsiveness. We deliver specialized, high-impact legal solutions.

Emerging Growth Companies

We work with emerging growth companies at every stage in their lifecycle, from formation, capital structuring, inbound investment transactions and intellectual property protection through commercial transactions and exits. Our attorneys often act as general counsel and integrate with our clients’ businesses to support their growth and success. Our knowledge of business models, market trends, investor expectations, and strategic planning allows us to advise our clients through all aspects of their growing businesses’ needs.

We are committed to the entire entrepreneurial community, working with and supporting companies, founders, incubators and accelerator programs, angel investors, and venture capital and private equity funds, and leverage the full strength of our resources to achieve success for our clients. Whether we are forming a new company, structuring a complex securities investment, or assisting a client in protecting and monetizing its intellectual property, we are focused on providing exceptional service of the highest value to our clients.

General Corporate and Business Law

Our corporate and transactional team advises business clients of all sizes and during various development stages. We work closely with the executive and internal legal teams of our clients, advising on unique business challenges and objectives, including:

  • Initial entity selection and structuring
  • Corporate governance and best practices
  • Equity incentive and option plan administration
  • Key employee hiring and departures
  • Commercial contract negotiation
  • General corporate maintenance
  • Transaction and investment preparation

Whether we are advising a client on strategic transaction structures or a board of directors on fiduciary duties, our mission is to deliver specialized, high-impact and innovative legal solutions.

M & A

Our M&A team has extensive experience advising buy-side and sell-side clients on merger and acquisition transactions of all sizes and degrees of complexity. Our attorneys have advised on dozens of high-profile M&A transactions, including:

  • Asset acquisitions and divestitures
  • Cash and stock mergers
  • Reorganizations and management buyouts
  • Spin-offs and divestitures

Regardless of deal size or structure, our team brings critical insight through the entire transaction process, from initial discussions regarding a potential transaction through the closing. Our counsel ensures that strategic and economic opportunities are maximized and risks are mitigated and managed. We are able to derive an efficient and outcome-focused process by combining our corporate, transactional, and TTG expertise with our leading team of outside specialists in M&A-critical areas of law. We deliver a level of proficiency and seamless representation to our clients that historically has been available from only the largest and most prestigious M&A law firms.

Technology and Commercial Transactions

We understand that our clients are the creators of change in their industries and our TTG team helps them maximize the use and value of their intellectual property and commercial relationships. Our attorneys counsel both domestic and international clients. We utilize our business-focused approach to advise companies at every level, ranging from start-ups to some of the most well-known technology brands in the world.

We work closely with our clients to become strategic members of their teams and work with their businesses to help them efficiently and effectively utilize their intellectual property assets at all stages of growth and on matters ranging from day-to-day operations to mission-critical transactions, including:

  • Software, hardware, and patent licenses
  • Collaborations and co-development agreements
  • Manufacturing and supply agreements
  • Intellectual property asset sales and spinouts
  • OEM, distribution and reseller agreements
  • SaaS and cloud-based service agreements
  • Terms of service, terms of use, EULAs and privacy policies
  • Data privacy and compliance

Our TTG attorneys provide expert guidance to public and private companies that enables them to develop, acquire, implement, and protect their intellectual property assets while maximizing their commercial successes.

Venture and Private Capital

Our venture team has extensive experience advising and representing growth companies, venture capital funds, private equity firms and angel investors in equity and convertible securities financings. We serve as trusted strategic advisors throughout the entire fundraising process from deal structuring, term sheet negotiation and legal due diligence through securities laws compliance analysis, and drafting and executing definitive transaction documents. Our deal volume across major technology markets gives us real-time visibility into market trends and terms and allows us to leverage that information to drive efficient processes and favorable outcomes for our clients.