Louis LehotPalo Alto, CA
Louis Lehot is the founder of L2 Counsel, P.C., an elite boutique law firm in Palo Alto, California, established to serve a gap in the market for innovators, disruptors, entrepreneurs and their investors with strategic solutions that make sense. Whether your company is two people just getting off the ground, or a large publicly traded company, Louis Lehot’s team has the experience and expertise to serve your interests. L2 Counsel specializes in representing high growth, innovative companies, helping them at all stages of development. From assisting with formation to financing, from seed or venture capital investors, to preparing for an exit, a public financing on a major international joint venture, Louis takes pride in assisting companies as they grow. Helping a business get big, go public, or get acquired, is his specialty. Louis has worked across sectors, from artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, fintech, enterprise software, real estate, life sciences, to clean energy technologies and projects. His broad experience uniquely positions him to provide tailored advice to drive outcomes for his clients. Louis is widely known for his expertise in cross-border transactions and has been a prominent business and legal leader in Silicon Valley. L2 Counsel is positioned to serve innovators across a wide range of sectors and Louis welcomes conversations to help ideas reach their growth objectives.
Public and private companies, financial sponsors, venture capitalists, investors and investment banks seek out Louis Lehot for smart counsel and skill in forming, financing, governing, buying and selling companies. He uses his extensive experience to benefit a wide variety of businesses at all stages of development—from two founders and a laptop through venture capital financing to IPO and beyond. Drawing on his background advising non-US multinationals looking to access US capital markets, he is also uniquely positioned to assist companies with cross border transactions.
Formerly the co-managing partner of DLA Piper’s Silicon Valley office and co-chair of its leading venture capital and emerging growth company team, Louis now operates an elite boutique law firm platform designed to serve entrepreneurs, innovative companies and investors with sound legal strategies and solutions.
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Louis Lehot – Building Perfect Pitch Deck
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Louis Lehot | Ask A Silicon Valley Lawyer | L2 Counsel
Your company was in the middle of a capital raise or M&A process when the global pandemic crisis struck. The deal falls apart. What do you do?
Louis Lehot is one of the leading corporate attorneys in Silicon Valley and the Founder of L2 Counsel. He addressed best practices and key legal considerations. L2 Counsel specializes in representing high growth, innovative companies, helping them at all stages of development. From assisting with financing from seed or venture capital investors, to preparing for a public financing on a major internation
Louis Lehot | When and How to Incorporate | Silicon Valley Lawyer
Louis Lehot, founder of L2 Counsel has broad expertise across a variety of industries, from enterprise software companies to consumer internet to life science to clean energy companies. Louis is passionate about helping ventures and businesses with compelling technologies reach their growth objectives and welcomes introductory conversations with all innovators.
When you engage in business you are putting your personal liability at stake unless you do that in the name of corporate entity. Now, this corporate entity is designed to shield…
Louis Lehot | Ask A Silicon Valley Lawyer | M&A Experts
A group of M&A experts from the global Silicon Valley share their insights and tips on how to prepare for a sale when you planned it in the very distant future. The pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives. Getting deals done is a challenge when markets are strong. When no one can meet in person, it gets interesting.