Louis Lehot - L2Counsel, P.C.



Louis Lehot
L2Counsel, P.C.
407 California Ave #2, Palo Alto, CA 94306, United States
Palo Alto, CA 94306

(789) 456-9874

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Louis Lehot
L2Counsel, P.C.

Attorney Profile
Practice Areas
Law School

Albany of Union University
1990-1995

Website

(789) 456-9874


Louis Lehot

Founder of L2 Counsel

Helping businesses and ventures with compelling technologies reach their growth objectives with sound legal strategies and solutions.

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.

Clients prize Louis for his blend of Wall Street expertise and Silicon Valley experience, as well has his ability to offer strategic counseling that is always practical, commercial, cost-effective and tailored to each client’s specific circumstances. A native English speaker, he is also fluent in French.

Articles Published:

Startup Filing Essentials: Federal, State, and Corporate Filings- Louis Lehot

“Looking for A Lawyer? Choose wisely, your business is at stake,” says Louis Lehot from L2 Counsel

4 Tips For Becoming a Successful Attorney In Silicon Valley

Running an Effective Board of Directors

Building the Perfect Pitch Deck

8 Questions to ask before raising your first round of venture capital — Louis Lehot

Early-Stage Investment Rounds to Fund Your Startup

Corporate & Securities Filings For a Startup

Electronic Signatures Simplified

SBA Provides NEW Updates on the PPP: Good Faith Certification and Amnesty

What every emerging growth company needs to know about the CARES Act

Clearing and Protecting the use of Brand Names, Logos, and Domain Names before Creating Value in Them


Louis Lehot's Law Posts

Building the Perfect Pitch Deck I’m often asked by clients, in the initial fundraising process how to build a pitch deck. As a recent outside general counsel to well over a hundred emerging growth private companies in the technology, life sciences, medical device, and clean energy industries, in all stages of growth (from formation to liquidity), I am sharing my observations on what works.

By Louis Lehot of L2 Counsel, P.C.
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Running an Effective Board of Directors Companies usually run informally at the pre-seed and seed-stage, without formal meetings of the board of directors. However, once your business closes its first round of formal venture capital financing from a professional investment firm, and one or more venture capital partners have joined your board of directors, the meeting process becomes more formalized.

By Louis Lehot of L2 Counsel
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“Looking for A Lawyer? Choose wisely, your business is at stake,” says Louis Lehot from L2 Counsel Choosing the right lawyer that fits your business is one of the most important steps you can take in today’s litigious world. Whether you are launching a new venture, pivoting to reposition your current business or have a “bet the company” challenge or opportunity, finding the lawyer that fits your unique situation is critical.

By Louis Lehot at L2 Counsel
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4 Tips For Becoming a Successful Attorney In Silicon Valley Successful law firms are full of successful lawyers. That said, is success defined by revenue generated, or are other factors in play? I sat down with Louis Lehot, the founder of L2 Counsel, and asked him the questions above and his advice for younger lawyers on how to kickstart their legal career in Silicon Valley. Louis Lehot is a corporate, securities and M&A lawyer, and he helps his clients, whether they be public or private companies, financial sponsors, venture capitalists, investors or investment banks, in forming, financing, governing, buying and selling companies.

Louis Lehot of L2Counsel gives advice from the trenches.
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