Alexandria, VA, Office (Headquaters)
The office of femida.us in Alexandria, Virginia is the headquarters of the firm. Alexandria's office ensures seamless cooperative efforts among the lawyers of the firm's international operations in all areas of ILC's practices, as well as leads the firm's representation of technology clients.
Being practical and responsive to our client's needs, our principal approach in representing hi-tech and software companies is to focus on creative solutions and innovative strategies that resolve legal issues while taking advantage of business opportunities. We advise technology clients on the legal structure and corporate transactions with a view to implementing modern business techniques and maintaining flexibility in responding to financial and consumer markets.
When a tech company seeks to hire a legal advisor, a legitimate question arises: so what can you do for my business?
While the following should be viewed as a list of the types of transactions in which International Legal Counsels have significant hands-on experience and could be most helpful in addressing the needs of technology clients, it may also serve as a roadmap of the issues that your business endeavor may still need to address, whether your business is in the United States, Western Europe, or the Russian Federation:
- advising on the structure, formation, and financing of business entities, including corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies
- negotiating licensing, sublicensing, bundling, distribution, and marketing agreements in the context of both domestic and international transactions
- advising technology clients on mergers and acquisitions, including assets and stock purchase agreements, related documentation, and due diligence
- accommodating the shareholders' and partners' concerns on such challenging issues as corporate governance, shareholder agreements, minority shareholders issues, resolution of disputes, non-competition, non-circumvention and exclusive dealing arrangements, termination rights, and exit strategies
- advising on trademark and copyright issues, including appropriate filings;
- technology-related and government contract litigation
- negotiating technology transfer agreements, including complex cross-border technology transfers and assignments, non-disclosure agreements, offshore software development, R&D agreements, and outsourcing
- counseling on creating and maintaining appropriate internal corporate policies, including drafting executive employment agreements, employee proprietary information, confidentiality, inventions, and non-competition agreement
- negotiating debt and equity financing agreements and related documentation