Bold Legal LLC Welcomes Alessandro Sacerdoti to Team

Denver—May 24, 2017— Alessandro (“Sandro”) Sacerdoti has joined Bold Legal LLC as an attorney in its Corporate Law practice. Sacerdoti brings wide-ranging expertise in mergers and acquisitions and finance transactions. His strong background adds depth and bandwidth for Bold’s rapidly growing client base.


Sacerdoti’s practice focuses on representing clients in the purchase and sale of businesses, equity and debt financings and credit facilities. He comes to Bold from Modus Law, Ltd., in Boulder, where he was a lead attorney in the corporate practice. Prior to his move to Colorado, Sacerdoti practiced corporate law in New York City for seven years at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, credit finance and commercial transactions. Sacerdoti earned his J.D., cum laude, from the Boston University School of Law, and a B.A. from Middlebury College.  In addition to his work at Bold, Sacerdoti is Treasurer and Secretary of the Boulder Chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society and a member of the judging committee for the Rocky Mountain Region of the Cleantech Open Accelerator.

Alessandro “Sandro” Sacerdoti Attorney, Bold Legal LLC

Alessandro “Sandro” Sacerdoti
Attorney, Bold Legal LLC

“Sandro is an exceptional attorney, and he embodies Bold’s core values as a fair and respectful individual who cares deeply about his clients and colleagues,” said Jenna Seigel, Founder and Attorney. “With his outstanding credentials, dedication to the community, and enthusiasm for and alignment with Bold’s principles, we are proud to welcome Sandro into the firm.”

For more information on Bold Legal’s team, please see http://bold.legal/team/

About Bold Legal
Bold Legal is a boutique transactional and business law firm boldly committed to providing clients with sophisticated legal services, business acumen and practical efficiency while maintaining a firm culture and work environment steadfastly honoring certain unassailable core values: integrity, mutual respect, accountability, and boldness. With offices in Denver and Boulder serving clients both statewide and nationally, Bold provides counsel on a variety of matters including mergers and acquisitions, securities, venture capital, private equity, credit finance, start-up formations, legal entity governance, employment, equity incentive plans and commercial contracts. Bold Legal provides innovative and intelligent solutions to legal and business issues and challenges the norms and conventions of traditional legal practice. For more information, please see the firm’s website at www.bold.legal.

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Bold Legal LLC Joins the Pledge 1% Movement, Makes Commitment to Integrated Philanthropy

Boulder—May 15, 2017— Bold Legal LLC announced today that it has joined Pledge 1%, a corporate philanthropy movement dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business.

“Pledge 1% embodies the philanthropic community spirit that Bold endorses,” said David Kendall, Bold Legal Founder and Attorney and member of the Board of Directors of Pledge 1% Colorado. “Our team is committed to giving back, both by volunteering directly with charities and community service organizations and by providing legal resources to non-profits that will help improve lives in Colorado and throughout the country.”

 

 

Bold is announcing its commitment to Pledge 1% in conjunction with the inaugural Pledge 1% Pitch Contest, hosted by Pledge 1% Colorado, Techstars, Foundry Group, the Community Foundation Boulder County, and the community of Colorado Certified B Corporations as a part of Boulder Startup Week. The Pitch Contest seeks to recognize and support entrepreneurial and innovative non-profit ideas to solve pressing problems and critical issues facing Boulder County. The Pitch Contest will take place on May 16 at 7:00 PM at Boulder Theater.

“Congratulations to Bold Legal for their commitment to philanthropic leadership here in Colorado,” said Matt Zwiebel, Director for Pledge 1% Colorado. “Including the community as a key stakeholder means social impact, and it has great benefits for the company, as well. We’re excited to work with the Bold Legal team to ensure their Pledge is distributed to local causes that help support Colorado.”

Bold will dedicate 1% of their team’s time to pro bono legal services and other community outreach in support of the Pledge 1% model.

