Executive Leaves Lyft for Uber and a Lawsuit Ensues [e116]

November 10, 2014

Nasir and Matt talk about the COO who left Lyft for Uber and is now being accused of breaching confidentiality agreements and soliciting employees. They then answer, “What is some good advice to avoid copyright infringement issues?”

Full Podcast Transcript

NASIR: All right. Welcome to our business podcast where we cover business legal news and answer some of your business legal questions that you, the listener, can send in to our email address which is the following… Go ahead, Matt. What is it? I guarantee you; Matt doesn’t know what it is.

MATT: No, I’ve got it – ask@legallysoundsmartbusiness.com.

NASIR: Okay. You’ve got it. Well, my name’s Nasir Pasha.

MATT: And I’m Matt Staub, and I don’t think I actually even have access to that email now that I think about it. You’re the one that looks at all the who-knows-what emails we’re getting other than you.

NASIR: Oh, yeah. I try to keep that to myself for my guilty pleasure reading before I go to bed.

MATT: Extreme screening process that you do for everything we do.
What do we have? We’ve got something I know you’re going to like today.

NASIR: Is it about pizza?

MATT: No, it’s not about pizza, but it is about one of the topics that are highly talked about on this podcast. We’re combining a few things here. We’ve got a dispute between Lyft and Uber.

NASIR: Oh, nice.

MATT: I know you are anti-Uber and I think this is actually going to probably make it worse for you because…

NASIR: Worse or better? I think it’s going to be more support. Like, people are going to join my cause after today.

MATT: Yeah, I’m saying you’re going to dislike Uber more after this.

NASIR: Yeah.

MATT: I need to get this guy’s name too because he had a pretty awesome name. I want to make sure I find it before I get into the story.

NASIR: Travis VanderZanden.

MATT: Yeah, great name. So, he’s the former COO of Lyft and now Lyft is suing him for a breach of confidentiality. There’s a confidentiality agreement and then a breach of fiduciary duty. Basically, he was a COO of Lyft so pretty high up exec and he’s being accused of essentially taking all this confidential information from Lyft before he then went to Uber. So, a few things that he’s done here that are obviously still accusations so I don’t want to say he’s done it or not but downloading non-public documents to his personal Dropbox before leaving so we’re talking confidential strategic product plans, financial info, forecasts, growth data. I guess they had a meeting set-up right before he was about to leave on – I believe – a Friday about his resignation. He cancelled a meeting last minute and then went home and backed up a number of emails and confidential documents to his home computer and cell phone.

NASIR: Oh, man.

MATT: Synched personal Dropbox to the company for up to three months out. So, those are a few of the things. I’m sure there’s more than that but, obviously, it’s accusations. But the problem with this is Lyft hired someone to go back and look at what happened and that’s how they know this happened because they can look at his computer and see that he pulled this information from his work computer and work phone and synched that to his personal accounts. Not looking good for old VanderZanden.

NASIR: Gosh! There’s so many issues here. Well, one thing I was looking at the complaint – this was filed in California – they have only named him as the defendant so Uber has yet to be included in that and I say “yet” because either it’s a strategic decision not to include them or they don’t have the prerequisite fact allegations to do so. I would even imagine that, once this is filed now, they can start doing discovery and I don’t know what his position is at Uber. I mean, he was COO of Lyft and now he’s going to Uber. How does that confidential information not fall in the hands of Uber to not be included in the lawsuit? Maybe they wanted the discovery to see if that’s actually the case and see what culpability, if any, Uber may have in this. I don’t know. One thing that you mentioned was that they requested him to sign an agreement to turn over confidential information which seems strange to me. If he had a confidentiality agreement already, most of those is pretty boiler plate actually is to include a provision that, after the employment’s over, especially if the confidentiality agreement’s connected to that, that the employee would turn over all confidential information back to the company and destroy all the copies that they have. But some of these files that are alleged to have been taken include, like, profit and loss statements and internal processes – pretty heavy stuff.

MATT: Yeah. Basically, it looks like he swiped or just took everything that he could just like a smash and grab, a virtual smash and grab where he just ran in and starts taking stuff at a furious pace and runs out with everything they have because, if you look at what Lyft is asking for in terms of relief, it’s a ton of different injunctions.

