The Entrepreneur Program

A long-trusted advisor to entrepreneurs and investors, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, offers select startups the specialized legal, strategic and regulatory consulting resources they need to take flight.

The Entrepreneur Program is a flexible, price-competitive solution available for select, qualified emerging companies.

We ease the burden of complicated operational, financial and legal considerations so you can focus on the brilliant ideas that drive your business forward.

Features of the Program:

    Predictable and transparent pricing, including fixed fees for many activities
    An experienced, interdisciplinary team, drawing from a team of lawyers and strategy and regulatory consultants whose job it is to work closely with startups
    Deep industry knowledge across numerous fields, but especially healthcare, digital media/entertainment and fintech
    A proven commitment to diversity

Our Mission

Each stage of an emerging company’s life cycle brings new challenges and opportunities. We have helped clients face them all before and will work side by side with you to anticipate the unexpected, support business planning and bring the experience necessary to help your team excel.

What to Expect

Participants in The Entrepreneur Program should expect a tailored package of services at a fixed, predictable price, which includes a combination of the following, based on your needs:

Formation and Financing
  • Company formation
  • Initial financing and deal advice
  • Corporate audit
  • General corporate advice
  • Employment handbook and policy review or creation
  • General employment advice and basic contracts
Privacy and Cybersecurity
  • CCPA and GDPR governance and compliance services
  • Privacy policy and terms of service
  • Executive privacy workshop
  • Cybersecurity program
IP Protection
  • IP/technology audit or patent review
  • Provisional application and state of the art search
  • Trademark screening, review and/or prosecution
  • Copyright review and/or prosecution
  • Fundraising preparation
  • Investor pitch deck assessment
  • Board best practices
  • Marketing and PR and business development best practices
  • Regulatory compliance program development and trainings
  • Policy advice and disclosures
  • Market overview

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To learn more about whether you qualify for this program, please reach out to us.

Venture Capital / Emerging Companies

Corporate and Finance