About Pledge 1% Colorado:
Pledge 1% wants to change the world by inspiring early-stage corporate philanthropy. Pledge 1% encourages and challenges individuals and companies to pledge 1% of equity, profit, product, or employee time to improve communities around the world because pledging a small portion of future success today can have a huge impact tomorrow. To learn more or to take the pledge, please visit www.pledge1colorado.org.

 

About Bold Legal
Bold Legal is a boutique transactional and business law firm boldly committed to providing sophisticated legal services with business acumen and practical efficiency while maintaining a firm culture and work environment steadfastly honoring certain unassailable core values: integrity, mutual respect, accountability, and boldness. With offices in Denver and Boulder serving clients both statewide and nationally, Bold provides counsel on a variety of matters including mergers and acquisitions, securities, venture capital, private equity, credit finance, start-up formations, legal entity governance, employment, equity incentive plans and commercial contracts. Bold Legal provides innovative and intelligent solutions to legal and business issues and challenges the norms and conventions of traditional legal practice. For more information, please see the firm’s website at www.bold.legal.


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Bold Legal LLC Completes Founder’s Roster with Adria M. Dillon

Denver—May 4, 2017— Bold Legal LLC’s daring approach to superior transactional legal service, as well as wise business and financial counsel is resonating with Colorado entrepreneurs and established businesses. The boutique transactional and business law firm completed its Founder’s roster with the addition of Adria M. Dillon as Founder and Senior Corporate Paralegal.


Dillon specializes in corporate and securities law and has extensive experience working with companies and investors in a broad range of corporate transactions. Prior to joining Bold, Dillon was a senior corporate paralegal at Kendall, Koenig & Oelsner PC for 10 years. Throughout her career, Dillon has demonstrated a commitment to leadership, impressive analytical skills and reliable independent judgment. Clients often express appreciation for her expert guidance through complex deal closings. Dillon earned a B.A. in Political Science from Colorado State University.

“From the beginning, Bold Legal was based on gathering a team of talented professionals with a shared vision for creating an innovative transactional law firm that provided exceptional service to our clients and a work environment based on our core values,” said David Kendall, Founder, Attorney and CEO. “Our plan called for a team of founders that would include attorneys with experience in sophisticated transactional legal matters, a strong COO to support the efficient function of the firm’s operations and a paralegal with extensive deal experience, all of whom were bold and committed to performing their respective roles with integrity, mutual respect and accountability. Adria perfectly completed our founding team.”

 

For more information on Bold Legal’s team, please see http://bold.legal/team/

About Bold Legal
Bold Legal is a boutique transactional and business law firm boldly committed to providing clients with sophisticated legal services, business acumen and practical efficiency while maintaining a firm culture and work environment steadfastly honoring certain unassailable core values: integrity, mutual respect, accountability, and boldness. With offices in Denver and Boulder serving clients both statewide and nationally, Bold provides counsel on a variety of matters including mergers and acquisitions, securities, venture capital, private equity, credit finance, start-up formations, legal entity governance, employment, equity incentive plans and commercial contracts. Bold Legal provides innovative and intelligent solutions to legal and business issues and challenges the norms and conventions of traditional legal practice. For more information, please see the firm’s website at www.bold.legal.


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INNOVATION PAVILION AND BOLD LEGAL PARTNER TO OFFER STARTER LEGAL PACKAGE

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (April 25, 2017) —

Innovation Pavilion (IP) is announcing a strategic partnership with Colorado law firm Bold Legal LLC to give entrepreneurs and startup companies access to premier legal and business counsel. Bold Legal will provide experienced insight in the issues involved in forming a company, issuing equity, raising investment capital, hiring employees and other early stage company needs to the IP community. In Bold Legal, Innovation Pavilion has found a like-minded partner and industry disruptor that seeks to deliver outsized value to entrepreneurs and startup companies.

