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Helen Q.

Helen Quinn

53 reviews
Helen has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating, and managing corporate transactions. In her previous role as a senior corporate securities attorney for Wilson Sonsini, she provided corporate counsel in connection with over seventy merger and acquisition transactions, over fifty venture capital finance transactions, and several initial public offerings.
Lisa T.

Lisa Thorsen

51 reviews
Licensed in California and Texas, Lisa Thorsen focuses on corporate contracts and transactions, trusts and estates, real estate, and startups. She previously worked as an associate attorney at Circuit, McKellogg, Kinney & Ross, LLP for six and a half years and spent the past 3 years in private practice as a solo practitioner. Ms. Thorsen has 8+ years of experience practicing law as a licensed attorney.
Erin M.

Erin Mcclarty

19 reviews
Erin McClarty is a corporate counsel that has over six years’ experience. She has extensive experience in working with legal documents, but is also acquainted with employment, business formation, trademark, copyright and numerous other business law legal matters. Erin has been the legal manager at CGG for the past two years. She has also worked as a legal counsel at Weatherford and as a legal clerk at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston.
Nicolle M.

Nicolle Muehr

10 reviews
Nicole is a top-rated lawyer who represents businesses in many cases related to employment and business law for clients in Texas and around the country. She began her own firm, Nanasy Muehr, out of a drive to better serve clients without the overhead of larger firms. She is highly rated in the industry with recognition from The American Lawyer Magazine among other organizations.
Joseph L.

Joseph Leak

9 reviews
When you have a legal dispute, having an attorney who can both litigate and negotiate deals is an invaluable resource. Joseph Leak has both a litigation and a business practice that extends to individuals, startups, and regional and national businesses. He can deal with issues related to securities, real estate, business entity formation or selection, fundraising, and civil litigation.
William U.

William Underwood

9 reviews
William Underwood specializes in commercial litigation legal matters. He has experience as an outsourced general counsel and is a partner at Underwood, Jones & Scherrer. William also focuses on assisting startup business during their initial growth period. He received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center and shortly after obtaining a license to practice law in Texas. William has represented a large number of corporate clients, including ERC and the Hartford Insurance Group.
Douglas S.

Douglas Shumway

5 reviews
Douglas is a licensed attorney in Utah and Texas and a partner at Shumway Van. Even though he has a wide range of experience that includes construction loans, securities law, and corporate law, he focuses much of his practice on business and technology transactions for organizations of all sizes. Outside of work he is active in his community and loves spending time with his family.
Forrest G.

Forrest Gordon

5 reviews
Forrest Gordon has 10 years of experience as a corporate attorney. He provides both in-house and contract-based legal services. Forrest practices law in Texas and obtained his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center. Forrest also has experience in dealing with real estate, commercial contracts and other corporate legal issues. He recently became a managing partner at Gordon Lusky LLP, but was previously the senior legal counsel at Trican Well Service for four years.
Pallavi A.

Pallavi Ahluwalia

4 reviews
Pallavi Ahluwalia owns and operates the boutique law firm Ahluwalia Law Office in Texas and serves clients in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Her legal team provides customer-centric services in the areas of Employment and Family-based Immigration, Family Law, Corporate Law, and Civil matters. She has represented Fortune 500 companies throughout the world.

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