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Automation is poised to lead us out of the crisis, and empower people — here is how | Louis Lehot As we prepare to enter the second half of 2020 and attempt to reopen the economy after its global prophylactic shutdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, manufacturers across the globe are currently confronting grave challenges to their supply chains and operating models. Industries such as automobile, semiconductors, electronics, heavy metals and machine manufacturing are facing severe obstacles…
Influential founders start out strong, quickly making things happen, which means it’s quite common to ignore some legal components when first beginning a brand-new business. Whether your startup needs to incorporate, enter a new regulatory environment, or draft agreements or contracts, integrating the right lawyer into your company at the early stages is a smart investment. We sat down with Louis Lehot of L2 Counsel to discuss choosing the right lawyer for your startup.…
I recently sat at down with Louis Lehot, the founder of L2 Counsel, to discuss building healthy and successful relationships at work. Louis Lehot is a corporate, securities, and M&A lawyer. He helps his clients, whether they be public or private companies, financial sponsors, venture capitalists, investors, or investment banks, in forming, financing, governing, buying, and selling companies. Louis Lehot spent the last 20 years of his law practice in an office or…
Co-Author: Kate Mamyko-Golomb On June 3, 2020, the United States House and Senate passed The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, or PPPFA, and on June 5, 2020, culminating a strong bipartisan effort, the President of the United States signed it into law. This new legislation is aimed at fixing several of the biggest problems created by the Small Business Administration and the United States Treasury in their guidance regarding the PPP
Louis Lehot, the Founder of L2 Counsel and the video blog series — #askasiliconvalleylawyer — to discuss negotiating mergers and acquisition transactions during this pandemic. Romanek: Will corporate development and business unit leaders on the buy-side be receptive to looking at potential acquisitions during the pendency of “shelter-in-place” orders? Lehot: The answer is an unequivocal “yes.” Despite the lack of physical proximity to targets, corporate development, and business unit leaders continue to be responsible to their stakeholders for…
In this challenging time for our country, we stand in solidarity and compassion with our sisters and brothers in all communities. This week, in particular, we are aligned with our sisters and brothers in the African-American community. Though we focus on business law, our diverse team understands and supports those taking on this important fight for justice and civil rights. During this crisis for our country, which is so multi-dimensional, we remind you that we are…
By Louis Lehot of L2 Counsel, P.C. After you have decided to take the plunge and incorporate your new business, the byzantine and time-consuming process of corporate formalities begins. Key documents must be prepared and filed with government agencies. These filings triggered by federal and state corporate, securities, and tax laws may seem daunting but will protect your company from potential legal issues down the road. This post provides a brief overview of what to watch for.…
Louis Lehot of L2Counsel gives advice from the trenches. Successful law firms are full of successful lawyers. That said, is success defined by revenue generated, or are other factors in play? I sat down with Louis Lehot, the founder of L2 Counsel, and asked him the questions above and his advice for younger lawyers on how to kickstart their legal career in Silicon Valley. Louis Lehot is a corporate, securities and M&A lawyer, and…
By Elizabeth Lampert The outbreak of COVID 19 has created anxiety and uncertainty, especially for our teens. During challenging times, teens want reassurance that they are safe, their families are safe, and the million-dollar question, “will things ever go back to normal”? We sat down with Louis Lehot to discuss how he engages with his teens to maintain emotional stability during the crisis. Louis Lehot is the founder of L2 Counsel, P.C., and the video blog…
Musing with Louis Lehot, a successful Silicon Valley Lawyer and entrepreneur. He says, “One should be reminded that family and friends are the source of comfort.” Elizabeth Lampert interviews a prominent Silicon Valley Lawyer, Louis Lehot. What is the most valuable asset in your life? Is it your house, your 401K, that new car you just bought? Missing something, valuable? You might not initially think to add them on this list, but ask Louis Lehot