Santa Barbara

P: (805) 730-6828

Santa Monica

P: (424) 214-7072

F: (805) 456-3007

E:jgeffon@sycr.com

ABOUT Josh Geffon

Joshua D. Geffon is a shareholder in Stradling's Corporate practice group.

Josh is a strategic partner to entrepreneurs, executives and in-house legal teams, collaborating with innovative companies throughout their life-cycles, from nascent-stage startups to billion-dollar public corporations. He regularly advises emerging growth companies, conducts mergers and acquisitions for middle-market and public corporations, and provides counsel and advice to boards of directors and senior management on corporate governance, intellectual property and technology transactions. His experience includes a significant number of sales transactions.

Awards

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • “Organizing and Financing the Emerging Growth Company,” UCSB Technology Management Program (May 2016)

  • “What Every Business Lawyer Needs to Know but They Did Not Teach You in Law School,” Business Law Education Committee of the ABA Business Law Section (April 2014)

  • “Securities and Exchange Commission's Latest Proposals in Light of the JOBS Act and the Dodd-Frank Act,” Angel Subcommittee of the Venture Capital and Private Equity Committee of the ABA Business Law Section (August 2013)

  • “Intellectual Property and Incorporation,” UCLA Startups 101 Presentation (May 2013)

  • "A Lesson From the Ground Floor - 10 Legal Things to Fortify Your Startup," Loyola Marymount University (January 2013)

  • "'Top 10' Legal Things to (Hopefully) Keep Your Startup Out of Trouble," UCSB Technology Management Program (February 2012)

  • “Considerations When Organizing a New Company,” UCSB Technology Management Program (January 2011)

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