Meet our Partner: McCarter & English

Your go-to for startup legal counsel.

McCarter’s team empowers clients throughout the development cycle—from ideation to creation, capitalization, implementation, commercialization, and monetization. Entrepreneurs and investors, executives, and directors who support or lead them trust McCarter for its responsive, pragmatic, and business-minded advice.


They have a compelling value proposition comprised of experienced, problem-solving lawyers, sensible fee structure, unique delivery model, and global network to connect companies and investors.


Frequently acting as outside general counsel for their clients, they use a comprehensive approach that includes corporate, IP, employment, executive compensation, technology transactions, privacy, tax, immigration, and other advice. Included in their work is structuring and forming venture capital funds and helping them make, monitor, and monetize their investments.

To the first 10 entrepreneurs who apply, McCarter & English Partner Benjamin Hron will review and provide feedback at no charge on a financing term sheet received from an Angel or VC. Please enter your contact information in the link below and Ben will be in touch.

Meet the McCarter & English Team

Ben Hron

Ben Hron is a business law partner at McCarter, focused on VC and emerging growth companies work.


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David Burns

David Burns has practiced intellectual property law for almost 20 years following a successful career of more than 12 years as an Electrical Engineer at Raytheon Company. 


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Lori Shyavitz

Lori Shyavitz concentrates her practice in the areas of intellectual property, advertising and promotion law.


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McCarter & English's Services

The McCarter & English team works with venture capital firms and with emerging tech companies. Check out their offerings below. 

The intellectual property team at McCarter & English consists of more than 100 lawyers and patent professionals who combine their scientific and technical acumen with legal skill and expertise. 

A great resource from the McCarter & English firm! Check out "Anatomy of a Term Sheet: Series A Financing" directly below. 

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About McCarter & English - McCarter & English delivers innovative solutions to clients nationwide. Fortune 100, mid-market and emerging growth companies rely on McCarter to handle their cutting-edge transactional, intellectual property, and complex litigation advice.

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