Throughout the world, Brown Rudnick is synonymous with venture capital. We are proud to align ourselves with creative investors who take smart risks.

Nothing matches the excitement of bringing a new business to life. At Brown Rudnick, we have helped grow and sell hundreds of emerging technology businesses to many industry leaders. 

With offices spanning from the West Coast to the East Coast of the United States and in the U.K. & Europe, Brown Rudnick functions as a global boutique, fully equipped to handle your complex cross-border transactions. We have the resources to nurture your company at every stage of growth – from early seed financing, to intellectual property management, to exit strategies. With a focus on representing technology companies and investors, we share a similar entrepreneurial spirit. This, combined with our innovative and collaborative approach, provides you with an experienced team that delivers business-focused solutions. 

What Sets Brown Rudnick Apart from the Competition?

  • Like you, we are entrepreneurs. Similar to our clients with a start-up mentality, we have a collaborative, creative, client-focused team of professionals in the United States and Europe.
  • We can offer additional support. Our attorneys that practice in the areas of tax, employment, executive compensation, real estate, and environmental law are ready to support companies and investors with issues discovered in the course of diligence or in preparation for closing.
  • We bring a wealth of transactional experience to M&A opportunities. We represent clients from around the world in complex merger and acquisition transactions of all types, and we’re able to address the host of business and legal issues that often affect the structure, terms, and consummation of a transaction.

A focus on Emerging Companies

We have a strong reputation acting for companies and investors in high growth sectors such as technology, life sciences, and cleantech. Our corporate lawyers work closely with our IP and commercial teams to ensure that these companies are financed in a way that is consistent with their core assets and the stage they are at in their life cycle. 

We represent companies, founders, angel investors, universities, strategic corporate investors, venture capital funds, and private equity funds in:

Seed capital rounds
Early stage / Series A rounds
Late stage / growth equity rounds
Venture debt
Angel rounds
Insider led rounds
Portfolio company investing
Due diligence
Commercial agreements
Corporate governance issues
Tax planning and strategy
Intellectual property
Employment issues
Exit Strategy including IPOs
Venture Capital Group Leaders

Mark Dorff


London, UK

+44 .20.7851.6005

Neil Foster



London, UK

+44 .20.7851.6142

Michael J. Cohen



Boston, MA

+1 .617.856.8296