Rainey Law P.C.


Ingrid Rainey
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Our deep understanding of start-up and emerging markets is reflected in the innovative and customizable models we have developed to deliver services that meet the needs of our clients at each stage of growth. Rainey Law P.C. represents various businesses, including several public corporations as in-house counsel. The firm also represents various corporations, including start-up corporations, and maintains in-house counsel status in numerous individual and moderately sized business and corporations. We represent the corporation in all business and legal issues.  

CORPORATE TRANSACTIONS: We provide our clients with the legal guidance and business expertise necessary for a successful start-up company. Our extensive experience in all types of businesses, and the related legal concerns, allow us to provide innovative legal expertise to businesses in all stages of their development.  Accordingly, we understand how to get deals done quickly and efficiently.  We handle the following types of transactions:

  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Licensing and other technology transactions
  • Strategic alliances, joint ventures and other partnering transactions
  • Debt/loan transactions
  • Divestitures and dispositions
  • Restructurings and recapitalizations
  • Leveraged buy-outs
  • Sales of businesses

GENERAL CORPORATE MATTERS: Many startups and other clients retain us to act as their “outsourced in-house counsel.”  This arrangement has three principal benefits: (i) we develop an in-depth familiarity with our client’s business, culture and legal needs; (ii) we maintain a long-term relationship, which facilitates efficiency of service; and (iii) we become an integral part of our client’s management team.  The specific general corporate services we provide include:

  • Startup counseling
  • Formation of corporations, LLC’s and other entities, and preparation of related documentation
  • Restricted Stock Purchase Agreements and other founder agreements
  • IP agreements, including IP assignment agreements, licensing agreements, confidential information                                                                                   and inventions assignment agreements, and terms of service/use and privacy policy 
  • Employment and consulting agreements
  • Stock option plans and related documentation
  • Commercial contracts, including services agreements, partnering agreements, vendor/supplier agreements and reseller agreements
  • Structuring of equity ownership, including vesting issues
  • Corporate governance, including board of director matters and stockholders’/voting agreements
  • Trademark advice and registration