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Arens

John Arens

Partner

San Francisco, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Operations
  • Product counseling
  • Corporate and securities

CONTACT:

john@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Unison (GC)
  • Funding Circle USA (GC)
  • Liquid Realty Partners
  • Redwood Trust
  • Dorado

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
Bachman

Rick Bachman

External Compliance Officer

San Francisco, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Fintech regulatory compliance
  • Product counseling
  • Bank partnerships
  • CMS creation and integration
  • Compliance auditing

CONTACT:

rick@scale.group
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • LendingHome Corp.
  • Wells Fargo
  • Bank of the West

BAR ADMISSION:

N/A

Brennan

Terry Brennan

Counsel

Orlando, FL

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Corporate law
  • Technology transactions
  • Intellectual property
  • Financing
  • Entertainment

CONTACT:

terry@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Holland & Knight
  • IBAX Healthcare Systems, Inc. (GC)
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • Macmillan Publishing Company (AGC)

BAR ADMISSION:

  • Florida
  • New York
Castiglione

Vincent Castiglione

Counsel

New York, NY

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside GC
  • Brand and technology licensing
  • Transactional/Contracts
  • Intellectual property

CONTACT:

vincentcastiglione@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • VFCorp (Nautica / Kipling) (GC)
  • Coby Electronics Corp. (GC)
  • C.R. Bard, Inc.
  • Becton, Dickinson and Company
  • Morgan and Finnegan LLP

BAR ADMISSION:

  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • USPTO
Chen

Johnny Chen

Partner

San Diego, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Financings
  • Corporate and securities
  • Commercial contracts and transactions
  • Content and IP licensing
  • Operations

CONTACT:

johnny@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Atomic Labs (GC)
  • SweetLabs (GC)
  • DivX (GC)
  • Ropes & Gray

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
  • Massachusetts
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
Cohen

David Cohen

Counsel

New York, NY

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent
  • Anti-trust
  • Int'l trade

CONTACT:

david@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Skadden Arps
  • Lerner David
  • Court of International Trade

BAR ADMISSION:

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • District of Columbia
  • USPTO
Corsiglia

Cynthia Corsiglia

Counsel

New York, NY

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside GC
  • Corporate and securities
  • Fund formation and governance
  • Transactions and Contracts

CONTACT:

cynthiac@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Lyra Capital LLC / Crédit Agricole Structured Asset Management Advisers (GC, CCO)
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, LLP

BAR ADMISSION:

  • New York
Dayley

Kristen Smith Dayley

Counsel

Seattle, WA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Strategic Transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Procurement; Operations
  • Product Counseling

CONTACT:

kristen@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Safeco Corporation (VP / AGC)
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

BAR ADMISSION:

  • Washington
  • California
Dittoe

John ("Jack") E. Dittoe

Counsel

Oakland, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Health Care Litigation and Counseling
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Proposition 65 Litigation and Counseling

CONTACT:

jack@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Crosby Heafey Roach & May
  • Reed Smith LLP

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
Farrell

Edmond Farrell

Partner

San Francisco, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Real Estate & Construction Tech
  • Technology-enabled Healthcare
  • Corporate Governance

CONTACT:

edmond@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Stay Alfred (GC)
  • Oracle (Global RE)
  • Catholic Health Services of Long Island (DGC)
  • Townley & Updike

BAR ADMISSION:

  • New York
  • (Not Admitted in CA)
Forest

Adam Forest

Managing Partner

Portland, OR

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Operations
  • Product counseling
  • People Ops
  • Litigation

CONTACT:

adam@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • LendingHome Corporation (GC eq.)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • GGU School of Law (Adjunct Professor)

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
  • Oregon
  • Nebraska
Gamboa

Samantha Gamboa

Counsel

Portland, OR

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Complex Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Environmental Law
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Insurance Law

CONTACT:

samantha@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP
  • U.S. District Court, District Of Oregon
  • Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

BAR ADMISSION:

  • Oregon
Haley

Lucy Haley

Counsel

San Francisco, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate and Securities
  • Regulatory Compliance

CONTACT:

lucy@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • White & Case LLP
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.

BAR ADMISSION:

  • New York
  • (Not admitted in CA)
Hiley

Erin Hiley

Partner

San Diego, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Healthcare
  • Privacy
  • Cybersecurity
  • Labor and employment

CONTACT:

erin@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Molina Healthcare (VP / AGC)
  • Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
Jeong

Annie Jeong

Counsel

Phoenix, Arizona

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • U.S. Federal income tax
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Partnership and LLC formation
  • Dissolution and bankruptcy

CONTACT:

annie@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
  • O’Melveny & Myers

BAR ADMISSION:

  • New York
  • California
  • Arizona
Jordan

Anne Jordan

Counsel

Los Angeles, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Entertainment
  • Media
  • Intellectual property
  • Film & TV
  • Digital licensing

CONTACT:

anne@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • The Africa Channel (GC)
  • DIRECTV
  • Dove Audio

BAR ADMISSION:

  • CA
Kalil

Amelia Kalil

Counsel

San Francisco, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • M&A
  • Strategic Transactions
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Venture Capital
  • Private Equity
  • Commercial Contracts & Technology Transactions
  • Regulatory Compliance & Governance

CONTACT:

amelia@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Cisco Systems Inc
  • UBS Securities
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP

BAR ADMISSION:

