Lawyers for Startups & Entrepreneurs

we’ll help you start smart with real-world advice

Are you just starting out? If you’re an entrepreneur or startup, we know there is so much to do at the beginning. We understand the need to move at lightning speed, and we think ahead and help counsel you on steps for a smart start and smart growth.

For a new business to be successful, it needs a solid legal footing and intelligent, realistic advice from a seasoned legal team during the early stages of its formation and afterward. At Meyer Law, we have offices in Denver and Chicago, and we work with startups, entrepreneurs, and small businesses all over the United States, including New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Austin, Boulder, and other major cities.

We provide many of the legal services a typical startup needs, from help with defining the corporate structure and drafting founder’s agreements, to creating contracts tailored to your company, to protecting intellectual property and preparing for fundraising. Our dedicated, tech-savvy attorneys are experienced with corporate law, contracts, intellectual property, employment, privacy and data protection, fundraising, and more, and we offer upfront, transparent pricing and billing that makes it easy for growing businesses to incorporate our services into their budget.

Contact us today to schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our business attorneys for legal assistance for your startup!

Why Startups and Entrepreneurs Appreciate Us

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WE’RE ENTREPRENEURS

We get it. Our tech-savvy lawyers are entrepreneurs, allowing us to offer thoughtful advice so that our clients can make informed, real world decisions.

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WE’RE TRANSPARENT

No one likes surprise invoices.  It’s Meyer Law’s philosophy to be upfront about billing and keep clients informed throughout the relationship.

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WE’RE CONNECTORS

Our lawyers have incredible networks and we know the importance of building relationships with the right people, so we’re always making introductions.

Our Legal Services for Startups & Entrepreneurs

Our firm works closely with each of our clients to develop a roadmap and estimate for services that are customized to the specific needs of the business. Not only does this ensure that your company receives the exact services that are required, but it also provides transparent billing that can help prioritize, budget, and plan. We offer a full selection of legal services for startups, entrepreneurs, and emerging growth businesses, including:

  • Organization, including choosing a corporate structure, drafting articles of organization, developing bylaws, drafting shareholder agreements, drafting operating agreements, drafting restricted stock/interest agreements, creating succession plans, and more.
  • Contract negotiations and drafting, including vendor contracts, customer agreements, license agreements, Software-as-a-Service agreements, non-disclosure agreements, privacy policies, and more.
  • Employment law, including drafting employment agreements, offer letters, independent contractor agreements, incentive plans, stock plans, severance agreements, and more.
  • Intellectual property services, including trademark searches, filing trademark applications, filing copyright applications, drafting cease and desist letters, drafting license and royalty agreements, and more.
  • Data protection and privacy complianceincluding revising current agreements and new agreements to comply with data and privacy law—such as the General Data Protection Regulation, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, and the California Consumer Privacy Act—drafting internal policies, counseling on best practices, and more.
  • Fundraising, including performing due diligence, drafting term sheets, convertible note purchase agreements, subscription agreements, counseling on best practices, and more.

We also offer a variety of startup packages that are a convenient way to bundle frequently needed services in a cost-effective way that makes planning and budgeting easy.

Our Startup Packages

If you’re an entrepreneur or a startup, our Startup Packages are perfect for you. If you’re not sure what you need or you don’t find a package that works for you, give us a call and we’ll provide you with a roadmap and estimate to fit your business. We’ll also help you prioritize, so you can plan and budget accordingly.

Digital Start-Up Package
For those who are establishing a startup in the digital space, our Digital Startup Package can help you get the necessary documents in place to set parameters around how your customers use your product and let your customers know how you’re using their information.
This Package Includes
  • Up to an hour consultation
  • Terms of Service
  • Privacy Policy
App Development Package
Have an app idea and need to hire a developer? The contract with your developer is one of the most important contracts you will need for your digital startup. Among other things, the services need to be described properly, appropriate remedies should be included so that you have recourse if things go wrong and you must address ownership of the intellectual property and include related protections.
This Package Includes
  • Up to an hour consultation
  • Nondisclosure Agreement
  • Developer Agreement
Intellectual Property Package
Protecting your confidential information and intellectual property is essential to your business. Our Intellectual Property Package includes drafting confidentiality agreements tailored for your business and filing a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
This Package Includes
  • Up to an hour consultation
  • Unilateral Nondisclosure Agreement
  • Mutual Nondisclosure Agreement
  • Trademark Application for submission with the USPTO
Sales Package
Want to close deals faster and get revenue in the door more quickly? We’ll help you by explaining best practices around contract structure so that you can increase efficiencies within your sales cycle time. We’ll tailor contracts specific to your business to help minimize risk and ensure you’re protecting your product and business.
This Package Includes
  • Up to an hour consultation
  • Mutual Nondisclosure Agreement
  • SaaS Agreement
SaaS Package
If you have a SaaS product, your customer agreement needs to be solid! We'll help you streamline your customer agreement and help ensure you're company is best protected. The SaaS Package includes a Non-Disclosure Agreement and a SaaS Agreement.
This Package Includes
  • Up to an hour consultation
  • a Nondisclosure Agreement
  • a SaaS Agreement
Healthcare Technology SaaS Package
If you have a healthcare technology startup, you need to not only make sure you're protecting your business and intellectual property, but you also need to know the details around handling personal health information and ensure your customer contract includes the appropriate terms. The Healthcare Technology SaaS Package includes a Non-Disclosure Agreement and a SaaS Agreement, with Business Associate Agreement if applicable.
This Package Includes
  • Up to an hour consultation
  • Nondisclosure Agreement
  • SaaS w/ BAA if applicable

Businesses We Serve

At Meyer Law, we work with most types of companies, with a focus on technology-related firms, especially small and growing businesses. We are based in Chicago and Denver but serve clients throughout the United States. Our clients include:

  • Mobile application companies
  • Software-as-a-Service companies
  • Platform-as-a-Service companies
  • Software companies
  • Consulting companies
  • Software and mobile app developers
  • Managed service providers
  • Data analytics firms
  • Financial services companies
  • Internet of Things companies
  • Information technology companies
  • Healthcare technology companies
  • And more

Whether your business is just starting out, growing quickly, or ready to expand nationally, our team at Meyer Law can provide the legal services and advice required to help you achieve your goals.

Schedule a Consultation for Legal Services for Startups & Entrepreneurs

When you need quality legal services for your startup in Denver, Chicago, or elsewhere in the United States, trust the lawyers at Meyer Law. Our team has the skills to help your company through every step of the process, from formation to daily operations and expansion, and we have worked with all types of businesses, from startups to large Fortune 500 companies.

Contact us today to schedule a legal consultation for your startup or technology company.

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