Why Startups Need Legal Counsel

There’s many reasons why a startup should seek help from a lawyer early on. Protecting IP, receiving business advice and tax savings are just a few to mention. What it all come down to is having a mentor that can help you avoid serious problems down the road.

About Jackie Ammon:

Jackie Ammon is a senior associate who focuses her practice on corporate matters at WilmerHale. Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Ammon was a judicial extern for the Honorable Frederick F. Mumm of the US District Court for the Central District of California. In that role, she wrote Report and Recommendation for Petitions for writ of habeas corpus and social security disability appeals. Previously, she lobbied with the Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee.In 2008, Ms. Ammon was an intern at the Office of Speaker of the House of Representatives. While there, she supported Nancy Pelosi by researching and writing memoranda for the General Counsel on prison terms in Guantanamo Bay, and assisted with monitoring healthcare and energy legislation.