Senior Corporate Counsel
Corporate attorney helping companies (1) meet their funding goals; (2) reduce liability; & (3) grow into Dreams!
Day to Day
I spend my days working with my team to design investment opportunities that provide monetary benefit to investors and valuable capital to the founders to continue their missions through entrepreneurship. Attorneys in business law handle complex problems around government compliance, personnel issues, financial and tax regulations, and other aspects of operating a business. Most days, I'm on the phone with people in my organization who have questions about liabilities and business deals.
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for everyone
If you want to move into a career in social impact, corporate finance, and entrepreneurship, the best thing to do is learn who in your community is doing this work already—Venture Capital firms, social impact fund managers, and institutional investors—then see what they have available. Most will be looking for someone with formal finance education or experience. If you want to get into being a lawyer, you have to go to law school.
My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:
Business or Finance