NASIR: Yeah, it’s almost comical, right? I mean, as much as we represent clients that want to be very protective and even aggressive with competition, I know this is just one individual but, again, it’s another association of Uber and – you’re right – it just leaves a bad taste in your mouth. Like, there’s no reason for business to be conducted in such a way. You know, the non-solicitation of employees is interesting too because a lot of people think that, okay, non-competes in California, especially for employees, are very, if not impossible, to enforce unless they’re connected to trade secrets and, even then, it’s very narrowly tailored. The non-solicitation of co-workers or employees from your previous employer, that is enforceable. That’s a different kind. That’s not a non-solicitation of customers. That’s a non-solicitation of employees so that’s actually generally enforceable if drafted correctly and so it makes me wonder. It seems like they have a very – who knows if this guy is liable for all this but – they seem to be very detailed with how this person actually tried to solicit and, in some ways, successfully solicit employees of Lyft to come over to Uber. It’s really just almost frustrating to hear.

MATT: I just looked this guy up, by the way. So, his position with Uber is Vice President of International Growth so that’s something but this is real-time and this is a live update. In the last hour, he’s posted all of these things on Twitter. He only has 610 followers so I guess this could actually not be him but, “All the facts will come out, but I wanted to clear up the misinformation and protect against the audacious attack on my reputation.”

NASIR: I probably wouldn’t have said anything, but I can’t not say it now because, just looking at him, I don’t know what it is, but his photo – if you guys will just look – it almost seems like he’s the type of guy that would do this.

MATT: It’s funny you say that because – I’m not kidding – I thought the exact same thing. I searched him on Google then looked at Images to see what he looked like and, yeah, I mean, I don’t like to pass judgment on people I’ve never met.

NASIR: Especially based upon looks and a Twitter profile.

MATT: Yeah, just solely based on looks. I don’t know. We’ll see what happens with this, but it seems like they have some pretty good evidence on him.

NASIR: Yeah. Well, let’s just put it this way that he’s lucky that courts don’t consider the image of a person as being any kind of evidence of their character.

MATT: Yeah.

NASIR: But anyway.

MATT: It’s funny too, if you scroll down on his Twitter feed, he’s got all these posts about, you know, when he was with Lyft, obviously.

NASIR: Oh, that’s odd.

MATT: Those are still on there.

NASIR: So, maybe it wasn’t too long ago then it seems like, huh?

MATT: Yeah.

NASIR: “You should use Lyft.” This was December 31st. Oh, that was a while ago, but interesting, yeah. Well, I mean, this is the reality. You’re going to have employees that jump ship, but it is what it is, I guess.

MATT: We’ve talked about this before. I mean, I think we’ve said you can do everything in your power and you can have all the agreements in place to prevent this from happening, but the best thing you can do is try to cut off access as soon as you legally can because, if someone wants to steal stuff, they’re going to steal it.

NASIR: Yeah.

MATT: That’s just how it is. It’s office space.

NASIR: Well, here’s something interesting, and it looks like this is what his defense is going to be, he says, “Just to be crystal clear,” and this was an hour ago – obviously, this is a pretty hot topic coming out in the news right now – “Just to be crystal clear, I did not take any confidential data to Uber.” So, now, depending on what the confidentiality agreement says, obviously, we already know that it likely doesn’t say that he was supposed to return the confidential data. Keeping the confidential data for his records and his own use only is, I suppose, not against the contract agreement, depending on what it says. But then, I would argue, “Well, look, you are a senior management officer or vice president of whatever at a direct competitor. How can you not use that confidential information for those purposes?” and even that I think is defensible too because you can’t erase his brain, right? But the question is, is he going back home and referring to it and making strategic decisions based upon it? That has implications as well.

MATT: It sounds like you’re getting back on the Uber bandwagon.

NASIR: No, I’m defending him as an individual. I think he looks like he did it. I’m joking about that but he seems to be adamantly defending himself and there’s always two sides of the story as we always know, especially when it comes to this kind of stuff. One of the things that I also note is that, when you have an employee that leaves and takes data and does something like this, I don’t know what it is but every time I’ve experienced this, there’s always a culture problem too associated with that company. I’m telling you; people aren’t as vindictive to their employers when they leave in such a fashion if there was more of a positive culture and it’s just a frank argument that that’s what happens in the real world – that it doesn’t matter what you put on paper, unless you have an environment which is more positive, this stuff’s going to happen all the time.

MATT: Yeah, and I guess this is a pretty hot topic. At the time we’re recording it, the lawsuit was filed yesterday.

