• TRADE SECRETS

    We work closely with clients to identify and protect their potential trade secret assets with secrecy programs. confidentiality agreements, protecting trade secrets from misappropriation.
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  • SECURITIES

    We counsel regarding securities issues for businesses or individuals.
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  • CORPORATE

    We provide expert counsel to companies from startup to public, including:     Board counseling     Equity compensation     Regulatory compliance     Securities and capital markets
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  • REAL ESTATE

    We represent and advise clients involving real property acquisition. financing. development. construction. disposition. leasing. limited liability companies.
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  • ESTATE PLANNING

    We do trusts and estates.  Should I try to avoid probate? A proper estate plan will not need to be administered through the Probate process, where additional complications and expenses would be involved, and therefore your assets will be available to your loved ones within sixty days, easily avoiding enormous costs
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  • PRIVACY AND CYBERLAW

    We counsel regarding privacy, cybersecurity, social media, consumer disclosures, warranties and other consumer protection matters; offer audits or assessments of network security, privacy and cybersecurity compliance; and provide transactional due diligence and crisis management.
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Liquidation Preference

Term Main definition
Liquidation Preference
A feature and provision of preferred stock. A liquidation preference is the right of a holder of the securities with the preference to receive, in priority to amounts distributed to other (common and junior) securities holders, a specific amount (called a preference) if the company is liquidated (or deemed to be liquidated) or if its stock is redeemed. The liquidation preference is usually fixed at the original investment amount, plus accrued and unpaid dividends, or may be fixed at a multiple of that amount See Liquidation, Multiple Liquidation Preference, and Participating Preferred Stock.