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David Horne
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David Horne

Corporate + Startup Law

Berkeley, California

Contact Information

Licenses

Authority Year
California
Massachusetts

Languages

English

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance and Business and Corporate

About David Horne

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 2007. 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 the importance of making the right decisions from the very beginning because these decisions will be revisited over and over again as a company grows.

Licenses

Authority Year
California
Massachusetts

Languages

English

Client Recommendations

Jason in San Francisco, CA

Education

School Degree Graduation year
Northeastern University School of Law Juris Doctor 1993
Massachusetts Institute of Technology BS - Political Science 1984

Professional Experience

Company Job title Start End
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

Contact Information

Corporate + Startup Law

2081 Center Street
Suite 2
Berkeley, California

LawGives Services Offered by David

Advisor Agreement

Structure the relationship with your business advisors.


Nondisclosure Agreement

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


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.


LLC Formation

Create a Limited Liability Company.


LLC to C-Corp Conversion

Convert an existing Limited Liability Company into a Corporation.


Convertible Note Financing

Finance your business using convertible debt notes.


Incorporation

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.


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.


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.


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.


Business Dissolution

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


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.


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.


Shareholder Buyout

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