NASIR: Oh, okay.

MATT: We’ll find out more once I guess he answers.

NASIR: Cutting edge stuff here at Legally Sound Smart Business even though it’s coming out later.

MATT: Yeah, it’ll be old news by the time this comes out, but that’s fine.
[MUSIC]

NASIR: All right. Let’s get to our question of the day before the day’s over.

MATT: Question of the day before this goes out of style or out of topic. Copyrights are going to go out of style soon.
“What is some good advice to avoid copyright infringement issues?”
That’s a pretty loaded question.

NASIR: Yeah, stop copying people, that’s what you start with.

MATT: Yeah, I mean, register your copyright, that’s a good start.

NASIR: Well, it depends. I don’t know what they mean. Basically, they want to avoid getting into copyright infringement issues, I think, infringing on other people, right?

MATT: Yeah.

NASIR: That’s what I got out of it.

MATT: Yeah.

NASIR: I think, a lot of times, where that happens unintentionally. Obviously, if you’re just plagiarizing and copying stuff on the internet then that’s one way to start. But, a lot of times, when it happens unintentionally is, if you have other people working for you – you know, whether they’re content producers, whether they’re somewhere in the creative field where they’re using images for y our website or whatever, or you have third parties submitting content to you – that’s when stuff happens, you know? If you have a website, for example, where the content is being submitted by the users, you do have some safe harbor provisions, but you do have to make sure that you comply with the DMCA requests and so forth and I think we’ve talked about it in the past and, Matt, you can probably speak more to that. But, secondarily is that, when you hire independent contractors or employees that produce content for you, you have to go above and beyond to make sure that that content that they’re using is either produced by them and that you own the rights to it and not grabbed somewhere else on the internet which is very common when you hire a web developer or what-have-you. I even suggest, if the web developer has images that they want to use, that you purchase them directly so that you know that you own the rights and that you have a record for it so that, if down the line, a year from now, that publisher says, “Hey, you’re using our copyright or you’re infringing upon our copyright. Where did you get this image?” you can reference it and be able to justify it.

MATT: You know, it’s all about taking the correct precautions upfront. Accidents happen too, I suppose, and it gets a little bit different if you were relying on someone and they give you an image that you thought they had the rights to and they don’t.

NASIR: Yeah.

MATT: Different things come into play. But, I guess from the defense perspective, it’s just be smart about it and I don’t know what else to really say that you haven’t.

NASIR: Thanks a lot.

MATT: Maybe register your DMCA agent with the copyright office. That’s something different.

NASIR: I was just thinking about that. Yeah, that’s one idea is that, if you have people that are submitting content, that you register your DMCA agent. Basically, you register with a copyright and so they know who to notice. But the problem with that is that you do have to maintain that so, if you hire a third-party agent which is probably the best way to do it, especially if you’re getting a lot of requests, then do that. But, if you’re doing it yourself, then you have to make sure that the contact information is updated because, if things change and then the notice goes there and you don’t do anything about it, then that safe harbor provision could be removed and you could become liable. So, keep that in mind, too. But that’s good advice though.

MATT: All right. Is that it?

NASIR: Uh, no, let’s just sit here for a little bit longer.

MATT: Just dead time, dead air.

NASIR: Instead of just actually waiting for dead time, Chris, can you just add, like, ten minutes of dead time to the end of this episode? That’d be great.

MATT: Yeah, I don’t want to actually sit here for ten minutes in silence.

NASIR: All right. Well, thanks for joining us, everyone. Don’t forget to leave some positive reviews to iTunes. I know you guys are listening but then you also have to support us, too. This is how we make our big bucks – with every positive iTunes reviews, we get a billion dollars. So far, we’ve gotten only, like, $20 billion so we need some help.

MATT: We need those numbers to increase. All right. Keep it sound and keep it smart.

Legally Sound | Smart Business

By

The Podcast Where Nasir Pasha and Matt Staub cover business in the news with their legal twist and answer business legal questions that you the listener can send it to info@legallysoundsmartbusiness.com.

Get Business Legal Updates

Please provide your full name.
Please provide a valid email address.
We respect your privacy, and we will never share your information. Unsubscribe at any time.
Legally Sound Smart Business cover art

Legally Sound Smart Business

A business podcast with a legal twist

Legally Sound Smart Business is a podcast by Pasha Law PC covering different topics in business advice and news with a legal twist with attorneys Nasir Pasha and Matt Staub.
Apple Podcast badge
Google Podcast badge
Spotify Podcast badge

Latest Episodes

July 14, 2021

Through a five-round championship bout, Matt travels to Texas from California to determine which state is better for business. Will it be a knockout with a clear winner or will it go to the scorecards?

