Kastner Gravelle LLP

Legal ADVISORS to emerging companies, entrepreneurs, and investors

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Corporate & Securities

We advise on all manner of corporate transactions, including venture, private equity, convertible debt, SAFE, secondary, and venture debt financing transactions.  We also assist with day-to-day business matters, such as entity formation, corporate governance, commercial, and equity compensation matters.  Our clients include emerging growth technology companies and consumer brands, as well as numerous venture and private equity investors.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our Mergers & Acquisitions practice group represents a broad range of clients, including venture, private equity-backed and closely-held targets and acquirers, as well as public company, private equity fund and private equity-backed serial acquirers, in a wide range of complex transactions, including mergers, divestitures, reorganizations, stock sales, spinoffs, rollover transactions, and asset sales.

Technology & Commercial Contracts

We advise on technology and commercial matters of all kinds, including SaaS, inbound and outbound licensing, blockchain technologies, software development and maintenance, open source software compliance, contract manufacturing and packaging, logistics and distributor arrangements, standard contract terms and conditions, and strategic commercial partnerships.


We represent companies and investors operating at the nexus of technology and financial services, including innovators in payments, consumer credit, blockchain, web3 and DeFi, and companies adding such functionality to their existing businesses. Our work with fintech clients includes corporate, strategic and technology transactions, product development, and business law aspects of financial and other regulatory issues.

Employment Counseling

We assist emerging growth and established companies on a broad range of employment matters, including employment contracts, employee and contractor classification, wage and hour matters, employment policies, terminations, employee disputes, investigations, and EEOC claims.

Tax & Equity Compensation

We help corporations, LLCs, and partnerships navigate the tax consequences that affect everything they do, from the issuance of founder stock, stock option grants, and secondary sales, to complex restructurings, conversions, and exits.  We also assist with the implementation of equity and cash compensation incentive programs.

About Us

High-Caliber and Pragmatic Legal Counsel for the Technology and Consumer Industries

Our mission is to contribute to the success of technology and consumer entrepreneurs, emerging growth companies and investors by providing both legal and strategic counsel. Kastner Gravelle provides our clients a level of expertise and service that has traditionally been available only from top tier national law firms, and our low-overhead platform enables us to do so with a high degree of efficiency. We develop close partnerships with our clients throughout all stages of their growth to help them prepare for and navigate their critical transactions.

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