Join the PenFed VEIP Team and Marshall E. Jackson Jr, Partner McDermott Will & Emory LLP to learn more about McDermott Rise
ABOUT McDERMOTT RISE
We aim to work with both early-stage and emerging companies that have an innovative plan and are solving an important problem, but that could use a boost from an experienced legal team from a top ranked international firm. McDermott Rise is led by a dedicated global team of McDermott lawyers with deep experience handling issues vital to the success of innovative endeavors, including:
• Formation • Capitalization
• Equity compensation
• Intellectual property protection
• Employment matters
• Other areas pertinent to business growth
In addition to providing a set of free legal services, we will tap into our best-in-class global network and resources to connect our McDermott Rise members with venture capital firms, private equity funds, incubators, accelerators and management consultancy firms. We will also offer complimentary event attendance, boot camps, office hours, access to a suite of legal forms, and other exclusive McDermott Rise benefits. And as these ventures grow and flourish, we’ll offer flexible-fee arrangements to continue our support into the future.
WHO SHOULD APPLY
The program is open to entrepreneurs in any industry. The company should be early-stage and must have a Black founder or founder of color on the management team.