June 16, 2021

Covered in this episode of Legally Sound Smart Business are some typical business mistakes blunders small businesses often make and how to avoid them. Blunder #1: Copying and pasting agreements It may sound like a good idea at the time, but this blunder comes with hidden pitfalls. Having an attorney draft terms that are specific…

February 4, 2021

How you terminate an employee can make the difference between a graceful transition to avoidable negative outcomes like a dramatic exit or even a lawsuit. We gathered a panel of experts and asked them – is there a “right way” to fire an employee? We would like to thank our guests for this episode: Amr…

December 2, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned nearly every aspect of life on its head, and that certainly holds true for the business world. In this episode, Matt and Nasir explain how the early days of the pandemic felt like the Wild West and how the shifting legal playing field left a lot open to interpretation and…

November 16, 2020

After plenty of ups and downs, our buyer has finally closed on the purchase of their business. While we’re marking this down in the ‘wins’ column, it never hurts to review the game tape. In this final episode, our hosts, Matt Staub and Nasir Pasha, return to the deal almost a year later to reflect…

September 15, 2020

The ink is drying on the signature line and things are looking great for our buyer. After so much hard work, the finish line is in sight and the cheering within ear shot.   Though the landlord is still serving friction, things seem safe to move forward and for now, our buyer will be keeping…

July 31, 2020

Though things are coming along well, the journey would not be interesting if it was purely smooth sailing. After our buyer opens escrow, they are forced to push the closing date back when suddenly a letter from an attorney was received claiming the business, we are buying has a trade mark on the name!  Now…

June 12, 2020

With frustration at an all-time high and professionalism at an all-time low, our friend the Buyer has “had it” with the Seller and quite frankly their lack of knowledge. At present our Buyer is rightfully concerned that the latest misstep from our loose-lipped Seller will threaten not only the entire operation of the businesses but…

May 11, 2020

As we go deeper into the buying process, we start to uncover more challenges from our seller and encounter some of the wrenches they are tossing our way. When we last left off in episode three our team was knee deep in due diligence for our buyer, had already penned and signed the Letter of…

April 4, 2020

One word–interloper! When a new mysterious broker enters the transaction and starts to kick up dust, Nasir and Matt take the reins. The seller signed off on the letter of intent (see episode 2), yet this “business broker” serves only friction and challenges by refusing to send financials, whilst demanding more of a firm commitment…

April 4, 2020

Just as most stories and deals start out, everyone is optimistic, idealistic and full of hope for clear skies. It’s a perfect outlook with a perfect setup for the ups and downs yet to come. Peek further behind the curtain and into the first steps of buying a business: the letter of intent. After the…

April 4, 2020

When a savvy buyer hears opportunity knocking to purchase a prime positioned business, she decides not to go it alone and taps in the professionals to help navigate what could potentially be a fruitful acquisition. “Behind the Buy” is a truly rare and exclusive peak into the actual process, dangers, pitfalls and achievements, that can…

August 7, 2019

GrubHub is subject to two “matters of controversy” that have likely become common knowledge to business owners: “fake” orders and unfriendly microsites.

May 28, 2019

In this podcast episode, Matt and Nasir breakdown the legal issues of the subscription industry’s business on the internet. Resources A good 50-state survey for data breach notifications as of July 2018. California Auto-Renewal Law (July 2018) Privacy Policies Law by State Why Users of Ashley Madison May Not Sue for Data Breach [e210] Ultimate…

March 12, 2019

In recording this episode’s topic on the business buying process, Matt’s metaphor, in comparing the process to getting married probably went too far, but they do resemble one another. Listen to the episode for legal advice on buying a business.

