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David Horne
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David P. Horne

Corporate + Startup Law

Berkeley, California

About David

David Horne has practiced corporate, securities and startup company law since 1993. He worked in small, medium and large law firms in San Francisco and Boston before starting his own practice in 2001. His clients include companies and entrepreneurs in a range of industries, including internet, information technology, consulting, financial services, manufacturing, life sciences and natural resources. David has represented companies throughout their life cycle – from concept, to formation, through financing and growth, acquisitions and public offerings, good times and tough times. He knows th... Read more
Practice Areas

Business and Corporate
Securities
Client Reviews

Jason in San Francisco, CA

Licenses

Authority

Year

Status

California
Not provided
ACTIVE
Massachusetts
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ACTIVE
Languages

English
Fee types

Flat Fees
Hourly Fees
Professional Experience

Corporate + Startup Law Firm: David P. Horne, Attorney at Law

Founder 2002 - Present

Cooley Godward Kronish

Attorney 2000 - 20002

Hill & Barlow, a Professional Corporation

Attorney 1993 - 2000

Education

Northeastern University School of Law

Juris DoctorGraduated in 1993

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

BS - Political ScienceGraduated in 1984
Contact Information

Corporate + Startup Law

2001 Addison Street
Suite 300
Berkeley, California

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Services

Stock Purchase Agreement

Purchase shares in a business. The Stock Purchase Agreement ("SPA") is the definitive agreement that finalizes all terms and conditions related to the purchase and sale of the shares of a company.


Contract Review Plus

Get an in-depth review of a contract of up to 15 pages.


Contract Review Pro

Get an in-depth review of a contract of up to 25 pages.


Incorporation - $500 - $3,500

Create a US corporation.


Startup Plus

The Startup Package consists of legal advice and services to help you with the setup of your business, including the creation of a corporate entity and allocation of shares to the founders, hire employees and contractors and protect business information.


Contract Review Basic

Get an in-depth review of a contract of up to 5 pages.


Advisor Agreement

Structure the relationship with your business advisors.


Stock Option Plan

Compensate, retain, and attract employees with stock options. A stock option plan gives employees the right to buy a specific number of the company’s shares at a fixed price within a certain period of time.


Internship agreement

Structure the relationship with an intern. Set clear rules around important matters such as the scope of the internship, compensation, confidentiality, intellectual property ownership and termination of the relationship.


Nondisclosure Agreement

An NDA protects critical business information when confidentiality is essential to the discussions or negotiations at hand.


Business Dissolution

Dissolving a business entity ends its existence. This protects you against tax and other liabilities and formalities such as filing annual reports.


Startup Basic

The Startup Package consists of legal advice and services to help you with the basic setup of your business, including the creation of a corporate entity and allocation of shares to the founders.


Hourly Rate

Hourly rates are the most common fee arrangement for legal services.


Consulting agreement

Structure the relationship with a consultant. Set clear rules around important matters such as the scope of the work, compensation, confidentiality, intellectual property ownership and termination of the relationship.


Employment agreement

Structure the relationship with an employee. Set clear rules around important matters such as compensation, confidentiality, intellectual property ownership and termination of the relationship.


LLC Formation

Create a Limited Liability Company.


Convertible Note Financing

Finance your business using convertible debt notes.


LLC to C-Corp Conversion

Convert an existing Limited Liability Company into a Corporation.


Shareholder Buyout

Purchase a co-owner’s interest in a business, such as an LLC or a corporation.