Steering The Unicorn: Tips For Working With Startups

By Elise Hansen (November 12, 2019, 12:16 PM EST) -- Emerging companies and late-stage startups can present attorneys with a different set of challenges than those offered by more traditional, established clients. Here, Law360 explores insights and advice from veteran practitioners guiding an industry whose mantra is "move fast and break things."

Get Ready to Move Fast

Speed is a key aspect of the startup business model, which relies on being the first to make inroads with a new product or service. The scramble for first-mover advantage means attorneys have to prioritize.

"There's an overwhelming energy in startups for 'get it done fast,'" Ivan Gaviria, partner at Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin &...

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