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Finding Your Startup Lawyer: What Every Entrepreneur Should Know

WilmerHale Partner Josh Fox co-authored this article with Linda Cole, Clinical Instructor at Harvard Law School and Supervising Attorney for the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project, published by Xconomy on April 29, 2019. In this helpful article, the authors lay out five key skills that should look for in their legal counsel.

Excerpt: Successful management of any new enterprise, regardless of industry, is a process demanding of concerted effort to realize opportunity with a finite set of resources. As an entrepreneur, perfecting your vision, securing and managing funds, building a team, marketing and selling, and executing on plan, all while navigating unexpected obstacles, likely occupy your every day. At the core of whether you can succeed is whether your principal team has not only the requisite ability and experience, but the support in place to sustain it. This support, typically, derives from academic advisors, industry experts, professional consultants, and, eventually, from investors. Read the full article.

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