Special Counsel Galen Mason was featured throughout a Forbes story, “Startups That Seek Legal Advice Early Can Avoid ‘Soul-Crushing’ Mistakes,” on September 9, 2014. Mason, who co-founded the start-up incubator Catapult Chicago, was quoted saying, “A new technology startup doesn’t need and can’t afford custom legal documents and may not be able to pay until the idea proves out.” Given how some law firms such as Foley offer fee-alignment plans to early-stage companies, he discussed the importance of entrepreneurs addressing legal issues early on.
23 February 2024 In the News
Christopher Swift Comments on New U.S. Sanctions Against Russia
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Christopher Swift is quoted in the CBS article, “U.S. issues hundreds of new Russia sanctions over Alexey Navalny's death and war in Ukraine.”
22 February 2024 In the News
Louis Lehot Authors Article on the Business of Space Tourism
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Louis Lehot authored The Recorder article, “An M&A Lawyer's Insight Into Earth's Challenges From Outer Space,” exploring the growing business of space tourism and the plans underway for expanding this novel form of escape.
21 February 2024 In the News
Kate Gehl and Paul Piaskoski Author Article on FTC Approach to AI
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Kate Gehl and associate Paul Piaskoski authored the IP Litigator article, “FTC Weighs in on Threats to Competition from Artificial Intelligence in Comment to U.S. Copyright Office,” exploring the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s approach to the emerging technology.