Startup Law Office Hours

with Matt Whitehead, Partner, Feinberg Hanson LLP.

Startup founders face a wide variety of legal decisions before they have even created the startup and often before they have identified attorneys with the right expertise to provide legal services and advice. To help UMass Amherst startups and pre-startups address these challenges, IALS Venture Development offers Startup Law Office Hours with Matt Whitehead for founders who want to gain a better understanding of legal issues in support of their efforts toward startup formation, team development, and working with investors.

Matt Whitehead is a Partner, Feinberg Hanson LLP. He regularly advises companies on an array of general business and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, equity financing, and joint ventures and strategic partnerships. Matt also regularly counsels entrepreneurs, emerging growth companies, and middle market companies on a broad range of general corporate and business planning matters, including entity formation, corporate governance, equity incentive plans, and commercial contracts. For more information visit:

Not ready to meet but want to know more? Watch the video on What Founders Need to Know About Startup Law Before They Have a Startup Attorney.

Email to request a time slot.

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm