Say goodbye to your legal bottleneck.

We specialize in advising growth-oriented businesses. If you're building for scale, we can help.

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Why We’re Different.

Scale attorneys have helped build and lead businesses of all sizes. As a firm, we bring to the practice of law the same agile values that drive the most successful tech companies.

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Quality

Scale attorneys come from exceptional schools, firms, and companies. We understand the value of getting
it done right.

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Efficiency

By using technology to trim the law firm fat, we slash the amount clients pay for similar services at traditional firms.

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Collaboration

We approach teamwork intentionally to better serve the clients and attorneys in the Scale community.

For tech Clients

Outside General Counsel from Series A to Z.

We serve as outside general counsel to successful startups, from founding teams to 300+ person companies. Our generalist practice helps companies manage their legal function efficiently at each stage of a startup's life cycle.

Formation

Entity Selection
Founders’ Agreements
Intellectual Property
Advisory Agreements
Cap Table Management

Launch

Fundraising
Insurance
Office Lease
Consulting Agreements
Non-Disclosure Agreements

Employee Ramp

Offer Letters
CIAAs
On-boarding & Handbooks
FLSA
Code of Ethics

Business Ramp

Website TOU and PP
Vendor Management
IP Audit and Protection
Contract Management
Licensing

Profitability

Regulatory Compliance
Commercial Contracts Email/Phone Marketing
Goverment Relations
Employee Disputes
Litigation
For TRADITIONAL Clients

Traditional Practice Areas.

Our attorneys have decades of experience serving traditional businesses. We bring the same operational focus and approach to our work with established clients, across the diverse practice areas you'd expect from a full-service firm.
Corporate and Securities
Our attorneys have a breadth of experience handling all aspects of incorporation, financing, debt, corporate structuring, merger, and sale transactions for companies of varying sizes.
Business Litigation
Our litigators have successfully represented public companies, startups, state government, and private individuals in multi-million-dollar litigation in state and federal court.
Intellectual Property
Our attorneys advise on trademark and copyright registration and defense, patent prosecution, trade secret issues, and portfolio audits and best practices.
Business Transactions
We help our clients navigate a diverse range of commercial contracts, including master services agreements, SaaS licensing agreements, and confidentiality agreements.
Labor & Employment
We regularly advise  clients on human resource issues, from the operational to the adversarial, and provide clients with self-serve documents to reduce cost, headache, and risk.
Regulatory Compliance
For clients in heavily regulated industries, we provide compliance-informed product counseling, audits, and assist with bank partnerships.
Real Estate
From office leases to title disputes, our real estate experts help clients solve the legal complexities of the physical world they own and occupy.
Health Care
Our health care attorneys have served in executive roles at large health care institutions, and advise clients on HIPAA compliance, acquisitions, information tech, and privacy and security.
Financial Services
Our financial services attorneys have advised FinTech and traditional financial institutions on matters as varied as lending, payments, credit, and earned wage access.

Meet our teams

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Testimonials.

“Scale is a vital extension of my leadership team and I absolutely love working with them.”

JONATHAN MILDENHALL

Co-Founder, TwentyFirstCenturyBrand & Former CMO

“As Sundae's outside general counsel, Scale provides operational and product advice with a business savvy I have not experienced with any other law firm.”

ANDREW SWAIN

Co-Founder, Sundae & Former CFO, Airbnb

“Scale meets clients where they are with modern tech and a Silicon Valley approach to growth, timeliness, execution, and the general practice of law.”

JAMES HERBERT

Co-Founder, LendingHome

“Scale supported us from the earliest stages during YC and through becoming a proper Series A company.”

Dimitri Dadiomov

CEO of Modern Treasury

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315 Montgomery Street, 10th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
415-735-5933
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