Your Venture. Our Priority.

We help founders build amazing companies - your legal partner from seed to exit.


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(or less) of the cost of Big Law*

Our Services

As a venture-scale startup leader with big aspirations, we understand that you face unique challenges, from navigating complex funding rounds to IP protection to global expansion. With us, you get practical and sound legal advice, a personalized approach, and a commitment to helping you achieve your growth goals.

Below are the types of legal services our boutique legal team, together with our network of boutique specialist firms operating under our umbrella, can provide to venture-scale startups and environmental and social impact businesses, backed by extensive experience and at a fraction of the cost of big law firms.


Formation & Corporate Governance

Empower your startup's journey with seamless business entity formation and corporate structuring, ensuring a solid foundation for future success, whether as a corporation, benefit corporation, or an LLC.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Sell your company with confidence, knowing that your legal team can handle the complexities that inevitably arise in your planned exit with a focus on the aspects of the deal that are most important to you.



Navigate the complexities of capital raising with confidence as we guide you through legal challenges, unlocking the doors to sustained growth for your venture.

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Data Privacy & Commercial

Elevate your sales operations and data privacy with commercial agreements that propel your business forward and security privacy that fortifies against risks. 


Employment Law

Scale your venture with ease by tapping into our legal prowess, ensuring seamless talent acquisition while staying fully compliant with employment laws.


IP Protection

Safeguard the essence of your business—your intellectual property—through expert guidance, securing your competitive edge.

Our Clients

We are proud to be a local boutique firm with a global reach. As a remote law firm, we work with startup clients across the world, including Latin America, Asia, and Europe. Our clients range from bootstrapped startups to venture-backed companies, and they operate in a variety of industries, from financial technology to SaaS to education to consumer goods. Our team is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Denver, Miami, Austin, and the Pacific Northwest.

Our Team

Our team of talented and dedicated startup attorneys, paralegals, and leadership think creatively to help you minimize both risk and cost. We help you get business done, not get in the way of it.

Startup Resources

Empower your startup journey with our Startup Center, where we demystify crucial legal intricacies at every stage—from incorporation to funding and hiring. Access a wealth of information crafted to guide leaders like you, ensuring you navigate key legal topics with confidence and ease.

Explore the Startup Center

  • Build a solid business foundation with insights on seamless entity formation for startup success.
  • Navigate the capital funding landscape confidently with expert guidance on legal intricacies for growth.
  • Scale your startup effortlessly, understanding talent acquisition and compliance with hiring and employment laws.
  • Secure your business essence with insights on intellectual property laws and branding protection.
  • Stay ahead in the digital era with vital insights on data privacy and security compliance.
  • Partner with SPZ Legal to ensure alignment with your social enterprise mission, while maximizing legal protections and operational efficiency.

Let's Work Together!

Transform legal complexities into opportunities for your startup. Schedule a consultation with SPZ Legal to embark on a journey of sound legal advice and tailored support.