  • New York
  • (Not admitted in CA)
Klemish

Alexis Klemish

Partner

San Francisco, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Strategic business transactions
  • Technology and commercial transactions
  • Product counseling
  • New product development and sourcing
  • Operations

CONTACT:

alexis@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Cruise LLC
  • Cooley LLP
  • Twitter
  • Digital Media Solutions Group
  • Tapjoy
  • Bally Gaming

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
  • New York
Lee

Mark Lee

Counsel

Seattle, WA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Corporate and Securities
  • Capital Markets
  • Product counseling
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Regulatory Compliance

CONTACT:

mark@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Flyhomes (GC)
  • LendingHome Corporation (GC eq.)
  • Life Settlement Solutions
  • Accredited Home Lenders
  • Leap Wireless
  • Gray Cary (DLA Piper)
  • Chapman and Cutler LLP

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
  • Arizona
  • (Not admitted in WA)
Locke

Adam Locke

Counsel

New York, NY

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside general counsel
  • Commercial litigation
  • Private equity
  • Finance

CONTACT:

adamlocke@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
  • Susman Godfrey LLP
  • U.S. Court of Appeals

BAR ADMISSION:

  • New York
  • Texas
Love

Jeff Love

Counsel

Washington, D.C.

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Operations

CONTACT:

jeff@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Wilkinson Walsh LLP
  • Kellogg Hansen PLLC
  • Obama Admin., Office of White House Counsel

BAR ADMISSION:

  • Washington, D.C.
Osteen

Amy Osteen

Counsel

Dallas, TX

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Intellectual property
  • Strategic transactions
  • Commercial litigation

CONTACT:

amy@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Rug Doctor (GC)
  • Zimbra (GC)
  • ORIX USA Corporation

BAR ADMISSION:

  • Texas
  • USPTO
Payne-Johnson

Jesse Payne-Johnson

Partner

San Francisco, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Operations
  • Product counseling
  • Corporate and securities
  • Mergers and acquisitions

CONTACT:

jesse@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Shift Technologies (Shift.com) (GC)
  • Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz
  • Boston Consulting Group

BAR ADMISSION:

  • New York
  • (Not Admitted in CA)
Phillips

Heather Phillips

Operating Partner

San Francisco, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Product counseling
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Commercial transactions
  • Commercial Litigation

CONTACT:

heather@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Unison (AGC)
  • LendingClub
  • Reed Smith LLP

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
Rives

Raquel Rives

Community Coordinator

St. Robert, MO

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Recruiting
  • Community

CONTACT:

raquel@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Akin Gump
  • Legal Placements, Inc.

BAR ADMISSION:

  • N/A
Rock

Katie Rock

Counsel

Los Angeles, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside general counsel
  • Product counseling
  • Commercial transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions

CONTACT:

katie@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Latham & Watkins

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
Scott Shah

Stefanie Scott Shah

Counsel

Austin, Texas

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Patent

CONTACT:

stefanie@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • DiNovo Price Ellwanger & Hardy LLP

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
  • Texas
Singh

Hanes Singh

Counsel

Portland, OR

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Intellectual property
  • Healthcare
  • Operations

CONTACT:

hanes@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • DocVocate (CEO)
  • Xero (VP)
  • Wilmer Hale
  • Knobbe Martins Olson & Bear LLP

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
  • (Not admitted in OR)
Sison

Conrad V. Sison

Counsel

Los Angeles, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • General Counsel
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate and Property Law
  • Banking and Consumer Finance
  • Insurance
  • Risk Management

CONTACT:

conrad@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Lord, Bissell & Brook LLP

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
Starin

Teresa Starin

Senior Corporate Paralegal

San Francisco, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Corporate and securities
  • Fundraising
  • Governance

CONTACT:

teresa@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Atomic Labs
  • Perkins Coie
  • Squire Patten Boggs
  • Fenwick & West
  • Wilson Sonsini

BAR ADMISSION:

  • N/A
Thompson

Gaither Thompson

Community Manager

Virginia Beach, VA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Recruiting
  • Onboarding

CONTACT:

gaither@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Akin Gump
  • K&L Gates

BAR ADMISSION:

  • N/A
Thompson

Emma Thompson

Counsel

Spokane, WA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Operations
  • M&A
  • Compliance

CONTACT:

emma@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Pyrotek Incorporated (GC)
  • Hershner Hunter
  • Randall Danskin

BAR ADMISSION:

  • Washington
  • Oregon
Ullman

Cary Ullman

Counsel

New York, NY

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • General Counsel 
  • Financings
  • Corporate and securities
  • Commercial contracts and transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions

CONTACT:

cary@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • J.P. Morgan Chase
  • Credit Suisse
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Allen & Overy

BAR ADMISSION:

  • New York
Wang

Christopher Wang

Partner

Los Angeles, CA

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Real estate
  • Fund formation
  • Corporate and securities
  • Cross-border transactions

CONTACT:

chris@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • J&W Partners
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Jones Day
  • DLA Piper
  • Shearman & Sterling

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
Zlatnik

Daniel Zlatnik

Counsel

Austin, TX

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Trademark and intellectual property
  • Commercial contracts
  • Commercial litigation

CONTACT:

danny@scalefirm.com
415-735-5933

PRIOR ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty PC
  • Rogoway Law Group PC
  • Morrison & Foerster, LLP
  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Adjunct Lecturer)

BAR ADMISSION:

  • California
  • Texas