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Startups

Champions of innovation.

Husch Blackwell helps entrepreneurs direct their passion and vision into viable business models. We offer the voice of experience and a guiding hand to young companies as they develop their products and services and successfully move them to market.

The attorneys on our Startups team are subject matter authorities in dynamic industries such as technology, life sciences and agribusiness. We offer the support necessary to launch and grow startup companies, protect their ideas and realize their business objectives.

Our guidance to emerging growth companies includes:

  • Business formation and structure
  • Financing, including identifying investors
  • Intellectual property - patents, trademarks and copyrights
  • Labor and employment issues
  • Contracts and agreements
  • Real estate
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Tax and estate planning
  • Litigation
  • Mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions

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Testimonials Chris Cheatham, Co-Founder/CEO, RiskGenius

“One of the things I really appreciate about Husch Blackwell is it’s not just straight legal advice. You can give letter-of-the-law advice all day, but they understand that there are business issues that have to be solved as well.”

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Testimonials Eric Laurent, Executive Director, Roo

"We chose Husch Blackwell for its willingness to navigate the waters of the sharing economy as well as its friendliness and support for entrepreneurship. Husch’s size provides us with a large variety of services that caters to the needs of our company across the board. We have access to excellent law advice in many different areas that we know we need both now and in the future. Finally, Husch's reputation speaks for itself and grants us access to a network of highly experienced and helpful individuals in St. Louis."

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