December 3, 2018

Nasir and Matt return to discuss the different options available to companies looking to raise funds through general solicitation and crowdfunding. They discuss the rules associated with the various offerings under SEC regulations and state laws, as well as more informal arrangements. The two also discuss the intriguing story about a couple who raised over…

July 24, 2018

Flight Sim Labs, a software add-on creator for flight simulators, stepped into a PR disaster and possibly some substantial legal issues when it allegedly included a Trojan horse of sorts as malware to combat pirating of its $100 Airbus A320 software. The hidden test.exe file triggered anti-virus software for good reason as it was actually…

April 17, 2018

Attorneys Matt Staub and Nasir Pasha examine Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional hearings about the state of Facebook. The two also discuss Cambridge Analytica and the series of events that led to the congressional hearings, the former and current versions of Facebook’s Terms of Service, and how businesses should be handling data privacy. Full Podcast Transcript NASIR:…

March 10, 2018

The Trump presidency has led to a major increase in ICE immigration enforcement. It’s critical for business owners to both comply with and know their rights when it comes to an ICE audit or raid. Nasir, Matt, and Pasha Law attorney Karen McConville discuss how businesses can prepare for potential ICE action and how to…

February 5, 2018

New years always bring new laws. Effective January 1, 2018, California has made general contractors jointly liable for the unpaid wages, fringe benefits, and other benefit payments of a subcontractor. Nasir and Matt discuss who the new law applies to and how this affects all tiers in the general contractor-subcontractor relationship. Click here to learn…

January 2, 2018

With a seemingly endless amount of new mattress options becoming available, it is unsurprising that the market has become increasingly aggressive. As companies invest in more innovative solutions to get in front of customers, review sites, blogs and YouTube videos have moved to the forefront of how customers are deciding on their mattresses and how…

December 7, 2017

In recent months explosive amounts of high profile allegations of sexual harassment, assault, and varying acts of inappropriate behavior have transcended every sector of our professional world. With a deluge from Hollywood and politics, and the private workforce, accusations have inundated our feeds and mass media. This harassment watershed has not only been felt within…

November 16, 2017

If you are not familiar with the EB-5 program started in 1990 to give green cards to certain qualified investors in the United States, then you may not have been alone a few years ago. Currently, the EB-5 program has since exploded since its inception and now hits its quotas consistently each year. The program…

October 10, 2017

Government requests come in multiple forms. They can come in as requests for client information or even in the form of investigating your company or your employees. Requests for Client Information General Rule to Follow Without understanding the nuances of criminal and constitutional law and having to cite Supreme Court cases, any government requests for…

August 24, 2017

Nasir and Matt suit up to talk about everything pertaining to employee dress codes. They discuss the Federal laws that govern many rules for employers, as well as state specific nuances in California and other states. The two also emphasize the difficulty in identifyingreligious expression in dress and appearance, how gender-related dress codes have evolved…

June 28, 2017

Nasir and Matt discuss the life cycle of a negative online review. They talk about how businesses should properly respond, how to determine if the review is defamatory, the options available to seek removal of the review, how to identify anonymous reviewers, whether businesses can require clients to agree not to write negative reviews, and…

June 7, 2017

On this episode of the Ultimate Legal Breakdown, Nasir and Mattbreak down social media marketing withguests Tyler Sickmeyer and Kyle Weberof Fidelitas Development. They first discuss contests and promotionsand talk about where social media promotions can go wrong,when businesses are actually running an illegal lottery, and the importance of a soundterms and conditions. Next, they…

April 3, 2017

On this episode of the Ultimate Legal Breakdown, Nasir and Matt go in depth with the subscription box business. They discuss where subscription box companies have gone wrong(4:30), the importance of a specifically tailored terms and conditions(6:30), how to structure return policies (11:45), product liability concerns (14:45),the offensive and defensive side of intellectual property (19:00),…

February 1, 2017

Nasir and Matt discuss the suit against Apple that resultedfrom a car crashed caused by the use of FaceTime while driving. They also discuss howforeseeable use of apps can increase liability for companies. Full Podcast Transcript NASIR: Hi and welcome to Legally Sound Smart Business! I’m Nasir Pasha. MATT: And I’m Matt Staub. Two attorneys…

January 5, 2017

The guys kick in the new year by first discussing Cinnabon’s portrayal of Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia soon after her death, as well as other gaffes involving Prince and David Bowie. They alsotalk about right of publicity claims companies could be held liable for based on using someone’s name or likeness for commercial gain.

December 22, 2016

Nasir and Matt discuss the recent incidentat a Victoria’s Secret store where the store manager kicked out all black women after one black woman was caught shoplifting. They then each present dueling steps businesses should take when employees are accused of harassment.

December 8, 2016

Nasir and Matt return to talk about the different types of clients that may have outstanding invoices and how businesses can convert unpaid bills to getting paid.

