Practical Counsel For The Real World.

The only modern law firm that partners with the most experienced attorneys in industry to deliver a better client experience at every stage.

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Field Experience Matters.

Whether you’re filing your articles of incorporation or running a public company, our team has been there.  Partnering with Scale means battle-tested counsel every step of the way.

Bench strength where it matters.

We’re organized around the core strengths that you need from a true business partner:

A better client experience.

We share a deep commitment to delivering a better client experience through core values unique to Scale.


We’ve built companies from the inside before, and pride ourselves on delivering practical, actionable advice.


A tech-forward, remote-first structure means you get access to unmatched legal talent at a fair price.


Industry experience means our attorneys understand the pressures of business. We’re reachable and on your team.

Meet The Team

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Johnathon Doe


Location, State

Johnathon Doe


Location, State

Johnathon Doe


Location, State

Johnathon Doe


Location, State

Jason Altieri


Berkeley, CA

Lindsey Altmeyer


Dallas, TX

Matthew J. Angelo


Washington, DC

Julien Apollon


Miami, FL

Not all attorneys. Just the best.

We have deep field experience and come from the world's best law schools, law firms, companies, and government institutions.


Scale's attorneys were partners, shareholders, counsel, or associated with the following firms before joining our team:

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Alston & Bird

Allen & Overy

Arent Fox LLP

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Cooley LLP

Dechert LLP

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP

Haynes Boone, LLP

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Jones Day

K&L Gates LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP

Mayer Brown LLP

McGuireWoods LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Paul Weiss LLP

Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Reed Smith LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLC

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Troutman Pepper

Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati P.C.

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Most of our attorneys have practiced law in house, and in that role, answered to business leaders and executives at these industry leaders:

24 Hour Fitness


American Express




Caesars Entertainment

Credit Suisse

Happy Money

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Keller Williams Realty, Inc.

Kiavi (formerly known as LendingHome)



Nissan North America, Inc.

Obama Admin., Office of White House Counsel


Panasonic of North America


Prosper Marketplace

Qualia Labs, Inc.

Roche Diagnostics (a division of Roche)


The Climate Corporation

The Northern Trust Company

TwinStrand Biosciences

U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


United States Attorney’s Office

Upstart Network, Inc. (Nasdaq: UPST)

Wachovia Bank Capital Markets

World Class Capital Group, LLC

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Law Schools

Our team received its legal education at the best law schools in the country:

Columbia Law School

Cornell Law School

Duke University School of Law

Emory University School of Law

George Washington University Law School

Georgetown University Law Center

Harvard Law School

New York University School of Law

Northwestern University School of Law

Santa Clara University School of Law

SMU Dedman School of Law

Tulane Law

UCLA School of Law

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

University of California, Davis School of Law

University of California, Hastings

University of Chicago Law School

University of Miami School of Law

University of Michigan Law School

University of North Carolina School of Law

University of Texas in Austin

UPenn, Carey Law School

UVA School of Law

Vanderbilt University Law School

Washington University School of Law, St. Louis

Yale Law School

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The Wave of the Future

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DIY Law: Beware of the Legal Template

Many companies use contract templates in their day-to-day operations. When drafted properly and tied to the appropriate use case, templates can be a tremendous time and money saving resource. As outside general counsel to companies of all sizes, the review of existing contract templates comes up quite often. Some clients are looking for an upgrade, while others may be seeking a quick, validating green light or help with a contract negotiation utilizing a template as the foundation. Unfortunately, many templates do not accomplish the intended purpose, or worse. 

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The Corporate Transparency Act Takes Effect Soon; Companies Face New Requirements in 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of financial regulation and corporate transparency, the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) has emerged as a pivotal piece of legislation. Enacted in 2021 as part of the National Defense Authorization Act, the CTA will require most new and existing legal entities operating in the United States to file reports with the federal government regarding their beneficial owners. The CTA goes into effect on January 1, 2024, and its key provisions are described below.

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Does the ‘Work from Anywhere’ Practice Model Lead to Increased Revenue? The Data Shows It Can.

The allure of working from home is here to stay. The pandemic showed us that not only is it possible, but it’s far more desirable for many, many lawyers and staff. Given the choice between taking a break from work by gossiping around the office water cooler or picking up their child from school, many have chosen the latter. Who needs to spend $20 on lunch when you can prepare a cheaper, healthier and more delicious lunch in your own kitchen? Why not clear your head by taking your dog for several walks throughout the day? And no one needs to sit in more traffic, ever. 

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