Speaking Engagement


Morrison & Foerster offers a free eight-part series for startup founders, executives, and investors on the legal side of founding a startup. This weekly seminar in our Palo Alto and San Francisco offices will arm you with the knowledge needed to manage the legal aspects of launching, funding, and growing a startup, with insights to avoid common mistakes that can have serious consequences down the road. Topics covered by this one hour session include:

  • founder restricted stock and stock options
  • vesting and repurchase rights (including 83(b) elections and early exercise)
  • stock incentive plans
  • incentive stock options (ISOs) and nonqualified stock options (NSOs)
  • administration of stock option plans and valuation

Lunch will be available starting at 11:30 am. The program begins promptly at noon.

Admission is free, space is limited and registration is required to gain admission.