Through the strategic partnership, Innovation Pavilion will provide entrepreneurs and startup companies with a starter suite of form legal documents and educational resources prepared and maintained by Bold Legal. These include:

·       Corporate Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation

·       Equity Incentive Plan

·       Convertible Note and Term Sheet

·       Series Seed Preferred Investment Agreement and Term Sheet

·       Non-Disclosure Agreement

·       Employee Proprietary Information Agreement

As a part of the agreement, Bold Legal will co-sponsor Innovation Pavilion’s monthly “Access to Capital” events. At these programs, panels of leading venture capital, angel and other investors present on topics related to the capital-raising process for entrepreneurs and startup companies. 

Bold Legal will also hold regular monthly office hours at Innovation Pavilion’s Centennial campus to provide free access to legal advice for entrepreneurs’ pressing questions and concerns.  When an entrepreneur or startup company is ready to engage Bold Legal as counsel, Bold Legal will provide the first hour of billable legal work free of charge.

"Bold Legal embodies the spirit of innovation and collaboration we hold so dear," said IP CEO Vic Ahmed. "A legal structure is crucial to the success of any entrepreneurial venture and we are excited to extend this fantastic resource to our community. We are grateful for Bold Legal's support and I am certain our community will reap many benefits from their work."

“More than a co-working space, Innovation Pavilion is a training ground, a social capital nexus and a home for the entrepreneurial community of Colorado. For the firm and brand we have built at Bold Legal, Innovation Pavilion is an ideal partner,” said Bold Legal Founder & Attorney, David Ray.  “Entrepreneurs and startup companies deserve fearless service providers. Our job is to facilitate evolution, simplify complexity, push through the conventional envelope and smooth the way for great ideas to change industries.  We are delighted to partner with Innovation Pavilion and, together, deliver exceptional value to Colorado’s rich entrepreneurial community.”

About Innovation Pavilion
Innovation Pavilion partners with city governments throughout the country to build innovation campuses and curate innovation services for entrepreneurs and corporations. For more information, visit http://www.innovationpavilion.com/

About Bold Legal
Bold Legal LLC is a transactional and business law firm boldly committed to providing clients sophisticated transactional legal services with business acumen and practical efficiency while maintaining a firm culture and work environment steadfastly honoring certain unassailable core values: integrity, accountability, mutual respect and boldness. With offices in Denver and Boulder serving clients both statewide and nationally, Bold Legal provides counsel on a variety of matters including mergers and acquisitions, securities, venture capital, private equity, credit finance, start-up formations, legal entity governance, employment, equity incentive plans, intellectual property licenses and commercial contracts. Based on its mission to deliver exceptional client service and maintain exceptional firm culture, Bold Legal boldly addresses legal and business issues while challenging the norms and conventions of traditional legal practices.  For more information, visit http://www.bold.legal/.

Philip Hsiao
Innovation Pavilion
philip.hsiao@innovationpavilion.com
1-316-206-3948

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Bold Legal LLC Adds Five Founders

Bold new Colorado firm attracting attorneys looking to change the practice of law.

Denver—November 2, 2016—At the end of September, founder David Kendall officially opened Bold Legal’s doors, and in a little over a month, the firm has already attracted five additional founders. This experienced group of attorneys, hailing from a variety of Colorado firms, were all drawn to Bold Legal because of their shared belief that practicing law with respect, compassion, skill and integrity leads to improved client outcomes and exceptional client service.

Bold Legal adds to its list of founders:

Craig Garby
Founder & Attorney

Craig Garby is a commercial transactional attorney with over twenty years of experience serving technology clients.  In addition to drafting complex commercial agreements, Mr. Garby provides comprehensive business and legal guidance as clients develop, acquire, protect, commercialize and manage technologies and intellectual properties worldwide.  He practiced at Cooley Godward, LLP; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons, LLP, where he was the partner in charge of licensing matters, before founding his own law firm, Law Offices of Craig Garby, LLC.  At the University of Colorado Law School, Mr. Garby taught “Copyright Law” and “IP and Technology Contracting.”  He is a graduate of Stanford Law School, received an M.A. in Public Administration from Cornell University and received a B.A. from the University of Colorado.

