Adam Forest

Founding Partner
Corporate & Securities



Adam is the Founding Partner of Scale LLP, where he oversaw the firm’s growth from a startup-focused boutique to a full-service virtual firm with a nationwide footprint. He provides interim general counsel services to dozens of startups in a variety of sectors, from founding teams to Series C companies. Prior to Scale, Adam ran the legal function at LendingHome Corporation (now Kiavi), which he helped grow from a handful of employees to nearly 300, over $1B lent, and over $100M of venture capital raised.  In a prior life, Adam was a commercial and appellate litigator at the law firm of Reed Smith LLP in San Francisco, and in the current one, he is also a sometimes professor at Golden Gate University Law School.

Areas of Expertise
Outside General Counsel<br/>Operations<br/>Product counseling<br/>People Ops<br/>Litigation
Prior Associations
LendingHome Corporation (GC eq.) <br/>Reed Smith LLP <br/>GGU School of Law (Adjunct Professor)
UCLA School of Law<br/>Stanford University
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