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Saturday, March 14 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Protect Your Startup: Avoiding Costly Disputes

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Resources for startup and growing companies are limited, and often the last thing any young company wants to hassle with is lawyers. However, legal issues can cripple a company in a heartbeat. This session aims to introduce entrepreneurs to the most common legal issues faced by growing companies.
In this third of three startup law sessions, we will cover common issues encountered by growing companies, including labor issues for those hiring and firing employees, and dispute resolution issues for those who find themselves at odds with their competitors, government regulators, or their own partners. We'll also cover classic pitfalls of startups, key areas of business that should not be underestimated, and when to seek outside counsel.
Presented by Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLC

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Speakers
avatar for Megan Batchelor

Megan Batchelor

Assoc, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Megan Batchelor's counseling practice is focused on minimizing the risk of litigation and reducing liability for employers by providing day-to-day advice on a wide range of employment matters. Ms. Batchelor advises clients regarding hiring and firing decisions, EEO matters, enforcement... Read More →
avatar for Allen Burt

Allen Burt

Founder & Managing Director, Blue Stout
Allen Burt is the Founder and Managing Director at Blue Stout.
avatar for Tommy Haskins

Tommy Haskins

Assoc, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Thomas Haskins is an attorney experienced in advising companies and individuals on a broad spectrum of legal and business issues. As a trial attorney with experience in domestic and international litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Thomas’s work has spanned a wide range... Read More →
avatar for Leslie Robnett

Leslie Robnett

Assoc, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Leslie Robnett is a member of Gardere's Government Affairs Practice in Austin, Texas. Leslie helps clients with complex administrative and regulatory issues spanning from the administrative process to litigation, then often to the appellate level. Clients are in regulated industries... Read More →


Saturday March 14, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402 500 E 4th St