Joe Stansell is a Seattle area business and corporate attorney primarily representing seed-stage and emerging-growth companies in the formation, funding, and sale of innovative businesses. He also advises founders and key hires in evaluating contractual and compensatory arrangements; angel investors in evaluating and closing seed-stage investments; and buyers in evaluating, negotiating, and closing business acquisitions.
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Areas of legal expertise include:
- business planning and company formation
- contract review and negotiation
- copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets
- securities offerings including seed investments
- term sheets and venture capital
- business acquisition and sale
Engagements are often structured as a fixed fee, with a strong emphasis placed on giving practical, results-oriented legal advice. Initial consultations are free.
Clients accepted in the greater Seattle area, including the Eastside communities of Bellevue, Bothell, Issaquah, Kirkland, Redmond, and Woodinville. Clients from outside King County and the wider Puget Sound region who seek speciality legal services, such as counseling on federal securities law matters, are accepted on a case-by-case basis.