“Bold Legal has brought together a group of experienced, smart and practical professionals who understand their clients’ business and legal needs and are able to solve problems in creative ways,” said Garby. “Our team is committed to clients, service and one another.”

David Ray
Founder & Attorney

David Ray’s corporate practice emphasizes complex mergers and acquisitions and addressing the needs of startup and early-stage companies. He began his career at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s Silicon Valley office and joined Kendall, Koenig & Oelsner PC upon moving to Colorado. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Ray worked at Lehman Brothers and was a management consultant. He received a J.D. from Columbia Law School and an A.B. from Harvard.

“Bold Legal aims to serve as a business-minded ally and partner for entrepreneurs, growing businesses, and companies that value practical legal advice,” said Ray. 

Jenna Seigel
Founder & Attorney

Jenna Seigel’s practice focuses on corporate transactions covering everything from formations to financings and mergers and acquisitions.  She works across industries and has more than six years of experience at Kendall, Koenig & Oelsner PC (Denver/Boulder); Stearns Weaver Miller (Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, Florida); and Otis, Coan & Peters LLC (Fort Collins). She received a J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School and a B.A. from Penn State.  She was a Schreyer Honors College Scholar and the Marshall (Valedictorian) of Penn State’s College of Communications. 

“Bold Legal provides practical, progressive and creative legal solutions for businesses of all shapes and sizes,” said Seigel.  “Bold Legal’s founders are committed to our clients and we’ve got the right team and tools to help our clients meet their goals.”

Alice Warren-Gregory
Founder & Attorney

Alice Warren-Gregory practices general corporate law with a focus on small and emerging companies. Her past experience includes more than five years with Modus Law Ltd. and Shoemaker Ghiselli + Schwartz LLC. She received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and an A.B. from Princeton.

“Bold Legal is founded on the premise that attorneys can and should provide value beyond mere risk mitigation. Our first priority is of course to provide excellent legal counsel, but we also want to offer clients practical, strategic business advice in a spirit of collegiality and camaraderie,” said Warren-Gregory.

Michelle Dauenhauer
Founder & Chief Operations Officer

Michelle Dauenhauer’s experience includes serving as head of operations at Kendall, Koenig & Oelsner PC for 11 years and, prior to that, operations manager for a registered investment advisor where she traded securities daily. She earned a Bachelor of Science from
Miami University of Ohio.

“I deeply align with Bold Legal’s core values. At Bold, we believe that clients benefit from an environment where mutual respect and kindness are emphasized just as strongly as ambition and work ethic,” said Dauenhauer.

Bold New Concept in Business Law
Bold Legal is dedicated to going beyond the delivery of superior transactional legal service, responsiveness, and execution. Bold Legal strives to also provide clients with wise business and financial counsel. The firm’s flat organizational structure and emphasis on core values is designed to engender a congenial and collaborative environment that encourages team members to thrive while performing their best work.

“Life is more rewarding when you’re Bold. I’m pleased that Bold Legal quickly attracted an exceptional team of professionals with business acumen, technical legal skills and Bold character,” said Kendall.

About Bold Legal
Bold Legal is a transactional and business law firm boldly committed to providing clients with sophisticated legal services, business acumen and practical efficiency while maintaining a firm culture and work environment steadfastly honoring certain unassailable core values: fairness, honesty, respect and caring. With offices in Denver and Boulder serving clients both statewide and nationally, Bold provides counsel on a variety of matters including mergers and acquisitions, securities, venture capital, private equity, credit finance, start-up formations, legal entity governance, employment, equity incentive plans and commercial contracts. Bold Legal provides innovative and intelligent solutions to legal and business issues and challenges the norms and conventions of traditional legal practice.

For more information, please see the firm’s website at www.bold.legal.


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Crazy Good Marketing
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