November 10, 2016

After a long break, Nasir and Matt are back to discuss a Milwaukee frozen custard stand that is now revising it’s English only policy for employees. The guys also discuss how similar policies could be grounds for discrimination and what employers can do to revise their policies.

October 6, 2016

The guys discuss the new California law that allows actors to request the removal of their date of birth and birthdays on their IMDB page and why they think the law won’t last. They also discuss how age discrimination claims arise for business owner.

September 29, 2016

Nasir and Matt discuss the racial discrimination claims surroundingAirbnb and how it’s handled the situation. They also discuss some practical tips for businesses experiencing similar issues.

September 8, 2016

Nasir and Matt discuss whyAmazon seller accounts are getting suspended and banned without notice and how business owners can rectify this situation through a Corrective Action Plan.

August 25, 2016

Nasir and Matt talk about the accusations surroundingfashion giant Zararipping off the designs of independent artists like Tuesday Bassen and howsmaller companies can battle the industry giants.

August 18, 2016

Nasir and Matt discuss Brave Software’s ad replacing technology that has caught the eye of almost every national newspaper and has a potential copyright infringement claim looming. They also welcome digital marketing expert Matt Michaelree to speak on the specifics of what Brave is attempting to do and whether it has the answers moving forward.

July 28, 2016

Nasir and Matt discuss the sexual harassment lawsuit filed by Gretchen Carlson against Fox CEO Roger Ailes. They also talk aboutthe importance of sexual harassment training and properly handling such allegations in the office.

July 15, 2016

Nasir and Matt talk about the changes at Starbucks that have led to many disgruntled employees and customers.

June 23, 2016

Nasir and Matt discuss the criminal charges facing FedExinvolving the alleged transportation of illegal drugs. They also talk about how business owners should address working with customers that may be breaking the law.

June 15, 2016

The guys return after a long break to discuss why Yahoo is auctioning off over 3,000 patents and how this decision will affect the longevity of the company.

May 25, 2016

Nasir and Matt discuss the increase in the salary thresholdfor exempt employees and how employerscan try to avoid paying overtime as a result.

May 18, 2016

Nasir and Matt discuss the Baltimore law that makes it very difficult to operate food trucks in the city. They also discuss all the legal restrictions tohaving a food truck.

May 11, 2016

Matt listens to Nasir recap the developing battle in his hometown of Vandalia, Ohio over whether a Dunkin Donuts can move into a location in close proximity to a local favorite donut shop. They then discusswhether the issue is more legal or personal.

May 9, 2016

The guys kick off the week by discussing a Nevada employee who is claiming she was fired for not supporting the Scientology beliefs of her employer.

April 27, 2016

The guys discuss the massive floods in Houston,how employers responded, and why one meteorologist became a local hero. They also discuss the steps businesses should take in preparing for storms outside the workplace.

April 20, 2016

The guys discuss the boycott of Amazon over the products of an unnamed presidential candidate. They also talkabout how a business should handle a boycott and whether it’s possible to exit one unscathed.

April 13, 2016

Click here to read HubSpot’s response on this topic. Nasir and Matt discuss the trend in startups to compensate programmers and other early employees with stock options and how the company culture at HubSpot isn’t what it seems.

April 6, 2016

Nasir and Matt discuss various lawsuits against social media platforms in which users are accused of artificially inflating their social currency.

We represent businesses.
That’s all we do.

Oh, and we love it.

We love our work. We love reviewing that lease for your new location. We thrive on closing that acquisition that nearly fell through. We’re fulfilled when we structure a business to grow, raise capital, and be legally protected.

We focus on developing close relationships with our clients by being like business partners. A partner who provides essential, personalized, proactive legal support.

We do all of this without utilizing the traditional billable hour model. You pay for the value we bring, not the time spent on calls, emails, and meetings.

Our team is made up of attorneys and staff that share these values and we are retained by clients who want the same.

Pasha Law PC operates in the states of California, Illinois, New York, and Texas.

Meet Our Team

Fractional General Counsel Services

Pasha Law Select offers the expertise of a high-end general counsel legal team for every aspect of your business at a fixed monthly rate. Pasha Law Select is deliberately designed to allow our legal team to be proactive, to anticipate, and to be comprehensive in serving our clients. To be great lawyers, we need to know our clients. We can’t know our clients unless we represent a select number of clients in the long-term. This is Pasha Law Select.

Learn More