I have represented reporters, newspapers, bloggers, community groups and regular citizens seeking to vindicate their rights under the Freedom of Information Act. Typically, I do not charge FOIA plaintiffs a fee for my services, but, instead, rely on statutory fee-shifting provisions that require the government to pay my fee if the client prevails. If the client does not win, I do not get paid.
I represent clients in civil suits seeking to vindicate their rights under the U.S. Constitution. I have handled cases arising under the First Amendment (free speech and the right to petition), the Fourth Amendment (warrantless trespass by government officials), the Fifth Amendment (due process and takings) and the Seventh Amendment right to a civil jury.
I represent clients covered by the ADA. I focus on clients with visual impairments with a particular emphasis on the application of the ADA to government buildings and services, including public transit. I am legally blind and, I believe, this allows me to argue more forcefully for my client.
I offer commercial legal services to small and medium-sized companies. I help companies structure financing to ensure that they are getting the best terms possible. I negotiate a wide variety of contracts and agreements on behalf of companies using negotiating skills developed over two decades of work at several investment banks. I have drafted agreements covering trade secrets and other intellectual property rights; confidentiality agreements; complicated contracts involving the construction or leasing of industrial facilities; and employment agreements.
I use my two decades of experience in investment banking to provide a unique set of legal services to entrepreneurs starting high tech and health sciences companies. I help entrepreneurs raise money through both Angel networks and by soliciting investments from foreigners under the JOBS Act. I help founders and insiders manage their relationships with investment banks. In particular, I offer guidance that maximizes gains when founders and insiders make sales under Rule 144.
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