About The Founder

Svetlana Kamyshanskaya is an accomplished and resourceful professional with 15+ years of successful experience in legal practice and business.

Svetlana has extensive experience of providing full legal support to privately-held businesses in connection with various corporate matters including entity formation and corporate governance, and advising clients on a wide range of commercial and financial issues including capitalization, bank and equity financing, director and officer liability, intellectual property protection, securities regulation, and employment matters

Last few years Svetlana worked with starups, including foreign-based technology startups, reviewing their potential for the US market entry, assisting them with development and implementation of their market entry strategy conducting risk assessment of commercial transactions, identifying potential area of compliance vulnerability and risk, develop and implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues as well as negotiate and draft commercial contracts. She developed the system to package startups and get them ready for funding. In the last two years I contributed to seven successful market entries and five companies were funded by US investors.

She acted act as a person who manages the start-to finish process of different commercial transaction by advising on structuring of them to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and reduce potential risks, negotiation and drafting of contracts and act as a liaison to cross functional teams.

She has very good negotiation skills which were obtained from my extensive experience of doing negotiations as well as through the formal trainings provided by Hastings Law School and UC Berkeley, School of Law.

Education:

UC Berkeley, School of Law, Berkeley, CA, USA

Master of Laws (LL.M.), 2012

Additionally awarded Certificate in Business Law

Krasnodar State University, School of Law, Krasnodar, Russia

Candidate of Legal Science (Master in Laws equivalent), 2004-2006

Thesis: Limitations and Restrictions of Ownership Title to Land.

Volgograd Law Institute, Volgograd, Russia

Diploma with Honors (B.A. with Highest Honors in Law equivalent), 1995-1999

Admissions:

Russia, Bar Association of Krasnodar Region, Russia (1999) (currently active)

State of California, USA (Registration # 309408)

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